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First Look: Sakuramen, a New Ramen Shop in Washington D.C.

Brian Oh 8 comments

Sakuramen isn't Ippudo, but it doesn't have to be. Given the current state of ramen in D.C., Sakuramen's soft open this week is a step in the right direction for the city. If nothing else, once it introduces late-night hours, expect to hear fewer drunken Jumbo Slice stories in Adams Morgan and more involving latenight ramen. More

Charred Pork Belly Buns with Spicy Mayo, Scallions, and Pickled Bean Sprouts

The Food Lab J. Kenji López-Alt 19 comments

Now that we know how to make our own chashu pork at home and steamed folded bao are readily available from any Chinese market, making pork belly buns at home is ridiculously easy. More

Lunch Today: Roast Pork Buns at Dim Sum Go Go

New York Carey Jones 1 comment

If you're going for dim sum at Dim Sum Go Go, kick things off with the Roast Pork Buns ($2.50 for 3). More

A Sandwich a Day: Braised Pork with Peanuts and Sour Mustard Greens at Taiwan Cafe, Boston

A Sandwich a Day J. Kenji López-Alt 2 comments

Momofuku might have made steamed pork buns cool (if not small and expensive), but there are still places where they fulfill their original goal: a cheap, delicious, workingman's lunch. I like to think of the Braised Pork With Peanuts and Sour Mustard Greens In Steamed Bun ($3.75) from Boston's Taiwan Cafe as something like a Chinese Reuben. It's got the same basic flavor profile. More

Breakfast of Champions: Momofuku Milk Bar Pork and Egg Bun

New York Nick Solares 3 comments

While my favorite breakfast sandwich remains the Momofuku Milk Bar English Muffin, it is only available on weekends. Fortunately Milk Bar also serves another sandwich that I can heartily recommend, available seven days a week—the pork and egg bun.... More

Tasty $1 Treats in NYC

New York Linnea Covington 14 comments

Who would have thought you can eat for $1 in this city? When I started my hunt, I was shocked at how many tasty treats were only a buck. But like shopping at a 99-cent store, these foods are... More

Mei Li Wah Makes Its Triumphant Return

New York Gordon Mark 5 comments

Cha siu bao enthusiasts can breathe a sigh of relief today. Mei Lai Wah, which was shuttered in April by the Department of Health, reopened today and all your favorites are back, untouched. The popular bakery has a bright,... More

Young & Hungry: Province is Not 'Cheap Eats'

New York Jenn Sit 1 comment

"Cheap" is relative. With cheap eats lists coming at you from every other magazine and website, I find myself scouring them and wondering how these writing staffs determine what exactly "cheap" means to them. Nothing got me thinking about... More

Life Without the Momofuku Pork Bun

New York Zach Brooks 10 comments

Earlier today, three of New York's finest chefs gathered at a New Yorker Conference panel moderated by Bill Buford, where Momofuku chef David Chang confessed that even he's surprised how popular his pork buns have become. He admitted that... More

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