There’s an old business adage, you can have it 1. cheap 2.fast 3. good, but you can only have two of the three. Apparently, the owners of
Inconspicuously located next to a gas station on
I elected to go with a #3 phô, or phô tái nam,. Essentially a bowl of beef broth and rice noodles, the phô tái nam features eye round steak and well done brisket. In addition to the massive bowl of beef, broth & noodles, I was given a plate of dressings for the phô
Once I had added the bean sprouts and a little sriracha, I was ready to attack the bowl, and what a bowl. It may just be a simple broth, but the phô at
Being an overzealous eater, I had decided I had to have some eggsrolls as well.
Chá giò or Vietnamese eggrolls are made of shrimp, pork, black mushrooms, onions, and carrots, all wrapped up and deep fried.
Armed with a combination of sriracha (rooster sauce) and soy sauce, I bypassed the sweet dipping sauce that came with the eggrolls and forged ahead with my own.
With a cross section, you can really see what makes up a Vietnamese eggroll at
Like the Thai House, Saigon has a monopoly on their cuisine in
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