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NYC: Bassanova Ramen

Ramen is boring. I don’t understand the craze over oily broth. Tonkatsu, which is supposedly to be manly because of strong flavors, don’t entice me. I always respected its humble cousin, udon, much more for its simplicity and unique thick noodles. There are so many other great noodle dishes around the world. Just thinking of […]

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Philadelphia: Pho 75

It might not be well known, but the traditional Italian south street in Philadelphia has over the years been hybridized with the newer wave of Vietnamese immigrants, forming a weird area where Pat’s and Geno’s sit next to Pho and coffee shops. And there are a lot of pho restaurant. I am very confident there […]