Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay

Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay
Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay

Ba Bay owners Khoa and Denise Nguyen shake up the Vietnamese dishes they grew up eating. Photograph by Scott Suchman

Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay
Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay

Chef Nick Sharpe got a crash course in Vietnamese cooking from owners Khoa and Denise Nguyen’s family. Photograph by Chris Leaman

Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay
Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay

A generous bowl of pho has a rich broth conjured from beef bones from a Maryland farm. Photograph by Scott Suchman

Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay
Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay

Pork belly with clams, Thai basil, and Thai-chili broth. Photograph by Chris Leaman

Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay
Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay

The carefully mussed servers at Ba Bay channel Brooklyn. Photograph by Scott Suchman

Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay
Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay

Shrimp on sugar cane with fat back, pickles, and herbs. Photograph by Scott Suchman

Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay
Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay

The logo for Ba Bay, printed on the front window. Photograph by Chris Leaman

Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay
Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay

The airy restaurant has large front windows that can slide open in warm weather. Photograph by Chris Leaman

Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay
Outtakes: Reviewing Ba Bay

The shades over the lights are made from wicker and evoke bakets. Photograph by Chris Leaman

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