Cafe Society

Pho 95 to move its Federal location and expand its south suburban digs

Aaron Le considers himself lucky -- very lucky. Two years ago, he took a big risk, opening a pho shop in the notoriously white-bred south suburbs, specifically at the Streets at SouthGlenn, where the majority of restaurants are mediocre chains -- or bland American cuisine copycats that appeal to the masses.

But before Le jumped chopsticks-first into suburbia, he'd already tasted the sweet smell of success...on South Federal Boulevard, where international joints, many of which are Vietnamese, dot the congested asphalt. His Vietnamese noodle shop, Pho 95, was a near instant hit, luring crowds from here, there and everywhere to its tattered and tarnished dining room, where the seam-split booths sat more butts than than they -- or Le -- could handle, which explains why the original Pho 95 is moving to a much larger location.

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Lori Midson
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