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June 21, 2017

How New Orleans Birthed a Vietnamese Po 'Boy Movement | Food Grails

For episode 4, we head to New Orleans. Forty years ago, Vietnamese migration to NOLA introduced bánh mì to po' boy country. Now, the lines between two iconic sandwiches are blurring. To find out what happens when you mash up the Mississippi Delta and the Mekong Delta, we spoke to New Orleans legend Curren$y, Times-Picayune writer Brett Anderson, and Banh Mi Boys chef Peter Nguyen.


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Food Grails host Miss Info travelled the world as a music journalist and saw the power of artists who rep for their hometown sound. Now she wants to discover how foods define a city’s flavor—from D.C.’s mumbo sauce to NYC’s beef patties.