Admitting a weakness for snack on a stick got you summarily dismissed from lunch discussions everywhere.
Today you’ll finally get your day in court — the food court, that is. Take a Bao has just opened in the Westfield Century City dining terrace.
At a slick modern counter in the middle of the room, the fast, casual Asian spot serves fresh salads, rice and noodle bowls, sake, beer, and wine.
But really, it’s all about the bao, available in a host of thoughtful options like signature barbecue pork with ginger, hoisin, red onions, pea shoots, and marinated cucumbers; pomegranate steak; and red chili and citrus-glazed chicken — all of which come wrapped in a steamed white or wheat bun.
They’ll certainly help win your appeal.
Take a Bao, Westfield Shopping Center, 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard, between Avenue of the Stars and Century Park Way, Century City (310-551-1100 or takeabao.com).
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