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kriminalrat Jan 27, 2012 02:17 PM

Just walked by...In the building kitty corner to 5th street towers. They have pho, Bun Bo Hue, Banh Mi, Com Ta, etc...Nice to have Vietnamese downtown.

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    NobleDanSavage Jan 27, 2012 06:24 PM

    Isn't this the same place that had the "$1 for each item" menu earlier? Hope the food has gotten a little better!

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      kriminalrat Jan 27, 2012 07:38 PM

      yes, that is correct. It was a Korean place for awhile then it was the $1 for each item...never tried it. I can't comment on the quality of their Vietnamese but I hope it's good. I plan on trying it next week.

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      kriminalrat Jan 30, 2012 04:56 PM

      Tried the Pho and was impressed. Not as good as Pho tau bay, Saigon, etc but a great option for the skyway. Portion was large. A lot of noodles and beef and the sides were fresh. I look forward to trying other things. The owner said they sell more Vietnamese food then Chinese food. He also said they have had Vietnamese for 6 months. I can't believe this has flown under my radar.

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        MrStPaul Feb 1, 2012 01:07 PM

        Haven't tried them since the changover from the $1 an item days. It looks interesting, but if I'm in the part of the skyway, I'm going to the Tea House.

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          kriminalrat Mar 5, 2012 10:22 AM

          Stay away from the Bahn Mi...it has a sorry excuse for a french roll.

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        ShinyCake Mar 8, 2012 01:33 PM

        Also stay away from the bun. It's terrible. Mostly lettuce, hardly any noodles, weird ingredients like crappy pink winter tomatoes and huge slices of raw white onion. Gross. It's like they have no idea what bun is.

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