Hue Thai’s sandwich rolls are mini baguettes akin to Mexican bolillo rolls. The crust was just palpable enough to offer a crunch while the dough underneath wasn’t too airy nor dry, hence offering a nice chew. Finely julienned daikon and red carrot, lightly pickled venturing on the sweet side, were stuffed into the nice bun along with 2 long slivers of cucumber, plenty of cilantro, and a few slices of mild japalenos.
Sensing the tremendous possibilities proffered by above solid sandwich foundation, I bit into the xiu mai with a vengeance. And what fine xiu mai it is: porky, moist, spiced with a bit ginger(?). The ga sandwich was eaten the next day. Again, the fact I wasn’t sickened speaks volume to the quality. Just don’t ask me how it tasted.
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