Prosperity Dumpling

Prosperity Dumpling Replacement ‘East Dumpling’ is Finally Open on Eldridge Street

Posted February 10, 2017 at 5:00 am

The former home of Prosperity Dumpling is finally delivering on its promise. Ever since April 2016, 46 Eldridge Street has been teasing the arrival of East Dumpling with an eye-catching green canopy. All revved up with no place to go, as it were. Now, nearly a year later, the dumpling dispensary is open for business. Similarly […]

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Prosperity Dumpling Gives up on the LES, Ships out to Brooklyn Instead

Posted June 30, 2016 at 5:11 am

The saga of Prosperity Dumpling continues this week with news of an imminent relocation to Brooklyn. Restaurant rep Robin Chang tells us that the reincarnated outpost will open far afield at 2369 86th Street in Bensonhurst. Proverbial tail between legs. It’s now nearly a year since that one headline last summer kickstarted a downward spiral […]

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C&C Prosperity Dumpling Offshoot Likewise Closes Shop on Clinton Street

Posted May 17, 2016 at 9:27 am

The kid brother of Prosperity Dumpling is likewise cooked, it appears. Several readers have noticed that C&C Prosperity Dumpling on Clinton Street – the outpost opened back in 2011 – is closed without explanation. Grate is locked and the business line is forever a busy signal. No signs or announcements, either. Thus ends the prosperous era […]

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Tailor Shop Refugee Spells End to Prosperity Dumpling Reopening Rumors at 365 Broome Street

Posted May 16, 2016 at 5:17 am

Contrary to its name, Prosperity Dumpling is on a streak of bad luck. First, the damning photo of a back-alley kitchen released to the press, then the resultant action by city agencies to shut it down. There had been a brief ray of hope, but it’s since been dashed. Since December, all signs pointed toward a […]

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Prosperity’s Former Eldridge Street Kitchen Now Home to ‘East Dumpling’

Posted April 5, 2016 at 5:00 am

​In the inimitable words of David Byrne, “same as it ever was.” Prosperity Dumpling departed 46 Eldridge Street last year in a storm of controversy (nay, infamy) after its illicit back-alley kitchen and roach infestation hit the headlines. The outcry and resultant Health Department inspections forced the once-beloved dim sum joint to the sidelines. However, […]

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Prosperity Dumpling Will Reopen at 365 Broome Street Next Month

Posted January 21, 2016 at 5:00 am

In case confirmation was needed, this leasing signs dispels any possibility of Prosperity Dumpling reopening at 46 Eldridge Street. Instead, the establishment will launch anew on Broome Street, and sooner than we thought. This is welcome news for those who can still stomach their brand of dim-sum after the notorious back-alley kitchen and roach infestation […]

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Prosperity Dumpling Won’t Reopen on Eldridge Street, Yet Likely Moving to Little Italy

Posted November 11, 2015 at 5:10 am

It’s already been nearly three months an infamous back alley prep counter felled Chinatown classic Prosperity Dumpling. A neighbor snapped a photo of the Eldridge Street dim sum operation – which also showed rats running free – and that was the end of that. The Department of Health showed up same day for an inspection […]

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Read Prosperity Dumpling’s Full DOH Closure Report

Posted August 31, 2015 at 5:10 am

The aerial image of a tenement alleyway behind 46 Eldridge Street was the proverbial shot heard round the internet last week. In an instant, Prosperity Dumpling, whose back-alley kitchen was exposed, went from critical darling to up-shit’s-creek. The dumpling counter shuttered on Thursday, a day after a city inspection. The Department of Health pounced immediately. […]

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Prosperity Dumpling Shuttered by DOH a Day After Back Alley Kitchen Exposed

Posted August 28, 2015 at 5:00 am

It only took a day for the Department of Health to shutter Prosperity Dumping over its back alley kitchen activities. Inspectors paid a visit yesterday afternoon and closed the joint. The move came after photos surfaced earlier this week showing the shady food prep in action, complete with cameos of resident rats. Standing out front, […]

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Report: Prosperity Dumpling Prepares its Food in Rat-Infested Back Alley

Posted August 27, 2015 at 5:17 am

If this image is any indication, you might not want to eat at the popular Prosperity Dumpling anymore. A neighbor of the establishment shot the above photo and told Gothamist that this kitchen setup in the back alley of 46 Eldridge Street is a regular occurrence. “This appears to be a fixed table that gets […]

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