- 308 E Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
- Cuisine: Vietnamese
- Meals Served: Dinner, Lunch
- Price: $$
- Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
- Hours: Dinner: Thursday to Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Lunch: Saturdays and Sundays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
126 S 18th Street
Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby aren’t the first restaurateurs to summon night-market memories with bare bulbs strung beneath a black ceiling. But the globetrotting vegans behind Vedge have uncorked an unusually pent-up desire for street snacks at this energetic offshoot of their stately mother ship.
But eat here and you can feel how long the pressure’s been building to yank every taco and noodle bowl into the meat-and-dairy-free realm. Read more »
Philadelphia Inquirer critic, Craig LaBan has spent the last three months becoming a pho expert. LaBan has traversed Washington Avenue, explored Chinatown and peeled back the mystery of East Kensington’s pho culture to come up with his list of the best pho in Philadelphia.
Along the way, LaBan discovers, tips, tricks and some off-the-menu requests that can elevate your pho sojourns as well.