Cho Lau a Definitive Dish in Hoi An – A Unique Native Dish…

The remarkable heritage city in Vietnam, Hoi An, offers visitors some amazing dishes such as Cao Lau featuring pork, herbs and fresh spring water from hidden wells. Read on to find out more.

 

How is it Made

The regional Vietnamese dish is made out of Chinese barbequed pork slices, Udon -like noodles, croutons, bean sprouts, fresh herbs and greens prepared in a thick pork-based gravy. This local delicacy is cooked using water from an undisclosed Cham well located outside of the town as well.

 

Where to Eat it

Cao Lau can be found at many Vietnamese restaurants in the city such as Quan Cao Lau Thanh, Ty Cao Lau, and Cao Lau Khong Gian Xanh. It can also be tried out at many a Hoi An hotel including the likes of Anantara Hoi An Resort.

 

Price Point

The price point of the dish can range anywhere between VND 10,000 and VND 50,000 depending on the type of restaurant you a visiting.

 

Modern Takes on it

Many eateries have they own version of the dish featuring rice crackers for added texture, peanuts, scallions, chilli jam, and lime. Modern restaurants have started using chicken instead of pork, or sometimes the pork broth is mixed with squid or shrimp along with additional herbs.

 

 

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