Posts Categorized: “Food & Restaurants”


Bistro Montage: Place for Romance & the Best French Food

Elegant black tablecloth, ambient lighting and the sounds from the kitchen just few feet away from the dinner tables. These things only briefly describe a classy and inviting interior of this little French restaurant on Ingersoll Avenue. Bistro Montage, in my opinion, is the place to experience the romantic night and the best French cuisine in Des Moines with your lady, or your man.

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My Review Score: 9.5/10

Pho888: The Best Vietnamese?

Walking in the door, I am welcomed by a large-size golden Buddha. He greets me with his full belly and a happy wide smile, the sounds of numerous TVs around the dining area and random chit chat is part of the usual scene at Pho888. Located on the Second Avenue near the Asian Market, it is one of the gems in Des Moines. Good food, good people and great place to experience a little piece of Vietnam.

To the point – Pho888 is the Best Vietnamese Restaurant in Des Moines! I will honor it as “The Des Moines Gem” because it’s often overlooked over the more ‘popular’ Vietnamese places. Let me back off a little here to take some time and explain why I love this place…

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My Review Score: 9/10