How Pierogis Are Keeping Eastern European Comfort Food Alive | Food Skills by First We Feast   3 months ago


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NYC is a dumpling-lover's paradise, with versions from all around the world available at all times of day. But in a pocket of the East Village known as Little Ukraine, the pierogi is the clear leader in the savory, meat-stuffed dough category. Also packed with cheese, cabbage, and potato, Veselka's plump and savory potstickers harken back to grandma's cooking from the old county. Dipping the dumplings in apple sauce is optional, but remember: At Veselka, onions and sour cream are always required.

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