Khai Hoan

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    10 Underrated Restaurants in Metro Phoenix

    It's a familiar scene: You're in your main food hang-out in town and it's dead. Why is it dead? You know it's great but for one reason or another your favorite joint just doesn't get the cred it deserves. We have a few of those places and we're sure you have many more. Here's our list of the most un ... 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

    September 6, 2011

    #1 Super Everything Pho from Khai Hoan

    Erica O'Neil​Last year we marked the hundred day countdown to Best of Phoenix by sharing our 100 Favorite Dishes with you. Now we're back - with the 2011 edition. Have a suggestion for a dish you'd like us to try? Leave it in the comments section or email 18: #1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Where Am I Eating?

    ​ I normally don't cheat on my beloved Pho from Khai Hoan in Tempe but I was in dire need of the stuffed grape leaves from this much talked about Vietnamese spot off Camelback. I tried to order multiple un-pho items from the huge menu but sadly, they seemed to be out of everything including st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Ribbon Tripe: Pho Tai Sach Bo Vien from Khai Hoan

    Erica O'Neil Ribbons of omasum tripe afloat in a bowl of pho tai sach bo vien​Despite what the supermarket aisle may lead you to believe, there's more to an animal than neatly wrapped styrofoam trays of meat. From tongue to tail, offal (pronounced awful) encompasses all those taboo edibles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Ask the Critic: Where Can My Rock Band Eat Near Hollywood Alley?

    Where should these hardworking rock 'n rollers go to eat?​As the former New Times music editor, I was kinda tickled to check Twitter and see that a request for restaurant recommendations just came in from a touring Los Angeles indie rock band that's going to be in the Valley this Saturday. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    This Week In Chow Bella

    Another week has come and gone leaving us to ponder the upcoming events that will shape our lives and, more importantly, our dinners out. But before we move on, let's have one last look at the blog posts from this week: Sammy Wiley, What Are You Eating? Abnormal Ales: 10 Beers with Weird Ingredien ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Beef Tendon: Pho from Khai Hoan

    Erica O'Neil A gelatinous mass of beef tendon from the pho served up by Khai Hoan.​Despite what the supermarket aisles may lead you to believe, there's more to an animal than neatly wrapped styrofoam trays of meat. From tongue to tail, offal (pronounced awful) encompasses all those taboo ed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Joe DiPadova, What Are You Eating?

    ​ Joe DiPadovaThe deep house and techno deejay and founder of ONE spins regularly at places such as Hanny's and Cream Stereo Lounge and plays at Bar Smith Saturday, January 16. What'd you eat for dinner last night? Well, I'm up in Taos, N. M. right now, so I ate at a great local Mexican j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Soup's On!: Pho from Khai Hoan

    Even temperatures in the 80s can't stop the feeling of fall. Slowly but surely, we find our tastes drifting from cold to hot, casting aside our iced coffee for a steamy cappuccino. And this time of year always makes us crave a big bowl of hot, homemade soup.Heather HochSoup made just the way we like ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 1, 2009
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    August 24, 2006

    Thai Me Up

    Siam what Siam

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 29, 2005

    Lady Luck

    Justina Duong

  • Dining

    February 6, 2003

    Cyclo Maniac

    Finally, fair Vietnamese fare

  • Dining

    September 4, 1997