January 11, 2015 Read more →
Life is full of tough choices. For me, the choices are between pho, hu tieu and bun bo Hue. Pho is of course my favorite (why would I have created lovingpho.com in the first place?) But as it turns out, I love hu tieu and bun bo Hue just the same. No I’m not abandoning pho and lovingpho.com. But hu tieu and bun bo Hue can’t be ignored. Here’s why.
December 23, 2014 Read more →
Are there such thing as secret pho ingredients? Let’s take a look at what may constitute a pho secret ingredient. Pho is as much about tradition as it is about adaptation. At the adaptation end, when you have something as good and as easily customizable as pho, you can’t stop people from messing around with it. And they do. At the other end, there are actually pho secrets that can kick up your pho a notch or two while still keeping it traditional.