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why is the pho in nyc so bad and where can i find boston-like pho?

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why is the pho in nyc so bad and where can i find boston-like pho?

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shih | | Nov 10, 2008 07:43 AM

Hi all,

I used to live Boston, where bowls of pho were a staple for me. But ever since moving to NYC, I haven't been able to find pho that's at all satisfying. I've read here and there on the boards that NY pho and Boston pho are different because the vietnamese restaurants here are run by Vietnamese who were living in china, but does anyone know where I can find the more Boston-like stuff? I'm talking poached chicken (not grilled) that's pulled and served in the soup (not on the side) with a very flavorful broth full of basil, cilantro, and thin slice onions (v important!).

Any help would be much appreciated! Banh mi here seem different too, but that's less devastating to me...

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