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Menu Mining: Bún Bò Huế at Nha Trang

There are two reasons (at least) why you should arrive at Nha Trang early. The first is because there are only 15 or 16 chairs scattered in various permutations around six or seven tables, so the early bird snags a seat. The second is because Nha Trang makes one pot of bún bò Huế a day, so when the ladle hits the bottom of the pot, you’re SOL. Better luck tomorrow.

Bún bò Huế is what some consider the “other” phở, although this is a bit like characterizing Facebook as the other Myspace: they’re sort of the same, except they’re not at all.

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