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Yelp’s PHOever Young Fun in Portland, ME



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Tết may have been a week prior, but that didn’t stop the Yelp Elite Squad of Portland, ME from celebrating a belated version of Vietnamese New Year and the arrival of Spring at Yelp’s PHOever Young Fun recently. Shaking off our winter blues, we dressed in vibrant red hues and were treated to a night of culture with the Huynh’s at PHOever Maine. From owner Truc’s story of how they traveled from Vietnam to Maine through the PRPC (which stands for the Philippine Refugee Processing Center; also a name of one of their cocktails… many of their menu items pay homage to either where they’ve come from or where they are now), to a wall featuring our own Elite’s baby photos, it was definitely a night of family!

Not only were we treated to traditional Vietnamese candies like water chestnuts (mứt củ năng), lotus beans (mứt hạt sen), and sweet winter melon (mứt bí), but we also got to eat an endless array of spring rolls and mouth-watering crab rangoons, drink chili-infused tequila cocktails and cider with bourbon, watch a fascinating crepe demo, and hear about PHOever’s Pay-It-Forward Tree where diners can purchase a meal for someone in need.

Read the glowing reviews here, and be sure to check out the photos on our Flickr page, too.

 
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PHOever Maine • Remick Photography

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