Manju Pops Up in East Nashville’s Peninsula With Scorching Dumplings and Steamed Pork Bun Walk-Up Window

Manju is launching a new pop-up takeout window, serving warm dumplings and char siu bao on Thursdays at Peninsula, from 3 to 8 p.m.

Yuriko Say released her pop-up Manju, offering her lovingly handmade frozen pork and shrimp dumplings in packages of 18 again in August from her East Nashville cafe, Peninsula. Right after group demand from customers, Say rapidly added a family members gyoza recipe to the rotation.

Starting on Thursday, December 10, shoppers can order from a new hot takeout menu that involves char siu bao (steamed Cantonese BBQ pork buns) along with the dumplings that commenced it all — both served as wonton soup in Peninsula’s beloved broth, or in a spicy soy and chili sauce. Shoppers can decide on to purchase them however frozen as usual, or piping warm for takeout in the window at Peninsula, positioned at 1035 W. Eastland Avenue.

For frozen products and solutions, pre-orders may possibly be positioned on-line at any time and will be all set for contactless curbside pick-up every Tuesday and Thursday between 3 and 8 p.m. Call-in and walk-up buying will also be available in the course of the same several hours. On the net purchasing for warm food will be readily available in the coming months. Scorching food items is only available on Thursday in between 3 and 8 p.m.

Considering the fact that launching Manju back in August, Say has held her arms fast paced folding dumplings and testing new menu tips. Soon after plenty of queries from joyful consumers requesting a brick-and-mortar dumpling store, Say was influenced to evolve Peninsula’s functions to include the weekly wander-up takeout solution. She is incredibly enthusiastic to increase her char siu bao section of the new choices. Sweet, crisp-edged fatty pork is enveloped in a steamed, bouncy dough pillow. Say says now that she’s producing the Cantonese-fashion pork regular, company can hope to also see it in rotating specials like lo mai gai or banh mi. To purchase scorching foods for decide on-up, connect with 615-679-0377 or just stroll on up during business several hours. (See the comprehensive menu down below.)

Peninsula is recognised for both equally its broths and gin and tonic method — each of which turned obtainable for at-home use during their COVID-19 closure (and now re-closure) Peninsula broth is however readily available for subscription support, and tonic syrup sells in 16-ounce bottles or as section of the Do-it-yourself gin and tonic package.