Ba Chi Canteen
7900 Maple St., (504) 373-5628
Try the namesake pork belly or soft-shell crab in a "baco."
8312 Oak St., (504) 826-9119
Japanese renditions are filled with short rib or seafood.
515 Baronne St., (504) 529-5825
The pan-Asian array of fillings includes Korean chicken and ginger shrimp.
1200 S. Carrollton Ave., (504) 304-8334
Called sliders, bao are filled like banh mi.
3117 Houma Blvd., Metairie, (504) 457-4188
Bao are filled with chicken or beef.