"Hop Phan Is OC's Most Unappreciated Chef, So Acknowledge Him at Sit Low Pho"
Published on: November 3, 2016
Highlights from this article:
"Hop Phan might be the hardest-working yet most unappreciated chef in OC today. He has represented us well on national TV shows ranging from Chopped to Cutthroat Kitchen, and he still runs his Dos Chinos food truck and stall. All this year, his lobster elote—the crustacean split and stuffed with roasted, buttered kernels, a mishmash so decadent you don't know where animal ends and corn starts—has rightfully been an Instagram sensation. ... Sit Low Pho also lands the classics, with excellent egg rolls, búns, other bánh mìs and garlic chicken wings that deserve their own franchise opportunty. But the best thing about Phan is a quote he gave our Anne Marie Panoringan regarding the rise of Asian restaurants in downtown SanTana. "Don't you find it fitting that DTSA," he told Panoringan, "which used to be a Chinatown, is now Chinotown again?""
Approximate Reach: Social Following - 95k / Approx. Website Impressions - 170k (Not Included: Print Impressions - 240k / E-Mail Blast - 15k)
Estimated Value: $1,200 - $1,500