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Da Vang

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Demi Coffee Brings Experimentation and Local Flare Back to Phoenix Coffee

    A lot of coffee shops in town seem poised to become chains, and that's fine. If you're doing it right and you've got your coffee game on lock, why not expand. However, over at Demi Coffee, the brand new spot that took over for Mud Dauber off 16th Street north of McDowell Road, it's more about trying ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2013

    10 Best Bowls of Pho in Metro Phoenix

    A Vietnamese dish incorporating Chinese flavors and French style, pho is a beef broth soup of rice noodles, vegetables, and meat. Typically accompanied by garnishes, sides, and sauces, this meal is an interactive experience in which you, the eater, choose your own destiny of taste. You could do a bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Pho Fight in Phoenix: Pho Thanh vs. Da Vang

    There are few things more comforting than a big bowl of soup on a cold(ish) winter night. The great thing about pho (pronounced like fuh, not foh fo' the n00bz) is that you don't have to sacrifice flavor and spice for that comfort. This Vietnamese staple has blown up in the Valley over the past few ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    What's Your Cold Remedy?

    Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail laura.hahnefeld@newtimes.com. Miss a question? Go here.The arrival of cold season (See: bleh) means sugg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Winnona Herr Makes Butterscotch Bananas Foster Pudding

    Forks up, Phoenix! Chow Bella and Roosevelt Row present the third annual Pie Social Saturday, November 3rd, from 2 to 6 p.m. on Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix. We've got an all-star line up of bakers making pies for you to taste, and from now til Pie Social, we'll introduce them to you, one by on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Battle of the Banh Mi: Da Vang vs. Pho House

    Ahhhh, the banh mi. Such a tasty and cheap little Vietnamese sandwich. Soft French bread filled with carrots, jalapeños, cilantro, and a delightful meat. It's one of our favorites, but we tend to overlook the little guys when we are at our favorite Vietnamese spots because, well, because there are ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 15, 2011
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    December 15, 2011

    Rice Paper Is Stylish But Needs Soul, in This Week's Cafe Review

    ​Rice Paper, the Vietnamese restaurant on Seventh Street that opened this summer, is unquestionably stylish, but does its cuisine make the cut? Here's a snippet from my review: "And if you're in this midtown neighborhood and willing to sacrifice the more authentic and wallet-friendly dishes f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Pho Ga from Da Vang

    Ando Muneno Da Vang's Pho Ga. ​ ​Tired of the same old tired orange chicken and California rolls? Want to venture beyond the standard suburbian-stale take-out? Here comes Chop PHX, with the Valley's rarer Asian offerings. This Week: Pho Ga (Vietnamese Rice Noodle Chicken Soup) from D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Spring Roll Showdown: Blue Moon Vietnamese Kitchen vs Da Vang

    ​We ate a spring roll. A summer roll. A fresh roll and a salad roll. Kinda sounds like a verse to a Vietnamese version of Tubthumping by Chumbawamba. Luckily for us all, those are just the many guises of fresh herbs, lettuce, and shrimp (or pork or beef) wrapped in rice paper. Any name you giv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    1: Braised Leeks With Mozzarella at FnB

    ​We've spent all summer making ourselves drool over Chow Bella's 100 Favorite Dishes from across the Valley -- presented in no particular order, mind you -- all in anticipation of our blockbuster Best of Phoenix issue, out tomorrow. From burgers to bourekas to banana cream pie, there's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    12: Rustica Pizza at Cibo

    ​Hungry yet? We're working up our appetites for our huge Best of Phoenix issue, out September 30, with daily servings of Chow Bella's 100 Favorite Dishes from across the Valley -- in no particular order Leave your suggestions for upcoming favorites in the comments sectio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    25: Pho Tai Nam at Da Vang

    ​Hungry yet? We're working up our appetites for our huge Best of Phoenix issue, out September 30, with daily servings of Chow Bella's 100 Favorite Dishes from across the Valley -- in no particular order Leave your suggestions for upcoming favorites in the comments sectio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2010

    Banh Mi: What is the Nom Nom Truck Selling and Where Can I Get Some?

    Food Network Nom Nom Truck​Earlier this week we mentioned four Arizona food truck companies that are season 2 nominees for The Great Food Truck Race on The Food Network. We hope you follow the link to vote for your local food roadsters and a chance for you to win a trip to NYC for The Food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Boba Juice Serves Tasty Vegetarian Vietnamese Eats

    ​In researching boba drinks for a blog post awhile back, a reader helpfully informed me that new Boba Juice on 19th Avenue (in the same strip as Da Vang, 4550 N. 19th Ave., north of Campbell), serves vegetarian Vietnamese food.Thanks, whomever-you-are!  I stopped by for a super-cheap, su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Ask the Critic: What's the Coldest Food in Phoenix?

    A friend just sent me the best question for right now: What's the "coldest" meal/restaurant I can seek out in Phoenix this weekend? Everything's coming up Asian when I think of delicious cold food, like bun (cold rice noodles) or goi cuon (rice paper rolls) at Da Vang or Pho Thanh, hiyashi chuka (c ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 20, 2010
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    January 12, 2010

    Justin Schmid, What Are You Eating?

    Justin SchimdThe guitarist for Hung Dynasty, blogger for http://wanderingjustin.com/ and nonprofit writer performs with his band at Donna Jean's Libations Friday, January 22. Justin Schmid with his possum pie​What'd you eat for dinner last night? Pho ga from Da Vang in Phoenix. Favorite foo ... More >>

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    July 16, 2009
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    March 5, 2009
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    January 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Da Vang Still Rules

    I spent a few years living in Seattle, and today feels just like a typical day up there -- gloomy and gray, with softly falling rain and car headlights making everything a little fuzzy and shiny. In a typical week, I'd eat Vietnamese food at least three times for lunch. So today, the only ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2008

    Budget Beat: Da Vang

    By Jay Bennett Outside of scarfing down Jack in the Box or raiding the dollar menu at McDonald's, it just doesn't get any cheaper than this: For $10.38, the missus and I scored at Da Vang. That's right. For $10.38, we enjoyed two entrees and an appetizer at this Vietnamese hole in the wall on 19th ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 5, 2008
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    August 2, 2007

    Bang Bang, they shot her down

    Wow, this is a first: having a server blame you for your shitty food. I met my friend at Pho Bang for lunch -- we usually frequent Da Vang -- and her order of catfish came out smelling very, very wrong. She told me to taste it to see if I agreed, and luckily, I could tell it was bad before I took a ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 5, 2007

    Hood Wink

    Using their noodle

  • News

    September 7, 2006
  • Dining

    August 31, 2006

    D.I.Y. Dining

    Auto da pho

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    December 14, 1995
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