Bao and Belonging with Suresh Doss


Erika, Eunice, and Lauren take the subway north on the longest street in the world for Part 1 of an ethnoburb food tour with acclaimed Toronto food writer Suresh Doss. They start with lattes at a cozy third-wave coffeeshop on what urban planners call a “soft site.” Then they go for juicy Shanghai baos at a complex on Yonge Street where developers have made growth AND cultural preservation possible. Also: Grandmas.

Eunice Wong, RPP, MCIP

Eunice is an urban designer and planner who is passionate about intersections—in human identities, between planning and people, and literally where roads meet.

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Lauren Neefe, PhD

Lauren is a writer and content creator who produces content across platforms for Perkins&Will’s Design Leadership and Research initiatives.

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