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9Goubuli – Tianjin Bun Restaurant at MBS

9Goubuli – Tianjin Bun Restaurant at MBS

9Goubuli – Tianjin Bun Restaurant at MBS &nbsp &nbsp Follow Share The irony was our least favourite dish happened to be the signature Goubuli buns themselves. The Tianjin delicacy Goubuli buns are said to be founded in 1858, and the 9 added to this restaurant at Marina Bay Sands represented a sign of auspiciousness. Other than these buns, a selection of Northern and Southern Chinese cuisines was also available. Goubuli literally means “dogs don’t pay attention”. The story goes that these buns were created by a boy called Gouzi, using half leaven dough with meat and soupy fillings. When Gouzi became too popular and busy, he started ignoring customers, and thus the name ‘gou bu li’ whereby ‘bu li’ would mean ‘ignore’. These ‘dog-ignoring’ buns were available in 4 varieties, with meat filling ($2.30), vegetable ($1.90), meat and vegetable ($2.60), and wagyu with vegetable ($3...

Full article: http://danielfooddiary.com/2015/04/23/9goubuli/

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