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Dumplings in Bishkek

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This hip take on common pelmeni rises to the occasion: dumplings are flavourful, filling and won't cost you a lot of dough. Popular fillings include lamb with mint and three-cheese, and the atmosphere is downright toasty. It can get busy around lunchtime, but no knead to fret. It's worth the wait.