Vanessa's Dumlping House on Eldridge Street (there is more than one), a place I have written about before, still is a great bang for your buck! 8 boiled pork and chive dumplings for $2.50 hits the spot and makes your wallet smile.
Vanessa's Dumpling House
118 Eldridge St. (bet. Broome and Grand)
New York, NY 10002)