Ron Hsu Explains How to Make (and Eat) Vietnamese Bánh Xèo

“The reason bánh xèo has its name is when you’re making the crêpe it sizzles in the pan, and saying the word xèo mimics the sound of sizzling,” says Ron Hsu, of the famous crispy Vietnamese crêpe. “That’s how we know we’re doing it right.” 

Along with partner Aaron Phillips, Hsu opened Juniper Cafe in March 2021 as the casual,...