Category Archives: Vietnamese

Pho Shop, New York, NY

With the notable exception of Saiguette, Vietnamese restaurants in NYC don’t really serve dumplings, so I had gone to Pho Shop planning to try their Banh Mi sandwich.  But I discovered they sell steamed dumplings, so I ended up having … Continue reading

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Saiguette, New York, NY

Typically Vietnamese restaurants in New York do not serve dumplings, but Saiguette serves eight styles of dumplings.  Saiguette is mainly a large busy kitchen with a small service counter and six stools at a tiny counter along the window.  If you … Continue reading

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Banh Mi Saigon is coming back!, Northampton, MA

Banh Mi Saigon is the one non-dumpling vending restaurant I write about, as the name suggests they make Banh Mi sandwiches, and they are amazing.  Until a fire wiped out the strip mall that housed them, they were the best Vietnamese … Continue reading

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Bamboo House, Springfield, MA

Springfield MA has a small cluster of Vietnamese restaurants, including a deli that sells awesome Banh Mi sandwiches. Pho Saigon usually wins the local “Best of…” awards in the Vietnamese Restaurant category and as a result is usually packed with … Continue reading

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