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Sate House brings flavors of Indonesia to Taipei

Randy Mulyanto

The Jakarta Post

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Taipei, Taiwan  /  Wed, November 6, 2019  /  03:04 pm
Sate House brings flavors of Indonesia to Taipei

A tribute to mother: Iman Yang established the Sate House restaurant in 1992 in hopes of fulfilling her late mother's wish. (JP/Randy Mulyanto)

In Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, Indonesian restaurant Sate House has attracted a host of diners, from Taiwanese celebrities to Indonesian diplomats and public figures. Chinese Indonesian Iman Yang, known as Yang Man-yun in Mandarin, has operated the two-story Indonesian restaurant since 1992. She was born in Malang, East Java. Welcome home: The exterior of Sate House restaurant in Taipei's Daan district. (JP/Randy Mulyanto) The restaurant serves various Indonesian dishes such as the world-famous beef rendang (meat slow cooked in coconut milk and spices), ayam goreng kalasan (Javanese fried chicken), and sate komoh (marinated beef satay). Last November, Indonesia’s Tourism Ministry named Sate House an official partner in the promotion Indonesian tourism abroad. The restaurant along with 99 other Indonesian restaurants operating abroad had been chosen to participate in...