Baked chicken bao are not nearly as common as barbecued pork buns, and they’re often “just plain yucky,” says Chandavkl. The ideal bun is a little sweet, with a simple gravylike filling that isn’t amped up with extras like mushrooms. The chicken bao at Blossom Bakery can be “right on target” on the right day, Chandavkl says, but they can be awfully bland too. Restrain the urge to buy by the dozen, and cross your fingers when ordering.

Blossom Bakery [Chinatown]
133 Waverly Place, San Francisco

Board Link: Baked Chicken Bao At Blossom Bakery in Chinatown

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