I was a huge fan of this place all last year and went at least once of week for their Banh mi. I introduced a lot of friends to the place and we put up with the long lines and the no substitution policy. The past few times the sandwiches seemed to be really slipping a bit. The pork belly was rather skimpy on the pork and not all that flavorful and the Ginger brisket was a glutinous mass of fat. Not all that appealing. They now have five or six stores. Seems to be the same old NY story. The original idea gets spread too thin and with it the quality starts to go out the window. I hope I just hit a few off days, since I loved this place, but I worry they are starting to cut corners on quality now that they have become so well-known.
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