Pho King - Midtown
Pho King is reliable and quick, so we’ll still hit it from time to time, but Pho King in Midtown should really be downgraded to Pho Duke because their pho feels more like a “Spare” (sorry, Harry). There are 10 pho options to choose from (steak is our pick), but they all need a bit of doctoring to take the broth to the next level. Though a bit forgettable, their soup is adequate enough when we need warm broth and we’re in the area. The decor is likewise unmemorable except for a large wagon wheel with a rope on the back wall (don’t ask). But we aren’t here for aesthetics, we’re here to satisfy our cravings and get back to our lives, and Pho King knows that. We love a self-aware king.