just when we crossed Binondo bridge over the Pasig river, the view shifted to Manila's oriental side. an area where the typical old commercial buildings stand side by side most with Chinese signage.right after the Filipino-Chinese friendship arc along Quintin Paredes street now Rosario street, we passed by a group of dragon dancers. it was such a great timing to start our walk hearing the sound of the gongs.using the Binondo Food Wok map, we made our first stop which was the monument of Ongpin and the huge church of Binondo. people were still walking in and around the church since it was a Sunday, and at the same time Valentines day and the Chinese new year.we were on search of the famous Dong Bei Dumplings food shop. one small road leads to a humble place yet has gained so much attention because of its freshly served steamed and fried dumplings. from a list of food that they have on their menu, you should try the steamed and fried dumplings. you have an option to choose kutchay or pork. we did order both. one should also order the fried pancake dumplings. it's not your usual pancake as it also contains kutchay and pork best eaten with the usual sauce. let's see how the bloggers rated it?cher - who loves seafoods and crabs gives a  for dong bei dumplings and prefers the fried kutchays.
docgelo - who frequents Binondo and has tried this dumplings many times gives  steamed and fried kutchay.
ann - who likes adobo and pasta finds fried pork dumplings giving it a 
josh - who loves italian cuisines gives  to steamed kutchay and fried pork.
chyng - a dessert freak like dong ho gives these dumplings a . but finds steamed kutchay just right.
dongho - loved fried pork and gives it a 
overall - [3.5] for the dong bei dumplings!