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Chicken, left, and Vietnamese ham, right, sandwiches, or Bánh mì, at Viet Palace Vietnamese restaurant in Fargo. Viet Palace, located at 1620 32nd Ave. S. in Fargo, offers seven varieties of bánh mì. The popular Vietnamese sandwiches usually combine cilantro, pickled vegetables, cucumbers, a unique mayonnaise and a meat filling in crusty French-style bread. Dave Wallis / The Forum

Bánh mì brings Vietnamese flavors to local menus

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FARGO - After becoming a favorite of foodies in major cities across the country, bánh mì is now on at least two local menus and could be added to two more restaurants in the coming months.


The popular Vietnamese sandwich might not seem like standard Asian fare at first glance, especially because it's usually served on a crusty French-style baguette.

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Ryan Johnson
After four years of covering news for the Grand Forks Herald and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Ryan Johnson has been a features reporter for The Forum's Variety section since 2013. His prior beats included politics, business, city government and higher education. Johnson is a 2008 alumnus of the University of North Dakota. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to
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