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MANG ENGKING HUT AND SORAGAN CASTLE, WHERE EAST MEETS WEST

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 MANG ENGKING HUT AND SORAGAN CASTLE, WHERE EAST MEETS WEST –  Do you want to enjoy heavenly Sundanese food on the hut with beautiful and green views? Mang Engking Hut provides it all. Who is not familiar with Mang Engking Hut? This unique place was first established by Engking Sholikhin who comes from Tasikmalaya, West Java. Engking Sholikhin or more known as Mang Engking, the owner of this restaurant with natural nuance and typical huts above indoor cultivation of prawns and freshwater fish, at first was only a fish cultivator.  However, when many people were fishing in his pool then he initiated to open a modest restaurant to meet the needs of the people. Now, Mang Engking restaurant has branches in various cities such as Yogyakarta, Jakarta, Depok, Semarang, Surabaya, and Cibubur.

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In Yogyakarta, you might see the unique side of Mang Engking restaurant: the combination of the front part which is in the shape of castle and the bamboo building.The name of the castle is Soragan Castle. In addition to the Soragan Castle, certainly there are also huts/saung/gazebo that become the hallmark of Mang Engking. The hut is built above a fish pond. The concept of East West building combination is just eye-catching. On the side, between the hall and the hut, there is a small fish pond and garden. While on the back, there is a large main pond and garden and tower of view made of bamboo with lovely green view outside you can enjoy after the meal.

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The side and rear of the Castle are functioned as a site to dine for the visitors at Mang Engking. The architecture is attractive with the construction of bamboo. In the central part there is a large hall made of bamboo which wedged by small hut for guests who choose to enjoy the dine on the floor. You can be relaxed and feel the natural and fresh atmosphere while you wait for the orders. Try to take a look at the fish in the pond and the green trees scenery or hear the voice of water splash.

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This restaurant/hut offers a wide range of menu. Mang Engking favorite’s menu is grilled shrimp with honey. Just like satay, the shrimps are pricked with bamboo and seasoned with yellow honey sauce.  The honey seasoning is so well absorbed making it a nice combo to the fresh shrimpIt has unbeatable taste. Besides grilled shrimp with honey, there are other menus of fish such as carp, fish, crabs, squid, and chicken. The crabs are also cooked with honey. You can add other complement menus such as oyster sauce, sweet sour sauce, and also soup. For chicken menus: fried chicken, grilled chicken with honey and grilled chicken with soy sauce are in the list. There are also vegetables like stir-fried kale, sayur asam, fresh vegetables, stink bean, fried tofu, fried tempe and yummy variation of sauces.

The point is tasty food plus the nice atmosphere of the hut will spoil you. For the prices are varied. The grilled shrimp recipe with honey which indeed delicious perfectly matches with the price. You only spend IDR 78.000 for enjoying one portion of grilled shrimp with honey (4 skewers, *each skewer has 3 pieces of shrimp). The menu can be served for two up to four people.

Well, if you feel curious with the castle and want to experience the delights of grilled shrimp recipe with honey, make sure you visit Mang Engking Hut at Jl. Soragan 13 RT 007/06, Ngestiharjo, Kasihan, Yogyakarta this time. Cheers.

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