Baozi Inn, London

Baozi Inn is a special mention!

Baozi Inn (25 Newport Court WC2H 7JS; 020 7287 6877) trades in buns, noodles, and dumplings, while Chinatown’s latest opening, Shu Xiangge (10 Gerrard St, W1D 5PW; 07445366666) serves heart-warming, lip-numbing Sichuan hot pot, made with 12 various spices and from a selection of 80 ingredients.