January 19 2018, Malden Pho Bistro earns a second Best of Boston Award! January 19, 2018 Mayor Gary Christenson and Ward 4 Councillor Ryan O’Malley congratulated Malden business Pho Bistro on winning its second “Best Vietnamese Restaurant” award from Boston Magazine. The downtown Malden eatery, which serves a wide variety of pho and other Vietnamese specialties, took the award in 2016 as well. Mayor Christenson presented a citation to owner Brian Nguyen commending Pho Bistro’s accomplishment. Shown, from left to right, are Mayor Christenson, Nguyen and Councillor O’Malley.