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 introduced her pop-up Manju, advertising her lovingly handmade frozen pork and shrimp dumplings in packages of 18 back in August from her East Nashville restaurant, Peninsula. Following group desire, Say promptly extra a relatives gyoza recipe to the rotation.
Starting on Thursday, December 10, prospects can order from a new warm takeout menu that consists of char siu bao (steamed Cantonese BBQ pork buns) together with the dumplings that started out it all — either served as wonton soup in Peninsula’s beloved broth, or in a spicy soy and chili sauce. Prospects can choose to obtain them continue to frozen as regular, or piping scorching for takeout in the window at Peninsula, found at 1035 W. Eastland Avenue.
For frozen products and solutions, pre-orders might be positioned online at any time and will be prepared for contactless curbside decide on-up each individual Tuesday and Thursday in between 3 and 8 p.m. Simply call-in and walk-up ordering will also be obtainable through the identical several hours. On the internet ordering for very hot food stuff will be offered in the coming weeks. Very hot food items is only accessible on Thursday between 3 and 8 p.m.
Because launching Manju again in August, Say has kept her palms fast paced folding dumplings and tests new menu thoughts. Right after a great number of queries from satisfied shoppers requesting a brick-and-mortar dumpling shop, Say was encouraged to evolve Peninsula’s functions to contain the weekly wander-up takeout selection. She is extremely thrilled to add her char siu bao element of the new choices. Sweet, crisp-edged fatty pork is enveloped in a steamed, bouncy dough pillow. Say says now that she’s earning the Cantonese-style pork common, attendees can count on to also see it in rotating specials like lo mai gai or banh mi. To purchase sizzling foodstuff for decide-up, get in touch with 615-679-0377 or just walk on up throughout business enterprise hours. (See the total menu under.)
Peninsula is regarded for both equally its broths and gin and tonic application — equally of which became accessible for at-dwelling consumption throughout their COVID-19 closure (and now re-closure) Peninsula broth is still accessible for subscription provider, and tonic syrup sells in 16-ounce bottles or as element of the Do-it-yourself gin and tonic kit.