Eating at Angkringan (10 Things I Miss Most about Jogja)

10 Things I Miss Most about Jogja

Almost every person who has visited Jogja knows exactly how delicious this tiny and simple wrapped rice is. It's the one that saves people, regardless of their social class, from hunger. It saves not only students running out of monthly pocket money at the end of the month, or a starving pedicab driver, but every single person who wish to feel a boundless simplicity in this town as well. The flame from senthir (small-sized oil lamp) lighting upon gorengan (deep fried foods such as tempe, tofu, etc.), various types of sate (skewered meal, usually of meat), the smell of burning charcoals competing with the fragrance of ginger, and pandan mats spread out next to the cart are the pillars that sustain the life of angkringan. Angkringan is what will make you want to return to Jogja to enjoy a little piece of boundless simplicity. (www.yogyes.com/en/10-angkringan-in-jogja/)

About 10 Things I Miss Most about Jogja

Be cautious my friend, for Jogja is just like a lover who silently sows the seed of yearning in your heart. Her simplicity teaches us to be a more mature human being, her hospitality comforts us, and her romanticism will always be remembered.

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