The neon sign is still lit as dusk approaches, but a gander inside the Sunny Isles restaurant makes it very clear that Chef Ho is closed. Tables at the restaurant, which had a loyal following, are still set, but a lobster tank is dry and the bar is deserted. A sign on the door reads, "seafood resta ... More >>
The best place to sit at Blackbrick is certainly the kitchen bar. From there, you can watch the 63-year-old chef from Hong Kong stir-fry mustard greens in his red-hot wok. The way he works is soothing -- how swiftly he moves and how intently he waits, hands behind his back, while you eat. He hopes f ... More >>
For several decades now, Tropical Chinese Restaurant has been serving its a la carte dim sum menu across the street from Tropical Park on Bird Road. Many Miami foodies swear by the place, insisting that Tropical Chinese serves the "best dim sum" in the county. Whether or not you agree, you can't de ... More >>
For those of us who are not gentiles, Christmas usually involves Chinese food and, of course, Peking duck. Or as Ralphie in A Christmas Story calls it, "Chinese turkey." Lately, our chopsticks have gotten a lot of exercise in the 305. We've been looking for Chinese restaurants open on Christmas t ... More >>
When Richard Hales opened Sakaya Kitchen in 2009, the "fast-casual, Asian-inspired, organic-conscious restaurant" quickly became an obsession of many Miamians who craved flavorful food that wouldn't break their budgets. The restaurant served everything from Korean-style barbecue to "chunk'd" tater ... More >>
Call the number of the Sunny Isles restaurant that specializes in dim sum and you'll be greeted with, "Chef Ho!" No, that's not shorthand during busy lunchtime order taking. That's the new name of the restaurant. Chef Philip Ho is now Chef Ho. According to Jackie Sam, one of the partners at the Su ... More >>
Imagine you want to open a Chinese restaurant. The idea is to take standard, Americanized Chinese food; add a few epicurean ingredients like foie gras, pork belly (a Chinese favorite for centuries), and yuzu; and offer it all in a graffiti-covered, mostly take-away building that straddles Wynwood, ... More >>
Two years ago, Daniel Venegas and partner Jose More purchased the original downtown Wok Town from founder Shai Ben-Ami. Ben-Ami opened the Asian-fusion restaurant in 2009 and, before then, helped run other Miami joints such as Miss Yip and Domo Japones. Since its debut, Wok Town has garnered a favo ... More >>
It's that time of year again when we count down to New Times'Best of Miami 2012 issue in June. Until then, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Egg Custard Tart With Black Truffl ... More >>
The long awaited legal battle between Michael Chow (Mr. Chow) and Philippe Chow (Philippe by Philippe Chow) began in a Miami federal courtroom on Monday. Mr. Michael Chow is seeking over $20 million in damages for trademark infringement. I'll leave it up to the lawyers to hash out the legalities, ... More >>
The Year of the Dragon begins exactly two weeks from today, so if celebrating the Chinese lunar calendar helps to provide a party excuse in between the usual holidays and vacays, we say, bring it on. The Mandarin Oriental always embraces their roots during this time period with a well-rounded lin ... More >>
Miss Yip's downtown digs.Good ol' Miss Yip. When you wanted somewhat-affordable Chinese food right off Lincoln Road, it was always there. And now, when you want somewhat-affordable Chinese food in downtown Miami, it will be there, too.We say somewhat because we've always found the place to be a d ... More >>
Miami will never rival New York or San Francisco for supremacy in dim sum. We don't even come close, in fact. Locally, most dim sum aficionados head straight to Tropical Chinese when they are craving shrimp dumplings and pork buns. Recently, Short Order was tipped off that South Garden does an impre ... More >>
Chinese food lovers rejoice! Yeung's Chinese has reopened in its original location on 41st Street (across the way from KFC). This casual Chinese spot first launched in 1982 and served locals lo mein and spring rolls long before Philippe, Mr. Chow and Hakkasan ever thought about coming to our shores. ... More >>
This Cantonese cuisine impresses despite the tired décor.
These Cantonese crowd pleasers can't be beat.
Hakkasan, a Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant with locations in London and Istanbul, held quite an opening bash Saturday night at the Fontainebleau. Three quick impressions:1. The decor, much like the Hakkasan in London, is exotic, romantic, stunning -- long, creatively lighted bar and a serie ... More >>
And dim sum at Mr. Chus.
Mister Chopstik serves up Chinese food with a kosher touch.
Lackluster Chinatown sit-downs turn their backs on their own markets
Though formulaic, cuisine is fresh and flavorful
When one is in the mood for chop suey, tsap seui will not do
Lung Gong Restaurant
Jumbo Chinese Restaurant
Miss Yip welcomes with delectable dim sum
Pao's Chinese is fine feasting
There's really no ancient secret to delivering tasty Chinese food
Take-out Chinese: Must have paper carton, must smell like your childhood
Tropical Chinese Restaurant
Want some kosher Chinese? Expect to pay for it.
Macau Bakery & Deli
Yeung's Chinese Restaurant