Oxford English Dictionary Adds 'Banh Mi' to Dictionary
"As the culinary appetites of the English-speaking world grow ever more diverse, loan words referring to new cuisines are a perennial source of new OED entries," explains Katherine Connor Martin, senior editor of new words (how awesome a job is THAT?!) for the dictionary. Other foods such as California roll and doughnut hole made the cut--but let's save that for another post.
In the meanwhile, our only quibble: Wherefore are the diacritics, OED? It's "bánh mì," not "banh mi". . .