15 Popular Restaurant Dishes You Can Find in the Freezer Section

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Eating out at a restaurant can be a luxury in the best of times, but over this past year, many of us have found ourselves dining at home more often — either due to restaurant closures or a pressing need to trim the household budget. That doesn’t mean you have to cook everything from scratch, though, as many popular restaurant chains offer frozen versions of their signature dishes. Here are some you can find in most grocery stores.

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PF Chang’s General Chang’s Chicken


Price: $7 for 22 ounces
P.F. Chang’s puts its own spin on Chinese food classics. Instead of General Tso’s Chicken, it makes General Chang’s chicken, a sweet and spicy dish with chunks of chicken and vegetables. Seven bucks may seem like a lot for a frozen dinner, but it’s less than a

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Here is where to find it

PHOENIX — While construction continues on its new restaurant in Phoenix — about two miles from its original location — Chino Bandido recently opened a food truck where people can get some of their most popular dishes in the meantime.

In March, owner Eve Collins announced that her restaurant, which she opened with her late husband, Frank, in the 1990s, was moving from its original location near 19th Avenue and Greenway Road — where they have been serving Mexican, Chinese, Cuban, and Jamaican cuisine for 30 years — up the street to Bell Road and Third Avenue, near WinCo Foods.

The original location closed on May 17 at the end of its lease.

She said the new restaurant would still have its hole-in-the-wall charm but would be a little larger than the original, would have a better kitchen layout to help her staff, and would have Pancho, the 7500-pound bear

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Where to find the Ramly Burger from Kapitan

What’s cookin’ in and around Chicago? Here’s a closer look at one of the area’s delicious dishes you don’t want to miss.

A customer once made a passing remark to Serai owner Victor Low about how Malaysian food would never be considered “high end” because it’s just street food. The comment didn’t sit well with Low, a native of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

So, in hopes of showcasing a unique and more sophisticated style of Malaysian cuisine, Low transformed an abandoned nightclub in Lincoln Park into Kapitan, Chicago’s only Peranakan restaurant, which opened in mid-December.

The Ramly burger is served at Kapitan restaurant in Chicago.

The Ramly burger is served at Kapitan restaurant in Chicago.
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Peranakan, or Nyonya, cuisine is influenced by Malay, Chinese and Indonesian cultures. It has a rich history dating back to the 1400s. Kapitan features many takes on traditional Peranakan dishes, such as Nyonya curry laksa lemak, a spicy noodle soup, and Ayam Kapitan, which

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What is nomadic cuisine? Find out at this new Latin fusion restaurant in Wynwood

Feb. 4—Andean culture is about to meet Latin fusion in Wynwood.

Restaurateur Diego D’Alvia, who owns the Rex- Best Chivito in Town restaurants in Buenos Aires, is opening Wakyu Restaurant & Bar in Miami next week.

The 2,000-square-foot restaurant, which has indoor and outdoor seating, considers its kitchen experimental. Helmed by Milan-born Chef Matteo Gritti, it aspires to what it calls “nomadic-inspired” cuisine.

What does that mean?

It means you can start with light dishes such as the Krunchies Tuber & Beet Hummus. You can hit the raw bar and order hot and cold fresh tapas. Want something cold? Try the Phantom Ceviche with Patagonia trout, vegetable pickles and green gazpacho which blends Spanish, Peruvian and Mexican flavors. Prefer hot tapas? Get the Arancini stuffed with goat cheese and burnt aioli.

Main courses include the Octopus in The Coral Reef with eggplant, beetroot and red coral, Wayku’s nod to Surf

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