Saigon Social serves one of the best fried chicken, hamburgers and bánh mì sandwiches in New York. And as you'll see when you buy food at the takeout counter at this LES place, there's no better dish of bun cha in Manhattan. In other words, bring some friends. The baguette Thanh Da uses for his bánh mì is so good that you could fill it with any old sausage and it would make a pretty good sandwich.
Of course, this Sunset Park restaurant goes a different direction with its fillings, as it includes a creamy pâté, a thick pile of shredded barbecue pork, and lots of shredded barbecue pork. The result is one of the best sandwiches in town. Buy at least one, in addition to the bun that comes with thin strips of intensely rich grilled pork over noodles. You could argue that fried rice with ribs is inevitably good.
We'll be the first to admit it, it usually has a fairly high floor. But after trying the Saigon District version in Astoria, you'll see that it can also have a very high ceiling. The caramelized meat, juicy tomatoes, and chili and garlic sauce balance out perfectly, as are the greasy brisket, bright cilantro, and the combination of sriracha and hoisin that come with the ph steak. And the best banh mi sandwich in New York is probably in this simple little spot in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
And when the food-loving public found out that there was an excellent new Vietnamese restaurant serving rich and tasty pho on the Upper West Side, lines began to form outside the restaurant. The original was very good; the new incarnation is great and one of the best Vietnamese restaurants in New York. David Farley is a food and travel writer based in the West Village whose work appears regularly in the New York Times, National Geographic, the BBC and Food %26 Wine, among other publications. There aren't many restaurants in New York, and even across the United States, that focus solely on the cuisine of the Vietnamese capital.
Inspiring Vietnamese restaurants began to light their boiling stoves and eventually produced (at last) excellent Vietnamese food in New York City. Vietnamese Pho from New York City.