Please let us know. Oh y entiendo el ingles solo que no lo hablo!! this post has made me so hungry I might try and make me one of those myself. To discuss ways to advertise or partner, please visit our media page. Gah, Bordain’s description is SO right. Jumping on our motorbike, we went to work! Looks good, not the healthiest food on Earth but ok. This is the place that Anthony Bourdain visited when he described the banh mi “as a symphony in a sandwich.”. The bánh mì morphed into a dish everyone could afford. Great that you have them in Chinatown, Toronto. If I had to ask for one thing it would be Mì Xào Giòn (crispy fried noodles). One banh mi with everything, including a fried egg. I think the baguettes at Bánh Mì Hòa Mã were heated and slightly toasted to give them an even more crispy edge to go with the eggs. This time around, since I had already had coffee before coming, I just chose to drink the hot Chinese tea, provided complimentary at everyone’s table. Người Sài Gòn thường ăn sáng với bánh mì kèm theo hột gà ốp-la (oeuf sur le plat), trứng ốp-lết (omelette) hoặc trứng la-cót (oeuf à la coque) Bánh mì ngày nay là một món thông dụng ở Việt Nam The onions were slightly caramelized and smoky, giving the entire pan of eggs and meat an incredibly sweet oniony flavor. While there are many banh mi Vietnamese street vendors in Hanoi, we seek out local eateries that are off the beaten path. Rosemary, ex-marketing and advertising strategist, is a digital nomad and content creator at Authentic Food Quest. That said, it looks incredible and having read your post I would absolutely love to visit in the future. Thanks, Amber, the banh mi sandwiches with omelette was our favorite too. Like in Saigon, the bahn mi sandwiches are  meat heavy. It reminds me of something I had in China, on a street in Guangzhou. Khi ăn ốp la với bánh mì nhớ chuẩn bị thêm cà chua, dưa leo và ít rau thơm, tương ớt và nước tương. And if you’re missing your regular weekend breakfast fry up, this could be your perfect Vietnamese alternative. Eating at Bánh Mì Hòa Mã was for sure one of the best breakfasts I had when I was in Vietnam. Later, we discovered the Banh Mi Queen in Hoi An, and this became our favorite Vietnamese sandwich. Hanoi’s proximity to China, the cooler climate and abundance of seafood and fresh fish gives the food a distinct identity. Cheers. Running. Chúc các bạn có một bữa sáng vui vẻ và ngon miệng! She is also co-author of, Banh Mi – The Best Vietnamese Sandwich to Fall in Love With [UPDATED 2021], What Is Banh Mi – The Famous Vietnamese Sandwich, Best Vietnamese Bánh Mì in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Bánh Mì Huynh Hoa – Traditional Vietnamese Banh Mi, Banh Mi Hong Hoa – A Solid Option For Vietnamese Sandwich, Best Vietnamese Banh Mi Sandwich in Danang, Central Vietnam, Bánh Mì̀ Bà Lan –  Best Banh Mi in Danang, Best Vietnamese Banh Mi in Hoi An, Central Vietnam, Bánh Mì Queen Hoi An – Our Favorite Banh Mi Sandwich, Bánh Mì Phượng, Hoi An – A Must Try Banh Mi Sandwich, Banh Mì Ngon Best Local Banh Mi Sandwich in Hanoi. i love the idea that you could have the same sandwich 100 times and never really have the same one twice! We ordered the classic banh mi sandwich with pork slices (bánh mì thịt) and one with an additional egg added. $0.86 to $1.08). Instead of cooked meats, it’s filled with a layer of pâté, raw fish cakes and assorted hams. Favorite country for food: Peru. Thanks for stopping by. Whereas in Hoi An, which is also in central Vietnam,  the sandwiches have more vegetables and are served with eggs. Since 2015, with her partner, Claire, they travel the world in search of the best local food experiences. With their suggestions in hand, combined with local spots we found in our research, these are places worth experiencing. I love this place. Your email address will not be published. Thanks for reading this! Hope you get to Bahn Mi Queen one day so that you can enjoy it too. And we agree, Anthony Bourdain did get it right about the sandwich. Quick question — what type of oil do they fry their foods in — I was just wondering. I had no idea it just was a term for bread, good to know. Hmmm, I thought they were about the