Banh Mi Added to Virgin America's Menu

You know you're a big deal when you become airline food.


Banh mi from Brooklyn's Ba Xuyen. [Photograph: Robyn Lee]

If you had any doubt that the banh mi trend had taken off, consider this: Virgin America is now serving banh mi on its in-flight menu. A flat iron steak sandwich with cucumber, lettuce, cilantro, and a daikon-carrot slaw, plus "Asian ginger dressing"—no paté, but we'll take it.

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