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Jan 7, 2006 06:29 AM

Pho in Raleigh nc

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any updates..or is Pho cali still one of the best...

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  1. Sweet Basil in Holly Springs does a good job.

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    1. re: blewgo

      More convenient to go to capital...wife had the beef pho...a little bland..I had the viet beef stew very tasty..good spring rolls...atmosphere refreshing..good price..

      1. re: orzobino

        They are usually more than happy to adjust the spice.

        I too like the "stew" especially when served with the French bread. They also make good hoagies.

    2. Dalat in Mission Valley between the NCSU campuses is my favorite. They make a house roll with vermicelli that's worth the trip. Have you tried the Vietnamese place in Wilson next to Griff's yet?

      1. There's a great place in Durham, run by a Vietnamese woman and her American, soldier during the war, husband. It's on Guess Road just south of I-85. I'm not sure of the name but it's about 1/4 mile down on the right and it's got a red sign. It's looks a little divey but the food's awesome...

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        1. re: Scott Lewis

          The Guthries (couple mentioned above) have sold the restaurant. Fortunately, Han sold all her recipes along with the restaurant, and the food is just as good. I ate there over the holidays after a several year abscence from the triangle, still excellent.

          1. re: Scott Lewis

            Lime and Basil in Chapel Hill is pretty good, although I humbly admit to being a neophyte as regards Vietnamese food. I'm not a fan of Pho, but my wife loves it.


          2. Try Pho Far East - Also, on Capital Blvd. MUCH better than Pho Cali & better atmosphere too!

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