Food

Dirt Cheap Eats 2007: Pho 88

Lunch & Dinner Feasts

The area abounds in good pho places, but we like this cheery Beltsville shop for the richness of its eight-hour oxtail broth, redolent of cinnamon, star anise, and ginger. For the full experience, order a bowl with everything, including the cuts of offal ($6 to $7.50). Even if you pick around these inner organs, they’ll add depth to an already hearty, full-bodied broth.

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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.