New York, NY 10003
- Daily 11am-10:30pm
- Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly
- Dinner, Lunch
- Street Parking
- Reservations Accepted
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Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 2 p.m. by Fork in the Road
Last week, we did a lot of reporting on restaurants operating in the dark, doing whatever they could to provide light and food to those who needed it. We checked in on our review restaurants, both of which happened to be in blackout...
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Friday, June 1, 2012 at 7:46 p.m. by Clarissa Wei
See what NYC's restaurant critics have been up to this week: Robert Sietsema thinks Sao Mai might be New York's best Vietnamese restaurant: "Situated on First Avenue in the East Village, Sao Mai ("Morning Star") was the subject of a...
What Should You Eat at Sao Mai?
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 8 a.m. by Robert Sietsema
At Sao Mai, the Goi Du Du (green papaya salad) is damn near unforgettable. This week , Counter Culture floats into Sao Mai ("Morning Star") a newish Vietnamese restaurant in the East Village, and maybe the best Vietnamese restaurant...
Is Sao Mai Our Best Vietnamese Restaurant?
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 4 a.m. by Robert Sietsema
No cuisine is as obsessed with fresh herbs as Vietnamese. Take the papaya salad ($8.50) at Sao Mai. In the moist toss of pale green fruit and bright orange carrots—both shredded into shoelaces—darker flecks catch the eye...
More Vietnamese Restaurants in East Village
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