Before Republic of Indonesia was born in 1945, this wonderful archipelago was consisting of various majestic kingdoms. One of the most important kingdoms was Mataram, which later broke into the Sultanate of Yogyakarta and Surakarta. As one of the greatest Sultanate that exists and stands strong, the Sultan’s role is not only to led his Sultanate, yet he also led the province government of Yogyakarta. Therefore administratively, Yogyakarta is referred to as the Special Region of Yogyakarta.
With presence of a such great Sultanate and strong classic Javanese culture within the region, we can find abundance variety of food in Yogyakarta. There is some food that is deliberately prepared only for the Sultan and his family, for rituals and ceremonies as well as for people every day. Yogyakarta is also well known as a city of student, thanks to presence of many leading university that attracted students from various region in Indonesia. As a result, now there are more creative and innovative cuisine available all around the city developed by these students.
Explore further the richness of Yogyakarta's culinary heritage and the creative touch that is in it through various gastronomic activities, mindfully designed by Good Indonesian Food.