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39 Below FroYo Adding Pop-Up Pho To-Go

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 39 Below FroYo Adding Pop-Up Pho To-Go

With the days getting gradually cooler, it’s time for some restaurants to scale back on the cool treats and offer the hot comfort food that makes winter a little more bearable. 39 Below, known for its variety of FroYo, will be scaling back on the frozen goods and introducing a seasonal pop-up selling Pho to-go. […]

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6-1-Pho Celebrating First Anniversary with Dragon Dancers and More

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 6-1-Pho Celebrating First Anniversary with Dragon Dancers and More

Husband and wife local business owners Lisa Bui and Ian Capotosta are celebrating one year of business for their Vietnamese restaurant 6-1-Pho in Clintonville. “A year is a huge accomplishment for opening up a restaurant, so I just kind of wanted to share it,” Bui said. “Everything’s just going awesome. There’s some slight changes, but […]

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Restaurant Review: Phy Phom Pho

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Phy Phom Pho

Grandview Avenue newcomer Phy Phom Pho is a nice, pared down stop. Open a few weeks, it replaces Jobu Ramen as a neighborhood outlet for some pho. The new joint doesn’t try to do a whole lot of things, it sticks to the basics: noodles or rice with meat. That said, what it does do, it does […]

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Restaurant Review: 6-1-Pho

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: 6-1-Pho

6-1-Pho’s name is cute and clearly soup-centric, but its meatballs steal the show. The corner stop in Clintonville is regularly packed full of customers learning the ropes of ordering at the fledgling fast-casual business. Like a Chipotle (et al.), 6-1-Pho features a cafeteria line where you can view your eating assembly options, before making any […]

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Cambodian-Inspired Phy Phom Pho Now Open on Grandview Avenue

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Cambodian-Inspired Phy Phom Pho Now Open on Grandview Avenue

A new pho spot has opened on Grandview Avenue, inspired by a twenty-year friendship. Phy Phom Pho, a fast-casual Cambodian restaurant, opened on July 23 in the former Jobu Ramen space at 1439 Grandview Avenue. Owner Maggie Ailabouni, who also owns next-door Mazah Mediterranean Eatery, decided to open a Southeastern-style kitchen, infuenced by her longtime […]

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6-1-Pho to Bring Vietnamese Flavor to Clintonville

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner 6-1-Pho to Bring Vietnamese Flavor to Clintonville

“Foe, or fuh?” So goes the question that often arises each time the subject of pho, the flavorful Vietnamese noodle soup, is breached. Though the popular dish entered the American mainstream back in the 90s, its correct pronunciation still remains a source of contention for many. Clintonville residents will soon be posing this question much […]

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Dish Deathmatch: What the Pho?

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Dish Deathmatch: What the Pho?

The art of pho is Serious Business in Columbus. Our peoples love their pho, and when the local newspaper writes up a lovey review for a new joint and its pho… well, it’s time for a little Dish Deathmatch. The new place is Mi Li’s Asian Cuisine. It has replaced Merlion at 5320 N. High […]

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