There are but a handful of occassions which have the ability to cause the queuing of people on the Pershore Road. All of them involve Loaf. In a hook-up to rival gin and tonic, Stirchley's glittering star of a bakery is once more inviting Lap-fai Lee in to its kitchen for an evening of bao four ways. The delicately steamed buns - which are a common breakfast stuff across China and Malaysia - are filled with the team's imaginings. Expect everything from braised dongpo pork belly (£4.50), to the bao bhaji (£5.50), which is billed as a meeting of Mumbai and Mong Kok. In a hefty nod to one of Loaf's most popular lunch offerings, there'll also be a pastrami bao with kung pow sauce and pickled chilli (£4.50). On April 6, from 7pm until 9pm and BYO, we'll eat something infinitely worse than a hat if the food does not sell out entirely. More.
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