The World Market is a neat place. It’s a building that rents out space to other small businesses. This results in an eclectic mix of shops and eateries. Me and a camera-shy buddy went there, got our drinks from the grocery store up front and sat down for some Pho and spicy sausages.

It’s more of a deli setting than a full on restaurant experience, but that doesn’t take anything away from the product. The workers are nice, the food is fresh and fast. Be warned though, some of the food is very spicy. Don’t be afraid to ask questions if you’re unsure, the employees are used to it.

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Pho is a soup made with rice noodles, spices and various meats. Not gonna lie, don’t even know what half of it is, but I don’t care because it’s so good. The dish was created in Vietnam a century ago because it’s cheap, fast to make, and a hearty, filling meal.

It went mainstream here a few years back. The variation that’s popular in America is known as Southern Style because it’s served with basil and beansprouts. You usually get limes and jalapenos with it too.

World Market’s Pho doesn’t disappoint either – the rice noodles were firm enough to grab out of the steamy broth with chopsticks, the meatballs and various meats had a satisfying flavor and texture, and the rush of energy I felt after the meal tells me the veggies were fresh.

The pho at world market is inexpensive, fast, clean and real food. I can’t recommend it highly enough.