To prepare for this fall's Best of Dallas® 2014 issue, we're counting down (in no particular order) our 100 Favorite Dishes. If there's a dish you think we need to try, leave it in the comments, or email me.
Catherine Downes Plenty of iron in this bowl.
Bun bo hue is a brash and angry angry bowl of soup. Filled with a murky, brown-colored broth that smells of funk and shrimp paste, it hides hunks of pork blood pudding, a meaty pig's knuckle with bones and connective tissue and slippery tapioca noodles that require advanced chopsticks skills.
If you're used to eating pho, the polite soup that says please and thank you, bun bo hue is a soup that shows up unannounced and downs your favorite bottle of booze before parking on your couch for a slobbery nap.More »