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A win for the soup shop, and "a win for Little Saigon."

How A Garden Grove Strip Mall Restaurant Won One Of The Country's Most Prestigious Food Awards

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Location: CA-Los Angeles

Story Date: 5/7/2019

Publisher: LAist   

Author: Leo Duran

When John Nguyen got a call telling him his family's Garden Grove restaurant, Pho 79, had won a James Beard award, he had no idea what to think. He didn't even know what a "James Beard" was. "Why is somebody calling, wanting to see the owners?" Nguyen, one of the many family members that own and manage the restaurant, remembers thinking. "James Beard, we didn't know him."

Place Category: Food & Drink

Story Category: Industry Award