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A Sandwich a Day: Grilled Beef Bánh Mì at Pho 888

A Sandwich a Day Nathan Lurz Post a comment

Pho 888 offers a delicate but filling take on the Vietnamese bánh mì sandwich. More

A Sandwich a Day: Meatball Bánh Mì at Ba Le

A Sandwich a Day Lindsey Becker 2 comments

It's too easy to walk into Ba Le, take one look at the menu, and order the Number 1: the classic bánh mì. But next time you're craving the assurance of satisfaction that comes with a well-known classic but want something a little different, the Meatball Bánh Mì ($3.95) is a great place to start. More

Lunch in the Loop: Bánh Mì Express Sandwiches

Lunch in the Loop Dennis Lee 5 comments

Much like finding a great bagel shop, bánh mì sandwich places are an insanely difficult thing to track down in the Loop. In fact, a little nosing around on Google came up with only one place: Bánh Mì Express Sandwiches. More

A Sandwich a Day: Char Siu Pork Bánh mì at Bon Bon Sandwich

A Sandwich a Day Michell Eloy Post a comment

When I'm craving some some porky south Asian grub that's as delicious as it is portable, I head to Wicker Park's Bon Bon Sandwich. More

A Sandwich a Day: Frenchman Bánh Mi from Saigon Sisters

A Sandwich a Day Roger Kamholz 3 comments

In addition to the standard cilantro, cucumber, pickled daikon and carrots, and our friend the jalapeño, the Frenchman bánh mi from Saigon Sisters also packs duck confit, pickled mustard seeds, candied kumquat, and rouille. That may sound like a lot for one humble French roll to handle, but it all works. More

A Sandwich a Day: Nhu' Lan Special from Nhu' Lan Bakery

A Sandwich a Day Joe Roy 1 comment

The best bánh mìs are all about contrasts, and this one is right on point. The warm baguette is the perfect foil to the chilled ham, headcheese, pâté, and pork rolls that make up the meat of the sandwich. The pickled carrots and daikon are enlivened by the fresh cilantro. The cool cucumber and spicy jalapeño cut the rich, creamy pâté. More

Standing Room Only: Nhu' Lan Bakery

Standing Room Only Nick Kindelsperger 4 comments

The best bánh mì in Chicago? [Photographs: Nick Kindelsperger] Nhu' Lan Bakery 2612 W. Lawrence, Chicago IL 60625 (map); 773-878-9898 The Short Order: Freshly baked bread and perfect bánh mì. Want Fries with That? Nope, but some shrimp chips are... More

Lemongrass Tofu Banh Mi from Nhu Lan Bakery in Chicago

Michael Nagrant 1 comment

"The tofu...looks and texturally feels almost like the tender ribeye on a Philly cheesesteak." [Photograph: Michael Nagrant] I've finally found a reason to stop making fun of vegetarians and to become one myself: lemongrass tofu banh mi at Nhu Lan,... More

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