How Chicago’s Oldest Chinese Bakery Makes 10,000 Bao Per Week — First Person

At Chiu Quon Bakery, the oldest Chinatown bakery in Chicago, expert bakers make hundreds of varieties of bites from Hong Kong, including sesame balls, mooncakes, and their most popular item: char siu buns.

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Producer: Carla Francescutti
Directors: Murilo Ferreira, Carla Francescutti
Camera: Murilo Ferreira, Carla Francescutti
Editor: Howie Burbidge

Executive Producer: Stephen Pelletteri
Development Producer: Ian Stroud
Supervising Producer: Stefania Orrù
Associate Producer: Julia Hess
Audience Development: Terri Ciccone, Frances Dumlao, Avery Dalal
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