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[ 4 Dec 2010 | One Comment ]
crispy duck at bebek bengil

Crispy duck at Bebek Bengil Restaurant
Long before setting foot in Ubud, we have occasionally heard friends or associates talk about a particularly superb place for deep fried ducks in Bali. Some others claim that it is an expensive place to eat, and is little more than an overrated tourist trap. Not to beat around the bush – yes, as the post title suggests, we are indeed talking about the famous Bebek Bengil restaurant, which is so successful that they started a second outlet in Ubud, Jakarta, as well as a …

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[ 28 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments ]
warung enak signboard

As a rule of thumb, any eatery that calls itself ‘delicious’ (enak means delicious in Indonesian) ought to be viewed with scepticism. Do the proprietors have nothing else to say about their food and business other than “come in, the food is good”? And shouldn’t customers be the rightful judge to a particular restaurant’s food quality?
Warung Enak, however, proved to be an exception to this rule. We are not sure why they simply named the place ‘enak’, but we agree that the food quality there – those that were sampled …