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Vietnamese and Cambodian Chefs Are Popping Up at Noord

Two Vietnamese-born women chefs are bringing their Taste of Asia dinner series to Noord with a feast served on banana leaves.

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The Vietnamese Cheesesteak: Hot Take on a Philly Staple

It can be tricky to mess with a classic, especially one as beloved as the cheesesteak. Tampering with the simple “one whiz wit” could be […]

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Female Cook Killed at Lee’s Cafe and Bistro

Sometime before 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 3rd, a 54 year old female cook at Lee’s Cafe and Bistro on the 500 block of Washington […]

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Pho Comes to Fairmount

The former BlueCat at 1921 Fairmount Avenue is now iPho, a Vietnamese eatery for Fairmount. Owner and chef Van Nguyen also owns an iPho in […]

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Banh Mi and Bottles Brings Vietnamese Street Food to South Street

Ever hear of a Vietnamese Taphouse? Well there’s one coming to South Street. Tuan Phung is bringing Vietnamese street food and over 200 different bottles of craft […]

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The Lost World: Papaya Vietnamese Contemporary Tapas Reviewed

On a Sunday night in late November, we weren’t the only table at Papaya Vietnamese Contemporary Tapas, but it was close. My wife and I […]

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Finding the Best Pho in Philly

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 […]

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Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Malaysian Restaurants and Food in Philadelphia

In Philly, Southeast Asian flavors are the gift that keeps on giving. In Point Breeze, South Philly and Chinatown, along Washington Avenue and even out […]

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Eat the World: How to Assemble Your Pho

PRO TIP: If you add the cold garnishes a little at a time, they won’t cool the soup too quickly … and the heat plus […]

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A Couple of Closures to Bum You Out

A Twitter follower had tipped us off that the postage stamp-sized Cafe Nhu Y had closed its doors at 8th and Christian. And after a […]

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Where We’re Eating: Vietnam

On a recent visit to one of the many hole-in-the-wall pho joints on Washington Avenue, I saw a table of large white construction workers slurping […]

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Tickets on Sale for Zahav’s Jewish Christmas

Zahav is once again hosting a very Jewish Christmas. On Monday, December 23rd, it will be Vietnamese food and a movie. And this year the […]

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New York Times Says Atlantic City’s Vietnamese Restaurants Among Most Authentic in Country

On Monday, the New York Times dedicated hundreds of words to Atlantic City’s Vietnamese restaurants in an article entitled “Where the Pho Is a Sure […]

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Gotta Try: Chinese/Vietnamese Hoagie

I’m not exactly sure how you pronounce the name of Mi Dac Ky, the newest restaurant addition to the bustling Washington Avenue food district. But […]