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  • Lisa Skriver
    Pho real, how many Pho places do we need?

    Back in the early 2000s, I knew of only one place in the Corridor that served Pho: Mekong on South Riverside Drive It was my “go to” restaurant whenever I felt the slight whiff of a cold coming on. The rice noodles, flavorful broth along with the fresh garden of herbs, a splash of Sriracha and Hoisin (never soy sauce) was comfort in a bowl. Back then, few of my friends knew about the dish. Today, you can’t go far without finding Pho. I Love Pho #1, I Love Pho #2, Oryza Asian Cuisine, Thai Spice Noodle House, Thai Spice, Formosa, Saigon’s Corner, Sun Cafe, Pho Lucky… when I google “where to get Pho in Iowa City?” I come up +