2002 Hillsborough Road, Durham; 286-1600, www.grasshopper-restaurant.com.
Rating: 2 1/2 stars
Atmosphere: casual and vibrant with a contemporary Asian accent.
Service: well-trained, eager to please, for the most part.
Recommended: dumplings, seared scallops, Vietnamese style baby back ribs, "Simple" dishes, desserts.
Open: Lunch Tuesday-Friday, dinner Tuesday-Sunday, dim sum Sunday.
Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express; full bar; smoke-free (smoking permitted on the patio); vegetarian-friendly; accommodates children.
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