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Nam Phuong

This spin-off from a successful Philadelphia restaurant group goes way beyond quick Vietnamese staples like pho and banh mi. This is a cuisine born in humidity, and the specialties—rice noodle dishes, bold salads, seafood and meats cooked in clay pots—cut through the swampy muck of our summer weather. Ask servers for guidance toward items meant to be wrapped in lettuce leaves and dipped in sweet, pungent sauces. Bring a group for the Ba Vi, or Three Delights—meats and sugarcane-infused shrimp paste with vermicelli noodles, julienned vegetables, and a spray of herbs and greens, all of which are rolled into rice paper wrappers at the table. A second Nam Phuong opened on Buford Highway in the spring with a streamlined menu.
5495 Jimmy Carter Boulevard, Norcross, 770-409-8686; 4051 Buford Highway, 404-633-2400,

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  1. Cheaper Car posted on 10/11/2012 03:13 PM
    The banh mi is exceptional as are most dishes at this restaurant. The Vietnamese food is a must to try if you have not experienced it before.
  2. Eiskaffe posted on 01/28/2013 01:31 PM
    The owners are incredibly nice and hardworking. It shows, because the food is delicious and made with plenty of love.
    There are tow locations but I think I prefer the Buford Hwy one because there recently added Thai selections to the menu that are yum yum :D
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