banh mi

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banh mi

 (bän′ mē′)
n.
1. A sandwich of Vietnamese origin made with various meats, pickled or fresh vegetables, and usually sriracha or another spicy condiment, served in a baguette that is traditionally made with both wheat flour and rice flour.
2. The bread used for this kind of sandwich.

[Vietnamese bánh mì, bread, baguette : bánh, cake, noodles, any food made from flour (from Early Middle Chinese piajŋ', round flat cake; also the source of Mandarin bǐng) + , noodles, wheat (from a Chinese topolectal source such as Fujian , noodles).]
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Morong, Bataan -- Close to 300 people, mostly students, were rushed to the hospital after eating Bahn Mi, a Vietnamese sandwich, at a restaurant right in front of the municipal hall, here last Tuesday, authorities confirmed yesterday.
Across the table, Lady Author was having difficulty with her bahn mi.
A filling, fresh-tasting snack, a proper bahn mi should have a crusty loaf with a soft, chewy center-similar to the French baguette.
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And the French-influenced Vietnamese sandwiches called bahn mi are moving from obscure storefronts to high-profile locations such as Nem, a kiosk in New York's Grand Central Terminal.