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Bahn Mi in San Fernando Valley

PD Girl May 24, 2010 09:40 PM

I am looking for somewhere to get a good bahn mi in the valley. Any thoughts?

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    Jelly71 May 25, 2010 03:05 PM

    another vote for Sandwich Express.

    and i gotta know where they get their jalapenos from, because they are hotter than any others i have ever had. my last 3 sandwiches from there were fireballs!! (in a good way, because i hate weak jalapenos)

    i usually get the grilled pork. i tried the Saigon, but didn't care for it. i just can't deal with cold pork, i think. next i want to try their fried egg one. i think that would be delightful.

    but it's also a good location, parking is easy, the building isn't cramped and overly crowded and they have clean tables.

    Sandwich Express
    1700 E Garry Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705

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    1. re: Jelly71
      Galen May 25, 2010 10:33 PM

      Jelly, you've really got to try the fried egg sandwich at Sandwich Express. The fried egg really compliments the pate in the sandwich. It's to die for.

      Sandwich Express
      1700 E Garry Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705

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      Jwsel May 25, 2010 01:56 PM

      Sandwich Express is good, especially the bread, but I prefer the fillings at La Baguette on Reseda, a few blocks away. I think their BBQ pork is superior and love the flavor of their pickled veggies.

      La Baguette
      7245 1/2 Reseda Blvd, Reseda, CA 91335

      1. liu May 24, 2010 10:10 PM

        Hello, PD Girl.
        Here is a previous Chow post that might be of interest:


        I highly recommend Sandwich Express.
        No, it is not the best banh mi in Southern California, but it is quite good if you don't want to travel to the San Gabriel Valley or Westminster. Also, the owner is extremely nice. Usually they have interesting "serve yourself" soft yogurt flavors, so save some room!

        Sandwich Express
        18575 Sherman Way in Reseda
        Just west of Reseda Blvd.

        1. creamfinger May 24, 2010 10:03 PM

          I like Sandwich Express on Sherman Way in Reseda. Their BBQ pork bahn mi is very good. Good freshly baked bread, lots of pickles and cilantro.

          Sandwich Express
          18575 Sherman Way, Reseda, CA 91335

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