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Pho Street @ Bedok Mall

~Invited Session~


Pho Street, a new dining concept under the Select Group has opened at Bedok Mall. The photo above was snapped after 9pm on a weekend, prior to that it was buzzing with people.


A pho-tastic spread with their new offerings!


These commonly worn Vietnamese straw hats adorn their ceiling. Truth be told these hats are fabulous for shielding the sun and keeps one cooled!


A not so traditional looking menu.


I was particularly intrigued by the way the menu opened up to reveal a vietnamese hat.



Lemon Cooler with Peppermint and Basil ($3.50)

Passionfruit and Basil Mojito ($3.50)

Thirst quenchers for the hot weather these days! I find it hard to pick a favourite, how about both?


Vietnamese Coffee


Vietnamese Snack Platter ($8.90)
Crispy Fried Pork Rolls, Roasted Chicken Skewers, Vietnamese Crabcakes

For photography purposes, the portions of the pork rolls and crabcakes were reduced to 1 piece each but normal portions are two of each.


The skewers looked like char siew and tasted even better than that. The mild smokeyness and slightly fatty chicken pieces made this appetizer worth trying.


I can never get enough of these spring rolls, crispy and so light!


Fresh Summer Rolls with Prawn, Pork Belly and Fresh Herbs ($4.90)


Almost bursting at the seams with ingredients, this tight cheong sam of rice roll kept things together snug, thankfully.

Localised without the usage of bay leaves and served with a housemade soyabean dip that tastes like a bean paste dip more than anything else - so local, I say it's ho chiak!

Crispy Fried Chicken Mid-wings served with Caramelised Sweet Dip ($4.90)

Like har jeong kai, only better with a batter so fingerlicking good!


Sesame Rice Crackers with Fragrant Minced Meat and Spices Dip ($6.90)


I found the flavours very subdued amongst the plethora of appetizers we were stuffing ourselves with. The minced pork is flavoured with lemongrass and can get addictive on its own or eaten with a greasy rice cracker.


Pho Beef Combination ($9.90)
Beef Balls, Beef Slices, Beef Shank, Beef Tendons, Beef Tripe


No visit to Vietnam is complete without trying their Pho, I consider this their national dish. This beef combination is a decent showcase of all the beef parts there are available and is perfect for the fickle eater a.k.a. me, a bit of everything and that keeps me uber happy.

The broth was on the light side which was fine, after all the heavy duties eaten earlier on. Comforting on the tum.

While fish sauce and vietnamese chilli sauce is not as readily available on every table as their certain other competitor, head to the counter for refills.


Dry Rice Vermicelli with Roasted Pork Chop and Spring Roll ($8.90)

One loud coloured dish with equally loud flavours - peanut sauce, pickled vegetables and a dash of fish sauce makes this lipsmacking yummy. I have always had a tussle between dry and soup for my choice of noodles and in this case, it is a hard battle to win.


Roasted Pork Chop with Fragrant Rice ($7.90)

Their roasted pork chops are also availabe with rice, making this a strong contender against char siew rice.


Bahn Mi Combination ($6.90)
Pork Belly, Grilled Beef, Chicken Ham

The best way to eat a Bahn Mi is to eat it like a burger - with your hands. I liked how the baguette could hold the amount of ingredients loaded onto the loaf, mighty delicious too!


Cream of Mung Bean with Coconut Sauce and Crushed Peanuts ($3.50)

A must try at Pho Street, this liquid dessert reminded me of snowskin mooncake with that all too familiar banana essence used. Smooth mung bean paste with a creamy coconut sauce, I would give up milkshakes for these!

Look no further than Pho Street for your Vietnamese fixes, they balance the localisation and authenticity of dishes well with a number of hits.

Pho Street
Bedok Mall

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