872 – Vietnamese food comes to Deland, FL



In this episode of the podcast “Vietnam Veteran News” you will be treated to  enticing news of a culinary nature. A new Vietnamese restaurant has opened in Deland, Florida. The opening was covered in a story found in The West Volusia Beacon titled: Pho Co. adds Vietnamese cuisine to Downtown DeLand mix that was submitted by Anthony DeFeo and Barb Shepherd.

It is always heartening to this writer when someone takes the plunge into the entrepreneurial arena especially if it is a foreigner who is escaping the bleak aspects of living in a Communist country. Tai Pham, an emigre from the Communist paradise of Vietnam, has opened a Vietnamese restaurant at 111 N. Woodland Blvd. in DeLand, Florida. The new eatery is called Pho Co. Noodle House and features a menu filled with Vietnamese delights. The star of the culinary show is the popular Vietnamese pho noodle soup which is available with a variety of meats and is served with a plate of fresh Thai basil sprigs, sliced jalapeños and limes.

A DeLand artist, Rachel Hernandez, painted a large mural that shows Vietnamese farmers in their fields. This adds to an atmosphere that makes diners feel like they are in a cafe in Vietnam when they walk in the door. The locals in the Deland area appreciate the fact they can enjoy authentic Vietnamese food made by Vietnamese right there on Woodland boulevard in Deland.

The new restaurant comes highly rated by diners and all who would like to enjoy some real Vietnamese dining are encouraged to try out the new restaurant in Deland.

Pho Co. Noodle House fact sheet:

Cuisine: Vietnamese

Specialty: Pho

Location: 111 N. Woodland Blvd., DeLand

Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, closed Sunday

Bill for two meals, an appetizer and dessert: $38.29

Seating options: Inside table service

Beverages available: Bubble tea, milk tea, iced tea, lemonade, coffee, soft drinks, smoothies

Types of service: Table service

Kid-friendly: Yes

Pet-friendly: No

Reservations: No

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