Family’s long road from Cambodia to Tenderloin sandwich shop [SF Chronicle]

Ki Giang prepares a sandwich at L&G Vietnamese Sandwich, the shop she and her husband own in S.F. Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez, The Chronicle .

Ki Giang prepares a sandwich at L&G Vietnamese Sandwich, the shop she and her husband own in S.F. Photo: Carlos Avila Gonzalez, The Chronicle .

SF Chronicle's Jonathan Kauffman recently visited with the kind-hearted, ban mhi making family behind one of the Tenderloin's best cheap eats, L & G Sandwich Shop.

From the article:

With her first son in a doctoral program, her second son at San Francisco State, and her third son near the end of high school, Ki Giang decided that she could finally open a banh mi shop.

Giang, who has a heart-shaped face and a penchant for colorful blouses, now owns L&G Vietnamese Sandwiches with her husband, Minh Lam; their last names make up the L and G in its name. She is the pulsating nucleus of the 2-year-old shop on Eddy and Larkin streets, never still and yet always at its center.

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