Pho is honored by Google in over 20 countries, how do foreigners love pho?
- Tram Ho
Today (December 12), the Vietnamese culinary icon – pho – was promoted on the Google search homepage of 20 countries including Vietnam, the US, the UK, France, Canada, Germany, Austria, and Finland. , Switzerland…
Accordingly, Google Doodle has changed the usual search icon to an image of a hot bowl of pho with the desire to honor and spread Vietnamese culture to the international public.
Vietnamese noodle soup was honored by Google Doodle. Photo: Google
Interestingly, for nearly 10 years now, pho restaurants have appeared in many countries around the world and are extremely loved by international friends. On the social network Tik Tok , many international young people also think that pho is a dish that “heals the soul” in tired days.
On this occasion, let’s take a look at some outstanding pho restaurants in different countries to see how “hot” the famous pho dish is!
Pho in Singapore
In the lion island nation, Vietnamese pho is considered a hot lunch dish that many people love. Each bowl of pho in Singapore costs an average of about 10 SGD (equivalent to 170,000 VND).
Long Phung and Mrs Pho are two famous restaurants in Singapore.
Long Phung restaurant is always packed with diners at noon with the most popular dish being a special beef noodle soup with poached eggs, enjoyed with traditional Vietnamese coffee. Rare and encrusted pho are also considered strange dishes that attract diners to the restaurant.
Beef noodle soup at Mrs Pho. Photo: misstamchiak
Mrs Pho was founded by Mr. Hoang Ha, a Vietnamese-Australian. Mrs Pho currently has 3 establishments in Singapore with the criterion of “serving diners like family”. There is also a Wagyu beef noodle soup with a price of 14.9 SGD (equivalent to 250,000 VND).
Pho in Japan
In Japan, pho is also assigned a special day to honor the “Day of Pho” every 4/4. April 4 was chosen because the pronunciation of the number 4 in English is quite similar to the word pho.
Vietnamese instant noodle soup is sold at many convenience stores in Japan. In Tokyo, there are dozens of large and small noodle shops, of which the most famous is Pho Thin Tokyo – a long-standing Hanoi brand brought back to his homeland by a Japanese man.
Customers lined up to enjoy Pho Thin Tokyo on opening day. Photo: Internet
Mr. Thin took a photo with the restaurant staff. Photo: Internet
The owner of the pho restaurant, Mr. Kenji Sumi, fell in love with pho during a trip to Vietnam and spent 3 years dedicated to opening a Thin noodle shop in Tokyo. On the first day of the sale, customers lined up long before opening time and more than 100 bowls of pho were sold out in less than an hour.
Up to now, Pho Thin Tokyo is still extremely popular, even though it only serves one dish, which is fried noodle soup. The price of a bowl of pho here ranges from 840 yen or more, equivalent to 176,000 VND.
Pho in Korea
The Korean people love Vietnamese pho very much, many Kpop stars also openly express their affection for this dish. Especially male singer Junsu (former member of DBSK) also invested in opening Spicy Pho Bay restaurant in Seoul in 2009. Or pho once appeared in the hit drama “Beautiful sister buys rice for me”. Korean origin.
Pho appeared in the famous Korean drama “Beautiful sister buys rice for me”. Photo: Internet
In the land of kimchi, pho can appear everywhere, from sidewalk stalls to luxury restaurants. The standout is the Vietnamese owner’s pho restaurant – Pho Pham Thi Chinh with an outstanding beef noodle soup, without MSG. Each bowl of pho in Korea usually costs about 9,000 won (equivalent to 176,000 VND).
Pho in the US
Pho Viet is now available in all 50 states in the US. Pho in the US is often “improved” into a large bowl, with more meat to suit local diets.
The North standard Pho Binh menu in Houston, USA. Photo: Ginger and Scotch
Specializing in trippiing.com has “named” 7 outstanding pho restaurants in the US as follows:
Turtle Tower Restaurant (San Francisco) has “the best chicken noodle soup in America”, Miss Saigon (San Francisco) is full of pho, Pho Bac (Seattle) has a light taste, Tan Dinh (New Orleans) is available all day 2 For decades, Pho Fillet (Los Angeles) serves the famous rare noodle soup, Pho Binh Trailer (Houston) is said to be the “standard” in the North and Pho Danh (Houston) has fresh vegetables, rich broth.
Pho in Brazil
Brazilians also love Vietnamese pho because it’s nutritious and doesn’t make you feel too full. In Brazil, pho is seasoned quite salty to suit the taste of local people.
There are two famous pho restaurants in Brazil: Miss Saigon in Sao Paulo owned by Mr. Phuoc and Mekong restaurant in Rio de Janeiro owned by an Anglo-Brazilian couple. A medium bowl of pho in Mekong will cost 248,000 VND, and a large bowl will cost 314,000 VND.
Mekong Pho restaurant in Brazil is always crowded even though the price is not cheap. Photo: Internet
Source : Genk