The formerly pho-less Bishop Arts District is now home to Pho 88, thanks to the owners of BAD resident Chan Thai, who apparently decided the adjoining space (formerly Bar on Bishop) would better serve as a Vietnamese restaurant than a rather generic watering hole.
Besides the beloved noodle soup in several different varieties (including vegetarian and curry chicken), Pho 88 also offers all the usual Vietnamese standbys including spring rolls, vermicelli dishes, banh mi, banh xeo (savory crepes that they describe as "Vietnamese tacos"), iced coffee and more. There's also a decent selection of beers from Bud Light to Tsing Tao and even a few wines, because nothing pairs with banh mi like a good ol' Malbec. A handful of shaded tables out front will make for a nice al fresco dining situation (at least, until it gets too damn hot).
Pho 88 opens daily at 11 a.m. and is open through dinner, offering both takeout and delivery to the surrounding area; they're temporarily closed Mondays, though, so don't drop everything and head over for lunch just yet.