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One of Irving’s top two places for chaat, along with Taj Chaat, is Bombay Chowpatty, named after a beach lined with street food vendors. The dining room showcases some of that airy atmosphere, with seats arranged food-hall style around a central open kitchen and many of the walls plastered with beach photos and Bollywood posters. All that openness has taken on a new feel during the pandemic, but you can always order takeout sandwiches and snack packs online. Pav bhaji is a superb order here, as are the bit-of-everything lunch combos. If you just need a snack, go for sabudana vada, deep-fried patties of sago pearls, whole-seed spices and chives; they have the crisp bubbly texture of good tater tots. The fusion items, like a pizza dosa and pineapple-chocolate-cheese sandwich, are just as wild as they sound, so order with caution.

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Michigan’s Best Local Eats: Try the crispy pork belly, five spice duck breast at Flint area virtual restaurant

GENESEE COUNTY, MI — A boutique-style virtual restaurant located inside of a Flint area steakhouse has the perfect dishes for foodies who want to explore different and bold flavors.

The Macanese Grill, located inside the Redwood Steakhouse and Brewery at 5304 Gateway Center in Mundy Township, simply offers a pick-up area for customers to retrieve their meal and enjoy at home.

Chef Luis Fernandes, executive chef and managing partner of Redwood Steakhouse, operates and owns the Macanese Grill, which features a fusion of recipes from his Portuguese and Chinese roots.

The chef has training and experience ranging from cooking at a college campus, Hilton hotels and a restaurant group in Chicago owned by Taiwanese immigrants.

The modest, but packed with flavor, menu offers five spice duck breast, yum yum shrimp, tamarind garlic ribs, crispy pork belly, ancho chili lamb chops, barbacoa style ramen noodles and more.

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