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On the Cheap: Bánh Mì Ngon

If there's one trend that food nerds find gratifying, it's the growing popularity of the bánh mì, the Vietnamese street-food sub I've long called Boston's best cheap lunch.
Boston’s southwestern neighborhoods get a budget-priced blast of fresh Vietnamese flavors
By MC SLIM JB  |  August 17, 2012

Saigon has a lovely Vietnamese mix of influences

For those who move to Maine from more diverse parts of the country, going out for an Asian meal requires some adjustments.
Melting pot
By BRIAN DUFF  |  October 29, 2010

Review: Minh Hai

The silences were fascinating. Usually with five people around a table eating, there's conversation.
Vietnamese cuisine only, wonderfully so
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 20, 2010

Mike's Bánh-Mì

Someday I'll be able to review a bánh-mì joint without providing a primer. But as a raft of new college students are arriving from the provinces, I'll once again offer Bánh Mì 101.
A great Vietnamese sandwich for both beginners and advanced eaters
By MC SLIM JB  |  September 04, 2009

163 Vietnamese Sandwich

163 Vietnamese Sandwich is a typical slightly shabby Chinatown storefront.
The piquant (and unscary) joys of Asian sub sandwiches
By MC SLIM JB  |  December 30, 2008