Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Banh Mi Paradise

My new OffBeat Magazine article: Banh Mi On A Budget is out, and boy do I have some pictures for yall! The captions explain the basics, but the real info is in the article, check it out!

Here we have a gorgeous shot of the No. 1 "French Cold Cut" Banh Mi from Dong Phuong Oriental Restaurant and Bakery.
The rice flour french bread discussed in Banh Mi On A Budget
The outrageous Dong Phuong menu, with 17 different types of Banh Mi! 
(Note the Buy 10, Get 1 Free sign!)
House-cured pork cold cuts at Dong Phuong. 
Pate and Aioli, which garnish most authentic Banh Mi po boys. 
The out of this world sweet sauces served on only a select few sandwiches. To find out which read Banh Mi On A Budget!
Instead of dressing these po boys with the usual mayonnaise, tomato, lettuce dressing, banh mi are garnished with traditional Vietnamese ingredients including: cilantro, jalapeno, cucumber and pickled carrots and daikon, Yummmmmmmm!
Chinese Sausage from Dong Phuong.
Vietnamese Sausage from Dong Phuong. It really looked and felt like a raw hunk of meat that was somehow preserved in a seemingly inedible manner. But it tasted really good!
No. 4 Chinese Roasted Pork from Dong Phuong, one of my top two favorites. 
Dong Phuong Oriental Restaurant & Bakery on Urbanspoon
Hong Kong Food Market, another Banh Mi provider that you can read more about in Banh Mi On A Budget.
Hong Kong Food Market on Urbanspoon

Change of Scenes! Banh Mi from Eat Well, the convenient store on the corner of Broad and Canal that serves incredible BBQ pork po boys.
Eat Well on Urbanspoon

Pho Nola's "NOLA Combination" Banh Mi. Spectacular.
Pho Nola on Urbanspoon
So if you want to find out more about these awesome vietnamese po boys check out Banh Mi On A Budget and let me know if I missed your favorite spot! 

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