Seattle, WA Edition: Mee Sum Pastry

By Candace Nelson - 10:00 AM

Mee Sum PastryOne of my absolute favorite stops in Seattle was Mee Sum Pastry.

Mee Sum PastryThis Chinese bakery in Pike Place Market makes these lovely savory buns fresh - plus a wide assortment of other goodies.

Mee Sum Pastry

Seattle’s central market has long welcomed locals, tourists, and immigrants alike, and the result is this slightly bastardized version of the kind of bao that you’d find in China, in which sweet dough wraps around a savory curry. Much like the market itself, the bun is inspired by a diverse population -- and tastes great (Thrillist).
Mee Sum PastrySo, I ordered the BBQ pork hum bow, which was soft, pillowy sweet dough encasing perfectly minced bites of BBQ pork. Just wow. I also got a crab rangoon which is heavy on the crab, less on the cream cheese. Both so simple but so phenomenal. A must stop.

Grade: A
Mee Sum Pastry Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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