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Indonesia National Signature Dish

From an accidental polling in our Twitter account, Epicurina gain insights on what some of our culinary experts think on what should become Indonesian signature's dishes. Following are their comments:


William Wongso; long time culinary expert, avid promoter of Indonesian food, and food entrepreneur (from his Twitter):

  1. Rendang Padang
  2. Sate Ayam Madura
  3. Tempe

Bondan Winarno; promoter of the famous phrase "maknyus", ex-editor of a leading newspaper, food entrepreneur, and leader of the tribe Jalansutra, undoubtly the most famous food-related community in Indonesia (from his Twitter):

  1. Rendang Padang
  2. Ikan Woku Blanga
  3. Rawon

Mari Elka Pangestu, Indonesian Ministry of Commerce (from this source): 

  1. Nasi Goreng Indonesia
  2. Soto
  3. Rawon

Wikipedia mentions following dishes (from this source):

  1. Nasi Goreng
  2. Gado-gado
  3. Sate
  4. Soto

ArfiBee, Indonesian food blogger (from her Twitter):

  1. Tempe goreng
  2. Bangket Kacang
  3. Gado-gado

While I myself can't help but agree on most of the choices, and would recommend following dishes:

  1. Rendang Padang
  2. Rawon
  3. Tempe

I wonder what would you recommend yourself?