It seems like any other Little Saigon pho factory until you come across the pho pin xe lua (bull cock pho). It's not that tasty, so once you order it for the fear factor, move on to the escargot with tofu and green banana, an appealing array of colors, seasonings, smells and textures essential to multidimensional and flavor-balanced dishes.
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Born in Bien Hoa, Vietnam, chef and college teacher Haley Nguyen immigrated to the United States in 1975 at the end of the Vietnam War. Sponsored by a Catholic church in Pennsylvania, her family landed in Floyds Knobs, Indiana, near...