same, though this particular place seemed to be quite clean, with nice shiny tables (although I was first to eat there, got there just as they opened), but overall, I think it was similar to Bangkok in hygiene standards. The bread was incredibly fresh and crispy. Banh mi, although the term is often used to refer to the famous Vietnamese sandwich, actually just means bread in Vietnamese. In addition to my personal pan of eggs and a Vietnamese baguette, I also decided to go the extra mile and order a small plate of pâté, an idea I got after researching further about this Saigon street food stall on Eating Asia. A side of pâté is provided on the side to spread on your roll. The perfect sandwich, in my humble opinion. I now go here every morning for breakfast and pay anything between 36,000 vnd – 50,000. Cheers! Hey Clare, great to hear from you and thanks for the updated report about this breakfast spot. I highly enjoyed my banh mi sandwich at Banh Mi 37 Nguyen Trai. Tiệm bánh mì nằm ở ở 53, Cao Thắng, Quận 3, TP.HCM. The sandwich also has a mix of Vietnamese herbs and fresh vegetables. Enjoy the food in Barcelona. Nice observation . We visited Da Nang several times, each time spending several weeks exploring the local food. The salty, spicy, fluffy, and crunchy flavors and textures of this sandwich created a tasty union between two complicatedly different cuisines. Yes, definitively a trip to Vietnam is warranted for the food. While the cuts of meat, vegetables, and bread were all quite fresh, we found it too touristy. The pickled daikons and fresh herbs are served on the side. One of the top recommendations, which many people suggested I try during my visit to the city, from asking on YouTube, was a breakfast restaurant called Bánh Mì Hòa Mã. If you are sandwich lover, definitively check out the bahn mi sandwich at a local Vietnamese restaurant in your area. Only joking! So many delicious Bánh Mì, I actually didn’t have the chance to try them on my short visit to Vietnam, so I am definitely going back! She is also co-author of Authentic Food Quest Argentina and Authentic Food Quest Peru, available on Amazon. thats huge. “That’s a symphony in a sandwich” is how Anthony Bourdain described the most famous Vietnamese sandwich called the Banh Mì. In Vietnam, banh mi is used to describe all sorts of different bread based items, but in this case, it’s usually used for the typical personal sized baguettes. Giá: 17.000đ. Topped with an egg and the bread lightly toasted, this bahn mi sandwich was divine. So all together, banh mi op la is the combination of a personal sized Vietnamese baguette served with eggs, often fried, and served in small personal sized pans. You will find famous Chinese temples, Japanese bridges, pagodas, ancient shop houses and old canals. At first I was super confused by the concept of a Vietnamese sandwich, but then I remembered the French influence! Mì gói bò viên Chú Lý. Thank you so much Kim. can someone give me a tissue to wipe my mouth. The eggs were cooked perfectly, runny yet slightly cooked on the edges, the meat tasted almost to me like SPAM, which I’m a huge lover of, and the caramelized onions added even more flavor to the already spectacular combination. Thanks for stopping by. Read the [Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam] "Bánh mì Op La" from Hòa Mã discussion from the Chowhound Restaurants, Vietnamese food community. I’m not sure how long they cooked the eggs, but I think only for a few seconds at most. On my end, I’m personally not a huge sandwich fan. Haha, that’s alright, next time you can get the eggs! