Although I have no real reason to fly to indon anymore I will make sure I try the dishes you have kindly and professionally brought to all of us. Hi UZ, great to hear from you, thank you very much. For myself, while nasi goreng simply can’t compete with curries and more flavorful rich dishes, I do find Indonesian nasi goreng quite enjoyable from time to time, and it makes an easy cheap meal. If I’m not mistaken, you stay at a service apartment near Mangga Besar area. I had Sate Padang as well, and I absolutely loved it! Ikan Bakar (grilled fish) Even after eating ikan bakar, Indonesian grilled fish, dozens of times, I still … Great choiches of foods! Hi mr, i think you should try “Kupang Lontong” from east java. They are often very small, but you wouldn’t trade the flavor of the small country ducks for a fat one. I haven’t been scrolling down through the comments below so I don’t know if somebody has suggested the places that I’m going to mention. And instead of Jakarta, you should have visited Bogor for the culinary adventure. I’m a Surabayan and nasi campur for me is a bit of between nasi liwet and nasi padang or some kind. The bowl of coto Makassar that I had in Jakarta was very beefy tasting, and included intestines, tripe, lungs (I think), and a few cubes of meat, all within a murky dark roasted peanut based soup. 45A North Bogor(open 13.00-21.00) allInputs[i].checked = true; from breakfast to dinner and also some kind of snack. Find more Japanese words at! Tamansari, Jakarta; Open hours: About 4 pm – 11 pm daily; Prices: I paid 93,000 IDR ($7.07) for a few bowls of meatballs and noodles. Nice reviews Mark!! Glad this guide is helpful! Ketupat sayur? According the GOI, the new Food Law is intended to provide a legal basis to regulate the following Hey Sam, awesome to hear from you, thank you very much for your food recommendations. I haven’t had a chance to try opor ayam yet, but I’d love to. Thank you Mark for visiting Jakarta and promoting Indonesian food to the world! I think it can be like that for all of us sometimes. And there’s almost nothing I can think of that goes better with coffee than a freshly steamed bakpao, or the Indonesian variation of a Chinese baozi. I sumbled upon you Youtube channel last year looking for a food guide for my Japan trip. Hey Catur, thank you very much for watching. My utmost gratitude for this food review! Soto Mie, Tauge Goreng, Mie Ayam, Batagor, Mie Aceh. = 'block'; Hi Jeffry, great to hear from you, thank you very much for your support, appreciate you reading and watching the videos! 1. Where: I had this dish home cooked, but do you know of any good restaurants? Hey Lisa, thank you very much. Hello Mark, have you ever tried garang asem? I had a couple plates of nasi campur in Jakarta, and each time they were both good, a good dish to eat if you enjoy rice and pork with a sweet and savory sauce. Hi Raymond, thank you very much. – Steamed Chicken Feet, usually served with rice porridge at Semarang – Wingko Babat, baked cake made from coconut, famous in Semarang, Central Java By the way, you forgot one very famous and delicious Indonesian dish… one that the rich and the poor love… one that has always been a scapegoat for midnight cravings (I am guilty as charged)…. script.src = url; I’m really glad that you’re enjoying Indonesia’s cuisine! Gado gado is served at all different types of Indonesian restaurants, but according to this article on the Wall Street Journal, it’s traditionally served as a street food, specifically from mobile kaki lima street food carts. Hi Chitra, thank you very much for the recommendation, sounds delicious! And yes, I know a very special place to eat Ikan Bakar. Hi Emir, thank you very much for your support, and appreciate the invitation. I do have to say though, you should have visited Jogyakarta! Have you ever eaten three chickens by yourself in one meal? Hey Haydn, thank you very much for sharing, is that a type of grilled duck? I would love to visit Bandung in the future. Aman dan terpercaya When you eat ayam bakar Taliwang, not only are the grilled chickens so good you might be able to eat three of them by yourself, but they are also very small because they either free range chickens or sometimes spring chickens. i also blogged about indonesian food in . In this Restaurant you can order kue cubit with 2 toppings like Kit kat Greentea,Nutella,Ovalmaltine,marshmallow,silverqueen or Toblerone(Chocolate) and others that just 1000-10000 or more >< The Portuguese, who originally discovered New Guinea and its surrounding islands in the early 16th century, originally called the islands Ilhas dos Papuas, from the Malay word papuwah (“fuzzy-haired”). Only 2mins away from my home. I didn’t go to an all sambal restaurant, but I would love to, thanks for the recommendation. if you like Nasi Padang so much you have to try Nasi Padang PAGI SORE at Fatmawati south jakarta one of the best Padang resto in jakarta, Ayam Bakar nya made with coconut milk. Just for your information, if you’re still at Jakarta, there are a kind of food bazaar during ramadhan month near Benhil Market at 4pm-6pm . Accessed July 26, 2014. I am Indonesian and I want to say thank you very much to visit our country and enjoyed our food. 8Forshee, Jill. And these are the ingridients to make Nasi Uduk if you want to try to cook it : rice, coconut milk, lemon grass, galangal, ginger, & bay leaves. Hi Mark, thanks for such a long list of what Jakarta has to offer for food lovers. I know at least two versions of Nasi Liwet. Address: Jl. For me, this was one snack that was more fun to watch being made than to eat. I really enjoy reading your food guide of Indonesian food. i have a food list you must try . 