Pho Bo Among World's Best Soups by CNN
In the Food & Drink corner, the world renowned media outlet CNN has recently introduced Top 20 of the world's best soups. Honorably, Vietnam's popular pho bo (noodle with beef) is nominated on this list with enormous compliments for the dish.
Vietnamese soup Pho Bo with beef and noodles
According to CNN, pho's wonderful aroma is thanks to the broth that was simmered for hours with ingredients such as cinnamon, anise and other unique spices.
Citing author Andrea Nguyen's saying in the book "The Pho Cookbook", the article claimed that this soup dish is still relatively new even though it is among Vietnam's most recognized export cuisines. Besides, while lots of today's restaurants have served pho with a wide range of flavors, beef is still the most original.
According to CNN, pho bo is Vietnam's most beloved version with various options for diners such as raw beef, cooked beef, a mixture of raw and cooked beef, beef brisket and tendon.
The presence of pho bo alongside global names in CNN’s nomination list like banga (Nigeria), bouillabaisse (France), caldo verde (Portugal), Gazpacho (Spain), gumbo (United Stated), lanzhou beef noodle soup (China), tom yum goong (Thailand), Tonkotsu ramen (Japan), etc. has proven Vietnamese unique cuisine and another reason for tourists to head back to the country after the pandemic.
On 16 September, an online webinar on promoting Vietnamese coffee tourism will take place under the cooperation of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the Colombian Embassy in Vietnam.
Around 200km from Hanoi Capital, Moc Chau has ideal geologic conditions, resulting in cool weather and a diverse ecosystem all year round, becoming a prime destination for relaxing vacations.
In order to attract both domestic and international tourists, Phan Thiet city in Binh Thuan province in the South of Vietnam is considering a plan to promote local tourism to a national one specializing in marine sports by 2025.