Friday, July 24, 2009

Dow sa Bao

The steamed black been buns at the Eastern Bakery are the best! If you've never had one, please go! Now!

The owners aren't related to me. They're name is 關. And I think they're 粵人, not 客家.
So no. Not family.
I have no interest, fiduciary or otherwise, in the flourishing of their enterprise.

I just love their black been buns (dow sa bao: 豆沙包). Their chicken buns (guy bow: 雞包) are also VERY DELICIOUS!

720 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108

Um, I guess you might not know what I'm talking about, huh? Black been paste is sweet, a little like chocolate, but not very. A steamed bun is a comforting warm snack. Guy bow are steamed buns filled with chopped chicken, black mushroom, and a slice of pork sausage for good smell. Some people get weird and peel off the thin skin on the outside, but you can shove it into your face without bothering about that.


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