World’s most expensive bowls of Vietnamese Pho enlisted by foodlovers
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Pho is an essential signature dish of Vietnam thanks to its perfect flavors of noodle, staple soup served with various meat parts, herbs among others. Its tastes charm an uncountable number of food lovers worldwide. Through the skillful hands of talented chefs, the popular Pho is not just that simple but upgraded into a luxury dish featuring the highest-class ingredients.
AnQi Pho (US$ 4,968)
AnQui Pho is designated the most expensive of its kind in the planet costing around USD 5,000 for a bowl. This dish is offered in the exquisite gastronomic menu of a restaurant specializing in Vietnamese cuisines in the US. The value of Pho is due to its expensive ingredients.
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AnQui Pho is an extravagant dish that is made of blue lobster ‘noodles’, A5 wagyu beef, white alba truffles, foie gras broth, personally grown bean sprouts. The beef is the highest-grade of its kind in Japan and Alba truffle is a deeply valued and rare ingredient in the world.
According to the CulinaryScoop, a molecular gastronomy technique will be used to make the rice noodles out of a very rare and expensive blue lobster meat. Garnishing the soup will be the most coveted truffles in the world known as white alba truffles. In place of the traditional broth will be poach foie gras, which is very high end goose/duck liver, in a flavored stock and use that as the broth and garnish the soup as well. Last but not least for the bean sprouts and thai basil that are normally garnished in the soup are grown exclusively in the garden at Tiato.
Beef Pho (US$99.34)
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One of the most expensive bowls of Pho is served in a restaurant in Ton That Dam Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, which is not available on the menu. To enjoy the taste, guests are offered to order the dish one day before.
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The stock of Beef Pho demands 12 hours of stewing and the finished dish would include toast, beef bone marrow, a bowl of noodle, Wagyu beef, truffle mushroom, poached egg, soup, drink ... There are also 7 different types of beef served in a set of dishes.
“Towering” Pho (US$ 39.8)
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Tasting a bowl of “skyscraper” Pho is one of the most towering buildings in Vietnam is the best food experience that you never want to miss. Two of the most costly ingredients of the bowl are Australian oxtail and Wagyu beef.
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The value of the Pho is not only about its components but the prime position of the restaurant, where provides guests with best bird-eye views to the whole city.
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Pho, which is 28th on the list, is a bowl of flat, soft rice noodles dipped in a fragrant beef or chicken broth flavored with condiments. It is served with beef or chicken, shallots and chili and lemon to taste.
The soup is considered a national dish and can be found all over the country though it originated in Hanoi before being taken to the south, where people have added their own influences to the dish.
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