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How are the banh mi at Paris Sandwich?

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lucybobo Jun 2, 2007 02:35 PM

The place on Mott St a bit north of Canal. I was walking by and it looked interesting, but I was already full. Worth a trip?

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    geekygirl Jun 2, 2007 02:54 PM

    I was very disappointed with their banh mi. Not authentic at all and they skimp on the meats and veggie fillings. Definitely one of the worst banh mi I've ever had.

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      kobetobiko Jun 2, 2007 04:50 PM

      The bahn mi I tried there was definitely the worst bahn mi (or the worst sandwich, for that matter) I have ever had. Chewy bread and rubbery meat. I couldn't even finished it and threw more than half of it away.

      1. chompchomp Jun 2, 2007 06:22 PM

        Atrocious.

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          nativeNYer Jun 2, 2007 06:43 PM

          well that's good b/c i stopped into paris sandwich today b/c i caught a glance of the bottles of snapple from outside. took one look and wasn't tempted at all. left w/ my bottle of snapple. glad i made the right decision.

        2. CalJack Jun 2, 2007 11:42 PM

          I have to take this opportunity to say that Paris Sandwhich Shop is an a-banh-mi-nation. Boring meat, , skimpy veggies, and a chewy, runty roll. They do however offer a (sickly sweet) grilled pork chop option, which I haven't seen anywhere south of Nicky's, although I'd love to hear about other sources that may be lurking off the Mott Street radar. Has anyone tried the green tea pancake/waffle thing that the Paris staff was hawking on that regrettable day I sampled their sandwiches?

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            lucybobo Jun 4, 2007 11:39 AM

            a-banh-mi-nation? OMG!!!

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