This Vietnamese soup is hard to perfect, but Chowhounds are on the case. Ask where to find the best pho restaurants around the country and discuss how to replicate it at home.

What Is the Difference Between Pho and Ramen?

Asia is absolutely brimming with fabulous noodle soup dishes, each with its own great flavors and story to tell. In Taipei, Taiwan you'll find beef udon noodle soup on nearly every block. In Bangkok...



Pho Attack

by danna 10 years ago

I ate a nice bowl of Pho Tai about an hour ago. About the time I finished slurping it up, I felt this WEIRD sensation. Like my head was being compressed. From my collarbones, up my neck and into...

Vietnamese restaurants in TO, 2016

by prima 3 years ago

Where are your current favourite spots? I like Forget Me Not on Wilson. I'm looking forward to trying some other spots this summer. A friend mentioned Ro House in the Junction, which se...

Simply Vietnam Express | Santa Rosa - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Last fall I dropped by for a late lunch. I'd been a fan of the original Simply Vietnam that's now closed but had not tried the fast-casual offspring. Miraculously its building was untouched by the ...

Pho Bel Air | San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Two months ago I pulled off the 101 to stop at Pho Bel Air after 11pm to pick up a take-out order of pho ga (chicken rice noodle soup) on my way south. Packed carefully with noodles, herb garnishes...

Friendly 18, 8750 Jane Street, Concord - Treated to some of the most awesome tasting and may be even the most authentic, Vietnamese food in the GTA!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 9 months ago

When one is greeted by friendly staffs who speak only Vietnamese to each other and communicate with the patrons in barely passable English, then chances are, the food will be quite authentic and on...

Using Quoc Viet Pho Base

by eimac4 12 months ago

I bought a canister of Quoc Viet Cot Pho Ga at a local Asian market to make chicken pho. The recipe on the canister and the recipes I have found on the Internet all call for using the whole canist...

Q1 - LE PHO, Richmond Hill : A new Vietnamese Pho kid in town!.......soon, after the kinks, may be the BEST in town?!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

House in a huge cavernous space, the place was packed even on a chilly, rainy night! Though they are still experiencing teething pain associated with new opening, their food we had tonight was alr...

Chicken pho w/ frozen Home made broth

by kdh325 1 year ago

Hey everyone, 1st time on the site. So, I’m wanting to make a small (2-4 servings) pot of chicken pho (pho ga). I pretty much always have slow simmered Home made chicken broth/stock in the freezer....

Pho---can it be ordered without the noodles?

by nissenpa 11 years ago

Can pho be ordered and enjoyed without the noodles? Asking for carb conscious friends.

Can I parboil beef bones the night before I make stock?

by redlights 1 year ago

I'm having a bunch of people over for pho tomorrow after work and I'm planning on making the stock in the slow cooker (actually...two slow cookers - there are many people coming) while I'm at work....

Table Talk with Andrea Nguyen of The Pho Cookbook

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 2 years ago

Our latest Table Talk guest doesn’t need much of an introduction since she’s an active and beloved member of the Chowhound community. As many of you already know, Andrea Nguyen is an author, te...

Spicy Southern or Central Vietnamese Pho

by ratunderpaper 1 year ago

Where in Toronto (or environs) can one find really good Bún Bò and/or Bún Riêu soups? Really good = clean environment, profound broth. I've had several through central Pennsylvania.

BEST Pho Satay In Calgary?

by Kor 12 years ago

Went for Beef Pho Satay soup at a little place on 12th ave and Center St. NE, second best I have had in Calgary. It was a creamier type than most places serve, with coconut milk in the broth I thi...

Fuzion Five | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In town to visit family this week, I asked Auntie what she thought of 533 Viet Fusion that's getting so much media attention. She said she preferred Fuzion Five instead and took me to lunch there y...

Pho Ha Noi | Vietnam Town - San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Phở Hà Nội on Capitol Expressway, a specialist in Northern style, was one of the most popular pho places. https://www.chowhound.com/post/pho-ha-noi-san-jose-575995 https://www.chowhound.com/post...

"Little Saigon, Richmond Hill" - Hands down, best tasting bowl of Pho up north... so far!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

For the record, I paid ‘Little Saigon’ my first visit years ago, when they first opened up next to T&T and Richmond Hill was a void for good Vietnamese Pho. Unfortunately, authenticity issues resul...

"NAM Vietnamese" - Authentic but 'up and down' quality Vietnamese fare

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

Ex-chowhounder skylineR33 and myself first tried out this place about a week after they first opened. Our impression at that time was so-so, finding the quality of the Pho fairly mundane with the b...

Pho Cong Ly | Downtown San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Friday night we grabbed a late dinner at Pho Cong Ly in downtown San Jose. It's in the former venue of the sorely missed Nha Toi. I had the #1 Pho Gourmet with oxtail, beef shank, filet mignon a...

Pho in Marpole

by LotusRapper 4 years ago

For the longest time, the number of Vietnamese restos in Marpole can be counted by Winston Churchill's "V" fingers (as in 2). And both were rather meh IMO. Then recently Thai Son, a well-known c...