Lombok’s local cuisine is a tantalizing fusion of flavors, spices, and cultural influences that reflect the island’s rich culinary heritage. From fiery sambals to mouthwatering satays, the food scene in Lombok is a delightful exploration for the senses. Be prepared to indulge in traditional dishes when you visit Selong Selo.
You can never go wrong with a big cone of rice, and Nasi Tumpeng is all that and more. This festive platter of rice, vegetables, and meat is a feast for the eyes and the stomach, and your Lombok trip won’t be complete without it.
For chicken lovers, the Ayam Taliwang is a dish that will make your stay in Lombok memorable. Featuring grilled chicken and sambal sauce, this is best eaten with a heap of steamed rice to balance the flavors.
Don’t miss out on Lombok’s most famous vegetable dish, Plecing Kangkung. Made with blached water spinach and served with a chili sauce, you’ll be surprised how this simple dish will make you want more.