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Mar 3, 2011 07:34 AM

A bao food truck is coming!

I am so excited about this news. Hopefully it will be soon!

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  1. Freaking awesome. I had some Bao at Sichuan Pavillion yesterday that was decent, but it'll be great to see more variety and these will no doubt be better.

    I love Bao. Love. They are easier to make at home than you might think too, but I only do it when it I have leftover char siu.

    I hope it's soon too! And I hope they're planning on being in downtown and Chinatown frequently.

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    1. re: Raids

      This has been in the works for a long time now - I had actually forgotten about them since they announced it so long ago. Hopefully, they will be up and running soon!

    2. Ooooo that sounds awesome!

      1. Do you know when they are launching? Doesn't say anything on the website.

        1. They say that good things come to those who wait. I fondly remember a bao food cart on Bancroft outside of Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus since at least the early '70s. A couple of steaming hot roast pork bao for lunch is a real treat. I hope these folks are purists, and don't gunk the bao up with cheese and beans.

          1. I've had some pretty good grilled pork bao at the Kam Sen food counter in Rockville.

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            1. re: dpan

              I've had Xiou Long Bao, a smaller steamed dim sum, but never seen these large buns. What would you call them, Char Siu Bao?

              1. re: GraydonCarter

                char siu bao are roast pork buns (steamed or baked). The grilled ones are called jian bao.