Lien Hoa BBQ's Banh Mi

Lien Hoa in Chinatown.

Yeah every banh mi joint does a BBQ Pork, BUT they are usually sad, dry, and weirdly colored.

Lien Hoa, being a Chinese BBQ joint, throws in the same Char Siu/BBQ Pork and Roasted Pork that locals buy by the pound.
Real char siu goes so well with the pickled carrots and spicy jalapeno. Price: $4.50.

AFAIK, this is the only Chinese BBQ joint that puts its BBQ in Banh Mi’s.
If you want to spruce it up you can buy scallion-ginger sauce, plum sauce, and pickled cabbage.

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Forgot the food pornz

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Your picture looks like the char siu loins that are sitting in the steam trays. Lien Hoa’s best is the whole cambodian-style roast hog crudely crudely chopped and laid out on a sandwich. Expect big chewy hunks of skin and fat with a maybe the odd chunk of bone accidentally left in.

I usually get my banh mi at Buu Dien but if I really feel like a baller I’ll splash out four bucks and change for the chopped whole hog.

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The Roast Piggy is definitely next!!

That the place? Just checking since I may try it today.

That’s it!

Ask nicely if you can get some of the meat juices into the banh mi

Might have to stop here for a future Dodger game!

Tip: Dodger Stadium Upper Deck is open to the public, enter thru the team store and enjoy your lunch in the seats and take a nap while you are at it

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Gotta hit it next time.

Over-ordered at Guerilla Tacos and could not soldier on.

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