74. Vegetarian-Smoked Duck at Shing Wang Chinese

Categories: Favorite Dishes
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 cafe@miaminewtimes.com. After the jump, find our other choices.

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Lee Klein
74. Vegetarian-Smoked Duck at Shing Wang Chinese

Or at least it looks, feels, and tastes like smoked duck. In fact, it's a soy-wheat gluten mock duck with crisp "skin" and smoky, ducky flavor. Will it fool a duck aficionado? Probably not, but that's not the point. It tastes great and is an apt substitute for vegans, vegetarians, people who perhaps have an allergy or aversion to poultry, or just folks looking for a more healthful take on the bird. It comes with a side of rice for $11.95, making it the priciest menu item, mock or otherwise (real meats are served here too).

Shing Wang has been putting out delectable Chinese fare since 2008. Faux chicken, beef, and seafoods are available in dishes such as General Tso's chicken, but nowadays there are also Taiwanese specialties like braised pork stew and lemongrass beef. Still, it's the smoked duck that you just can't get anywhere else in town.

100 Favorite Dishes:

75. Steamed Local Snapper In-A-Bag at The Forge
76. Gouda Tater Tots at Meat Market
77. Raspberry Flatcakes at Morgans
78. Barbecue Shrimp at Emeril's Miami Beach
79. Croquetas at El Floridita
80. Chicken Salad at Manhattan Cafe
81. Organic Chicken and Sundried Tomato Panini at BLT Steak
82. Tuna Nicoise at The Royal
83. Cubi-Thai Sampler Plate
84. Chicken Chili Con Queso at Deli Lane Cafe
85. Lemon Meringue Cake at Ice Box
86. Fig Pizza at Kokopo Fresh Kitchen
87. Poulet Rouge at Cecconi's
88. Grilled Scallops with Pickled Plum at Zuma
89. Garnachos at Taqueria el Mexicano
90. Pancakes at Sky Grille in Miami Tower
91. Tuna Ceviche at Sushi Samba
92. BBQ Pork Roll at American Noodle Bar
93. Mandolin's Hand-Cut Fries
94. Joe Allen's Bourbon Bread Pudding
95. Lobster Roll at Joe's Stone Crab Takeaway
96. Brussels Sprouts at Sakaya Kitchen
97. Gandules en Escabeche from Raaga Cart
98. Pizza Genovese at Spris
99. Leek Soup at Buena Vista Deli
100. Dumplings at Chow Down Grill


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Shing Wang Bubble Tea Cafe

237 NE 167th St., North Miami, FL

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