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By Marissa Ciampi
October 13, 2020
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Marrickville Pork Roll

A Sydney stalwart with some of the best bánh mì in the city.
By Marissa Ciampi
October 13, 2020
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A true Sydney stalwart, Marrickville Pork Roll has long been considered one of the best bánh mì shops in the city. It's well worth the wait in that inevitable queue, which often wraps around the block outside this hole-in-the-wall spot.

Open daily from 6.45am, the shop bakes its baguettes fresh every morning. That fluffy-yet-crunchy baguette is schmeared with pâté and mayo, then loaded with your choice of meat, fresh herbs, pickled veg, salad and chilli. While the traditional pork is the go-to, we rate the barbecue pork and crackling pork belly. Meatball, chicken, salad and veg varieties are also up for grabs — and all for just a few dollarydoos ($6–8). It's hard to say exactly what makes these Vietnamese sandwiches better than all the rest, but that classic combination of pork roll goodness is difficult to beat.

For those closer to the CBD, Marrickville Pork Roll also has locations in Darling Square's Steam Mill Lane and along Pitt Street. But nothing trumps the original, and it's worth venturing to Marrickville for.

Image: Eddy Milfort via Flickr

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