Step into the cozy, bustling world of Warungs, the charming roadside eateries that are the heart and soul of Southeast Asian food culture. In this section, Will Meyrick pays homage to these culinary havens, where local recipes are handed down through generations and every dish tells a story. Through Meyrick’s eyes, you’ll explore the intimate connection between these unassuming establishments and the rich tapestry of flavors they offer. From spicy curries served on banana leaves to sizzling satays grilled to perfection, Warungs encapsulate the essence of community and culinary tradition. Discover how these simple eateries influence and inspire Meyrick’s own culinary adventures.
Serving Singaraja-style food, Warung Mira is one of my favourite warungs in Denpasar.
A relaxed affair, it’s shoes off at the front steps here, with ‘lesehan’ style seating on rattan floor mats.
Discover Bandung traditional egg noodles in clear beef broth with a hint of Asian celery
Thousands of plates later, Pak Jangkung is now at the helm of his own mini-rib empire in Bandung.
Street-side eating here is all about one thing only – tahu tipat. Originally from East Java but hugely popular here in Bali.
Ibu Mangku had a tiny little warung serving up Bali’s favourite kind of local worker’s breakfast – babi guling.