Recipe for an Indonesian Thanksgiving

–By Lizzy Hardison– An American classic comes to the tropics in this adaptation of my favorite holiday. For best results, host this celebration on a day when you or your housemate can get out of school early. Yield: a sink of dirty dishes, a fridge full of leftovers, and two very stuffed bules* and their Indonesian friends.…

How To Be Vegetarian In Indonesia

— By Kelly Fitzgerald — Those ubiquitous, uniquely Indonesian mealboxes are dangerous territory for vegetarians. If you’ve ever lived in Indonesia, you know the ones: usually found at large events and always come with rice, one of those stabby-straw cup waters, and say Selamat Menikmati! [Enjoy!] or Terima Kasih [Thank You] on the top. While…

Warungs of Indonesia

In most cities of even modest size in the United States, you can find food from around the world: Mexico, Italy, Thailand, China, India. Depending on your geographic location within the U.S., you are also likely to find other less-commonly seen cuisines: Cuba, Ethiopa, Guatemala, Poland. But rare is the occassion when you come across…