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Real Philadelphians Eat Tripe

That’s right, real Philadelphians eat tripe. It’s not really such a crazy assertion. After all, Philly — historically — is a city of immigrants. In […]

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One of Philly’s Best Pho Spots Just Opened a Location in NoLibs

A long-running Kensington pho specialist has just opened a new location in Northern Liberties. Pho House, the latest from the folks behind Thang Long, softly opened […]

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Where to Eat Pho in Philly: The Ultimate Guide

Philly has never been lacking in good pho. But unlike ramen, soup dumplings, or fried chicken, pho has never really had a boom cycle in […]

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First Look: Stock Rittenhouse

The long-awaited Stock Rittenhouse opens at 5 p.m. today at 1935 Chestnut Street. Chef-owner Tyler Akin and his crew have streamlined the former WokWorks space, […]


Ask the Editor: How Do I Build a Bowl of Pho Like a Pro?

Welcome to Ask the Editor, a new weekly column by yours truly where I answer all of your Philly food and drink questions. Have some […]


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 […]


Best Pho, Ramen, Pasta and Other Noodles in Philly

So many noodles in so many forms. From Asian to Italian, from quick lunches, to luxurious dinners, here are the best noodle dishes in Philadelphia, […]


Stock Adds Lunch Service

Due to popular demand for their pho-king delicious food, Stock, the charming Fishtown BYO well known for its pho is now serving lunch on Mondays, […]


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 […]


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 […]


Pho Jerky is Back Pho Real

Back in late 2012, Side Project Jerky collaborated with chef Sean Magee of Time to create Pho jerky. It was a hit. Since then, Side Project […]


Experiencing the Heights of Soup at Stock

Brian Freedman sings the praises of Stock, the Vietnamese cafe on Girard Avenue in Fishtown. Beef pho tastes as deep as some sort of soupy […]


First Bite: Stock

Like a whisper, Stock opened this past weekend at 308 E Girard Avenue. I know this, not because of Twitter or Facebook (they don’t have one), […]


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 […]


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 […]