Despite its own struggles, the St. Louis food scene is supporting healthcare workers Author: Abby Llorico ST. LOUIS — Local business owners aren’t on the front lines themselves, but many are helping feed the fight. For the past few weeks, Tamara Keefe and the crew at Clementine’s Naughty and Nice Creamery have been delivering pints of […]
UNIVERSITY CITY, MO. In the Delmar Loop, The Banh Mi Shop Is Donating Meals to Local Hospital Workers Mabel Suen With the onslaught of the coronavirus, many new businesses have faced unfathomable challenges in their initial days of operation. For new restaurants like The Banh Mi Shop, paying it forward seems like the best practice. The […]
Kimberly Nguyen·Food ·March 31, 2020·1 min read St. Louis Banh Mi Shop Donates Meals to Hospital Workers Battling COVID-19 The Banh Mi Shop in Missouri is just one of many businesses that have decided to donate food to those helping on the front lines of preventing the spread of COVID-19. The St. Louis sandwich shop, owned by […]
The Banh Mi Shop recently opened at 567 Melville Ave., located on a quiet tributary off Delmar Boulevard in the heart of The Loop. Owner Jimmy Trinh said the slow, hushed opening was by design. Now in mid-March, the restaurant is far from quiet: Late ’90s and early ’00s hip-hop from DMX, Dr. Dre and Juvenile […]
The St. Louis area has a new spot for bánh mì. Jimmy Trinh, chef-owner of The Banh Mi Shop, hosted a “shock and awe” opening for the restaurant on Feb. 25, simply taking the paper off the door and welcoming the community in. While there are great places to get bánh mì around town, he says that […]
Perched on one of the red stools inside the Bánh Mì Shop (567 Melville Avenue, University City), I spot several people peering into the windows, looking at the newest addition to the Delmar Loop. Some passersby point at the shop’s sign, scrawled in bold black letters next to the red stool logo, and keep walking. Others step […]
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