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Fearless Critic restaurant review of the day
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
8.1
5.0
$10
Scrumptious broth with whichever scrumptious meat floats your boat

You could say that Pho Bang is short on atmosphere. Tucked away in an uninspiring strip mall, few concessions are made towards décor or comfort. However, come when it’s busy and you’ll get a taste of southeast Asia—fast pace, close quarters with other diners, and little English (the younger members of the waitstaff are fluent though). As the restaurant’s name would suggest, Vietnamese noodle soup is the best choice here.

The menu presents a seemingly endless list of options, but basically… [More]


From the Super ’Stache The underpriced underdogs
Dallas
Food
Feel
Price
8.5
7.0
$20
Delectable banh mi from a strip mall. Oh, and delicious desserts.

Tucked in a strip mall and potentially overshadowed by more glitzy neighbors, La Me is the place to go for banh mi sandwiches—the culinary progeny of French-occupied Vietnam where crusty French bread and liver pâté synergize with fresh Vietnamese pickled vegetables, cilantro, green chilies, and a choice of meat. Get the #1 Buu Dien, with pâté roast pork and pork cold cuts.

La Me also has a full menu of Vietnamese fare including a respectable bowl of pho and outstanding bun… [More]