Posts Tagged ‘bao’

Chef Eddie Huang Responds to Marion Barry’s ‘Dirty Asian’ Remarks

Eddie Huang, the outspoken D.C.-born, New York-based chef who recently dished out his popular bao buns during a pop-up event at Toki Underground, fired-off a blog rant today in response to Councilmember Marion Barry's controversial comments about the Asian-American operators of Ward 8 carryouts. For starters, Huang seeks to explain the mere existence of "dirty […]

How About That Bao? See Toki Underground Overrun With Steamed Buns

In case you missed October's temporary takeover of Toki Underground by  Eddie Huang of New York's BaoHaus, here's a behind-the-scenes look at the pop-up concept that just posted on YouTube. "It's not a blind date," Toki chef Erik Bruner-Yang says of his collaboration with Huang on the two-night bao chow down. The arrival of the Taiwanese […]

Eddie Huang Does Carryout, MTV Filming Ramen-Bao Event at Toki Underground Tonight

Don't have time to wait around for an hour (and a half or two or three) for a seat at Toki Underground this weekend? Special guest chef Eddie Huang from New York's Baohaus (pictured) will be cranking out orders of Taiwanese-style gua bao for carryout, too, the tiny ramen shop has announced on its Twitter […]

Buns of Spiel: Eddie Huang Bringing Taiwanese Gua Bao To D.C.

Sharp-tongued chef Eddie Huang of New York's Baohaus is coming to town for a brief stint, slinging gua bao—that is, pork belly on steamed buns, sometimes referred to as the "Taiwanese burger"—at H Street's popular ramen house Toki Underground. The temporary pop-up concept, featuring Huang's buns alongside Toki toque Erik Bruner-Yang's tantalizing noodle soups, takes […]

Changing Tables: Steamed Buns Truck to Hit Streets in February

Coming Soon: People's Bao, a bao food truck will be hitting the streets sometime around February, serving up Asian specialty steamed buns with a variety of fillings. (Metrocurean) Three-level neighborhood bistro Smith Commons, which will feature a globally inspired menu, is scheduled to open on Tuesday at 1245 H St. NE. (Y&H) Tim Carman got […]

One Man’s Bread, Day #4

Day #4: a shamelessly cookie-heavy day. I think I ate probably twenty cookies, maybe thirty. I'm not sure why I eat so many cookies. To be honest – I don't even like cookies that much. I mean, I like cookies as much as the next guy, I'm not some kind of mutant or something. I […]