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Authentic Bun Cha in bay area?

tbot | Jul 25, 200612:53 AM     30

I've always been a big fan of Bun Cha Giao Thit (grilled pork with rice vermicelli and fried rolls), but after recently travelling to Vietnam I've discovered it's served a bit differently (big suprise) there.

The char grilled pork is served in a warm tangy broth rather than on top of the noodles with a fish sauce on the side. Noodles and a garden of leafy veggies and sprouts are served on the side to add to the meat and broth. I found the VN version to be much tastier and more complexly flavored.

some pics of what I'm talking about on the wonderful noodlepie blog...

http://www.noodlepie.com/blog/bun_cha...

I'm wondering if anyone familiar with the authentic preperation knows if it is available in the bay area?

thanks.

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