Eater points to some bnh m sliders mentioned in Wined & Dineds brunch roundup and echoes Tom Colicchio in saying hes so over the Vietnamese sandwich. With Baoguette 3 opening imminently, it seems like a good time to look back over two years of bnh m buzz, to see just how we got here. Cue the Family Ties flashback music, folks heres your bnh m timeline.
Momofuku Ssm bar, then just a burrito bar during the day, features a bnh m on its late-night menu.
Paris Sandwich Shop opens the first bnh m shop to have Yolato.
Newcomer Silent Hs Polish bnh m is named Sandwich of the Week.
Boi to Go brings bnh m to Turtle Bay.
Chinatown hole-in-the-wall Viet-Nam Banh Mi So 1 gets a renovation.
Su Voi Corp is named New Yorks best under-$5 breakfast.
T Quynm Pharmacy loses its bnh m counter (what were they thinking?).
Boi opens a midtown outpost.
Bnh M Saigon Bakery and Saigon Vietnamese Sandwich raise their prices by a game-changing 50 cents.
First word that Angelo Sosa is working on an Asian sandwich concept.
Seoul Station offers a Korean alternative.
Baoguette launches the first of what will be at least four stores serving "sloppy Baos."
First word of a sleek newcomer, An Choi, and a new location of Hancos.
Bep, a pop-up caf in Williamsburg, serves bnh m.
Three words: bnh m cart.
The Vietnamese sandwich finally arrives on Bedford Avenue.
Hancos and An Choi open. The $8 takeout bnh m is born.
Num Pang offers a Cambodian alternative.
Baoguette opens its second location and plots a third, Angelo Sosas Xie Xie gets an opening date, and Williamsburgs Nh Ti introduces the Pho Bnh M.
Citing Pegu Clubs fried-oyster bnh m and Terroirs mortadella-stuffed bnh m Italiano, New York declares the bnh m to be the new panino, and rounds up the citys best.