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I've also included some of my personal travel eating tips and answered some of your top questions... like "Mark, how do you make money to travel?". And he so accurately described the sandwich. You are right Kita, the cuisine in SE Asia is exceptional. Thanks for your recommendation, we will spend the next 10 days in Saigon trying all the restaurants/street food that you have recommended – happy eating…. I used to have a really great banh mi place around the corner from where I lived in London and it became a Saturday ritual. Our biggest concern is whether the place maintains its authenticity. If there is a Vietnamese restaurant in your area, highly recommend getting one. Your photos are making me drool! You’ve got to give Bahn Mi sandwiches a try, especially in Vietnam. Chổ này tuy hông nổi đình nổi đám mà đồ ăn ngon, thêm cô chủ quán siêu siêu nhiệt tình luôn. And you can find them at almost every street corner. Banh Mi Ngon, a small eatery on a busy street fit our criteria for local and authentic. C. That’s really interesting about Bahn mi in Prague…that sounds like a trip worth taking!! Indeed, can’t go wrong with banh mi sandwiches. I love the idea of coriander and chilli sauce in a sandwich! Where so far has been your favorite place for the local food? Your email address will not be published. Thanks for stopping by! Love Banh Mi the Vietnamese Sandwich? I love the concept of your website and, as someone striving for a location independent life myself, the bravery and passion that took you to a life nomadic. Hanoi, in northern Vietnam is known for unique local specialties. You can’t go wrong with this place for breakfast. Everything looked very delicious and colorful. In any case, these delicious banh mi sandwiches are to be devoured!! I finally discovered how good a sandwich really could be. This version is like a deconstructed banh mi where the baguette bread is served separately from the filling. I love Vietnamese sandwiches! I’d be curious how different the taste would be from the ones in Vietnam?? We were in Vietnam this past summer and the food was just amazing! If you’re planning on traveling to Vietnam, the one sandwich you will not want to miss is the banh mi. Bánh mì is the baguette, and trứng means egg. I am from Iran and in Iran we have a sandwich similar to Bánh Mì Sandwich, the main different is we add cheese to top of everything we put inside the bread. This Vietnamese sandwich version is nothing close to the original banh mi Vietnamese sandwich. Would love to explore the food in Iran one day!! It’s worth a trip to discover this gem in SE Asia. Love it! For instance, we spotted one trendy kebab banh mi sandwich on the streets of Hanoi. That’s great to hear Bahn Mi sandwiches are the best!! From 7 am there are tables down both sides of the alley and then as the traffic starts to get busier the tables and chairs are just down one side. Although, I wasn’t daring enough to do the pate on it. Definitively keep this as a resource for a future visit to Vietnam. A trip to Vietnam for a bahn mi sandwich is always a good idea…no matter what version you get. One negative was fatty pork within the meat. Try it next time. Thanks for your support!! Across the room were baguettes toasting to crispy perfection. thanks for the blog. We’ve heard that banh mi op la translates to ‘sunny-side up bread’. Le Garçon Saigon celebrates the vibrant and fresh flavours of Saigonese cuisine in a bright and welcoming space that evokes the sophistication of a chic Parisian brasserie - Located in … The Le family moved from Hanoi to Saigon in the 1950s and created this Vietnamese sandwich. Yes, the food is delicious including the banh mi sandwich. You are right, Anthony Bourdain did have a way with words. But never thought to get some eggs!!!! All you simply need to do is look for a Vietnamese restaurant. I think I’ll treat myself this weekend . I’m sure they are delicious as well. Is very creamy and tastes is way better. Here’s the full video of this insanely delicious meals: (Or watch the full video on YouTube here). We’d love to get to Ho Chi Minh city one day! :p. Hi Ronnie, you can also find Bahn Mi sandwiches in the U.S or Europe. So glad you enjoyed the article and the photography. We had been told Hoi An had some of the best banh mi sandwiches in Vietnam, and we were eager to find out for ourselves. I think it’s so awesome that at Bánh Mì Queen they wanted you to take photos! I’ve never had bánh mì but my old boss was Vietnamese and his wife used to make them for his lunch. Definitely a good reference for when I visit in the future! I loved everything about the restaurant, from the lively atmosphere and the seating along the side of the wall down a side street, to the