There is no such thing as a classic bowl of Pho. This Vietnamese dish consisting of a steaming savoury fresh broth, noodles, meat and vegetables. Pho is becoming increasingly popular in the city.
With an increase in demand for this bowl of soupy heaven, the typical pho is evolving in terms of flavour, texture and taste. And its only getting better!
If you’re curious about how amazing this could be, head out to one of these restaurants and have a taste of this Vietnamese wonder.
The next time you book your bus to New York City, do try these:
1. Madame Vo
One of the many locations opened by the famous Jimmy Ly, son of Vietnamese refugees. Madame Vo is technique and taste galore. Strict skills and careful execution bring you a hearty bowl of Pho at this chic and intimate spot. Beef bones, tendons, shallots and ginger make for a wonderfully buttery broth, accompanied by a superior cut of Angus red eye, cilantro and a short rib.
The Pho at Khe-Yo is completely beef oriented. The broth is cooked for eight hours, infused with cilantro, diakon, and fennel roots. The broth is then served with copious amounts of beefy ox-tail and different types of garnishes. The surprise element? Pork rinds. Born and brought up in Laos, the chef explains how Laotians love crackling!
3. Pho Best
The name has two things from our list listed already, best and pho. If it says so, it’s worth checking out! For an ancillary charge, you can add lamb chops, chicken wings, ribs, eggs and etc, to the whopping 19 different pho options available at Pho Best. Be sure to add crustaceans and the delicious rib-eye to your bowl!