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  1. Beef
    Bánh Mì Beef: Sandwich Spy Switches Base of OperationsThe alleged recipe thief who opened Henry’s has a new sandwich shop.
  2. Openings
    Bánh Mì Beef: Hanco’s Accuses Henry’s of Foul PlayIs Park Slope’s latest bánh mì shop a designer imposter?
  3. Timelines
    The Bánh Mì Boom: A Grub Street TimelineA look back at over two years of bánh mì buzz, and how the humble Vietnamese sandwich became the new panino.
  4. Openings
    Bánh Mì Boom: The Vietnamese Street Eats Just Keep ComingThe latest in Asian sandwiches.
  5. Openings
    Bánh Mì Buzz: Hanco’s and An Choi Are Now OpenGood news for Vietnamese-sandwich lovers in Brooklyn and Manhattan alike.
  6. Openings
    Bánh Mì Buzz: Good News for Manhattan and Brooklyn AlikeA Vietnamese street-food joint is coming to the Lower East Side, and Hanco’s is opening another Brooklyn location.
  7. The New York Diet
    Jonathan Lethem Fuels His Writing With ‘White Trash’ SandwichesBoerum Hill resident and author of Motherless Brooklyn and The Fortress of Solitude Jonathan Lethem is at work on a still untitled novel that’s set on the Upper East Side and features a character that’s always seen eating either an H&H bagel or a burger deluxe from Jackson Hole. The author also happens to be a bagel lover and tends to wolf them down with egg and cheese during writing breaks, something he describes as an “abject New York style of white-trash eating.” Of course, he’d never indulge in that for breakfast. “My tendency,” he says, “is to go from purity to decadence, like I’m reliving the fall of a great empire.” Here he recounts the rise and fall of his diet this week.