Based out of San Jose, the shop specializes in bánh mì, the Vietnamese sandwich that is an appetizing post-colonial amalgamation. Though the always-endless lines seem imposing, Lee's service is so outstanding that you'll quickly be savoring the most outlandish deal ($1.50 for a delicious 9-inch sandwich) in the world.
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After two months of amassing donations in five-gallon jars at its dozens of locations (including 21 in Southern California), bánh mì juggernaut Lee's Sandwiches collected over $18,134 to help victims of the Japanese ts...