Meritage's matzo ball soup: 50 Favorite Dishes, no. 37
Chicken soup with matzo ball
It's the simple things in life that bring the greatest satisfaction. A sunny, warm day in spring, a pair of jeans worn in just right, and a steaming bowl of perfect soup.
Meritage may be best known for oysters and crispy pommes frites. Its killer cassoulet is still on the menu, and smoked, confit wings are an astoundingly rich take on a bar-food favorite. Chef Russell Klein's French restaurant does elegant decadence well. What might come as a surprise to some fans is that it also serves a lovely bowl of matzo ball soup.
50 Favorite Dishes:
No. 50: Somos Peru's crema volteada
No. 49: Northbound Smokehouse & Brewpub's waffle battered chicken sandwich
No. 48: Namaste Cafe's bison mamacha
No. 47: MidNord's Argentinian empanadas
No. 46: Krungthep's Thai sausage
No. 45: Eat Shop's shrimp salad
No. 44: Icehouse's savory eclair
No. 43: Cajun 2 Geaux's beignets
No. 42: A Cupcake Social's dulce de leche cupcake
No. 41: French Hen's Creole biscuits and gravy
No. 40: The Gray House's cabbage and cava salad
No. 39: Foxy Falafel's curry falafel
No. 38: Republic's ricotta fritters
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