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Hoi An boasts not one but two great Banh Mi outlets. Besides Banh Mi Phuong – there is Banh Mi Khanh which some people say is even better. She is called the Banh Mi Queen – I know know how the title originated but it is plastered in large letters at the shopfront. Banh Mi Khanh is on Tranh Cao Van Street – a little bit further out of town towards the North.
Mdm Khanh is now over 80 years old. When we went there she was not around – a much younger lady was making the Banh Mi. The most popular item here is the Banh Mi with fried egg – and that was what we ordered.
The baguette is just as good as Banh Mi Phoung’s, and the fillings were very flavourful. On the whole though I think Banh Mi Phoung’s Banh Mi has a slight edge over Mdm Khanh’s. However I’ll be happy to have either one any day.
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