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Nicky's Porkchop Banh Mi

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The classic pate banh mi pales in comparison to Saigon on Mott's but the porkchop banh mi spicy rocks!

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  1. Amen. Nicky's pork chop banh mi is fantastic, while the classic version barely registers.

    1. Agreed. I don't get why more banh mi places don't do the whole pork chop. Must not be authentic? Whatever...tastes delish.

      1. Amen! My sister hates the meat at most of the bahn mi places around the city but loves the pork chop from Nicky's. We order it at least once a week.

        1. They also serve the same pork chops on top of rice or vermicelli...delish!
          There sardines bahn mi is also very good!

          1. Where is Nicky's?
            150 East Second Street?

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            1. re: eatfood

              sounds right

              1. re: eatfood

                East 2nd St. between Ave. A and Ave. B (nearer to A and is on the North Side of the Street). Also, was finally able to try Saigon and liked it as well. But, prefer the pork chop bahn mi at Nicky's over the Pork Bahn mi in Saigon. But, Saigon's pork bahn mi wasn't bad it tasted like longganiza! trying-out the sardines for breakfast tomorrow.

                1. re: nyufoodie

                  Saigon is as good as I've had in Manhattan (and Montreal, San francisco and Seattle for that matter) but still waiting to get to those in Brooklyn. Where do you find longganiza?

                  1. re: guttergourmet

                    elvie's turo-turo on 1st ave. cor 13th st. has good longanisa for maybe 1 - 2 dollars a piece. it's filipino food place. if, you like filipino food at all, you can also try elvie's adobo, lumpiang shanghai and beef kaldereta.

              2. I have to say this place really is great. Grown up with banh mi all of my life but i never liked eating them until i had one here.