You can find outstanding purveyors of this brilliant Vietnamese street-food sandwich in Fields Corner and Savin Hill. But our favorite cheap, satisfying, healthy sandwich—with its vivid flavors of Asian cold cuts or grilled meats, Kewpie mayo, chilies, quick pickles and fresh herbs—is located in a humble food court adjacent to an Asian supermarket in Allston. A great crackly rice- and wheat-flour baguette plus abundant fillings make this the four-dollar lunch to beat in Boston.
88 Food Connection at the Hong Kong Supermarket, 1095 Commonwealth Ave., Boston • (617) 562-8828
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