Friday, June 18, 2021

Pho @TheSpot: #NotSoMuch

Maybe I don't like pho as much as I thought I did or maybe my review from years ago that NYC has terrible pho is wholly accurate. In my latest disappointment, I visited @TheSpot,...

Nha Trang One NYC: Not The Pho Of Life

A reader wrote the following: Eh I don’t really blame you for doing whatever you can to take your hustle to the next level. It’s not like your pho noodle reviews were going to take...

Olive Garden Times Square: Real Italian Food

Since I'm going to Naples in a week, I figured that the best way to get acclimated to authentic Italian cuisine was to head to the Olive Garden in Times Square. Nothing says New York like...

Spice Saigon NYC: Pho Or Chicken Noodle Soup?

Calling all phontrepreneurs. If someone can solve the riddle of not paying for rent (food truck, squatting, etc.) then I highly suggest making your way to NYC where the demand for pho is high...

Pho Saigon NYC: Only for the Spring Rolls

For my frequent readers, my modus operandi is clear: Have a couple of drinks, chat with the bartender, then 'OK Google' the terms 'pho near me'. The reviews are meaningless as the highest rated pho...

A Case Against Taking Uber in NYC

Maybe I should change the focus of my blog from points to taxis since I write about them so much. As a newcomer to any city, the lazy way to get around is to...
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The Burger Joint Le Parker Meridien

This is part of the Trip Report New York, New York, New York (March 2015) which is an SPG tour of 4 NYC hotels I stayed at last time I was in the Big Apple. Note:...

Pho No

My eagerly awaited, impossible to be duplicated, Top 10 List of Pho, begins with a story describing what bad pho is. Only by comparing bad to good can we come to an understanding of...

Four Points Times Square: Another Four Points in Manhattan

The days of St. Regis New York luxury are over. Now, when I need a hotel in New York, I look for the cheapest option at the best location. The Four Points brand by SPG is usually an affordable option.

An Choi NYC: Pho the Young at Heart

An Choi isn't your grandma's pho house. This upbeat, trendy pho spot has a lounge feel. Instead of a serene Asian tune whisking you away to lands in the Far East, An Choi spins...
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