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Friday, December 6, 2013

IKEA Meatballs Won't Be Here Until 2015; Here Are the Best Local Meatballs to Try Now

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Pho from Mai Lee. | Stephanie Tolle
  • Pho from Mai Lee. | Stephanie Tolle

Asian meatballs

Mai Lee (8396 Musick Memorial Drive, Brentwood; 314-645-2835) Top chefs all over St. Louis swear by Mai Lee's pho, but we have a more specific recommendation -- the pho tai bo vien or the pho bo vien, both rich and fragrant beef-based soups with rice noodles and dense, flavorful meatballs. This is hardly "finger food" -- grab some chopsticks and a spoon and get ready to make a mess.

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