Asam Pedas is synonym with Melaka, like other state also like Penang Laksa or Muar Mee Bandung. Asam Pedas is Peppery Hot and Sour. It’s the gravy that brings the characteristics of the Asam Pedas. What inside the gravy can be anything from land to the sea – Fishes or meat.
You can find some good Asam Pedas Restaurant around Kota Laksamana. Kota Laksamana is where the Casa Del Rio hotel located. Asam Pedas restaurant in the picture is one of the example in Kota Laksamana. Except the Asam Pedas is served on a clay pot. So the peppery hot become more hotter. Standard dish is the Asam Pedas, white rice, slice of cucumber and salted egg.
Some of the restaurant open in daytime and some of it also start in the evening. Open concept and price is normal and acceptable.
Asam Pedasy claypot, pic from cutecarry.com