Le Petit Saigon chef Theign Yie Phan with a pork banh mi. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Le Petit Saigon chef Theign Yie Phan with a pork banh mi. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Le Petit Saigon chef Theign Yie Phan with a pork banh mi. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Story of the banh mi: Vietnam’s super sandwich that took on the world

  • Introduced to Vietnam by the colonial French, the baguette was later adapted for local tastes
  • Banh mi is still sold in Vietnam as a cheap snack, but it is now also a hit around the world

Topic |   Eat Drink Asia Podcast
Le Petit Saigon chef Theign Yie Phan with a pork banh mi. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Le Petit Saigon chef Theign Yie Phan with a pork banh mi. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Le Petit Saigon chef Theign Yie Phan with a pork banh mi. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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