indonesia

Ew

Indonesian Flight Delayed So Cabin Crew Could Remove 2 Tons of Smelly-Ass Durian

“I yelled at the other passengers 'Who on this plane wants to fly?' They all chanted back 'not us!!'"
Jelisa Castrodale
11.8.18
Cheese

Goth Cheese Is Here and It's Pretty Gnarly

Finally, some black and soulless cheese to feed your broken spirit.
Lauren Rothman
6.5.18
Indonesian food

Being a Stuntman Has Turned Me into an Indonesian Food Bandit

I’m a stuntman, caterer, and DIY food delivery person. I'm also an Indonesian food bandit.
Steve Tartalia
12.10.17
Snakes

Meet the Woman Serving Cobra Blood on the Streets of Jakarta

""No one else in my family wants to touch this business. I'm the bravest of them all."
Alice .
8.17.17
meat

Balinese Whole Roasted Pig Is a Glorious, Gluttonous Feast

Bali boasts a number of specialities, but none are as revered as babi guling—suckling pig slathered in spice paste and served with shards of skin that splinter against the teeth.
Diana Hubbell
5.16.17
Cocktails

Inside the Bar That's Setting Bali's Craft Cocktail Scene on Fire

The Balinese village of Ubud—made famous by Elizabeth Gilbert's navel-gazing memoir—has become a magnet for tourists looking to find themselves. Luckily, the Night Rooster offers enlightenment through complex cocktails layered with local ingredients.
Diana Hubbell
2.9.17
china

Indonesian Conspiracy Theorists Think China Is Using Chilies as Biological Weapons

Indonesian media reports have accused China of using imported chili pepper seeds laced with bacteria as a “biological weapon” against the island nation.
Wyatt Marshall
12.20.16
WTF

Indonesia's Solution to Illegal Fishing Boats Is Just to Blow Them Up

Indonesia’s fishing operations are the second-largest in the region after China’s, and Indonesia loses about $20 billion in fish to foreign fishermen every year. Presumably that number will fall as more and more illegal fishing vessels are blown to...
Wyatt Marshall
9.20.16
Fast Food

How Global Food Prices Led to the Rise of Fast Food

With Western convenience, of course, comes high levels of fat, sugar, and salt.
Nick Rose
9.13.16
ADVERTISING

Indonesia Wants to Ban These Instant Noodles for Being 'Pornography'

Bikini Noodles may not have much of a future in Indonesia. Dress that torso in more conservative clothing, though, and the noodles may have a second life in the populous nation. Just don't squeeze the package.
Alex Swerdloff
8.9.16
Ásia

These Chefs Created One of Asia's Best Restaurants in a Small Town in Bali

Three years ago, two young chefs launched Locavore with a mission to create a new restaurant paradigm for the town of Ubud in Bali.
Joe Cummings
7.10.16
WTF

An Indonesian Politician Says Instant Ramen Makes Babies Turn Gay

Arief R. Wismansyah, the mayor of the Indonesian city of Tangerang has shocked the world after asserting that instant noodles and formula milk are actually “making babies gay.”
Alex Swerdloff
3.11.16
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