TasteAtlas puts Vietnamese Pho in the list 100 most popular dishes in the world

Thursday, 27/10/2022 16:05
Pho, a Vietnamese noodle soup sold in almost all street corners in Vietnam, finds itself at the 34th place in a list of 100 most popular dishes in the world as complied by international food magazine TasteAtlas.
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Ineinternational food magazine TasteAtlas described pho as one of the most beloved Vietnamese dishes in the western hemisphere due to its complex, unique flavors, and elegant simplicity. (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn) 

According to VNA, The magazine described Pho as one of the most beloved Vietnamese dishes in the western hemisphere due to its complex, unique flavors, and elegant simplicity.

The soup is traditionally served with chicken or beef broth where the bones simmer lazily for at least three hours until the broth is perfect, it said, adding that the addition of herbs and spices accentuates the flavors, and the chewy rice noodles, juicy beef slices, and crunchy sprouts elevate the dish to another level.

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Vietnamese Pho in the list 100 most popular dishes in the world  

Pho is also among three Vietnamese dishes – along with Banh mi and iced coffee –named in the CNN’s list of “50 of the best street foods in Asia” which it calls just a “small sampling of the region’s wonderful food traditions.

Three Vietnamese universities make QS Sustainability 2023

A total of three Vietnamese universities have been listed in the QS Sustainability 2023 as compiled by British education company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), reported VOV.

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Vietnam National University in Hanoi (VNU-Hanoi) is listed in the QS Sustainability 2023 

This latest list announced by QS on October 26 sees Vietnam National University in Hanoi (VNU-Hanoi) and Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCM) ranked among the 801 to 1,000 group, while Ton Duc Thang University is among the 1,001 to 1,200 group.

Of the three, VNU-HCM ranks 365th place, the highest position given to a Vietnamese university in the Employment and Opportunities criterion of Social Impact Measures. The university was also placed in the 501+ group in the Sustainable Education criterion.

The first edition of the QS Sustainability 2023 rankings largely focuses on social and environmental sustainability performance among higher education institutions.

Indicators are split into various environmental sustainability measures, including sustainable institutions, sustainable education and sustainable research, and social impact measures comprising equality, knowledge exchange, educational impact, employability and opportunities, and quality of life.

Vietnam wins gold at International Circus Festival in Russia

According to VNA, Vietnamese pair Pham Thi Huong and Truong Hong Thuy won the gold prize for their performance "Du Son" (Red Swing) at the 2022 International Circus Festival which wrapped up on October 26 in Russia.

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Vietnamese pair Pham Thi Huong and Truong Hong Thuy won the gold prize for their performance "Du Son" (Red Swing) at the 2022 International Circus Festival in Russia. (Photo: qdnd.vn) 

According to Tong Toan Thang, deputy director of the Vietnam Circus Federation, the performance of the two female artists was highly evaluated by the event's Board of Jury for the harmony between music, costumes, accessories as well as skillful performance techniques.

The award helps affirm the talent and position of Vietnam's circus art in the international arena, he said, adding that it is also a motivation for domestic circus artists to continue to work for the development of their art.

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The performance of the two female artists was highly evaluated by the event's Board of Jury for the harmony between music, costumes, accessories as well as skillful performance techniques. (Photo: qdnd.vn) 

The 2022 International Circus Festival was held from October 22 – 26 in Russia with the participation of delegations from nine countries.

This year's edition is exclusively for female circus artists./.

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