If you're a big BAO fan, then January is about to get very exciting. They're about to unleash fifteen brand new baos throughout the month of January. Yes - fifteen.
We'd been hearing for quite a while that JKS Restaurants (the group behind Gymkhana, Bao, Lyle's and more) were eyeing up sites in King's Cross, but now it's getting closer to reality. As first reported by trade website MCA, planning documents have surfaced on the Camden Council website
BAO Fitz is kicking off the Autumn with a series of late-night bar takeovers, every one of which sounds worth attending. They've invited three really interesting bars from across the globe to London. Each will be in town for one night when they'll serve up a special drink and BAO will be pairing that with dishes including - wait for it - a one-off katsu sando creation. Each drink will then be on offer for the following week.
The family restaurant group who have Mr Bao in Peckham and Daddy Bao in Tooting are expanding, bringing their baos to shoppers at Westfield London.
BAO will be opening their third restaurant in Borough and this time, they're promising something a little different.
Ever wanted to work your way through the entire set of baos at Bao but thought it was maybe a little too much? Well now you can have the lot, all miniaturised into the new Mini Bao Set.
All five baos are on the mini set - so that's the Classic, slow braised pork, peanut powder, shredded coriander & fermented greens, the Confit Pork, Cod Black, Daikon and a new one to the list - the Beef Short Rib bao - slow cooked beef
Huge, BAO-related news - if you’ve been desperate to visit the insanely popular Taiwanese steamed bun seller, but put off by the constant, looming queue that goes hand in hand with the place, you’ll now be able to book a table.
After a siege of requests for reservations, parties of four or more will now be able to reserve a spot in BAO’s Fitzrovia branch from today. Those who do so will find themselves seated in the downstairs open kitchen space, where they’ll
Bao buns: soft, pillowy, wrapped around everything from pork belly to ice cream - what's not to love? Now Peckham is getting a bao venue of its own, when Taiwanese restaurant Mr Bao opens this month on Rye Lane.
We've already seen some highlights from the menu, which sound very tempting indeed - their pork belly will be braised for 24 hours, then mixed with roasted peanuts and a home made hoisin sauce before being stuffed inside a steamed bun. Home made dumplings come