DENPASAR, Bali (BPN) – Phmhotels presents SEMANGKUK “SOTO” JAGO, a gastronomic journey that highlights local cuisine that reflects the diversity of Indonesia. Through this event, phmhotels invites all foodies to travel to various destinations of Indonesia and taste the authentic local cuisine.
Soto, which is one of the most popular foods in Indonesia and has a distinctive taste in each region, becomes the selected dish served by phmhotels. Guests are also invited to know the history and philosophy of Soto.
According to the historical traces, Soto was firstly known on the north coast of Java in the 19th century AD. Soto was introduced as a soup dish with pieces of meat or beef offal.
Then, in its development, Soto was adapted to the cultures and natural resources found in each region of Indonesia, forming unique varieties of Soto according to the ingredients used.
In Javanese philosophical meaning, Soto stands for “bagi roso, bagi roto” and “podho roso, podho roto” which mean sharing one another.
A variety of Soto Nusantara can be enjoyed at all hotels under phmhotels from 15 June 2021 to 15 September 2021.
Soto Betawi is one of the traditional culinary delights that originated from the capital city of Jakarta. Consisting of beef or beef offal, fried potatoes, and tomatoes cooked in coconut milk broth and combined with green onion slices & melinjo chips, the dish is deliciously different from other types of Soto in Indonesia. Soto Betawi has a slightly creamy taste which makes it perfect for lunch and dinner.
Available at THE 1O1 Jakarta Sedayu Darmawangsa, 1O1 URBAN Jakarta Thamrin, THE HAVEN Bali Seminyak.
Soto Kuning is a turmeric-flavored soup from Bogor mainly composed of meat and coconut milk. The yellowish broth not only makes this dish look exotic but also gives a fresh and rich flavor. The characteristic of Soto Kuning also relies on the use of kikil pieces. Served with hot rice, chili sauce, and chips, Soto Kuning is perfect for any occasion.
Available at THE 1O1 Bogor Suryakancana
Soto Bandung is a clear soup from Bandung with a strong flavor made with beef broth and a mixture of herbs and spices.
Soto Bandung contains shredded beef slices, sliced radishes, a sprinkling of fried soybeans, sliced green onions, and celery.
Available at THE 1O1 Bandung Dago
Soto Tangkar Oxtail
Soto Tangkar is a typical Betawi food in the form of soup containing beef ribs with savory coconut milk. Soto Tangkar originated during the Dutch colonial period. At that time, the Betawi people could only afford to buy Tangkar which only had a little flesh to be processed into delicious dishes.
The use of tender juicy oxtails in Soto Tangkar Buntut Sapi makes this food more delicious. Served with white rice, sambal Soto from a mixture of green chilies and cayenne pepper, lime, and a sprinkling of fried onions, this type of soup has a distinctive taste and is good to enjoy with family.
Available at THE 1O1 Palembang Rajawali
Soto Sapi Ala Bali
Soto Sapi from Bali has a distinctive aroma and taste.
One of the distinctive features of this soup is the clear-colored broth combined with local herbs and spices. Various complementary additions such as celery, leeks, lime, sambal, and a sprinkling of fried onions make this soup savory and suit the Indonesian tastes.
Available at THE HAVEN Suites Bali Berawa
Soto Ceker Kuta
Soto Ceker is a chicken soup made from delicious and fresh yellow spices with soft and tasty chicken feet. The dish also contains vermicelli, cabbage & bean sprouts, shredded chicken, and a sprinkling of Koya on top.
Soto Ceker is a culinary street food often found in the Kuta area, Bali. Therefore, the dish is known as Soto Ceker Kuta. It is one of the most sought-after culinary delights at night by local & foreign tourists when visiting Bali Island. The combination of the savory soup and tender chicken feet make this culinary delight loved by tourists, especially at night.
Available at THE 1O1 Bali Fontana Seminyak
Soto Ayam Bumbu Bali
Soto Ayam Bumbu Bali is a Balinese version of soto ayam. It is a clear herbal broth brightened by fresh turmeric and Balinese spices. A combination of other ingredients such as crispy chicken skin, crispy potato, egg, Koya made from garlic and prawn crackers add a distinctive flavor to this soup.
Available at Frii Bali Echo Beach
Soto Lamongan originated in Lamongan, East Java which. This dish is well-known for its fresh and delicious flavor. Soto Lamongan is a clear soup served with shredded chicken, sliced cabbage, vermicelli, and a sprinkling of savory Koya. The combination of its soup and Koya adds to the taste of this soup.
Available at THE 1O1 Malang OJ
Soto Bebek Klaten
Soto Bebek Klaten is a soup soup originating from the Klaten, Yogyakarta. Klaten has been recognized for its culinary offerings of duck cuisine. Soto Bebek Klaten tastes so fresh and delicious, with the right flavors of spices and broth. What makes this dish special is of course the pieces of duck meat which are so tender and tasty.
Available at THE 1O1 Yogyakarta Tugu
To enjoy this wide variety of Indonesian Soto, culinary enthusiasts can visit phmhotels restaurants located in Jakarta, Bogor, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Malang, Palembang, and Bali.