Definitions

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  • n. A type of small family-owned business — often a casual, usually outdoor restaurant (or convenience store) — in Indonesia.

Etymologies

Indonesian (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • While guidebooks and hotel concierges may warn you that eating at a warung is a little like playing Russian roulette with your stomach, they are probably being overly cautious.

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  • There's a small "warung" at the harbour where we can order a lunch box and choose our drinks.

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  • They even have small shops in which we called them as "warung" back in my country.

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  • Too labor-intensive and time-consuming to prepare at home, the dish is most often purchased from a street-side vendor or eaten at a warung.

    Ayam Goreng

  • "In Yogya, if we want really good food we go to a warung," she says.

    Ayam Goreng

  • At this simple warung it's mostly about the bird, which possesses a straightforward flavor mostly unfettered by spices.

    Ayam Goreng

  • The invention of ayam goreng Yogya-style is credited to one Nini Ronodikromo, a local woman nicknamed Mbok Berek, who began selling bumbu solution-poached fried chicken topped with fried crumbles as a roving vendor in the 1950s and then, in the '60s, opened a warung

    Ayam Goreng

  • Mbok Berek's ayam goreng borrowed heavily from a version made in Kalasan, a village about 50 kilometers from Yogyakarta; the Mbok Berek chain of eateries that grew out of her warung employs the slogan "Ayam Desa Masuk Kota," roughly translated as "village chicken that's come to the city."

    Ayam Goreng

  • Malem, abis mandi [sekali buat tiga hari-rencananya xD],, cari2 makan ... bareng2 jalan2 malem2 soalnya menurut gosip warung terdekat sekitar 1,5 km jadi kalo semuanya mao bareng ga bisa pake motor ... eh,, kayanya ga nyambung xPP~ ya gitu deh,, xDD yang jelas satu tim jalan semua bareng2 hohoho sambil njayus di jalan xP~

    mayoineko Diary Entry

  • Yang satu mampir ke warung,, yang satu lagi mendekat ke kereta bayi yang ada Hacchan-nya,, trus senyum ke Hacchan.

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  • Indonesian: a small eating house or roadside food stall, usually very informal.

    November 29, 2011