Eat and Drink Mimi Cheng's cheeseburger dumplings are August's must-eat mashup Cheeseburger. Dumplings. Photo Credit: Mimi Cheng's By MELISSA KRAVITZ August 3, 2015 5:32 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email American Chinese food has never looked so good. Mimi Cheng's (179 Second Ave.), the East Village dumpling hotspot known for its creative monthly specials -- taco dumplings! cookie dough dumplings! -- has cooked up a new tantalizing pocket of perfection: cheeseburger dumplings. Modeled after the EMMY cheeseburger served at Clinton Hill's Emily (919 Fulton St., Brooklyn), these dumplings are filled with dry-aged pasture-raised beef, aged Grafton's white cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, crushed pretzels and signature, tangy Buffalo-like EMMY sauce. recommended reading Head to the East Village for taco dumplings! An order of dumplings comes with an extra side of the addicting EMMY sauce for dipping. Fingers can be dipped too. To top off your burger feast, this month's dessert dumplings are peach cobbler inspired. Forget starting up the grill, all you need are chopsticks to enjoy this season's specialties. By MELISSA KRAVITZ Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Mimi Cheng's offering dumpling making classesLearn to make the handmade beauties. From olive oil to grilled cheese, single-concept restaurants take NYCOlive oil, cider and dumplings are the central focus of three restaurants. Mimi Cheng's: NYC's free-range, organic dumpling houseBecause it was only a matter of time before dumplings met quality ingredients. Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.