In the Chinese cuisine, sui cao is a traditional dish with 3 main ingredients: sui cao, vegetables and broth. In Cho Lon, this dish is changed to be for the Vietnamese customer with many other ingredients such as squid, fish rolls, pork skin or shrimp… The inside of sui cao is made from fresh shrimp so it has a natural sweetness but not greasy. The broth is clear and has a strong favor. In District 11, Ha Ton Quyen is called” the street of sui cao” with many restaurants of this dish at the price of 35,000VND.
Hu tieu ho
Hu tieu ho includes noodles, sour vegetable, pig tongue and stomach. The broth of hu tieu is mixed with a little flour. The restaurants of this dish are located in the corner of Go Cong – Gia Phu street (District 6), Dinh Hoa street (District 8) at the price of 25,000VND per bowl.
Hu tieu sa te
Hu tieu sa te is commonly served with beef or venison. The broth is brown, viscous and has the smell of peanut and seamen. The combination of all ingredients creates a strong favor broth. The most popular place to enjoy this dish is Quang Ky restaurant on Trieu Quang Phuc street, District 5 or some other places around Kim Bien market. The price for each bowl is from 50,000VND.
Chinese sweet soup
The sweet soup in Cho Lon chooses the elegant sweetness as a standard. The featured sweet soup in here are: bot ga tra, che dau hu hanh nha, che bo bo trung cut, che bach qua…. The most famous restaurants in this area include Che Ha Ky, Che Thanh Tam, Che Nha Den… at the price from 20,000-50,000 VND per cup.