What’s wrong with this picture?

Look closely!

Banh Cuon LA has been gutted out along Nguyen Du!

I saw them workers cleaning up the space a few days ago when I went with my visiting friends for a tour of the downtown area. 😦

Could they possibly be under renovation or is Banh Cuon LA gone for good?  If it’s the latter, it’s just so sad.  A lot of local Vietnamese businesses have folded up in prime locations to give way to foreign shops.  I for one feel that it’s exactly these local shops that makes Saigon feel like Saigon.

Now where do I get my congee and banh cuon?

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3 Responses to What’s wrong with this picture?

  1. Soki says:

    oh no! i was even planning to try it one of these days, close na pala. 😦

  2. Lyra says:

    Yung along Ly Tu Truong St. daw open pa! 🙂

  3. K says:

    I love the banh cuon from 179A Duong 3 Thanh 2. Read my post on it. 🙂
    http://twiceasdelicious.com/2011/11/29/ho-chi-minh-city-banh-cuon-delicious-rice-rolls/

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