Prime time for scoring the best bánh mì in town is from 2 to 5 pm at Blue Dragon. That’s when the afternoon menu focuses on Vietnamese sandwiches and the crowds at this hot spot thin out. A stroke of luck, because you’ll want to be sitting down as you devour one of Ming Tsai’s leviathans. Crusty Iggy’s bread encases pickled, julienned veg, a generous schmear of pâté and plentiful proteins, like roast pork and peppery shrimp. Our current favorite is the slow-roasted lamb with mango and cucumber yogurt.
When seeking this essential Vietnamese street-food sandwich—baguette, fresh herbs, crunchy pickled daikon and carrots, Asian mayo and/or fish sauce-based dressing, fresh chilies and/or Sriracha and a protein of your choice—you’ll note that Dorchester has numerous quality purveyors…...
- 88 Connection Food Court, 1095 Comm. Ave., Boston
- (617) 562-8828