More than a bowl of noodles, phở is history
There are many theories regarding its origin. Some say it started as a variation on pot-au-feu, a French beef stew dish. Others believe it’s the heir to a Chinese beef noodle soup or to a traditional Vietnamese dish of noodles with buffalo meat. What is certain is that phở, a simple yet deceptively complex dish of noodles served with beef or chicken in a hot bowl of broth, has become Việt Nam’s pride on the world map of cuisine.