4. For ikan bakar, I love it in both Indonesia and Malaysia. 2. Dutch government apologizes for the 1947 massacre of at least 150 people in the village of Rawagede on the island of Java during Indonesia’s war for Independence. Dear Mark Wiens, You take so delicious picture that its hard to resist those foods. All are good. I am Indonesian but I live far away from my home town, Bandung. tooltips.push(new_tooltip); if (!elems[i].checked) { Accessed August 14, 2014. Along with an abundance of higher end artisan modern coffee shops throughout Jakarta, there are also some excellent traditional shops (kopitiams). I enjoy your video so much. var wrapper = document.createElement('div'); Food does taste more delicious when you add sambal lol. And last week I stumbled upon your Indonesian Food videos on my Facebook newsfeed. Hi Sulvi, thank you for reading this Indonesian food guide. After spending 3 weeks in Jakarta and eating Manado food a number of times, I can safely say woku is one of my favorites Indonesian foods. So steamed rice would be mixed with crumbled oncom that has been cooked with sambal and lemon basil. To this day, Nasi Padang remains one of my favorite meals in the entire world. Just ask for the syrup to be served on the side. Next time if you want to eat Padang food, I reccomend “Rumah Makan Sederhana” There’s a lot of these around the country, except in Padang itself, weird isn’t it? The other version is nasi liwet Solo, from Central Java. i love watching you talking the “good side” of Indonesian food , there’re many Indonesian food you haven’t try yet (maybe) I’ve just found out your Youtube Channel and website. You can find Nasi Liwet at Ikan Bakar Cianjur at Bandung, just about 2 hours travel from Jakarta, and there you can have Ikan Gurame Pesmol, which is amazing in flavor. Hey Hardiman, thank you for the recommendation. i have visited indonesia twice and have tried foods like sate, pempek and siomay. var remove_tooltips = function() { is that even a food? It’s one of my fave Indonesian street food that I miss the most! Where: You’ll find ikan bakar at many roadside restaurants and seafood restaurants. i love your guide and review so much Kudos for giving a shout out to Kerak Telor, it’s a fast disappearing traditional snack. I see you enjoy Sundanese version of Nasi Liwet, but maybe you want to taste Surakarta/Solo’s style of Nasi Liwet. 2. Phenomenol looking food photos here Mark and great guide. Hey Mariko, I love the food in Malaysia as well! *gule ikan yu ( shark fish curry) Thank you very much for all your food recommendations, they all sound delicious. Like you, I love food……. Hope you can find some! The skewers of meat, which often include beef pieces, beef tongue, and offal, are first marinated in a mixture of spices, then grilled over hot flaming charcoal, and finally they are often served over sliced up compressed rice cake, called ketupat, and then covered in a thick brown colored sauce, and sprinkled with crispy shallots. I’ve been to the Malaysian side of Borneo, but not yet to the Indonesian side – I would love to in the future. I was in Thailand 2 weeks ago, and I tried the food you recommend at your blog. There are many more foods typical of Surabaya that I don’t have mentioned here because to much ;P. }; Nasi/Mie Goreng Jawa ( Javanese Fried Rice/noodle ) – Nasi Goreng Jawa Pasar Genteng Jalan Pasar Genteng open 6PM – 12PM daily. Petai are little green colored beans that grow in a tree within twisted pods. 5. if (elem.multiple) { FYI, I have a recommended place to eat Nasi Liwet, you can google ‘Nasi Liwet Khas Keprabon Solo’, it’s located in Kalimalang, East Jakarta. – Tahu Bakso, Fried tofu with meatball dough inside, it’s from Semarang – kupat tahu 24, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta; Open hours: 9 am – 6 pm daily; Prices: 20,000 IDR ($1.49) per plate. The photos are mouthwateringly superb. tooltip = create_tooltip(elem, "Please select an option. How you like petai is to me amazing because despite growing up in a peranakan heritage I still cant take that..its too pungent for me and even durians I can only take one or two bites as it is far too heaty for me. Enjoy the bubur ayam! Similarly, the rice is cooked with coconut milk, lemongrass, galangal, bay leaves. This type of grilled chicken originates from the island of Lombok, and it’s popular with spicy grilled chicken lovers throughout Indonesia. Your list is amazing and i will try ayam bakar taliwang for sure because… in fact… it is around my office. I had a small sample of tempoyak before, but not very much, so I would love to try more. if you love durian and you GOTTA try tempoyak. Indonesia is the only Southeast Asian country to have been a member of OPEC, although it left the cartel in 2008 due to the decline in world oil prices. As opposed to the other two soups mentioned above that were of the creamy variety, sop buntut is often a clear soup, the oxtail simmered in broth with carrots and potatoes, and with a salty and lightly peppery broth with a hint of nutmeg and cinnamon to remove any gamey taste. Looking forward to more guide from you! Good job, Mark! 3. I like Rendang and Manado dish. All rights reserved. For very good Siomay, the one behind Wisma Bidakara is worth the mention. Since you really love sambal in general did you go to a restaurant that specialized in different kind of sambal in Indonesia? You will know how to write english letter in a standard form and all tips and guides in this single application. There are two main ways Nasi Padang is served. window._old_serialize = null; if (element.addEventListener) { 9. Bebek Tepi Sawah serves a much less greasy fried duck, but since it’s an upscale restaurant, it’s pretty pricey. 