Halwa puri (fried bread, curry, halva) at Pak Sweets ($4.50), 2326 W. Devon Ave.
Lagman (beef and vegetables with hand-pulled noodles) at Jibek Jolu ($8.95), 5047 N. Lincoln Ave.
Clay pot catfish and pork at Nha Hang Viet Nam ($9.95), 1032 W. Argyle St.
Mangú (mashed plantains) with cheese and eggs at Punta Cana ($6.95), 2200 N. Kimball Ave.
Jianbing (mung bean crêpe in black bean sauce) at Tong’s ($4.99), 2002 S. Wentworth Ave.
Dakhine (lamb stewed in peanut butter) at Gorée Cuisine ($11), 1126 E. 47th St.
Stuffed cabbage at Karolinka Club ($3), 6102 S. Central Ave.