Momogoose Team to Open a “Vietnamese Market”-style Concept
Early last month, Boston Restaurant Talk reported that the owners of veteran local food truck Momogoose (which specializes in baguettes and rice bowls with pan-Asian fillings like Thai curry, Korean bulgogi beef, and Vietnamese lemongrass chicken) had plans to open a brick-and-mortar restaurant near South Station. We recently spoke with co-owner Tiffany Pham, who informed us that the concept will be different from the truck, and have a different name (which, at this time, is still TBD).
The restaurant will be Vietnamese-focused, with dishes inspired by the type of goods you’d find in food market stalls in Vietnam, says Pham. This means a variety of crispy rolls, “Saigon noodle bowls,” Hanoi soups (aka beef pho), dumplings, and banh hoi (steamed rice vermicelli plates). “We will have a cook that will be changing the specials every day, and the menu will be dynamic and have great variety,” Pham says.
Sounds like it will be a fantastic quick-service addition to the downtown area. As we learn more (Pham hasn’t yet confirmed the specific location, name, or opening date) we will keep you posted.
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