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AgentRed Sep 21, 2010 03:08 PM

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    phillyjazz RE: AgentRed Sep 22, 2010 09:53 AM

    O was pretty good. The fresh baguettes made the sandwich. I've had better bahn mi elsewhere, though..

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      AgentRed RE: phillyjazz Sep 23, 2010 07:50 AM

      Yeah it maybe wasn't the best banh mi ever but it was cheap, sunny and in a great location.

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      Bigley9 RE: AgentRed Sep 22, 2010 10:56 AM

      OMG NO!!!!!!!!!!!

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        lost squirrel RE: Bigley9 Sep 22, 2010 11:26 AM

        I only made it there once before it closed, but I'm just happy that the Ba Le bakery is still there. I think there stuff was better overall.

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          MishyPoo RE: lost squirrel Sep 22, 2010 02:12 PM

          This is very sad news!
          :-(

          xoxo,
          Michelle

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            Bigley9 RE: lost squirrel Sep 25, 2010 03:01 PM

            Had my first Ba Le Bahn Mi yesterday - it was very good - I had the special and for once I actually knew there was pate on it! Guess I'll live without O (I didn't like the bahn mi at the place on 10th street between Arch and Market - mostly because of the bread, so I have been reluctant to try others, Ba Le's bread is that great crispy outside slightly soft inside bread that O had!)

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          bess RE: AgentRed Sep 24, 2010 07:10 AM

          any idea why? I didn't go there often but it was a good option in that area..

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            spyturtle008 RE: bess Sep 24, 2010 08:35 AM

            Maybe it had to do with the consistency of service. I tried to go not once, but twice within an hour of their stated opening time and didn't get any. Once the door was locked, although there were workers visible in the kitchen (who obviously saw us yanking at the doors) who ignored us. Another time the doors were open, no one in sight. Stood at the counter craning our necks and "Helloooooo"-ing for a good five or ten minutes before giving up. Not a good model for success.

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              lost squirrel RE: spyturtle008 Sep 27, 2010 09:55 AM

              I live right around the corner, and although I'm not around much I did notice that it was consistently empty. That could be a reason too.

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