A vacation to the city of Makassar is not complete if you do not try out a variety of local foods. Generally, people only know coto Makassar as a special food of this city. However, in fact, if you want to hunt for culinary delights, there are many types of delicious special foods that are sure to make you drool. The following are a variety of travelers’ favorite places to eat that provide various delicious local Makassar specialties.
- Coto Nusantara
Coto Nusantara is a typical dish that is synonymous with the city of Makassar. Not only residents but many travelers are also fond of this food. Having a similar appearance to soto, Coto Nusantara is different and does have a distinctive taste.
The composition of local beef coupled with fresh gravy makes this dish even more delicious. Coto Nusantara is more delicious when eaten with ketupat (kinds of cake rice) than rice. Certainly, one serving of Coto is not enough to satisfy your stomach.
- Mie Titi Panakkukang
Titi is a typical Makassar noodle dish that has a unique way of serving. Unlike common noodles, which are processed by boiling first, Mie Titi is cooked by frying to produce a savory taste. One restaurant is in the legendary category because it has been around for 40 years. You will be invited to reminisce about the atmosphere of an old restaurant when you eat this noodle. The thick gravy combined with chicken and meatballs makes it even more delicious.
- Ulu Juku Mappanyukki
Ulu Juku Mappanyukki offers a menu that has a taste that is almost similar to chicken curry. However, the main filling in this one soup is a snapper with extra-large size.
Although the taste is a little sour because it has quite a lot of star fruit mixture, this makes the flavor even more special and delicious.
- Pallu Basa Serigala
Most cooks in Makassar use beef as the main ingredient. However, this certain thing makes this culinary menu unique, and that is because the beef is processed in a sangria way.
The gravy has a brownish color and is very thick. The taste can be said to be similar to the typical cuisine of the city of Padang, rendang. But the difference is this meat is equipped with a fried egg yolk filling. Usually, this menu is enjoyed as a dinner menu option and is best served with rice.
- Bakso Ati Raja
Meatballs are better even if eaten at night. At Bakso Ati Raja, you can try meatballs that have a unique filling. Unlike other meatballs, which are usually filled with eggs or meat, at Bakso Ati Raja it is filled with the liver. Enjoy meatballs with various vegetables such as mustard greens, cabbage, and vermicelli provided in large quantities and visitors are allowed to take them as they wish.
- Nasi Kuning Begadang
As the name implies, this shop is always open 24 hours so that you can enjoy it at any time. You can eat yellow rice with various other vegetable menus such as curry, manias, rawon, and many more. Variants of yellow rice sold here, such as chicken yellow rice, lung, and regular yellow rice.
- Pisang Epe Losari Beach
Enjoy a different way of eating bananas with the epe bananas. The epe banana itself is a banana that only exists in certain cities, one of which is Makassar. The method of processing is by grilling it. After that, buyers are allowed to choose what toppings or jams they like. The choices of toppings available include cheese, chocolate, pineapple, and durian.
- Sop Saudara
Almost all cities have dishes for soup menus. However, in Makassar there is a soup that is different from the soups usually found in other cities because it has many variants of contents such as eggs, vegetables, meat, and many more. This restaurant has also been popular for a long time. It has been around since the 1970s. You can choose ketupat or rice as a culinary companion on this food.
- Grilled Ribs and Konro Soup Karebosi
Iga Bakar and Sop Konro are the two culinary mainstays of Iga Bakar and Sop Konro Karebosi restaurants in Makassar. The beef ribs are grilled in a thick black gravy that has an extraordinary taste. In addition, there is also peanut sauce that you can take as much as you like. The peanut sauce will add more flavor to it. Locals recommend eating this food at night.
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