45A North Bogor(open 13.00-21.00) Nasi liwet is one of my favorite food, but if you ask where to find the best nasi liwet,you have to go tobsolo (central java) to find it,because those evening to midnight dishes can’t be reject during visit there,but for Jakarta area,Sate khas Sennayan have good nasi liwet. Somehow there is this strange belief among tourists who have been to our country that Indonesian cuisine is uninteresting and only consists of nasi goreng (fried rice) or mie goreng (fried noodle). BANDUNG!!!! Hi Ebi, thank you very much for your support. } else if (input.type == 'radio' || input.type == 'checkbox') { Yogyakarta, maybe? Your videos are super authentic and you’re one of the very few food bloggers who are willing to try the real street food! Wow, you have tried many food than Indonesian (me) hahaha. Schubert. Is it available all over Thailand? 8. Muslims make up 87.2% of Indonesian population, which makes it the world’s largest Muslim majority nation. Address: Jalan Kebon Kacang 8 No. A restaurant called ‘Adem Ayem’ might serve it since this restaurant is a specialist in Javanese cuisine (especially foods from Jogja/Yogyakarta and Solo/Surakarta area). Hi Joey, great to hear from you, thank you very much for reading this guide and for all your food recommendation. var needs_validate = function(el) { Jakarta might be our capital city, but trust me when I say that when you travel away from one city to another, you will find a lot more different flavors in Indonesia! Accessed July 23, 2014. Leave a comment below now! Fortunately it was brought to me by my landlords so I could let it simmer a little longer for some tenderness it wouldn’t get on the grill but it was still really firm flesh. Hope you have a great day as well! 4. Hi Mark ! You can find best sate Padang and other Minang dish in Bukittinggi. Wow, strawberry sambal sound very interesting, I’d love to try that! Sate Ponorogo : a kind of chicken Sate originally from Ponorogo (a city in east java) that have really creamy peanut sauce and less fat that ordinary sate for (var i = 0; i < elems.length; i++) { But if you go to a more established indoor Nasi Padang restaurant they will serve you about 20 different dishes on your table, and you pick and choose the dishes you want, only paying for the dishes you eat (this is called hidang). tooltip.tip.className = tooltip.tip.className.replace(/ ? Especially your natural happy face when you enjoy the many kinds of indonesian food. I particularly liked the conversion to U.S. dollars … that gives all of us who are not familiar with Indonesian currency … some idea of what things cost. And no, I don’t even go to school there. Indonesia's largest company by market capitalization is still HM Sampoerna, the country's largest tobacco company. OK. } else if (value === undefined || value === null || value === '') { I would have loved to travel to some places outside of Jakarta, but I was working on some projects so wasn’t able to this trip. Thank you Duga, I’d love to try it in the future. Hi Shery, thank you very much for your support. i hope you cand find it while you in Jakarta. }); } Choose Your Letter Based Logo Template. Thank you for your support. and come again to Indonesia someday. Thank you! and the photos are also awesome. Where: Permata Mubarok 1 is a little far from central Jakarta, but a nice street food tend. As for Sundanese restaurants in Jakarta two reliable names are Laguna Restaurant Jln. Hi Fadilla, thank you very much, I’m hoping to make it to Surabaya in the future. Thank you very much Lynns, I’d love to visit East Java in the future. – tape ketan, i love that all except jengkol and petai and some food with pig meat because my religion but the version pictured is from Nasi Uduk Zainal Fanani. 2014. Soimai is a popular Indonesian food snack that has roots in China, but has been transformed as an Indonesian dish. no_error = false; if (elems[i].getAttribute('required') === null) continue; I’m glad you enjoyed a lot of the food here since I guess Indonesia does have a lot to offer for those who have a palate for spices. These creatures, found on Sulawesi Island, are recognizable by their eyes, which are literally as big as their stomachs, so big they cannot rotate them in their sockets. I have a weak stomach, I can never try so many street food here in Indonesia (surprisingly not the case in Bangkok). 3 Greenhouse Gas Emitter: Report.” Reuters. 10. if (validate_form()) { Among these I love to eat Ikan Bakar (grilled fish) and Peanut salad. Where: Again, this is a dish available at Nasi Padang restaurants throughout Indonesia. I was very excited when I found out on your Youtube channel that you visited Indonesia, Jakarta in particular. 72, Rawamangun, Jakarta; Open hours: 9 am – 9 pm daily; Prices: 140,800 IDR for a full spread of dishes.