Last Updated on December 16, 2020 by irkusnardi
Are you going to Bogor? Are you looking for some to eat when visiting Bogor?
Bogor, 60 km from Jakarta have a hidden gem culinary at Surya Kencana (SurKen) Street.
Alongside intersection Surya Kencana Street and Aut Street (known as Gang Aut), there are many restaurant, food court and food stall.
This is Bogor traditional food and drinks you should try.
Soto Kuning pak Yusup
The yellow color in the soup came from turmeric combine with coconut milk and other spices that make a delicious taste. There are chili sauce, sweet soy sauce and lime to make the perfect taste of Soto Kuning if you like.
We can choose pieces of meat, and beef cattle such as “kikil” (a part of the beef’s foot that used as a food ingredient in Indonesia), tripe, intestine, tongue, spleen, brain and others that will be processed with a special yellow sauce from turmeric with coconut milk and various other spices that give a good taste.
Bakso or meatball is a common food in Indonesia, there are many types of meatball seller. At Surya Kencana Street, there is a queue when visiting Bakso Kikil Pak Jaka. It consists of vermicelli, meatball and “kikil” (a part of the beef’s foot that used as a food ingredient in Indonesia). Because it’s a street food, you can’t find any table here, the seller using plastic chairs.
It is called Asinan because the vegetables and or fruits will be salting with salt or acidification with vinegar.
The chicken meat is so tender and well done. The peanut sauce is delicious, also. There is a queue when lunch time.
Bir Kocok (Shaking Beer)
This is a Bogor traditional beer, consists of ginger, cinnamon and brown sugar. It’s called bir kotjok because the seller shaking all the ingredients to mix this beverages.
Wedang is beverage and ronde is sticky rice flour. Usually served in the evening. They use ginger to make the body warm.