Universal Orlando Resort has announced Bend The Bao, a new quick-service food location opening tomorrow, June 15 at Universal CityWalk serving a variety of Asian fusion dishes.

(Universal Orlando)

(Universal Orlando)

What’s Happening:

  • Universal Orlando Resort has announced a new quick service location called Bend The Bao which will open at Universal CityWalk on June 15.
  • The quick-service spot will feature items that fuse Asian cuisine with a variety of ingredients like crab cakes, pork belly, kimchi fried chicken, and more to create new “bends” on the traditional bao.
  • Menu items include the Crab Cake Bao with Maryland-style crab cake, shredded lettuce and mustard aioli, the Duck Bao with braised duck, kimchi slaw, XO sauce, cilantro and five-spice aioli, and more.
  • Guests will be able to find Bend The Bao on the second level of Universal CityWalk adjacent to the Universal Cinemark theatre.
  • It will open daily from 10:30 am to 11:00 pm starting tomorrow, June 15.

You can check out photos for some of the menu items below.

Crab Cake: Maryland-style crab cake, shredded lettuce, diced tomato, mustard aioli (Universal Orlando)

Crab Cake: Maryland-style crab cake, shredded lettuce, diced tomato, mustard aioli (Universal Orlando)

Pork Belly: pork belly, scallions, cucumber, honey-roasted peanuts, cilantro (Universal Orlando)

Pork Belly: pork belly, scallions, cucumber, honey-roasted peanuts, cilantro (Universal Orlando)

Beef Brisket: beef brisket, fried jalapeño, pickled red onion, cilantro, avocado lime crema (Universal Orlando)

Beef Brisket: beef brisket, fried jalapeño, pickled red onion, cilantro, avocado lime crema (Universal Orlando)

Shrimp: fried shrimp, shredded cabbage, avocado, pico de gallo, chipotle crema (Universal Orlando)

Shrimp: fried shrimp, shredded cabbage, avocado, pico de gallo, chipotle crema (Universal Orlando)

Veggie: roasted oyster mushrooms, spinach, sweet potato, caramelized onion, smoked ricotta cheese, tomatillo salsa (Universal Orlando)

Veggie: roasted oyster mushrooms, spinach, sweet potato, caramelized onion, smoked ricotta cheese, tomatillo salsa (Universal Orlando)

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