Best Humbow - Pike Place Market

Caught this guy in the act of buying a Humbow at 9:50 am!
Seems the word Humbow is not known to everyone so I included a web site so you can see a photo and learn about it.
http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/voracious/2010/04/serving_sake_to_a_serb_mee_sum.php
OK Constance...at the risk of sounding really stupid....what on earth is a Humbow? Great shot though.
posted October 19th, 2010  
Sorry...just googled it, no comment :-) I'm vegetarian!
posted October 19th, 2010  
We call them Char Siu Bao or just Bao. According to the meat eaters in our family- yum Tokyo, ok in Singapore, hit and miss in China (possibly due to the variety of please dont ask fillings) but yuck here...mostly gristle and jelly like stuff. Funny that its morphed to 'humbow' in Seattle....Chinglish in reverse?
posted October 19th, 2010  
@hinhoutbay Chinese steamed buns filled with BBQ pork or chicken.
posted October 19th, 2010  
It's not just for breakfast anymore!
posted October 19th, 2010  
Nice capture! I googled too lol :)
posted October 19th, 2010  
@hinhoutbay They also make vegetarian humbow so you won't be left out!!
posted October 19th, 2010  
nice capture
posted October 19th, 2010  
Oh I don't see any problem ordering tht for breakfast.
posted October 19th, 2010  
I can't even face food in the morning let alone one of those things,yuk!
neat capture of the early morning Humbow muncher,lol!
posted October 19th, 2010  
Thanks Constance...glad to know that I won't be starving when/if I finally get to Seattle!
posted October 19th, 2010  
his work day might have been something other than the standard 8-5? one more place to add to the Seattle treasure hunt....I think I'd buy one regardless of the time!
posted October 19th, 2010  
OK, I never heard of this but now I want one ...right now. Overslept this morning and have not had breakfast...read the article at the link you included and am SURE I would like it for breakfast also! (Will have to see if I can get them around here somewhere.)
posted October 19th, 2010  
Ooooh, just read Tanya description of the (don't ask") fillings ....guess I would think twice depending on what country I am in!
posted October 19th, 2010  
Checked out the link...looks very good. I'm not a breakfast person, but brunch or lunch - I could do a Humbow! Nice capture of Seattle!
posted October 19th, 2010  
I have never had one of those before, but it will definitely be on my list for the next time I make it to the market.
posted October 19th, 2010  
I hadn't heard of them , but they sound very tasty , nice shot
posted October 19th, 2010  
Reminds me I'm staving, nice pic
posted October 19th, 2010  
Great shot again! I love the live everyday photos you capture!
posted October 19th, 2010  
Mmmmmm .... love humbows.
posted October 19th, 2010  
hmm interesting constance ...
posted October 19th, 2010  
I love these everyday street captures that you do, it is so real :)
posted October 19th, 2010  
Again a great everyday action shot. I'd like to taste Humbow. Never heard of them ever before:)
posted October 19th, 2010  
I don't think I'd like to eat that at that time on a morning! Good capture :)
posted October 19th, 2010  
There is no wrong time for a Humbrow.
posted October 19th, 2010  
Great capture again, your street shots are fab :-)
posted October 19th, 2010  
Great shot!
posted October 20th, 2010  
I didn't know what is called either but I have been the lucky recipient of one. They are delish. I hope you ate one, too.
posted October 20th, 2010  
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