Surely everyone really likes to fill their travelling bucket list with fun activities. While enjoying the scenery or tourist sites you can also taste the food that was available and unique as well.
Surabaya is one of the epicenter of tourism in the eastern part of Java. It has millions of delicacy and unique foods. One of the most famous foods in this city is Rawon, Surabaya people are very fond of one of the typical foods of East Java. There are so many types of rawon that are found in this atlas city, but the most hits and much in demand and are waiting for is Rawon Satan Surabaya.
The story behind Surabaya’s Rawon Satan
If you hear “rawon devil” surely you imagine that this food has a very spicy flavor or food that comes from their country. Yes, you are wrong why this food is called rawon devil because of the unique opening hours of the shop which is around 23:00 WIB in the morning.
Who does not like to spend a vacation with a walk while traveling culinary? You can imagine how late the day when this shop is open but people always arrive contacting this delicious and delicious black gentlemen at midnight it is certain that this one food is Surabaya’s favorite food.
Food with thick black sauce is able to make everyone intoxicated with the typical seasonings that are usually mixed with kelwak which makes the soup thick black and of course the secret seasoning depends on the Rawon Satan Surabaya stalls that you are exploring. The type of contents / side dishes also varies, which contains pieces of meat, offal, eggs, and oxtail depending on the visitor who ordered
Mbah Musiati had started the Rawon business since 1953, the stall used to be on the edge of Embong Malang near the NIROM (RRI) building, which was not very large, had a wall and had a paint. On the wall of the shop are also attached photos of figures who have stopped and eaten such as artists and officials.
Mbah Musiati opened her business stall at an unusual hour at around 2:00 a.m. WIB Understandably stalls Mbah Musiati serving the night workers. Mbah Musiati stalls became increasingly crowded, and in 2004 Mbah Musiati decided to rent a three-storey shophouse right in front of his house for Rp. 40 million per year.
One time Mbah Musiati chose to stop selling Rawon because of her increasingly worrisome health, which was then managed by grandchildren and her daughter-in-law’s mother, Endang and Mrs. Sup. they took turns guarding the heritage stalls which later each day they decided to no longer collaborate and decided to continue their own stalls of the same name.
During the management period, the father-in-law and grandchild of the stall had opened faster, around 23.00 WIB. This shop is located at Jl. Embong Malang is now the Rawon Satan Surabaya stall which is the busiest of the entire rawon devil stalls.
Rawon Satan is haunting in many locations
Three of Mbah Musiati’s four children decided to develop the Surabaya Rawon Satan business. One of the most famous and most crowded visitors is Mbah Musiati’s rawon devil stall, Ms. Juwariah and Lusi, who are in front of the JW Marriot hotel and then Ms. Endang’s rawon stall in several malls and Pujasera and Bu Supon rawon stalls located on Jl . All of their allowances open a stall with the same brand name, that is rawon devil stall only with the name behind the devil stall and only with a different logo.
The matter of taste is not much different, only different menu variants are served, so you just have to choose which location is closest, of course.
You also don’t need to worry about getting lost looking for this one food, surely all the people of Surabaya that you ask know the location of this black soup food.
1. Preferred location
You can visit various stalls of Rawon Setan Surabaya in various locations, including:
Rawon Embong Malang (Mbahnya) The first Mbah Musiati shop is on Jalan Embong Malang (in front of JW Marriott)
Rawon Bu Sup (Mantunya) Son-in-law Mbah Musiati opened branches in various locations, namely Jalan Jemursari 138, Jalan Kutisar Utara 42, Jalan Kedung doro 22 b and G-Walk Cita Raya
Rawon Mbak Endang (Her grandson) Rawon Setan Warung Surabaya grandchildren mbah musianti is on Jalan Simpang Dukuh (In front of the Andika Plaza Complex), Jalan HR Mohammad, Jalan Genteng Kali and Juanda International Airport
2. Opening hours of Rawon Setan Surabaya stalls
Along with the many enthusiasts from this one food, stalls providing rawon devils now start to open at 07.30 – 22.00 WIB no longer at midnight so you who really want to not have to worry about going out in the middle of the night to taste this special Surabaya food just come to rawon stall outlets, which are even available at breakfast time.
3. Prices offered
The price offered for a serving of rawon varies depending on the desired meat topping. Usually the price of each stall selling rawon with a price range of around 25,000 served. So you don’t need to spend too deep to enjoy this Surabaya special food. What are you waiting for, you have to come and try the culinary tasting so you don’t regret it later.
4. Taste Testimonials
Matter of taste is not much different from some rawon devil stalls, rawon devil served with a variety of toppings that are very appetizing and large pieces of beef as well as with a sprinkling of fried onions that enhance the appearance and of course the more delicious taste.
The meat tastes tender when bitten and the jet black broth tastes savory which is able to increase appetite. Additional side dishes are also provided such as fried tofu, fried tempeh, boiled eggs, salted eggs, boiled eggs, cakes, beef empal and additional beef.
If you are a spicy lover, there’s no harm in adding chili sauce to rawon so that the taste is more enjoyable. Rawon is also best served with salted eggs and cakes plus a plate of warm white rice. Ordering rice can also be separate if you only want to order rawon without rice.
So it’s up to you if you want to enjoy rawon with various clear versions all served with similar, delicious and certainly arouse the tastes of Indonesian culinary lovers.