Com Tam

Com tam (“broken rice”) is typically found in southern Vietnam and originates as a so-called poverty dish consumed by farmers who seek a use for their broken (and unsellable) rice grains. The plate will arrive with many types of pork — a juicy patty, grilled pork rib, Chinese-style sausage lacquered with a sugar-fish sauce carmelization and tripe on top. Scallions and an egg cake rest on the side with a side bowl of nuoc cham.