Sequels often incorporate new and exciting elements in an effort to improve on the original, which explains why Ray Parker, Jr. and his agent keep wandering the street muttering "we're On Our Own". For a sequel that takes control like Bobby Brown: BaoHaus 2.
The incomparable Eddie Huang's shaking things up at the EVill follow-up to his smash hit BaoHaus, not only adding to the menu, but also upping the kitchen equipment (Actual gas! A real fryer!), going large enough to accommodate dining tables in addition to counter seating by the open kitchen, and throwing up a "Great Wall of Chinamen" mural featuring everyone from Confucius, to Connie Chung, to Gizmo, to a Dance Dance Revolution machine machine. Leading the new noshes are eight fresh baos including the banh mi-esque Ye'Fish, inspired by South Park's Kanye episode and filled with house-made fishcake, fried garlic, and cilantro; the pate/lemon aioli/pickled carrots Oyster Po Bao; and tempura broccoli topped with rotating sauces and called Broccolino Bao, apparently a tribute to rapper Action Bronson, though deep-frying all your vegetables is kind of a Death Wish. More substantial fare will include forthcoming rotating specials like roast chicken with salt fish fried rice or minced pork stew, and an entire breast that's pounded thin and deep-fried "Taiwanese Night Market-style" called the Shilin, which apparently isn't afraid to obnoxiously keep promoting itself.
While there's no bar, they'll also rock an excellent array of seasonal juices and sodas, which Eddie suggests taking to go for use as mixers, assuming of course they're not too cold to hold.
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