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Pho goodness sake

Max Falkowitz journeys up from Queens in pursuit of the perfect bowl of pho on Dorchester "Boulevard:"

On a mission to find the bowl of pho most likely to send you wandering naked through the desert, I downed a one at every Dorchester Vietnamese restaurant that put it on their menu. I was principally in pursuit of balance: the pho that nailed lipsmacking stock without tasting cloying ...

H/t Wecome to Dot.

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This is the compromise name which will come about after the real estate plunder, I mean Olympics, has Dot Ave renamed in order to sanitize the heathens as it approaches "Midtown".

John Henry's B24 Press Release Vehicle's story last week on the blight that is Dot Ave, you know the street with all the privately originated, privately funded real estate going up, near Broadway, showed a lowly propane facility as an indicator that the area should be carpet bombed into smithereens to allow a new Olympic Boulevard to flow south.

Boston.com has a story on billboards today that had two locational errors in roughly 30 photos.

What happened to simple editing, fact checking, and journalistic integrity in this town, let alone by some blogger from Queens? Brian McGrory, you are not Tom Winship.

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What happened to simple editing, fact checking, and journalistic integrity in this town?

It never existed.

The internet has allowed people other sources of information to the point people now notice the press is full of it.

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In the Queens street naming system, a road that predates and cuts across the grid is called a Boulevard, since a Street, Avenue, Road, etc would have to be a north-south or east-west street in the grid.

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Is that where "Wecome to Dot" is located? ;)

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No interpretive guidance?

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Pho 2000, my second-favorite after Pho So 1. Interesting to see that Thao Ngoc's is apparently good, as under the previous ownership, most of the rather long menu was superb (I reviewed it for the Improper) but the pho was weak.

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to apply to pho, or soup of any kind.

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Still the best, IMO

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It's already been edited to Dorchester Avenue.

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That'll ruin a few people's day.

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"That's why, when we took a 35-stop trip to Boston to eat everything in sight, we devoted a whole day to crawling down Dorchester Avenue, the main artery of the neighborhood's Vietnamese community"

...where does it say Dorchester Boulevard?

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Clever pun headline might be inaccurate. "Pho" is pronounced "fuh."

Well I guess it could go either way.

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Though I've never understood why it was translated/spelled "pho" and not "pha" or something more accurate.

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Because that's how it is spelled in Vietnamese

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Sunrise Restaurant. Best beef broth bar none.

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