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Pho Restaurants in the United States - Pho on the Move

Pho Restaurants in the United States – Pho on the Move

September 17, 2009

Here’s quick look at stats on Vietnamese pho restaurants in the U.S. They’re part of a market analysis project I’m working on. Vietnamese pho market analysis: Vietnamese pho restaurants in the U.S. showing top U.S. cities with pho restaurants, top California cities with pho restaurants, top states with pho restaurants.

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On Viet People’s Expectations, Standards, and Ideals for Pho vs. Non-Viet

July 25, 2009

What are the characteristics of a great pho? For a non-Vietnamese person, how can you decide if the pho you just had was authentic or not? Here’s my take on Vietnamese people’s expectations, standards, and ideals for Pho vs. non-Vietnamese’s. It’s pretty hard to screw up pho if the restaurateur knows anything about Vietnamese food, but it’s always up to you to decide.

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Corinne Trang’s Culinary Tours of Chinatown and Andrea Nguyen in the Media

June 18, 2009

On a few rare occasions I go off the pho path to highlight non-pho topics. I’ll give some buzz anytime for two of my favorite culinary experts, one on the East Coast, the other West Coast. I respect them and their works, so here’s what going on with Corinne Trang and Andrea Nguyen.

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Washington DC Pho – Can our Capitol Compare?

February 25, 2009

After snapping a quick shot of the exterior I walked through the doors into a small, dingy place. There were tables covered in watermelon tablecloths and a soap opera playing on tv to the left of the counter.

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Atlantic City Raises the Bar!

February 17, 2009

I didn’t realize the best Pho I’ve ever had would be in Atlantic City, New Jersey. I’m not kidding. This place was excellent. Don’t believe me?…

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Baltimore Pho

February 4, 2009

It was a cold night in Baltimore and what better to eat than a hot bowl of pho, right? The only pho place near downtown, which happens to be in a somewhat “rough part of town” (to say the least), is “Baltimore Pho.” So, we hopped in the ole’ Jeep and we were off!

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