The classics stand out at this contemporary Vietnamese restaurant.
Using a 100-year-old family recipe learned over the course of several visits to the proprietor of Bánh Mì Phuong street stand in Hoi An, a city on the south central coast of Vietnam, the owners here offer up roughly half a dozen variations on the iconic sandwich. Try the oxtail sandwich when it's available.
Most folks go for the pho or the bun, but you should give the dinners a try. The hot-and-sour soup rocks, and the lunch specials are big, cheap, and delicious.
Housed in a shopping center just off U.S. 183 North and Burnet Road, Le Bleu’s menu spotlights freshness with crisp vegetables and herbs, lean proteins, and expertly executed bread.
Already addicted to the "Bánh Mi" sliders – pork, cucumber, and pickled carrots stuffed inside steamed Peking buns, we tried the PhoNatic Roll. Its contrast in texture is due to pork cake and pickled carrots wrapped in crispy eggroll skin. For your noodle fix, try the Mì Hoành Thánh Thap Cam with hearty wontons.
serves Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine and has been in business for more than 20 years. Call ahead on Saturdays, which are often booked for wedding receptions.
Famous for their bánh mì sandwiches with flame-grilled meats on fresh-baked bread, Van's also offers rice plates, vermicelli bowls, and Vietnamese iced coffee.
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