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Bowl and saucer
Chinese-Indonesian restaurants often receive orders for soup as a starter. At De Chinese Pagode, soups are popular, especially tomato soup and chicken soup. Other options are suan la tang and wan tan soup, or the variety of non-soup dishes such as fried spring rolls.
The bowls in which the soups and starters are served breathe the atmosphere of a Chinese-Indonesian restaurant. Though there are no Chinese characters , the flowery design and colors add to the Chinese atmosphere of the restaurant. Chinese-Indonesian restaurants were the first restaurants in the Netherlands to sell ‘exotic’ food