No matter what time day or night, a steaming bowl of Pho noodle soup is always easy to find in Vietnam. Pho is Vietnam’s unofficial national dish exported with pride all over the world. It’s impossible not to try Pho noodle soup when you travel Vietnam.
Phở – Noodle soup – famous food for best places to visit in Vietnam
Pronounced something like “fur”, with a drawn-out vowel, pho noodle food is difficult for Westerner to say correctly because of the tone.
Ingredients and styles of Pho noodle soup vary by region throughout Vietnam, and Chicken Pho noodle soup and Beef noodle soup are the 2 common styles in Vietnam.
The common ingredients of Pho:
- Leg bones: The bone that’s at 12-o’clock position is a leg bone that contains marrow. The marrow is good and sweet, but very fatty. You have to scoop out the marrow with a small spoon or knife and discard after the broth is boiled and appear on the surface of the broth.
- Beef round rump roast boneless
- Black pepper.
- Coriander seeds
- Coriander leaves
- Rice noodles
Noodles are also dipped in boiled water and then divided into serving bowls. This aims to keep the heat of Pho noodle soup bowl. Top with beef. Pour the hot soup evenly among each serving bowl. Top with spring onions, chili or chili sauce and coriander leaves.
Best places of Pho in Hanoi – Best places to visit in Vietnam:
- Phở Bát Đàn: 49 Bat Dan Street, Hanoi
- Phở Thìn: 13 Lo Duc Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi
- Phở Vui: Hang Giay Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
- Phở Sướng: Trung Yen Lane, Dinh Liet Street, Hanoi
- Beef noodle soup on pavement of Hang Trong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
- Phở Nhớ: At crossroads of Nguyen Hong and Huynh Thuc Khang streets