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traceybell May 4, 2007 03:02 AM

Where should I go for my first taste of banh cuon? I was thinking between Cong Ly, Thaison, or Pho Viet Huong? Or someplace else? And does Nha Trang really have good softshell crabs?

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    Fida Jul 31, 2013 12:58 PM

    Mm. Never had it. Is it like the Chinese mush?

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      rottyguy Aug 3, 2013 07:26 AM

      Unsure what chinese mush is... they're rice crepes usually filled with ground pork (sometimes shrimp) with garnishes (mint/cucumbers/bean sprouts) and vietnamese bologne. Also a healthy does of nuoc mam!

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      rottyguy Jul 31, 2013 04:18 AM

      resurrected: I've yet to find a good Banh Cuon place so we generally make our own. That said, are there any Banh Cuon only places in any of the Boroughs?

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        ilyria Jul 30, 2007 11:25 PM

        did you ever try the banh cuon at any of these places? what did you think?

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