There's almost nothing better during the chilly winter months than a steaming hot bowl of soup. Fortunately, the time is ripe to get out and warm up with Silver City's annual Phobruary, a celebration of all things pho.
Hue is slurping up the title for best pho in Milwaukee this year, now with two locations, Bayview and Wauwatosa, giving us more outlets to pho-fill our Hue cravings.
Spicy Tuna might be best known for the artistic presentation of their sushi, which features the whimsical art of sushi chef Jeff "Jab" Phoochangthong. But co-owner Kheskanya Sangkratok says it's been a goal to introduce guests to the flavors of their Thai backgrounds as well.
Hue, which already claimed the title of Milwaukee's best Asian Fusion restaurant, now takes the crown as Milwaukee's most pho-nomenal pho in this brand new best of dining poll category.
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You might miss it if you aren't looking. After all, Vientiane Noodle Shop is marked by little more than a green awning and a simple neon sign which declares its name, an homage to Vientiane, the capital city of Laos. Unsurprisingly, it's the Lao cuisine within that makes it worth your while to visit.
It's Phobruary. So, why not indulge in a steaming hot bowl of Vietnamese soup? There are countless places to get your hands on a big bowl of pho, but here are eight of our favorites, including three in Silver City.
We stopped in for a lunch at contemporary Asian restaurant Lucky Ginger. How was the Historic Third Ward newcomer? Read on to find out.
North Avenue in East Tosa has been exploding with new places to eat, drink and be merry, but few received the kind of neighborhood buzz as the western outpost of Bay View's acclaimed Vietnamese-inspired Hue.
Creating authentic pho, the Vietnamese dish that you can eat for any meal, is not easy, especially since to be real it has to contain tendon meat, which is chewier but adds flavor to the broth. Buddha Lounge on North Avenue, has a pho that is just like that served in Vietnam.
Vietnam's signature noodle soup has existed for more than 100 years. A North Vietnamese staple with strong French and Chinese influences, the rice noodle dish is typically served with a choice of red meat or tofu, but the best part about pho is personalizing your bowl: each order comes with a wide selection of standard sides, including bean sprouts, lime or lemon wedges, basil, scallions, cilantro and jalapeño slices. Pho doesn't skimp on options, and Milwaukee has followed suit by playing host to Vietnamese restaurants serving up the hearty soup in all corners of the city.
Of all the Asian food I've eaten over the years, I'm least familiar with Vietnamese cuisine, but Hue makes the best I've ever had.
Pho has been popping up with increasing frequency in Milwaukee, including at the new Pho 43 and now on Monday nights at Hinterland Erie Street Gastropub. Bay View's newest culinary addition, Hue Vietnamese Restaurant, is another new place for pho.
Pho 43 might not have the appearance of an authentic Vietnamese restaurant, but wait until you try the food -- especially the pho.