Phở is a traditional Vietnamese noodle soup that is well-known and popular around the world. It embodies the warmth and richness of the people and cultire of Vietnam. The calligraphic symbols for Phở visualise not only its ingredients, but also its origin, the people who made their livings by selling it, and the political context of Vietnam since the beginning of 20th century. Its set of symbols depicts the alliance of the history and meaning of Phở with the development of Vietnam’s economy and social system.