perfectly cooked eggs, which had an incredibly smokey and rich flavor to them. Here in the UK it isn’t really somewhere where most people woudl visit. For some, the bánh mì sandwich is just breakfast — cheap calories in a tidy little package. Lucky for you, we have Food Trail for Hanoi available on our website that is dedicated entirely to helping you discover the local specialties in Hanoi. Filled with more vegetables and less meat as compared to Saigon banh mi. Thơm ngon - Bổ dưỡng - Chất lượng ... Tôi đã ăn bánh mì ở nhiều tiệm nhưng bánh mì Hồng Hoa cho tôi cảm giác khác. Open hours: 7 am – 10 am or so daily, I got there right at 7 am, and most of the tables were empty, but within 10 minutes they were full. While exploring the local food specialties in Vietnam, we absolutely fell in love with the banh mi sandwich. Hội An, Hours: Open everyday from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, Prices: About 20,000 VND  – 25,000 VND per person, (approximately $0.87 USD – $1.10 USD). Bánh Mì Ốp La is the popular variation on traditional “bánh mì kẹp” and it’s usually served as a morning dish alongside Vietnamese milk ice coffee (Cà phê sữa đá). Bookmarked this for when I eventually go on a banh mi pilgrimage to Vietnam! Pho soup is one of the most iconic Vietnamese food from the north. Banh Mi Hoa Ma, Ho Chi Minh City: See 130 unbiased reviews of Banh Mi Hoa Ma, rated 4.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #201 of 5,222 restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City. I need to try it one day. At Banh Mi Ba Lan, expect to find a line at their busy street food cart. Đảm bảo món bánh mì ốp la tại đây sẽ không làm bạn thất vọng, đánh thức vị giác cho cả ngày dài. The family is credited as inventing or being one of the first to serve banh mi in the form we know it as today. Cannot wait to eat this, my mouth is filled with water already. Ms. Xuan has been constructing bánh mì for 13 years. This looks so delicious! The sandwich was heavy in weight and filled with several layers of meat. This is sad because I am 42 years old. The Bahn Mi sandwiches are versatile and you never get tired of them. For the 6-hour direct bus trip to Phnom Penh, we picked up Vietnamese sandwiches to eat. “Confusion” is the first word that comes to mind about our experience at Bánh Mì Hòa Mã. The duo of eggs were cooked on an extremely high fire, like stir frying Chinese food with the breath of the wok, except this time only with a small personal pan, and simply eggs. The affordable pricing will make your pocket book happy!! The banh mi sandwich is an experience, different from other typical Vietnamese dishes like pho, but an experience not to be missed. I have never been there but that sandwich looks so good and tasty. From Pham Ngu Lao, it would take about 20 – 30 minutes to walk there, or you could take a taxi or motorbike and get there within a few minutes. Thanks Kristen!! Hey Tuan, Glad you liked the article. You are most welcome, Shelley. I also am not a huge mayonaise fan and always ask them to leave it off. DC has a lot of Vietnamese restaurants. Xem cách làm món Bánh mì ốp la, Bánh mì ốp la, thịt xông khói nữa nhé. The one from Saigon seems like the one I might really enjoy. We are always cautious about the quality of food at local places that receive celebrity endorsement. The next time you out to eat, simply choose a Vietnamese restaurant and prepare to delight your tastebuds. The restaurant is a typical shophouse with a walk-up counter on the exterior where you can choose from several types of banh mì sandwiches. But I’ve also not been to Vietnam, yet. I had no idea that the Vietnamese adapted their sandwich from the French. After waiting in line, we sheltered from the rain and sat down to devour the best banh mi in Ho Chi Minh City. Wow, pure heaven of a write up on the sandwich. That’s interesting that Vietnam is not a popular destination for folks in the U.K. I have never known of this sandwich until just!! I will go to Vietnam just to enjoy the food there – pho and banh mi….enough to make me want to live in Vietnam . Address: 115 Trần Cao Vân, Sơn Phong, Tp. The first thing we noticed right away was the delicious