Surabaya is a city that has a lot of culinary attractions and one of them is rawon rice. Talking about this one dish, there is a destination that is very right to visit, namely Rawon Setan Mbak Endang. Although the name seems scary and even horrible, it is often hunted by rawon connoisseurs.
By taking location on Jl. Embong Malang, North Surabaya, Kedai Rawon Setak Mbak Endang is one of the most famous culinary tourism destinations in Surabaya. Moreover, the location is very strategic, easily accessible from any area.
In addition, what is not less important is that many hotel employees in Surabaya are very aware of the location. So that tourists outside the region who do not understand the area, can easily ask for a full explanation of them.
The Early Story of Kedai Rawon Setan Name
Named as rawon setan, because in ancient times this food stall was only open at night, from 10:00 p.m. until dawn. These hours are often considered as the time for the demons to appear and arrive. Furthermore, this shop is popularly known as Kedai Rawon Setan Mbak Endang.
Nowadays, the store has two schedules opening hours. Especially for Sundays to Tuesdays, the schedule is 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Then, every Wednesday to Saturday, the culinary shop remains open as usual but the operational hours will be longer until 3:30 in the morning.
Rawon Setan delicacy Mbak Endang
Going on vacation in Surabaya, it is very easy to find a food stall or shop that specifically provides dishes in the form of nasi rawon. This traditional East Javanese cuisine has a special characteristic of its thick black sauce. This deep black color comes from the kluwak spice which is the main ingredient in the dish.
Although there are many nasi rawon stalls scattered in various places in Surabaya, Kedai Rawon Setan Mbak Endang has its own special features. The sauce feels more delicious and when it gets into the mouth.
Besides that, the beef also has a bigger size and tender. It is guaranteed that everyone will not have trouble when chewing it. In Kedai Rawon Mbak Endang, this piece of beef is still added with other mixtures such as beef offal along with melinjo leaves. So that the taste is getting more complete.
Although it is already well known, but the culinary attractions of Kedai Rawon Setan Mbak Endang still set a very affordable price. For each portion, a traveler can enjoy after spending Rp. 20,000 from the wallet.