6 Soups to Try This Fall

Leah LeMoineSeptember 16, 2021
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Soup’s on! Order extra bread, chips or pita to dunk in these scratch-made slurries that smack of autumn in the Valley.

Pozole Rojo
Regulars at Arcadia’s CRUjiente Tacos impatiently await the autumnal return of chef Rich Hinojosa’s legendary pozole ($9). It’s rich with pork, red chile and hominy. crutacos.com

Matzo Ball Soup
Feeling a cold coming on? Fill your prescription for Jewish penicillin ($3/cup, $5/bowl) at Miracle Mile Deli in CenPho. miraclemiledeli.com

Broccoli, Spinach & Green Curry Soup
Its drab olive color belies the assertive, complex flavors of this nourishing vegetarian soup ($11) at Zinqué at Scottsdale Fashion Square. lezinque.com

Lentil Soup
Pita Jungle’s earthy, savory and nutritious soup (multiple locations, $5.19/cup, $6.99/bowl) is thick, vegan and tastes even better scooped up with fresh, soft pita or (non-vegan) crunchy pita chips. pitajungle.com

Damn Good Bowl of Noodles
The base of this rice noodle soup at Tarbell’s in Phoenix is a miso-mushroom broth, so you can get a vegetarian version ($19) or add chicken ($23) or shrimp ($25). tarbells.com

Pho Duoi Bo
Luscious oxtail meat bobs in a long-simmered broth with rice noodles and pho fixings ($17) at Pho Viet in Glendale. orderphovietnamese.com

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