How was it?
I discovered Indonesian food during my days at uni. Lots of friends would rave about it and before long, I was tagging along to some great little gems around Randwick and Kingsford. I have a soft spot for peanut satay sauce (which is a big feature in many Indonesian dishes), and I immediately fell in love with the cuisine! Last weekend, DCM and I had a late lunch at Pinangsia Noodle in Kingsford.
When you walk into Pinangsia Noodle, you get that homely and familiar vibe. Simple decor, a long communal table in the middle and a few tables on either side of this little restaurant. If you're unsure of what to order, they have pictures of their specialities in their front window and on their walls. And if you're still unsure, there's a few dishes in the menu that have been given the thumbs up (literally, there's a tiny picture of a thumbs up next to some popular dishes! Love it.)
The staff are very friendly, and the food comes out very fast (big plus). You can get your own drinking water from their fridge, there's also an array of sauces which you choose and pour yourself, at the back of the restaurant.
Another thing you will notice when you walk into the restaurant is the huge deep fried balls that everyone has on their tables. You will immediately be curious, then jealous and then you will proceed to order it yourself. And oh, at $1.30, it's so worth it! It's very unexpected - beautifully crispy on the outside and soft, kind of spongey and airy on the inside. Dipped with some chilli sauce, it's perfect! The other dishes we ordered were excellent. Big serves, packed full of flavour, couldn't ask for more! I particularly loved the gado gado - all those veges and peanut satay sauce = so goood!
Bakmi Goreng ala Jakarta (Mie Tek Tek Goreng) $8.00
"Special Jakarta fried noodle" - fried noodles with tomato, cabbage, shredded chicken topped with prawn crackers
Wonton soup (5 pieces)
"Indonesia's most popular steamed veggies with peanut sauce"
A great little restaurant serving up some delicious food. They specialise in noodles, so if you're keen on your 'mi gorengs' etc, this is the place to go! I always walk out feeling way too full, but very happy indeed!
319 Anzac Pde,