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  • - Coming up for all you food rangers, we're trying out

  • a ton of unique street food in Jakarta, Indonesia.

  • You can discover along with us a huge variety

  • of amazingly flavorful Indonesian street food,

  • from exotic specialties like fish head curry and cow brain,

  • to more classic delicacies.

  • Your mouth is gonna water.

  • Get ready.

  • (upbeat music)

  • All right, so check it out.

  • It's Trevor James.

  • I just got into Jakarta, Indonesia, and I'm so pumped.

  • This is my first time here.

  • We're gonna go for a full on street food tour.

  • I just wanna remind you, if you haven't already,

  • click that subscribe button and the little bell button

  • down below because there's gonna be

  • a ton of street food videos coming up for you.

  • Let's go eat.

  • Jakarta is packed with street food

  • that you're gonna love on your first try.

  • You can literally never run out of new street food to try

  • as you explore the city.

  • Everywhere you look, there's something new to be found.

  • We came here specifically to eat street food,

  • and in one day, ate a huge variety of incredibly good food.

  • This part one Jakarta street food video

  • is packed with street food that you're gonna

  • wanna buy a one-way ticket for.

  • So make sure to watch until the end because these seven

  • Jakarta street foods are insanely delicious.

  • Let's eat.

  • We're in a morning market here,

  • and we're gonna explore around.

  • We're gonna get a ton of street food today.

  • It is gonna be full on.

  • Let's go eat.

  • Ooh, what's this?

  • Bubur ayam.

  • Oh.

  • To start the day off right,

  • we stumbled into a classic bubur ayam street food stall.

  • This is a famous Indonesian chicken congee

  • that's packed with flavor and shredded chicken.

  • First, it's topped with a delicious combo

  • of yellow chicken broth and salty and sweet soy sauces.

  • Then it's covered in crackers, fried (mumbles) crackers,

  • fried soybeans, and shredded chicken.

  • It's the ultimate texture combo that you're gonna love.

  • Oh, yeah, he's just loading the ingredients on here.

  • Wow.

  • Yeah, a little, please.

  • Oh, thank you.

  • (Trevor speaks in foreign language)

  • Whoa.

  • This is the bubur ayam.

  • We just got the bubur ayam here.

  • Look at this.

  • This is like an ultra packed chicken congee here.

  • Oh, you can see all that shredded chicken.

  • There's like sliced, fried tofu in there.

  • There's crispy crackers.

  • There's peanuts.

  • There's shallots, fried shallots, cilantro.

  • Oh, we gotta get to the bottom of this.

  • Oh, yeah, look at that.

  • Mmm.

  • It is like an ultra flavorful chicken congee.

  • That chicken broth flavor and that fried shallot flavor

  • mixed with all of the crunchy peanuts,

  • the tofu, the scallions, the shallots, oh, wow.

  • That's the secret right there, the chicken broth.

  • It is so flavorful when he puts that on top of that congee.

  • Oh, bubur ayam.

  • Next up, just down the street, we found a colorful display

  • of tons of different spiced dishes known as nasi rames.

  • Here, you can get a huge variety of dishes

  • ranging from seafood like squid and mussels, to chicken feet

  • and tempe soybean, and even stinky jengkol beans.

  • Here, you get a real feel

  • for the varieties of spice in Indonesian cuisine.

  • This was just a warmup for the insane nasi Padang feast

  • we had later in the day.

  • And just walking down the street and seeing these colors,

  • you can't help but to stop and order.

  • Oh.

  • Wow.

  • What is this?

  • Nasi?

  • - [Woman] All nasi.

  • - Wow, look at all these different curries

  • and spiced seafoods.

  • Wow.

  • - [Man] Hello.

  • - [Trevor] Hello.

  • - [Man] Good.

  • - [Trevor] Good?

  • - Very nice.

  • - Very nice?

  • - Nasi.

  • - Nasi.

  • - You want this--

  • - Is it squid?

  • - This one.

  • - Chicken feet, oh, wow.

  • Okay.

  • Oh, look at that.

  • - [Man] This one you want?

  • You want this one?

  • - Yes, the squid here.

  • Wow, she's just covering that sauce on there.

  • And some chicken feet.

  • Whoa, starting the day off right here.

  • Oh, that looks so potent.

  • And just look at all these different dishes

  • that you can choose from.

  • I'm just going with two.

  • They both look really spicy, but there's so much here.

  • (Trevor speaks in foreign language)

  • Right here?

  • - [Woman] Yeah.

  • - Okay.

  • Nice.

  • (Trevor laughs)

  • (women speak in foreign language)

  • Chicken feet.

  • Chicken feet and squid.

  • (Trevor speaks in foreign language)

  • (woman speaks in foreign language)

  • - Good. (laughs)

  • - I just chose two of those dishes.

  • They look so flavorful and spicy.

  • I'm just gonna,

  • oh, yeah, she just loaded up the sauce.

