You’ll spot New Town Bakery’s enormous steam basket on their red awning a block or so away. As you get closer, the aroma of soft, sweet just-baked bread will pull you in. This family-run bakery does the best bbq pork steam buns in Vancouver.
Other guilty pleasures: custard and sweet black bean paste rolls. Whatever you select, you won’t spend much. Their prices have hovered around $1 per bun for the last decade or so.
148 East Pender, Newtownbakery.ca