(Photo by Scott Suchman/For the Washington Post)

In Sunday’s dining column, Tom Sietsema tried his hardest to enjoy Ba Bay, a Vietnamese newcomer to Capitol Hill. As usual, Scott Suchman’s photos helped tell the story. Here’s an extended look at the Ba Bay shoot:

Tom Sietsema described the autumn rolls as “upright daggers of tempura-dipped, flash-fried rice paper packed with julienned jicama, carrot, egg and juicy Chinese sausage.” (All photos by Scott Suchman//For The Washington Post)

Server Eddie Kim helps customers order.

Black sesame cake, coconut caramel and coconut ice cream.