Authentic Eats Archive

Authentic Vietnamese Eats: Pho Chef

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Vietnamese countryside

We here at discoverGDL love our Vietnamese food. So much so that we’ve learned to make things like our own chicken pho, from scratch. Why? Because in Guadalajara, a craving for Vietnamese food is not one that could have otherwise been easily satisfied before. That is, until Pho Chef came into our lives. Prior to that, rumor had it that someplace somewhere in the city maybe had something like Vietnamese cuisine on the menu, as an addition to some other cuisine from some other country in that part of the world. However, we could never put that rumor to the test because we could never identify an eating establishment that would have sparked such a rumor in the first place. Now, with Pho Chef in existence, there’s no need for a wild goose chase and we can put the original rumor to rest. Suffice to say, Pho Chef fits the bill quite well.

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Restaurant Real-Deals: The Best Hamburger in Guadalajara, Mexico

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Basil BurgersYeah, we know, them’s fightin’ words. Nothing prompts controversy like an argument between passionate people over which joint serves the best hamburger around. You’ll have to take our word for it, though, we’ve been on the hunt for some time now and have sampled the offerings of street carts, food trucks, and sit-down establishments in an attempt to find a winner…and we think we’ve identified one.

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Restaurant Real-Deals: Puro Chile Chilean Restaurant in Guadalajara, Mexico

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Volcano in ChileOur second offering in our Restaurant Real-Deals series of posts transports us to South America and the beautiful country of Chile through its delicious food and attentive service. Located in Colonia Arcos Vallarta along Avenida López Cotilla, east of Glorieta La Minerva and part of a solid corridor of enticing establishments that stretches further east towards Avenida Chapultepec, the restaurant Puro Chile is nothing if not pure and true to its Chilean roots. Serving up a range of fare from street-style sandwiches and hot dogs to empanadas to salads, fish filets, and fine cuts of beef, Puro Chile will please with the tastes of its mother country.

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