A pork banh mi at Le Petit Saigon in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Eat Drink Asia: Banh mi-where Vietnamese tradition and French colonialism collide

  • While banh mi might look simple, there’s more to it than meets the eye
  • The dish was born in a time when Vietnamese weren’t even allowed access to wheat flour, making it hard to imagine the sandwich would become world famous
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A pork banh mi at Le Petit Saigon in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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