THE BEST PHO YOU!
Don’t worry, I haven’t totally lost my grammar skills, nor did I begin to write slang…
Pho (pronounced “fuh”) is a delicious “street-style” Vietnamese soup made up of meat and broth (chicken or beef), rice noodles, and savory spices. This soup is usually topped with fresh bean sprouts, basil, mint, and a hint of lime.
So, why exactly am I ranting about Pho?
Well, one, because it’s delicious… And two, because it’s great for chasing away those unwanted winter flu bugs going around.
I know, I know, abuela taught you to eat your “sopita de pollo cuando tienes catarro o estas resfriado,” but if you’re too sick to cook… I suggest you try out this alternative soup. Pho is hearty, healthy and scrumptious; and after today you’ll know my favorite and the best Pho restaurants in Miami.
Miss Saigon Bistro (2 Locations, Coral Gables & Pinecrest)
148 Giralda Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: (305) 446-8006
Hours: Mon. – Fri. (Lunch 11:30am – 3pm) (Dinner: 5:30pm – 10pm)
Hy Vong Vietnamese Cuisine
3458 Southwest 8th Street,
Miami, FL 33135
Phone: 305 446 3674
Hours: Wed. – Sun. 6-11pm
Asian Fusion Cafe
17043 South Dixie Highway
Palmetto Bay, Fl 33157
Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 11am to 10pm
Friday – Saturday 11am to 11pm
Moonchine Asian Bistro
7100 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33138
Hours: Mon. – Thur. Sun – 11:30 am to 11 pm
Fri.- Sat. – 11:30 am – 12 am
3 Chef’s Chinese Restaurant
275 NE 18th St.
Miami, FL 33132
Phone: 305- 373-2688
Hours: Mon. – Thur. – 11:30 am – 10 pm;
Fri. – Sat. – 11:30 am – 11 pm; Sun – 1 pm – 10 pm
Ready to place your order and say goodbye to the flu? Here are a few tips before you begin…
- Be sure to spice up your broth. The restaurant should bring you a separate plate with sprouts, mint and lime. Add it all!
- Taste it to perfection. Once you’re done adding the herbs and veggies, be sure to also add a little bit of Sriracha (red chili pepper sauce) and Hoisin sauce (black plum sauce.) Taste it as you go along, that’s half the fun.
- Last but not least, use a fork to help you eat the delicious hearty meats and noodles, but don’t forget to sip the wonderful broth in between bites.
Mmmm, now I’m hungry. Enjoy your Pho!
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