Do you know what fusion is? It’s banh mi. It’s a French-style baguette packed with ham and headcheese and pork belly, pickled carrots and onions, cilantro, Thai chilies and jalapenos. It’s mayo. It’s what the Vietnamese turned colonialism into. It’s cross-culture. It’s sublime.
P.S. The shop is open 24 hours because you might need pho at 2 a.m. • 2822 Graham Road, Falls Church; 703-876-9062