bread. Like the rest of Vietnam, banh mi sandwiches are also very popular. Where is your favorite place to get the sandwich? The 14 Most Delightful Popular Vietnamese Desserts To Indulge In, 10 Surprising Facts You Need To Know About The Food in Vietnam, The Best Pho Soup You Want to Slurp On in Vietnam, Hue Food Guide –  Best Food in Hue & Authentic Restaurants, How To Make Vietnamese Pizza – Best Street Food Recipe. I’m a sucker for a baguette so I’m sure this is right up my ally! The food was amazing, and your video really does it justice. Due to its popularity, it lacks the charm of more authentic eateries, Address: 53 Cao Thắng, Phường 3, Quận 3, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, Hours: Open every day from 6:00 am to 11:00 am. If you go later you may have to wait for a table, but people eat and leave quickly, so it shouldn’t take too long. They are very light and not too filling, but go extremely well with eggs or as the holder for a Vietnamese banh mi sandwich. Well done! Bánh Mì Hòa Mã was recently suggested by a friend of Hai and mine as one of Saigon’s top bánh mì vendors. Bánh mì Hòa Mã là tên của tiệm bánh mì nằm gần ngã ba Cao Thắng - Võ Văn Tần, quận 3, TP HCM. I am a big fan of Pho but have not yet fallen in love with the bánh mì sandwich. Yay, another Bahn Mi lover. This look so delicious, and such a flavour packed way to Bánh mì sandwiches! Nihari – Hardcore Meat Breakfast To Begin Your Day in Lahore, Pakistan, Samarkand Travel Guide – Best Food and Things To Do in Ancient Uzbekistan, Highlights of Uzbekistan – 14 Days of Meat, History, and Hospitality. Bánh mì or banh mi (/ ˈ b ɑː n m iː /, / ˈ b æ n /; Vietnamese: [ɓǎjŋ̟ mî]) is the Vietnamese word for bread.In Vietnamese cuisine, it also refers to a type of short baguette with thin, crisp crust and soft, airy texture inside that is often split lengthwise and filled with various savory ingredients like a submarine sandwich and served as a meal. Do come back and let us know your experience!! Thanks Steph and hope you make your bahn mi pilgrimage to Vietnam soon. How would you like some banh mi op la for breakfast? Appreciate you stopping by. Among them were Mr. and Mrs. Along with the eggs, which covered the base of the pan, there were some slices of Vietnamese meats and Vietnamese sausage, which appeared to have been pan fried separately, before being tossed in an artful way onto the top of the eggs. Hoi An sounds like the best spot with a good mix of meat and salad, I think the 8-meat bánh mì in Ho Chi Minh would’ve been a little too much for me . Hey Justin, cool to hear you tried this place. Cheers Brittany. Thanks for stopping by. On my way back home, I got a nice loaf of bread, baked in wood oven, from a local baker and which goes perfectly with fried eggs. Bánh Mì Hồng Hoa, not far from where we were staying was another recommended place we tried. Thanks so much…the Bahn Mi is a delicious sandwich and one that is worth telling the world about!! I really love it. 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Hours: Open everyday from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Prices: About 15,000 VND to 25,000 VND (Approx. . Buy my favorite part of their op la, was the addition of sautéed onions, both white onions and green onions. Dòng bánh này sẽ sớm phát hành ngay thôi nên các bạn hãy kiên nhẫn chờ Tartine nhé. Nhà nghèo ăn bánh mì không, uống nước lạnh óc ách no bụng là đi làm. Enjoy your stay in Saigon and enjoy the food. I will definitely try that once I visit this place. One morning I got ready early, and walked over to the restaurant, eager to test their fried sunny side up eggs and baguettes. READ MORE: Guide To The Best of The Food in Saigon – 15 Local Foods Not To Miss. One of my favorite parts of traveling is trying authentic foods and all of these sandwiches sound amazing. I’ll be honest, I’ve never considered visiting Vietnam. I haven’t been to Vietnam yet, but I just have some imagination If you asked me to guess, I wouldn’t be able to do so. my family and kids will surely love it. The bahn mi is one of my all-time favorite things to eat—and I haven’t even been to Vietnam! Mì Quận 5. I may not be making it