You're one of two kinds of bánh xèo eater. Are you the kind that takes a whole leaf of lettuce to wrap a shard or two of the crispy Vietnamese crepe and its fillings, rolling it up with herbs to make a makeshift burrito? Or do you just put it all into a bowl and eat it with chopsticks? In Little Saigon, you'll find the wrap-and-rollers are in the majority, but there's really no rule on how one should attack a bánh xèo except to enjoy it while it's still fresh, at the optimum point of crunchiness, sizzling from the pan. You'd be a fool to not scarf the whole thing down on the spot, leaving no leftovers, preferably in a dining room in which you see almost nothing but bánh... More >>>