Here is the list of some great pork dishes to find around southeast Denpasar area.Victoria Tunggono 23 March 2016 11:02
Brilio.net - If you like pork, then Bali is the right place to go. There are so many types of pork dishes in Bali because unlike any other part of Indonesia, the majority of Balinese are Hindu and they eat pork. Here is the list of some great pork dishes to find around southeast Denpasar area, aside from the mouth watering traditional food suckling pig or the famous tasty grilled pork ribs:
1. Depot Gimbo
Se’i is the famous signature dish from Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur, that means “smoked meat”. This parlor specializes in pork se’i. The smoked pork is cooked with mixture of salt and spices that creates a unique taste, and is definitely different from bacon. The price starts from IDR 35,000 for the meat and they offer various meal packages from fried rice, satay to smoked pork hotplate. You can also order the pork in kilograms to take away and cook it later at home. In Denpasar area, Depot Gimbo has a branch in Jl. Imam Bonjol.
2. SABO (Sate Ayam Babi Oka)
The pork satay here is different from the satay sold on the streets. They have this special sauce that is mixed before or after the grilling, depends on your request. The small parlor also offers Balinese yellow soup to enjoy it with. They also sell chicken satay if you don’t like pork. The price starts at IDR 15,000 for a portion of 6 sticks of satay, IDR 10,000 for the soup and other side dishes. Located at Jl. Teuku Umar, on the southern part from Simpang Enam roundabout.
3. Martabak Guik
The small parlor sells pork martabak and pork nasi jinggo. Martabak is pan-fried crispy thin bread stuffed with garlic, onion, egg and minced meat and in this case is pork and served with sour clear sauce to enhance the taste. It's more of an appetizer kind of meal but sometimes great to be enjoyed for entrée as well. Nasi jinggo is the signature Balinese dish that includes steamed white rice and a little bit of side dishes such as fried noodle, shredded beef, fried tempeh and here they add pork. Located in Jl. Teuku Umar Barat (Marlboro), the price for nasi jinggo is IDR 6,000 and martabak ranges from IDR 25,000 to IDR 45,000, depending on the size.
4. Bakmie Sumo
Bakmie means noodle and this depot sells Bandung’s style of noodle dish. They have various combinations for the menu. You can pick the sweet or salty noodle at first then choose the side dishes. There are mushroom chicken, chasiu chicken (cooked with red Chinese sauce), pork, wonton, boiled brown egg, and many other options available. The special thing about this restaurant is the option of size, where you can choose between regular, large or jumbo. The price starts from IDR 25,000 and you can taste the gastronomy in Jl. Imam Bonjol No. 270C.