to Vietnam anytime soon but I have a Vietnamese restaurants in my neighboorhood. Yes you are totally right about the Maggi! Been there this morning. Simply delightful. Just make sure you get there early. The sandwich gained popularity around the world after the Vietnam War. This was bánh mì thịt bò với trứng or #12 on the menu. Rosemary is the chief content writer and strategist on Authentic Food Quest. This Banh Mi sounds incredible. And yes, the sandwich is worth the trip Cheers. Hi Mark – In Saigon for the next 10 days – so couldn’t miss the opportunity to try this place, we’re staying in District 3 right next to the park, so a 10 minute walk to this restaurant. Bánh Mì Thịt Nướng Yes, they are the best sandwiches. The restaurant does not have any seating area. no hablo ingles, no se escribirlo pero se leerlo y desde que descubri tu canal en Youtube me encantan todos los videos que subes! I’m happy that you like it! I love sandwiches. They are celebrated for making fresh banh mi sandwiches at the same spot for over 20 years. Authentic Food Quest participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program designed to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Layered with the meat were slices of cucumber, peppers, onion, cilantro and a few shreds of carrots. These were the very first banh mi sandwiches we had in Vietnam and we enjoyed them tremendously. Điểm cộng là món ăn phong phú về thành phần, ổ bánh mì to, chất, cùng view ngắm đường phố. We’ve been back several time and this is definitely our preferred banh mi sandwich in Vietnam. This iconic sandwich has been consistently ranked as one of the best sandwiches in the world. When I was visting Saigon, Vietnam, one day for breakfast I went to a well known restaurant called Bánh Mì Hòa Mã. Lucky you for having delicious options right in your area. Bánh mì ốp la chứa mức năng lượng ít hơn trong bánh mì trứng, chỉ 235 kcal. After patiently waiting we made it up to the busy counter. Good to know that DC has a lot of Vietnamese restaurants. You’ll be surprised just how much you will love it! It looks so juicy and full of fresh ingredients! Our regular on-the-go breakfast is a Bánh Mì Trứng, which is a baguette with fried egg. Banh Mi Hoa Ma, the restaurant said to have created the original banh mi sandwich is a popular place. Required fields are marked *. Saigon noodle bar captures the true essence of the bánh mì with the baguette. Hope you can visit the country soon and experience the culture and food. Do let us know if you end up going there at some point!! Glad you enjoyed the article and the inspiration to make something new at home. Thanks for your attention to detail. Considering Vietnam is on my bucket list, I like how you listed the pros and cons of each establishment you visited. run by Vietnamese families and folks – not quite as authentic as going to Vietnam though . I used to pick them up in China Town in Toronto but I have to say these look far better than the ones I have had in Toronto. Bánh mì Nguyên Sinh Bánh mì Nguyên Sinh ra đời vào năm 1982. Feel free to share your recipe with us. I love the sound of the fresh bread baguette style sandwich. These were our favorite banh mi sandwiches in Ho Chi Minh City. Thanks for stopping by. Bahn Mis are my fave! Tartine hiểu được nỗi lo lắng của bạn và chúng mình hiện đang nghiên cứu dòng bánh mới không chứa gluten mà vẫn giữ được hương vị thơm ngon và đặc biệt của bánh mì sourdough. Simply wait patiently for the delightful banh mi Vietnam flavors. We love to hear from you, so tell us what you think. I mostly loaded it up with veggies! I felt like I was in Vietnam while reading this! Pinning for future reference! Let us know. Hope you can get there soon and give them a taste. Great photos Mark! Feel free to purchase it from the store page on the website. We got to the restaurant right before it opened at 2:30 pm and no sooner had the doors opened, a crowd suddenly appeared. We were ushered into the very simple room in the back and waited patiently. I’d love to try it for myself one day! Oh, girl. Although the kitchen, and front part of the restaurant was located along the busy Cao Thang road in District 3 (I