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Tuesday, 16 July 2013



Looking at the bowl of pho right now makes me sweat over the computer screen. But the meat on the side looks beautiful! I don't often get meat on the side b/c I feel like the broth gets too cloudy after 5 minutes? Maybe b/c the broth wasn't hot enough?


Hi Faye - If I'm getting Filet, I don't want it cooked to death, I'd prefer some control, after all you're paying the money, right? Have you noticed that when you order pho tai, that even though raw beef is placed in the bowl along with the hot soup it isn't cloudy until you start messing with it? That's because some of this is caused by shaking it around too much. In other words, I place the meat in my bowl and don't do "shabu-shabu".

J.S. @ Sun Diego Eats

I live in that area and Pho Fifth Avenue is our go to pho spot. I was scared the first time I tried it because a) pho in Hillcrest? and b) its kindof nice-ish looking inside which led me to believe it catered to a less authentic clientele. But its definitely decent stuff!


It is indeed JS. I think they make a decent bowl.


If you bought a portion of uncooked pho noodles, soup base, and fillings with the intent on assembling them for a meal, would that be called a pho-kit?

Thank you, I'll be here all week.


You forgot the the drum rimshot (da-dum-cha) after that MrZ. That would have ended your comment comment with a pho-lur-ish.....


My coworkers took me out for Vietnamese to figure out my knowledge of Asian cuisines. You could say I passed the test with pho-lying colors!

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