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My favorite thing: Asian buns

My favorite thing: Asian buns

Everyone loves a good bun, including an Asian one.

Different from bao, the newly popular portable eats, Asian buns are baked to golden perfection and are sweet, savory or both. Fillings include coconut cream, taro, BBQ pork and ham and onions.

My favorite place to get one of these delicacies is Saigon Market in Mills 50. I can enjoy a bun or two while shopping for groceries. They also make other baked goods, banh mi sandwiches and more prepared foods. It's a one-stop shop.

Additional places that make them in Central Florida include Qi Dragon Bakery (just north of Florida Mall) and Sunpearl Bakery (Pine Hills). You can also buy them at...