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Tuesday, 13 September 2016

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SageOlson

Hah, I just went there for lunch today. Wanted to try the bog standard house special pho just to get a feel for their broth. Mine was strangely different from yours – lots of beef flavor, but OMG by far the most salt I've ever had in a bowl of pho. All of the beef cuts were A+ though. If they had cut the amount of salt in half this would've been one of the better bowls of pho I've personally had.

I've only been there one other time, during I think their first week. Had the house special com tam, and I was really impressed – usually I find com tam dishes in San Diego to be insipid and kinda sad, but this was vibrant with pickled veggies and shrimp paste and the tastiest vietnamese steamed meatloaf I've had in SD. I was properly happy with that dish.

kat

what a deal at $1 a piece!

Som Tommy

I had the bo luc lac which was good

janfrederick

If Ban Mai means something along the lines of "natural morning breeze", I wonder what Duyen Mai means?

I totally forgot saying anything about the Bun Bo Hue here until I reread that post. I don't think I ever went back to try the Bun Bo Hue there. Mien Trung diverted my attention for a spell.

caninecologne

Yay, another place to try Banh Xeo (and I like Pho Ban Mai's version too).

Kirk

Hey Sage - Sounds like they're still dialing things in.....

It's a very nice deal Kat!

OK ST - I'll give that a try.

I'll find out Jan. The Bun Bo Hue was good for "Pho shop BBH".

Yes, check them out CC!

Cathy

Saw this when we stopped at Golden City just after returning home from three weeks in the Midwest...The Mister said that you'd probably do a post. It will be a stop next time Vietnamese is the craving.

Kirk

You might want to try the Banh Xeo Cathy!

TFD

What?! A buck a piece for spring rolls?! Imma need 10. That's cheaper than me making them. The kids eat like savages.

Kirk

Hey TFD - That was the Grand Opening special....better check before scarfing 10! ;o)

Caninecologne

my banh xeo was not crisp but we did like the nem nuong and the lotus stem salad.

Kirk

I gotta get back there CC.....especially since SomTommy told me he likes the Bo Luc Lac.

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