Miami is known for a lot of things, but honestly, Chinese food isn't one of them. Maybe it's because our Chinese population is rather small. Or perhaps it's because we focus more on latin dishes and seafood, which is often found more in Peruvian and Japanese fare. For a long time it seems Miami was stuck with nothing more than a few strip-mall Chinese take-out joints.
But lately, things are on an upswing for those seeking quality peking duck, sweet and sour pork, and quality dumplings. A number of high-end restaurants either center around or include proper Chinese cuisine. Places like Hakkasan inside the Fountainbleau are well known for their delicious dim sum.
There's also middle-of-the-road spots, the type that won't break the bank but also won't sacrifice flavor. Among them are Blackbrick in Midtown and the much-beloved Tropical Chinese. The latter has been one of the few establishments in town to offer Chinese cuisine for decades.
All that is to say that there's nothing wrong with Chinese take-out spots, too. Plenty of deliciousness can be found at your local Canton Restaurant. All that is to say, Miamians are finally getting some good fortune when it comes to Chinese food.