It seems that talking about culinary in Bandung will never be enough. There are so many to food taste and cuisine explore, from Bandung Indonesian Restaurants, Bandung street food to Bandung snacks. Where should you begin with? Maybe, you can refer to Bandung Tour Expert’s favorite Bandung food reviews below.
1. Kartika Sari
Kartika Sari is one of the biggest snack and souvenir center in Bandung. It’s already like a tradition. If you go to Bandung, it won’t be complete without buying Banana Cheese Bollen from Kartika Sari. A pack of Kartika Sari Bollen costs from IDR 35,000. They have several kinds of bollen and snacks, such as Cheese Rolls, Banana Chocolate Cheese, various local chips and pastries.
2. Maicih Chips
The most sensational chips from Bandung, superhot Maicih chips are like an addiction. Why? Because they have levels of spiciness from 1 to 10 and the 10th level will make you beg for a mercy. There are two kinds of Maicih chips, the original cassava and fried fish ball chips. A pack of Maicih chips price is around IDR 18,000 to IDR 27,500.
The original Surabi (Sundanese Pancake) is served with Kinca Sauce (thick combination of coconut milk, brown sugar and pandan leaves). Pushed by dynamic young generations which favor for Western taste, Surabi Bandung is now combined with cheese, cornet, and sausages. However, they still keep using the charcoal and clay pot to cook it. The result of the fusion of traditional and international kitchen in small traditional pancakes attracts lot of tourists to taste it. Even, they open Surabi Bandung franchises, like Surabi Enhaii in several neighbor cities, including Jakarta. One traditional Surabi with Kinca sauce can be enjoyed only with IDR 5,500.
4. Amanda Steamed Brownies
People intend to get healthier food and snacks from steaming process. Therefore, Amanda came up with the idea to make steamed brownies with lot of flavors, cheese, nuts and panda. But Amanda’s most favorite is chocolate steamed brownies which can be purchased only from IDR 24,000. Caution, do not to make this Bandung steamed brownies as your guilty pleasure!
5. Milk Tofu
Bandung food is always innovative and different. Even a tofu factory in Lembang, Bandung can make tofu taste super soft and delicious by mixing the soybean with fresh cow milk. Fried milk tofu can be a healthy savory delicacy for tea time. One pack containing 10 milk tofus is sold from only IDR 12,000. It can be kept only for three days in the fridge because it’s very natural and without chemical preservation.
If you cannot decide which Bandung food and snacks that you would like to try, let Bandung Tour Expert organize your culinary travel trip. In our Bandung tour packages, we will bring you to Floating Market, the center of Bandung food in Lembang. What makes this food court way more special and distinguished is because the food is sold from the boats floating on an artificial lake. Eager to visit more unique food corners in Bandung? Let’s eat and travel in Bandung with Bandung Tour Expert.