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Vietnamese Fast Casual Experiment Angers Vietnamese Americans in Texas

Is Vietnamese food going to be the “next big thing” in American Dining? Yum Brands, which owns Taco Bell and KFC, is trying out Fast Casual Vietnamese food with the launch in Dallas of “Banh Shop“, an experimental fast casual … Continue reading

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Le Van Ba, Founder of Lee’s Sandwiches, Dies At 79

Flickr Photo Credit: Neg Raggett In his discussion of the influence of the Vietnamese diaspora, Andrew Lam mentions banh mi along with pho as an Asian food item that is becoming mainstream.  For those of you don’t know, banh mi … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Banh Mi

One of my fondest memories of coaching The Daughter’s volleyball team was at a long tournament where we had a potluck lunch of tasty Filipino and Vietnamese food (the team was mostly Asian).  Not just standard fare like lumpia but … Continue reading

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