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North Sumatra Journey: Lontong Medan

Bayview, San Francisco

SOLD OUT

$45.00

House
BYOW
Intimate (2-4 Guests)
indonesian, asian
Local, Organic
In-Person
When it comes to food, Medan, the Capital of North Sumatra province in Indonesia is the place to be. Like most Indonesian food, you’re guaranteed to find rich savory flavors on your plate. The richness of coconut milk in Medanese food lends itself a unique taste like no other. Experience lontong (compressed rice cake) the way it is served in Medan, accompanied by popular Indonesian dishes to create a curry party for your palate. BYOB. Shared plates, family style, all dishes come at the same time. Please be aware that shrimp paste, tree nuts and peanuts are used in a lot of Indonesian cooking. See you at the dining table!

Menu detail

Lontong
Entree
Compressed rice cake boiled in banana leaves.
Beef Rendang
Entree
Medan-style Beef Rendang. Boneless chuck braised with galangal and Siska's housemade red curry sauce and coconut milk, then after all the liquid nearly evaporated, the remaining sauce is caramelized by frying it in the oil that the meat released during braising.
Young Jackfruit Curry
Entree
Young jackfruit (Nangka) cooked in yellow curry.
Chicken Opor
Entree
North Sumatran style chicken "white" curry, stewed with coriander, coconut milk, lemongrass, and other SE Asian spices.
Balado
Entree
Deep fried hard-boiled eggs and eggplants stir-fry in traditional Indonesian sambal chilies.
Tempeh, Shrimp & Long Beans Tauco
Entree
Tempeh and long beans braised in thick sweet soy sauce and fermented bean.
Dadar Gulung
Dessert
Pandan crepe filled with coconut and palm sugar.

North Sumatra Journey: Lontong Medan

San Francisco, California

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