Vietnamese pho has been named the world’s 20th best food experience by world travel guide book publisher the Lonely Planet.

Pho on the Hau River along 500 other dishes was selected as for the book Ultimate Eatlist: The World’s Top 500 Food Experiences...Ranked published on August 15.

A bowl of pho contains flat, soft rice noodles dipped in a fragrant beef or chicken broth flavoured with different condiments. It is served with beef or chicken, shallots and chili and lemon to taste.

The soup originated from Hanoi before it was brought to the south where people added their own influences to the dish.-VNA