think, but really close to District 1), the tables and chairs were set up along a smaller perpendicular side street, where the atmosphere was a little calmer and more relaxing, yet always still exciting. Bánh mì sandwiches are delicious and definitely filling! Please look around the site and join us by subscribing to our newsletter. Is actually egg white batter with oil. Totally worth the effort. Their mission is to help you enjoy the best local specialties on your travels or via recipes in your home kitchen. The banh mi is an airy and crunchy French baguette, stuffed with an ever-varying combination of meats, vegetables, and sauces. Join the discussion today. The best part is the bread which is baked fresh daily at the bakery next door. This sandwich is really looking so delicious and yummy. I’m craving one of those soft and crispy baguettes now! It’s not always the case. I love Southeast Asian cuisine. The second was #9 with ham and paté, plus the addition of an egg. Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City is believed to be the birthplace of the banh mi sandwich. Bánh Mì Hòa Mã” to see the exact location. Bánh mì chảo Hòa Mã hơn 60 năm ở Sài Gòn mê hoặc người Sài thành, Việt kiều. This airy Vietnamese baguette is made with a combination of wheat and rice flours with a thin crispy crust. Thank you so much Candica, and so glad you enjoyed the article. The first time we visited Hoi An, we arrived  tired and hungry. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Hoi An is an atmospheric old town with Chinese and Japanese influenced architecture. BÒ NÉ, BÁNH MÌ CHẢO, BÒ LA ĐỒNG GIÁ 35K MÀ QUÁ CHỜI TOPPING Ne... w Sky 65 Hoà Hưng P12 Q10 ⏱ 06:30 - 21:30 (Rằm hàng tháng nghỉ á nha) Note lại thêm một chổ bán bánh mì chảo ngon rẻ nè mấy ông. When you break into a personal baguette, the crust flakes and the insides kind of collapse. Stomach happy full of eggs and a baguette, I sipped on hot tea, enjoying the beautiful atmosphere and just loving Saigon and the culture of eating in Vietnam. But before digging in, I reached for the bottle of black pepper, and added the only thing that could improve it more – the pepper. With a reputation of making the best banh mi in Ho Chi Minh City, Huynh Hoa restaurant has quite a following. That’s so funny that you had just made yourself a Bahn Mi sandwich That’s an alignment!! Since 2015, with her partner, Claire, they travel the world in search of the best local food experiences. I hope they keep making them. Thanks for the food references. It definitely did look like a good looking sandwich, especially with the egg. Let us know in the comments below, where you had it and what you thought of it. For others, it’s emblematic of the death of colonialism, the long overdue repudiation of horrific racism, bigotry and European arrogance. That’s great that you discovered a great place in London. The baguette was introduced by the French, but appropriated by the Vietnamese in the 1950s when they started calling it the banh mi or wheat bread. Do they make these vegetarian? For Claire, the baguette bread  transported her back to France, where she has fond memories of the simple pleasures of a baguette sandwich. Haha, it’s cute how the lady handed over your sandwich to you saying ‘photo photo’ I have never heard of the Banh Mi sandwich, but you speak so highly of it that I am sure it deserves a try. That’s wonderful to hear Jacqueline that you love Vietnamese sandwiches as well. Favorite way to keep fit: Running. OMG I love this post! Never been to Vietnam but I looove banh mi. Check out your local Vietnamese restaurant and do let us know what you think. One of the things I immediately loved most about Bánh Mì Hòa Mã, was not only the delicious food, but also the location, and the atmosphere. She hung around the table for a few minutes watching us take photos. In addition to the delightful banh mi experience the service was exceptional. After waiting patiently for our order, we sat at a corner table to savor this delicious Vietnamese sandwich. Affiliated sites the taste would be one of those soft and crispy baguettes now, although the term is used! 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