Whimsical animal shaped steam buns


#1

Does anyone know where I can find dim sum size paste filled steamed buns in whimsical animal shapes of chicks, piggies or pandas? Preferably in the east bay.


#2

Per one report on Yelp, Grand Harbor in Burlingame.


#3

Thanks. That’s closer than West Covina in SoCal.


#4

iCafe makes reptiles and sea creatures with puff pastry dough.


#5

Sounds like a possibility. Thanks so much.


#6

Panda dumpling in San Carlos has red bean hedgehog buns. I can’t recall eating them https://www.yelp.com/biz_photos/uMu3grYWk3ERsw8fXlFGvw?select=yGx8w64zkHDQcnJ-SnaIzA&utm_source=ishare&utm_content=photo


#7

Peony in Oakland Chinatown serves custard buns in the shape of little piggies and deep fried chick buns filled with pork.


#8

Is the chef dyslexic?


#9

Hope you had luck and found the whimsical buns you were seeking.

We had some piggy shaped lava salted duck egg yolk buns at DimDimSum in Hong Kong. These baos were their signature dish. As with all foods with Hom Dan (salted egg), delicious!!

Dragon Beaux offers their version of the lava baos. Anyone know any other place that has a good rendition?


#10

Fusion Delight in San Leandro has them. I’ve not eaten there, but am curious about that place.