Tip Top Sandwiches, the famed Little Saigon banh mi emporium, opened a second branch in the San Gabriel Valley on January 30, in the former Rosemead home of New Century Auto Mall. Owner Loc Lee’s Garden Grove original dates to 1988 and considering the continuous lines, he pretty much duplicated the concept, with an identical menu and a similar look.
Dozens of tables line the windows, and patio tables ring the restaurant.
If you’re feeling like a “Euro,” expect options like Pastrami & Cheese, Ham & Cheese and Eggs & Mayonnaise.
If “Gourmet Coffee” is more your speed, consider Vietnamese Iced Coffee, Vienna Café or Cappuccino.
There’s even a section of the sprawling L-shaped café devoted to Frozen Yogurt, weigh-and-pay for $0.39 an ounce, with a number of fresh fruits and toppings. An overhead menu claims the magical yogurt will help boost the immune system, “stop acne and create clear skin” and make your bones stronger.