Tag Archives: Vietnamese Banh Mi


It’s the chemical heat in a pepper. It deserves your respect. It was a surprising question at a Vietnamese restaurant. Of course I wanted the jalapeño on my Banh Mi sandwich.* At the first bite, I understood. This was no ordinary … Continue reading

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Banh Mi

Move over, Cheese steak, there’s a new kid in town. The Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwich. Growing up in my part of the world, children are pretty much weaned on Italian Hoagies and Philly Cheese steaks. We are snobs about them. … Continue reading

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