KOMPAS.com – The West Java city of Bandung is a favorite destination for Jakarta residents due to its proximity and vendors selling top-notch Indonesian food.
There is never enough time to complete a culinary adventure in the city because there are plenty of hidden gems when it comes to places to eat in Bandung.
Whether it is a modern or traditional take on Indonesian food, this historic West Javan city has got it all as food vendors make use of culinary influences from Chinese-Indonesian staples into their popular meals.
There is one dish that stands out particularly from the city and that is bakmi or Indonesian noodles.
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It might sound simple, but in this part of town, visitors are offered anything from Indonesian chicken noodles to Indonesian beef noodle soup while longstanding food vendors selling the dishes are more than happy to cater to your cravings.
Kompas.com has curated the best bakmi locations in Bandung for you to try.
1. Mie Baso Akung
As one of the legendary places to eat in Bandung since it opened in the 1970s, this bakmi stall was also featured in the hit Indonesian film "Dilan 1990".
Located at Jalan Lodaya Nomor 123, Buahbatu, the owners serve up the top three ultimate stars of their menu namely: Indonesian chicken noodles, Indonesian meatball soup, and Indonesian noodle soup topped with savory ground chicken.