By whatever name you call it, pho has placed Vietnamese cuisine squarely on the culinary world map. James Pham visits a Saigonese pho restaurant to unravel the secrets behind this national dish, rich in flavor as well as history.
The Basics City Name: Ho Chi Minh City Where is it located?: Ho Chi Minh City is in southern Vietnam on the Saigon river near the Mekong Delta. Why do people go there?: Once called Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, is Vietnam’s economic and cultural capital, the second most populous city in the country. Like [...]