Tag Archive | "banh mi"

Horizons’ Vegan Banh Mi Sliders

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

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Horizons’ Vegan Banh Mi Sliders

When we sat down with chef Rich Landau of Horizons, we knew what to expect: incredibly current, creative, fresh, full and layered flavors in food that just so happens to be vegan. The only thing we didn’t know is how exactly we’d be tickled.  If you don’t know Rich and Horizons, you need to get [...]

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Sampan Sets Sail For Lunch

Monday, March 8, 2010

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Sampan Sets Sail For Lunch

Midtown Village’s modern Asian restaurant Sampan started offering a delicious lunch menu last week. “Our variety of banh mi sandwiches, noodles and salads are perfect for a fast, affordable lunch,” says Chef Michael Schulson. We had the opportunity to stop by and try all six brand-new delicious banh mi. Schulson came to Philadelphia roughly twelve [...]

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Sandwich Bites: WaPo Loves RoPo, Monte Cristo, Stern’s Dogs, Schulson’s Banh Mi

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

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Sandwich Bites: WaPo Loves RoPo, Monte Cristo, Stern’s Dogs, Schulson’s Banh Mi

• In a review of a D.C. area shop that serves Philly style sandwiches, the roast pork gets a shout out, and the props it deserves. [Washington Post via The Illadelph] • A delicious combination of sweet and savory, how could you go wrong with smoked ham, turkey, and Swiss on French toast with berry [...]

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A Banh Mi For Me At Q.T.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

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A Banh Mi For Me At Q.T.

When Annie Tran opened Q.T. Vietnamese Sandwich a year ago, she wanted to offer a banh mi that was closer to the authentic sandwiches than anything she could find in South Philadelphia.  And to ensure that the food was true to the traditional, she brought in her mother, whose recipes come directly from cooking at [...]

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Sandwiches For Lunch At Supper

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

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Sandwiches For Lunch At Supper

On a sunny corner of South Street that straddles Washington West and Bella Vista, seemingly miles removed from the blaring car stereos a few blocks to the east, Supper’s new lunch menu boldly re-imagines classic sandwiches with a welcoming, come as you are attitude. Acclaimed Chef Mitch Prensky strives to create “the ultimate version” of [...]

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Xie Xie For the Sandwiches

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

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Xie Xie For the Sandwiches

In Mandarin, “xie xie” (pronounced shay-shay) translates to thank you. That’s exactly what we found ourselves saying after indulging in sandwiches at Chef Angelo Sosa’s new shop. The chef who has most notably developed the menus at Morimoto and Buddakan for the Starr Restaurant Organization, and also worked for Jean-Georges, opened Xie Xie to combine [...]

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What We’re Eating: Ba Le Bakery Veggie Banh Mi

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

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What We’re Eating: Ba Le Bakery Veggie Banh Mi

What We’re Eating takes a quick look at sandwiches the Unbreaded team can’t get enough of. Many of the city’s Vietnamese sandwiches are served on Philadelphia hoagie rolls, not the traditional French baguette.  But at Ba Le Bakery on Washington Avenue, the large Eiffel Tower on their sign indicates that French bread is on the [...]

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Playboy’s A-List: America’s Best Sandwiches

Friday, June 26, 2009

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Playboy’s A-List: America’s Best Sandwiches

A rundown of America’s greatest sandwiches reminds us that we read Playboy for the articles, of course.  Their A-List identifies some of this country’s most iconic sandwiches, including the lobster roll, the pastrami sandwich, the cheesesteak, the Cuban, the banh mi and the Italian beef.  And while the debate can begin as to which shop [...]

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