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Pho My Lien

Summertime, and the Eatin’ is Easy

One of the best ways to embrace the spirit of the current season is to reflect it with the foods that we eat. This week, I literally am getting seasonal with my dining choices by seeking out lively summer rolls. Here to match the brightness of a sun-kissed July day, these healthy wraps are as…

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May 31, 2015

Your Mom-and-Pop Stop for Pho-nomenal Food

Restaurateurs Tommy Dang and Lien Bui have spent the last 15-plus years serving up delicious fare from their homeland of Vietnam at Pho My Lien, and satisfied diners continue to reap the rewards via delectable dishes offering incredible taste and value. Pho My Lien features an extensive menu full of fresh and tasty Vietnamese fare…

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April 19, 2015

Mama Bui’s home recipes live on

Pho My Lien in Aiea’s Westridge Shopping Center is a popular dining destination made famous be-cause of its commitment to quality, quantity and affordability. As a result, the Vietnamese restaurant serves some 200 bowls of pho a day. But what truly makes Pho My Lien special, is the husband-and-wife culinary team of Tommy (My) Dang…

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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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