NEWS & REVIEWS

 

5 of the Country’s Most Delicious Dishes
Travel + Leisure’s Nilou Motamed shows TODAY’s Ann Curry the strawberry ice cream, sangria, savory cheesecake and banh mi that made the magazine’s list of top dishes around the United States.
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Ba Le on “Check, Please!”
View Ba Le’s story on the popular WTTW television show.
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Time Out Chicago Picks Ba Le
When the French controlled Vietnam, baguettes crossed cultures, and one of the finest results of this is the banh''' mi sandwich. They’re plentiful in this area, but this bakery...
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Ba Le’s Rau câu
They say it’s magic, that it will cure hangovers, make you younger, smarter, healthier and, hell, let’s throw richer in there, too. Coconut water has been touted as...
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Ba Le Moves Next Door
A Vietnamese sandwich shop well-known for its banh''' mi adds French-influenced pastries to the menu at its new, bigger location. Ba Le Bakery and Cafe moved...
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Ba Le in Not For Tourists
Gallery District sandwich and a drink: $11 + a guilty conscience. Gargantuan Banh' Mi, shrimp spring rolls, Thai iced tea and train fare to Argyle: $10 + a bag of leftovers...
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Ba Le on Metromix
This family-owned Vietnamese eatery, which began as a sandwich stand in Saigon, is best known for its barbecue pork, ham and other French-Vietnamese sandwiches...
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Ba Le in Chicago Reader
A couple years ago Ravenswood upstart Nhu Lan Bakery snatched banh' mi supremacy away from this venerable Vietnamese bakery, but Ba Le Sandwich Shop...
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Beyond Banh' Mi
For 21 years, Uptown's Ba Le has been a go-to spot for banh mi sandwiches and grab-and-go Vietnamese snacks. The humble café has always had its charms. But...
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Stimulus Funds Aids New Hires
View Ba Le’s success with a small business stimulus loan on ABC Chicago’s evening news program, which aired originally on October 30, 2009.
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