Dot Com Pho – The First Pho of 2010 Edition

The first Dot Com Pho of 2010 was held at Pho Thai Hoa on world famous Kingsway in Vancouver. We have been to this award winning Pho restaurant before and knew that it would be an ideal location. I was expecting a full house for the first Pho of 2010 and I got one with ten people showing up. Anyone is welcome to join us for Dot Com Pho. Follow me on Twitter to find the time and location of the next one.

For the first Pho of 2010, we have Ed Lau explaining his TSA airport security experience (not fun), why vegetarians are wrong, New Year’s resolutions, Pho menu #29, the gadget of the week and a whole lot more. Our Pho meet ups are lasting longer and longer. We got there at 12:30 and and didn’t leave the restaurant until after 3PM. So if you want to join us for Pho but can’t make it by 12:30, don’t worry about showing up a little later because chances are, we will still be there.


29 thoughts on “Dot Com Pho – The First Pho of 2010 Edition”

  1. Nice! I want that vest… would definitely make airport security way more easier. 🙂

  2. Vincent Woon says:

    LOL so true Gary, Ed is a true Chinese because Chinese are the only people that eats anything that moves 🙂

    1. Including what not moves (veggie) as well … 🙂

      1. S Ahsan says:

        i wouldnt mind eating moving stuffs as long as its a little spicy and tastes good 🙂

    2. Ed Lau says:

      Health issues aside (I wouldn’t eat a rat or a regular variety pigeon, for example), I don’t see why some people simply won’t eat certain types of meat. I’d try anything at least once…I mean, the worst that could happen is that I don’t like it and I don’t eat it again.

      If someone brought me a mixed grill and said “Dude, this is made from narwall, leopard, baby ducks and unicorn.”, I’d scarf that bad boy down.

    3. Nick Aviles says:

      I hope that doesn’t include steel objects as well.

  3. chester says:

    Hey that’s my friend Liza in the video!

    1. Wow … you and your friend is now famous.

      But I like her new year resolution … Healthy and Happy (Double H)

    2. its mean your friend famous now

  4. I really need to make it out to one of those. Looks like good eating. I’ve never tried that style of food before and I’ve lived in Vancouver my entire life…well just about.

    1. If you have not than simply join dot com pho and enjoy such kind of food.

      1. chester says:

        Pho Tai Hoa serves really good pho. Awesome broth and springrolls.

  5. Bob says:

    What camera did you use to record the clip?
    Enjoying your blog
    Thanks
    Bob Leveillee
    HawaiiWebMan

    1. John Chow says:

      Canon SD980 digital camera.

  6. Looks like you all had a great time!

    I gotta find some time in the next few weeks to get over to Van City for dot com pho…

  7. Joshua says:

    OMG I missed iPhone Gary

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  8. fas says:

    This is by far the worst dot com pho I have seen, the quality is absolutely in the ditch, too much background noise and you just cant hear anything. Which camera did you use?

  9. Wow, quite the conversation during that lunch……even incorporated koala bears and penguins!

  10. Nick says:

    Wow … I love your digital camera, john!

    1. It’s pretty cool if I say so myself!

  11. George says:

    What better way to kick off the new year than Pho?

  12. Tikin says:

    Omg, you like Pho? So happy because I’m a Vietnamese. If you have a chance, you should try Bun Bo, it’s very good taste 🙂 (I can cook this thing!)

  13. Hi John, how often is this outing? wanted to join, but always missed your notification on twitter.

    1. John Chow says:

      Every Saturday, unless I’m out of town.

  14. Bidet says:

    That vest looks very useful, it would be really useful for traveling.

  15. Nice video, I think you enjoyed to having food in award winning restaurants Pho, Cool keep it up…!

  16. sohbet says:

    Wow…nice video. 🙂 I like her new year resolution.

  17. Custom Essay says:

    Chinese eat most exotic food in amazing ways. You better visit china and will how they roast and present food.

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