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Urbanites find comfort in nature, rarely found traditional food

  • Vela Andapita

    The Jakarta Post

South Tangerang   /   Thu, September 12 2019   /  01:37 am
Can’t get enough: Nanin (center) serves a customer in the kitchen of Warung Tuman, a restaurant she founded with her husband Eko Sulistyanto. Warung Tuman offers rare traditional cuisine from West Sumatra and a dining experience under trees and in a traditional kitchen in Serpong, South Tangerang.(JP/R. Berto Wedhatama)(center) serves a customer in the kitchen of Warung Tuman, a restaurant she founded with her husband Eko Sulistyanto. Warung Tuman offers rare traditional cuisine from West Sumatra and a dining experience under trees and in a traditional kitchen in Serpong, South Tangerang.(JP/R. Berto Wedhatama)

Can’t get enough: Nanin (center) serves a customer in the kitchen of Warung Tuman, a restaurant she founded with her husband Eko Sulistyanto. Warung Tuman offers rare traditional cuisine from West Sumatra and a dining experience under trees and in a traditional kitchen in Serpong, South Tangerang.(JP/R. Berto Wedhatama)It was a hot and dry Sunday afternoon as three women and a man were busy preparing food in a kitchen under a small bamboo hut next to a building in Serpong, South Tangerang. The building itself is located some 100 meters from a plot of land lush with trees on Jl. Keramat Beringin.It is a restaurant called Warung Tuman, founded by husband and wife Eko Sulistyanto and Nanin in March.The couple aimed to create a traditional atmosphere and bring people back to nature. Visitors can choose to have their meals served at a table inside the building, on benches under the tre...