Baozi, or bao, is a Chinese steamed bun filled with meat or vegetables. A staple of dim sum, the dish was popularized by New York chef David Chang, who began serving them tacos-style in 2004. It’s this modern, deconstructed take on a favorite of the world. childhood that inspired McKenzie Mills to open. Kabao. Whether you’re going with fried chicken, beef brisket (served with gochujang barbecue sauce and horseradish coleslaw) or Philly cheese steak, Mills baos are Asian fusion at its best.
Must try: Pork belly bao, the bun that started it all.