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Restaurant Review: A Taste of Vietnam

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: A Taste of Vietnam

Old Worthington has an iconic, deliciously walkable downtown stretch cluttered with outlets for edibles; ice cream, baked goods, French food, lots of continental eateries, and pizza. Now it’s home to a new Vietnamese restaurant too. The option is excitingly off-theme for the mainstream scene. An old-fashioned Chinese restaurant, the sort of place that serves up […]

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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: 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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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: The Battle of Bánh mì

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Dish Deathmatch: The Battle of Bánh mì

The Bánh mì is a popular Vietnamese sandwich for the epicurean crowd. At first blush, the thing looks like a typical sub sandwich — a big french loaf with lots of stuff crammed in it. Upon closer inspection, though, it turns out that the “sub” has stuff you won’t necessarily find on the menu at the […]

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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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New Food Trucks 2013: Mai Chau Truck

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson New Food Trucks 2013: Mai Chau Truck

It’s finally here. Its murmurings are faint, but if you stand completely still, and are completely quiet, you’ll feel its presence – Spring. Flower buds are pushing through the cracks in the pavements, birds are again chirping loudly at inappropriate hours of the morning, and food trucks are all gussied up and ready to serve […]

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