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Pho My Lien

Potstickers Worth a Pot of Gold

Let me dish to you, my OYK readers, about one food in particular: one that I rely on in times of sickness and health, times of ultimate hunger, and when in need of comfort and warmth. Right now, I have a case of congestion and the sniffles, and nothing beats the blues and kills hunger…

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February 15, 2015

Fragrant fare worth getting to ‘nose’

Move over plain salad, Vietnamese restaurant Pho My Lien’s Lemon Beef Salad ($10.95), with its heavy dose of aromatics, is anything but boring. Mixed with chopped romaine, cucumber and tomatoes, and topped with crunchy toasted peanuts, fried onion flakes and parsley, thin-sliced tenderloin is first infused overnight in a potent puree of lemon-grass, garlic and…

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December 21, 2014

A Top Taste of Vietnamese Dining

Tommy Dang and Lien Bui have worked diligently for decades to serve up delicious fare from their homeland of Vietnam at Pho My Lien. And satisfied diners continue to reap the rewards, as the delectable dishes offer incredible taste and value. Pho My Lien serves up fresh and fulfilling Vietnamese fare to its constantly growing…

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October 19, 2014

Vibrant Vietnamese Favorites from the Homeland

Delve into the exotic essence of Saigon at Pho My Lien Vietnamese Restaurant. Owned and operated by husband-and-wife team Tommy Dang and Lien Bui, this Aiea eatery abounds with authentic Vietnamese favorites. All restaurant creations are derived from Bui’s family recipes. Dining Out recently paid a visit to Pho My Lien and caught up with…

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August 3, 2014

Phonomenal fare

Where one comes from weighs heavily on the kind of cuisine that is cooked in the kitchen. I definitely know this, hailing from the South, where “fried” is the first name of any properly christened plate. But lucky for us health-fanatics, eateries such as Pho My Lien exist to dial-the-butter-back. A local Honolulu eatery, inspired…

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June 29, 2014

Pho My Lien Offers Soup-er Taste, Value

With the goal of offering quality dishes bursting with flavor and freshness, and doing so in a casual, inviting atmosphere, Pho My Lien has built a stellar reputation as one of Oahu’s preferred dining destinations for Vietnamese-inspired cuisine. Owners Tommy Dang and Lien Bui have worked diligently for decades to serve up delicious fare from…

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April 27, 2014

New thrills for your taste buds

For many foodies in Hawaii, pho is their go-to Vietnamese dish, and with good reason. The healthy, clean noodle soup — often accented with beef or chicken and loads of fresh Thai basil, lime and chili — is undoubtedly irresistible, especially on a rainy day. Many diners don’t realize, though, that a whole world of…

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April 13, 2014

Enticing Vietnamese Eats

There’s nothing quite like the comfort that Vietnamese food brings to the table. Uncomplicated flavors married with fresh ingredients truly make it the perfect choice for any time or occasion. Located in Aiea’s Westridge Shopping Center, Pho My Lien offers a menu of “pho-bulous” eats and more. Aside from its pho fare, the restaurant serves…

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March 16, 2014

Pho My Lien

A LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: SHRIMP FRIED RICE WITH MIXED VEGETABLE SAUTEE ($16.95) For more than a decade, Pho My Lien, located at Westridge Shopping Center in Aiea, presents customers with home-style Vietnamese cooking that cannot be duplicated. The restaurant is known for its fresh ingredients and authentic cuisine. Not only is Pho…

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February 16, 2014

Where Vietnamese Dishes are Prepared Just Right

You know a restaurant is good when people are willing to drive out of their way to eat there. Since relocating to Aiea a few years ago, Pho My Lien continues to serve many of the same customers from its original location in Waikiki, where the eatery was for about 10 years. The casual, family-style…

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