  • I'm just gonna go right in for the squid here.

  • (woman speaks in foreign language)

  • (Trevor speaks in foreign language)

  • (women speak in foreign language)

  • (Trevor speaks in foreign language)

  • - Seafood.

  • - Seafood.

  • (woman speaks in foreign language)

  • Let's try it out.

  • Mmm.

  • (women speak in foreign language)

  • Oh, wow.

  • Oh, it's really spicy.

  • I feel like I should have got

  • a little more sauce from that huge selection.

  • We've also got some chicken feet here.

  • Mmm, now that looks covered in chilies.

  • All that flavor and so spicy as well.

  • This one's also a little sweet.

  • That chicken foot is super sweet.

  • It's like a sweet chili sauce.

  • Mixed with the squid, super spicy, on top of that rice,

  • that's a perfect start to the day.

  • (Trevor speaks in foreign language)

  • Mmm.

  • Next up, we try an amazingly flavorful and powerful

  • nasi goreng, aka fried rice.

  • This isn't just any fried rice though.

  • This is the king of nasi goreng in Jakarta.

  • As soon as you walk up, you'll know why.

  • It's stacked up high and flavored strong with lamb,

  • a ton of curry powders, sweet manis sauce,

  • and a ton of butter.

  • When the plate arrives to your table and you take

  • your first bite, you'll wish you could eat this everyday.

  • We're gonna get a dish I've been dying to try,

  • my first nasi goreng street food.

  • Oh, here it is.

  • Whoa.

  • Wow, look at this.

  • Nasi goreng.

  • Oh, wow.

  • This is gonna be a flavorful nasi goreng.

  • (Trevor speaks in foreign language)

  • - [Man] Yes.

  • (Trevor speaks in foreign language)

  • - Wow, that is,

  • oh, that curry smells so aromatic,

  • that curry powder, just mixing it in there.

  • Whoa, this looks unbelievably fragrant.

  • We've go the nasi goreng lamb meat here

  • with all those chilies and curry powder.

  • And then this is the fried rice that they mix it with.

  • He's just putting the rice into that huge mutton fry.

  • Whoa.

  • And look at the guy in the back there.

  • He's got all the mutton.

  • Oh, yeah, and he's just putting more curry powder

  • over top of that.

  • Oh, whoa.

  • That's amazing.

  • What a beautiful concoction this is.

  • I can't believe that I'm witnessing this right now.

  • If you come to Jakarta, put this on your list.

  • That just looks to die for, all those mutton chunks

  • he's bringing up from the bottom.

  • Wow.

  • I can't believe it.

  • Wow, he's just loading up the butter.

  • Thank you.

  • Awesome.

  • Let's go try it out.

  • So we just got the nasi goreng.

  • Oh, yeah, huge chunks of mutton in a fried rice,

  • crispy crackers, and then they also serve,

  • I believe these are pickled veg with some sambal.

  • Mmm, oh.

  • Wow.

  • That lamb meat is so soft.

  • It is so tender.

  • It is so soft and juicy.

  • It's not very spicy.

  • It just has a light curry flavor to it, very light,

  • very soft, very smooth, really enjoyable.

  • Wow.

  • (Trevor speaks in foreign language)

  • (man speaks in foreign language)

  • Nasi goreng (speaks in foreign language).

  • Next up, we went to try one of the most famous meals

  • in all of Indonesia, the nasi Padang.

  • This is a meal that'll make you change your life plans for.

  • It sure did for us as we changed our entire Indonesia

  • itinerary and flew directly to Padang city afterwards

  • to get the real thing right from the source.

  • This here is life-changing food.

  • We're going for a meal I've been looking forward

  • to eating for years, nasi Padang.

  • This is gonna be good.

  • Look at this, guys.

  • Look at all this nasi Padang.

  • There's so many dishes.

  • It's insane!

  • Look at the amount of different curries,

  • and meats, and fried fish.

  • Wow, nasi Padang.

  • - [Man] Okay.

  • - [Trevor] Beef rendang.

  • (Trevor speaks in foreign language)

  • Awesome.

  • We're gonna get a big--

  • - Do you like satay?

  • - [Trevor] I love satay.

  • - Okay.

  • - Can we get satay too?

  • Okay.

  • Wow, look at all these dishes.

  • Unbelievable.

  • So the deal is they bring you a ton of dishes like this

  • and bring it to your table, and you can just eat

  • whatever you like and pay for whatever you ate.

  • Oh, there's just so much here.

  • Wow, look at that.

  • This is--

  • - [Man] Hot, very hot.

  • - [Trevor] Very spicy?

  • - [Man] Yeah.

  • - [Trevor] Indonesia sambal, wow.

  • And we can have that with the nasi Padang.

  • - [Man] Yeah.

  • - [Trevor] And then what is this here?

  • - [Man] Just rendang.

  • - [Trevor] Beef rendang.