Pho Bistro continues mission of Firefly Cafe – The Winchester Star

Image of an NW Works client posing with his manager outside of the restaurant he works in. Behind the client and the manager is the restaurant, with a sign that reads "Mediterranean pho bistro."

WINCHESTER — A lot of hearts were broken on Sept. 30 when Firefly Cafe went out of business. Foodies lost a beloved lunch spot, and the clients and staff of NW Works Inc. lost a prime employment and job-training center for adults with developmental issues.

The good news is a new restaurant, Pho Bistro Winchester, opened Feb. 4 in Firefly’s former location at 3035 Valley Ave., in the Creekside Station shopping center. READ MORE

Image information: Brian Brehm/The Winchester Star. “Pho Bistro Winchester General Manager Maria Anderson (right) stands with David, an NW Works client who is employed at the restaurant, on Monday in the Creekside Station shopping center in Winchester. Pho Bistro opened in February in the building formerly occupied by NW Works-operated Firefly Cafe, where Daid worked before the business closed on Sept. 30.”

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