Pakistanis were said to enjoy number of Indonesian cuisine, during the festival, as Sate Ayam (chicken Satay), Sate Kambing (Mutton Satay), Gado-Gado (Indonesian Salad of boiled mixed vegetables served with a peanut sauce), Bakso
(meat ball soup), Nasi Goreng (fried rice), Rendang (dry braised beef) and Mie Goreng (fried noodles).
With dishes such as char kwey teow beef, fried hokkien mee or Singapore vermicelli noodles as part of the wok fried noodle section; to noodle soups such as the newly introduced katong laksa from Singapore, bakso
or a roast duck wonton soup, diners will have a plethora of different flavours and tastes inspired by the hawker stalls and street vendors of South East Asia.
He was there to meet friends and enjoy Indonesian dishes such as bakso
urat, pempek palembang, batagor, soto mie and sate padang, all of which were available in the event's bazaar area.
That was reflected on the front pages of newspapers, as The Kompas Tempo screamed out: 'Obama's bakso
Obama reminisced about living in a small house with a mango tree out front, and learning to love his adopted home while flying kites, running along paddy fields, catching dragonflies and buying such delicacies as satay and bakso
from street vendors.