Chow’s Chinese Restaurant
3033 N. May Ave.
What works: Dumplings, anything with ginger-scallion sauce, and lots more.
What needs work: Watch out for the raw garlic.
Tip: Take-out is a big time-saver.
Naylamp Peruvian Restaurant
2106 SW 44th St.
What works: The friendly staff and authentic food give guests a true Peruvian experience.
What needs work: The small restaurant is kind of difficult to spot.
Tip: The choritos a la chalaca are a must-try for seafood fans.