Tags: Vietnamese
Not to be confused with Chinese style hot and sour soup, this is it's own thing. It's a tamarind and shrimp paste soup with okra, bean sprouts, chunks of tomato, pineapple, and ng̣ om (rice paddy) herb.

Canh Chua (Viet sour soup) at Vietnam Palace
Canh Chua (Viet sour soup) at Viet Taste Restaurant
Where to get Canh Chua (Viet sour soup)

2014 Oct 23
This is an amazing soup. An incredible mix of bright, fresh flavours and significant heat. I used to get a similar one at the old 'Good Morning Vietnam' restaurant in the Bytowne building and was pleased to see it again.

2015 Aug 22
This is one of the few places in town where you can find the much-loved canh chua cá (sour fish soup). On the menu here, it is listed as something like Fisherman Soup. It was light and enjoyable but unfortunately had an overpowering amount of celery instead of the usual porous stalks of bạc hà (elephant ear plant). A medium was loads for two people as a starter.