Wondrous wonton soup: 3 picks
While it can be made any number of ways, most frequently, wontons are filled with pork and boiled before going into a chicken-based broth. Since the word wonton translates as "swallowing clouds," the rule is the lighter, the better.
At this Chinese-Japanese restaurant, the broth is savory, the pork-filled dumplings exceptionally delicate.
The wonton soup at this casual pan-Asian spot is especially fine; the light, convoluted dumplings filled with a flavorful pork and shrimp mixture.
Light house-made shrimp and pork dumplings turn wonton soup into a must at this fusion bistro.