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Cambridge restaurant proposes pretty pho'd up name
By adamg on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 5:21pm
Boston Restaurant Talk reports on the planned August opening of a new Vietnamese place on Mass. Ave. called Pho Kup.
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I'm opening up a place next
I'm opening up a place next door called Pho Q.
Presumably to be followed by expansion outlet
Pho Q 2.
And next to that...
Pho Q U Pho King Pho K
Dessert suggestion for your new establishment:
Banana - Phanna - Pho
if charlies starts serving
if charlies starts serving pho is that racist
I prefer to see the cup half pho.
Pho places love puns even
Pho places love puns even more than hair salons.
That's crazy talk
besides, knitting stores are the punniest.
Not in their neighborhood
In Dorchester there are a ton of pho places and none of them have punny names. I think that only applies to the pho joints that expand out to the land of the big noses (Vietnamese slur for white people I've been told).
west roxbury has "phu-ket"
they're actually pretty good.
Except it's Thai, so the pun isn't there.
It's pronounced pooh-KET, more or less.
Not a pun, at least not an
Not a pun, at least not an intentional one. Phuket is a province in Thailand.
Hope the kitchen and wait staff
doesn't Pho Kup too often.
Even still ...
I'm pretty sure the hyphen is a relatively new addition to the name, and it wouldn't surprise me if they just got tired of jokes about the original, unhyphenated version.