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Vietnamese Food Los Angeles

Little Sister Pho Banh Cuon (Food of the Week)

Chef Tin Vuong, business partner Jed Sanford and BlackHouse Hospitality Management recently brought their guns and butterfly decor from Manhattan Beach to downtown with the second branch of Little Sister. Vuong grew up in...
Sandwich Honolulu

The Pig and The Lady Pho French Dip (Food of the Week)

The Pig and The Lady founders Andrew Le (the pig?) and his mother Loan (the lady) produce Vietnamese comfort food at three Honolulu farmers markets. At the famed Saturday morning KCC Farmers Market, where...
Restaurant Sign Los Angeles

Pho Filet: Striking Noodle Soup Gold in South El Monte

South El Monte has become a pho hub, with family-run spots lining Garvey Avenue, and so far, the Nguyen family’s Pho Filet is the standout establishment in my explorations. Expect 20 variations of Vietnamese...
Pho Ho Chi Minh City

Pho 2000: Slurping Soup Like a President in Ho Chi Minh City

Pho 2000, a Ben Tranh adjacent pho shop, is famous for one thing, serving Bill Clinton beef noodle soup on his visit to Ho Chi Minh City in November, 2000. Clinton’s photos were everywhere...