Everything’s better on banh mi

Ng says he started receiving orders from non-Asian restaurants in the early 2000s, mostly for Franco-Vietnamese “mini-baguettes,” best known in the United States as the foundation of bánh mì, the sandwich that shares their name. An Xuyen now supplies custom products to a number of customers, including hamburger buns to Foster Burger, pan bread to Sen Yai and bun dough to Steamers Asian Street Bistro, but the baguette remains a favorite.

An Xuyen’s Southeast Asian breads are the foundation of some of Portland’s best sandwiches