Posts Tagged ‘pho’

Pho 14 Heading to Adams Morgan

Looks like Pho 14 in Columbia Heights is opening a second location at 1769 Columbia Rd. NW, according to permits in the owner's name at that address. Manager Thanh Nguyen confirms to Y&H that the Vietnamese restaurant is in fact opening a new location in Adams Morgan in late summer or early fall. She says […]

At Last! A Zombie Apocalypse-Themed Food Truck!

Really, wasn't it only a matter of time? Among the many food trucks that have debuted in recent months, at last one of them is taking on zombies. Pho Junkies, which serves Vietnamese pho soup, is the "brain"child (Y&H apologizes) of high school buddies and Virginia natives Woo Jin Lee and Luan Vo. (Tagline: Better […]

What To Eat Tonight: Pho Bo Tai Nam at Montserrat House

"Pho U," a planned Vietnamese pop-up restaurant at Montserrat House, was abruptly called off a few weeks back. For good reason, too—the chef, Toki Underground's Thang Le, had tragically died. Tonight, the pho goes on, with Marvin chefs James Claudio and Brendan L’Etoile at the helm. Menu highlights include crispy spring rolls ($7), garlic chicken […]

Bye-Bye, Jelly Belly! U Hall Makes Room For Pho Dogs Galore

Late night nosh spot U Street Music Hall is shaking up its eclectic menu yet again. On Christmas Eve, the Northwest D.C. nightclub debuted its latest collection of interesting finger foods, including no fewer than six different variations of its original pho dog. The various new twists on the house-made Vietnamese soup-flavored frankfurter comes at […]

Pho Rent: Displaced Froggy Bottom Pub Plans To Relocate

George Washington University's plans to renovate the soon-to-be-vacated Kaiser Permanente offices at 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW spells doom for the longstanding Froggy Bottom Pub, home of cheap beer, pizza and pho. At least in its current location. In a year or two. But proprietor Hien Bui tells the GW Hatchet that she is looking for […]

Pho Future Reference: H Street’s Pho Bar & Grill Opens Tuesday

Man, it seems like every week there's a new eatery opening along the trendy H Street corridor. This week, The Big Board debuted its gourmet burger selection to the neighborhood. Next week, it's Pho Bar and Grill.  Urban Daddy has the scoop on the "nearly all-hours haven for warm Vietnamese broth," opening Tuesday at 1360 […]

Pho Dog Will Survive Massive U Hall Menu Overhaul

Pho dog aficionados take heart. U Street Music Hall is sticking with its innovative Vietnamese twist on the traditional frankfurter. "We're revamping the menu and it's one of the only items that will carry on," U Hall co-owner Jesse Tittsworth tells Young & Hungry. The grilled beef or tofu link, bathed in homemade pho broth, […]

Quick Feeding: Pho Advice and Flooded Venues in Georgetown

Pho Formula: Here's some sound advice for any place that serves pho: "Don’t skimp on the broth or beef, keep it under $9, and I will be in there twice a week. That is all." [PoP] Waterlogged: If you had plans to head down to Washington Harbour in Georgetown to enjoy a drink or meal […]

Yes, It’s Time for Pho. But Where?

A friend of mine has been in the mood for pho. And the winter blast we're having makes for a perfect excuse to go seek out the traditional Vietnamese soup. I've been thinking of pho places accessible by public transit and within a 20-minute Metrorail ride of downtown D.C. I'm catching a movie tonight, and […]

Pho and Hot Dogs Together at Last at U Street Music Hall

It’s 10:15 p.m. – well past my bed time – when I walk down the basement staircase and enter the U Street Music Hall. A tall blonde bartender clad in hot-pink tights takes my order.  She calls me sweetie and flirts a touch, stroking my ego and inflating her tip.  She does the same with […]