It's thanks to Lan Pan Asian Cafe that I discovered the joys of boba tea about a year ago (I was totally behind the eight ball, I know). I was utterly enamored with their taro variety -- a creamy, lavender-hued, frozen dream. When I made the transition to veganism back in January, I was bummed to l ... More >>
For more than 20 years, Karen Lim and her sister Emily have run the Mary Ann Bakery on 163rd Street in North Miami. Yes, for two decades, they've been turning out sweet and savory Chinese treats, Hong Kong-style. Miami has a dearth of Chinese restaurants, as well as places that serve good dim sum. ... More >>
Over the next few weeks, Short Order will pair eight Miami-Dade neighborhoods in a "Snackdown". This is the fourth entry. Today pits Aventura against Midtown/Wynwood/and the Design District. Which one is the better neighborhood for dining?Read our arguments and VOTE! Tweet it. Facebook it. Google ... More >>
As we count down to New Times' Best of Miami 2011 in June, Short Order will serve up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305 in random order. If you have any nominations of your own, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. After the jump, find our other choices. Lee Klein74. Vegetarian-Smoked D ... More >>
Lee KleinHalf a banh miIn December, we wrote about Shing Wang having introduced banh mi sandwiches on its vegetarian-friendly Chinese menu. "I'll be heading up to 167th real soon to check out these new items," I vowed. Well, I made it up there yesterday, which to me is "real soon," although folks ... More >>
Shing Wang Banh MiWhen Christine Kelly first opened the doors of North Miami Beach's Shing Wang in April, 2008, it was an all-vegetarian Chinese restaurant -- that also specialized (and still does) in Taiwanese shaved ice and bubble tea. The mock-meat soy-wheat gluten substitutions for chick ... More >>
Fresh, flavorful, healthful Chinese food — plus bubble tea! — at an excellent price.