Hummingbird is the most recent and a really superb addition to the already enriched trendy culinary of Bandung. Jakarta could boast its excessive-profile or worldwide franchise manufacturers, however Bandung with its budding cafe with their skill to control or generally notoriously imitating however typically they will supply the higher high quality and fiercely aggressive in worth.
Situated on an more and more busy and widespread Jl. Progo simply close by the ever-populated trend shops and Jonas Picture in Martadinata neighborhood, Hummingbird may be simply acknowledged from its white ‘fowl nest’ that covers the out of doors seats. However belief me that you just wouldn’t wanna be seated there on a brilliant sunny day.
So what’s it like inside? Effectively, initially Hummingbird preserves the stature of the previous colonial home it resides in however revamping the interiors solely with trendy fashion minimalist idea that depends closely on woodwork, not to mention the colonial period tiles.
The title Hummingbird itself isn’t just for present however you will note that they paint the main points in regards to the hen all around the partitions inside. This jogs my memory of my cousin who cares a lot about biology and he can positively take photos concerning the nature! Apart from that, the place itself may be very neatly adorned and fairly snug although a lot of the instances are filled with patrons. Effectively, make sure to reserve first except you wanna get ‘grilled’ outdoors. I think about although that the lighting can be very good as soon as the day will get darkish. Makanan tradisional Kota Bandung.
As for the menu, it jogs my memory rather a lot about Kitchenette and undoubtedly concerning the pancake fever currently caused by both Pancious or Nanny’s Pavillon. Fortunately, Hummingbird stays off the pancake however as an alternative follows Kitchenette to the realm of crepes and galette.
Sure, Women and Gents. Permit me to introduce the brand new tradition of recent eating, imported from France and the one herald in Bandung to date is Hummingbird! The transformed diner a la informal and rustic French and Italian is the very coronary heart of Hummingbird. However in fact in addition they serve steaks and Asian course.
The same old soup and salad part is obtainable as a superb opener. Influenced closely with potato, leek, mushroom, pumpkin, or simply plain rooster and corn. While the salad part additionally performs round with greens, rooster, and ham but additionally adopting Asian contact comparable to a little bit of wasabi dressing or marinated beef with lemongrass. It’s finest to only set your course from the start should you occur to depend on the Asian fashion opener, then it’s greatest so that you can proceed it with the so-referred to as Grazing menu such because the Vietnamese Spring Rolls or Indonesian Beef Risoles and even the fried calamari with togarashi. If you need an excellent Western repair, then there’s all the time the fries, chips, and the escargot.
As an alternative I picked their most really useful Potato Croquetas. It’s principally croquettes stuffed with beef ham and cheese served with dipping sauce. Every croquettes is served upon a Chinese language spoon and there have been 5 of them. Watch out as a result of it’s scorching and it’s finest to only put a bit surgical procedure and let the smokes come out you then’ll see the intriguing but tempting melted cheese popping out of it! So rapidly take the croquettes to the chilly and tangy oriental sauce. Dip it. And there you go, a really inviting and appetizing opener! Don’t smash it with the chili sauce as a result of it’s already impeccable!
Not lengthy after that, we have been rapidly served with the mains and that undoubtedly ruined the goodness of an appetizer. Maybe I ought to have informed them to simply deliver it one after the other however what to do anyway? It’s not a positive eating so simply merely drop the angle and simply get together with the enjoyable!
I did that and my oh my, have a look at the dishes we had that day for lunch. For me, a galette dish referred to as Lucifer and the enjoyable got here from the great beef patties with mustard plus the sunny aspect up egg with onion jam and a cherry tomato. This jogs my memory quite a bit with the one I had approach earlier at Kitchenette however I felt extra contented and it’s undoubtedly means cheaper (nearly half the worth!). Except for that, it was dish the place they will elaborate the weather gracefully and with the hidden cheese, all the things to me appeared like a dream come true. The savory beef patties mixed with the honey mustard and the good onion jam with the good sunny aspect up. That’s what I name a galette and I can relaxation straightforward, as soon as once more, with the worth.
Subsequent the 2 nice pasta dishes. The primary one could be the Mushroom Stroganoff. I’m unsure what to make of the identify however the dish was simply wonderful. The fettuccine was gloriously sauced with cream and herb butter. This can be tough as a result of my earlier expertise at A Tavola, the cream sauce was simply not ok however right here, it’s simply completely different. It’s not that creamy however the style was simply surfaced and retains on calling me to dig and dig and dig despite the fact that it’s my mother’s dish. Haha.. Furthermore, the beneficiant mushrooms and colourful paprika had been simply too indulging. I had a beautiful time having fun with the creamy fettucine with the fried and non-fried mushrooms plus the unique and colourful paprika. It was simply superior.
Spicy Volcano Tuna
The second pasta dish was the Spicy Volcano Tuna and that is what I name spicy however indulging. At instances, every time I encountered a closely spiced dishes, I’d simply runaway and conceal someplace within the nook however not this one. The tuna aromatic was simply too inviting to be missed and it melts good with this spicy aglio alio primarily based spaghetti! The perfect factor about each dishes was that you simply wouldn’t wanna add parmesan or olive oil, not to mention the deceptive chili sauce as a result of they had been already good simply the way in which they alleged to be!
Ultimately, shut it with one among their satisfaction, the Hummingbird Nectar. I acquired us the litchi repair and we have been very glad with the balanced sweetness and freshness of it. We had been left very glad in the long run however extra questions arose since I’m getting interested by their different dishes and particularly their consistency. Certainly they’ve made a formidable fame with such nice dishes however can they give you future competitions? Consistency is the primary key of success as a result of if they will sustain with their type and deliciousness plus the truth that they compete severely by way of pricing, I consider very quickly Hummingbird will lead the fashionable delicacies in Bandung. Hell, they’re the delight of Bandung right now!
HUMMINGBIRD EATERY & GUEST HOUSE
Jl. Progo no. 14, Bandung – Indonesia
Halal Meter: Although not brazenly proclaimed halal so far as I do know however they’re utilizing beef for his or her hams. That’s signal for a begin.
Vegetarian Pleasant: Sure, however restricted solely to soups, salads, candy crepes and breakfast menu. Customization is to be questioned.
Atmosphere & Inside: A preserved previous colonial home however with a heat contact of informal and trendy inside of a classy eatery. The ‘chook nest’ protecting the outside seats is the best a part of the joint.
Service: Too busy to be of any assist. Simply remind them extra and be affected person although, they’d be very useful ultimately.
- Appetizers, Soups, and Salads IDR 17,500 – IDR 31,500;
- Crepes and Galette IDR 24,500 – IDR 32,500;
- Mains IDR 27,500 – seventy eight,500;
- Breakfast Dishes IDR 17,500 – 35,500;
- Tea, Espresso, Juice, Beer and ‘Hummingbird Nectar’ IDR 10,000 – IDR 24,500.
Beneficial Dishes: Spicy Beef Thai Salad, Vietnamese Spring Rolls, Potato Croquetas, Hummingbird Crispy Rooster, Berrylline Crepes, Ruby’s Crepes, Rufous Galette, Lucifer Galette, Mother’s Rooster Curry, Honey Coated Beef Ribs, Oxtail ‘Masak Asam Pedas’, Hamburg Steak, Braised Osso Bucco, Rosemary Infused Roasted Hen, Do-it-yourself Pastitso Pasta, Spicy Volcano Tuna Pasta, Mushroom Stroganoff Pasta, Tacky Gnocchi, All ‘Hummingbird Nectars’.