Are you a culinary travelers and curious to try many different Indonesian tastes just in one place? Bandung might be one of the most appropriate culinary cities in Indonesia to explore. Flare your tongue with different traditional Indonesian taste. Though new restaurants and cafes are established, several old restaurants still exist because of their secret recipes which smite locals and tourists. Young people in Bandung are also very creative to create new sensational snacks for souvenirs.
1. Rumah Minang
Minang cuisine is originally from West Sumatra, but the delicacy of Minang kitchen, like Rendang which became CNN Reader Digests Most Delicious Food in 2011 can be found in all over Indonesia and even abroad like Malaysia and Singapore. Rumah Minang in Bandung still serves all menus that they have on your table, though you don’t order all. You’ll just pay what you eat. More, sometimes waitresses give us cirque attraction by swing several plated piled up on their arm. Average prices of Rumah Minang in Bandung are very cheap, starting from IDR 11,000 for a huge portion of rice with one side dish.
2. Kampung Daun
If you would like to get a different experience to eat and get fused with nature, Kampung Daun in Lembang, Bandung is the right restaurant. We eat in traditional Sundanese open shacks that we can choose for our private travel group. Faintly, you can hear the Sundanese music carried by the breeze. This garden restaurant’s specialties are traditional Sundanese, such as Nasi Tutug Oncom (Rice with Fried Sundanese Soybeans), Nasi Liwet (Taditional Parahyangan Steamed Rich) and Grilled Beef Ribs. The restaurant is a bit pricy but worth to spend.
3. Saung Gawir and Dapoer Sangkuriang
What can be more delicious than gobbling fresh food in Bandung? At Saung Gawir dan Dapoer Sangkuriang Bandung you are able to choose gourami fish that you would like to eat right from fishpond. Sundanese kitchen is the master of preparing gourami. Just choose your preferences, crispy Fried Gourami or refreshing Gourami Soup. About the price, it is quite affordable restaurant for this kind of delightful dish.
4. Dapoer Penyet
Kitchen with smashing specialties, Dapoer Penyet serves all smashed side dishes. There isn’t specific culture of this cooking method, but it can easily found on the street food in Bandung. The differences are Dapoer Penyet is more hygienic, has bigger portions and guarantees the sensation of its sambal, hot smashed Indonesian relish made of variety of chili peppers, garlic, red onion, shrimp paste and salt. You can choose “smashed” side dishes that you want to combine with, such as grilled ribs, fried chicken, fried gourami, plus tempe and Bandung tofu. The price for a package of rice with smashed side dish and ice tea starting from IDR 22,000.
This list is only a few of dozens Indonesian restaurants in Bandung. For more, visit Bandung by yourself! So contact Bandung Tour Expert now, and then start your culinary quest in Bandung.