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The Vegan Experience: Two Steamed Bun Variations To Knock Your Socks Off

Chinese-style steamed buns are not new by any stretch, but stuffing them with interesting, carefully-selected ingredients and turning them into little composed sandwiches suddenly became a thing about a decade ago when first Momofuku then shortly after everybody else started serving them as (overpriced) appetizers all over town. It's a great idea that I felt deserved a bit of vegan-ification. More

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

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

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