100. Dumplings at Chow Down Grill
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Joshua Marcus opened his cozy Chow Down Grill restaurant in Surfside last spring, and it was an instant hit with locals. Why not? The fresh, prepared-to-order Chinese/Asian cuisine is delicious and offers real value.
Among the top menu draws are a quartet of memorable dumplings -- Marcus got all the dumpling dough knowhow he needed from stints as sous chef at China Grill and pasta maker at Timo Restaurant. There are jade-green basil dumplings wrapped around a vibrant mince of organic chicken; black squid dumplings filled with shrimp, fennel, and corn; a thin, delicate dough enveloping finely minced beef; and chicken won tons that float in spicy peanut sauce. The dumplings come four for $6.
Chow Down Grill
9517 Harding Ave., Surfside
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