SF: Banh Mi at Bun Mee

pork belly banh mi

pork belly banh mi

 

On one of my previous trips to San Francisco, I spotted Bun Mee and filed it away for times I needed an Asian food break the next time I was in SF. I came across the one in Union Square and decided it was a great place to grab a snack (especially important after a long day of shopping on and around Market Street).

My friend and I split a pork belly banh mi and some egg rolls.

The sandwich wasn’t bad but I felt it was a little dry. Where was that wonderful Vietnamese mayo? I also hate carrots so I thought there was an enormous amount of them and not enough radish sticks.

egg rolls

egg rolls

 

We liked the egg rolls though, especially with a squeeze of sriracha in the fish sauce for a spicy kick.

Bun Mee is great for a quick stop. The music is fun, there are outlets to change your phones (hella — yes, I used the word hella– important for a weary traveler) and the fresh lemonade was great. I’d come back to try other stuff on the menu the next time I’m shopping in Union Square.

Bun Mee

650 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94104  —  (415) 362-8663

 

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