The moniker seems clear enough, but don't be taken in: Thai-An Market (2593 S. State Rd. 7, Pembroke Pines, 954-893-5838) is actually a Vietnamese grocery store. Inside, in addition to Asian spices, pickles, condiments, and produce, you'll also find authentic banh mi, a hard-to-procure item in Florida. These French-Vietnamese submarine sandwiches, holdovers from colonial days, are delicacies composed of French baguettes, pork liver pâté, and pork cold cuts. The meats are livened up with pickled daikon, carrots, and fresh cilantro. Move over, Italian hoagie. At $2.50 per, they're not only ideal for inexpensive office lunches but they're a global treat on football game days.
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