Coto that Only be Enjoyed by Madura’s Nobles

Once upon a time in Dutch colonization period, proletariat could not taste this delicious soup. Chicken coto of Pamekasan was exclusively served for the nobles. By chance, my grandfather, R. Soenarto Hadiwidjojo, was the last Resident of Madura, a noble. A Resident here means the second highest post in a province, just under the Governor of East Java. So, my grandfather was the number one person in Madura Island.

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Kya-Kya Kembang Jepun, Nasibmu Kini ….

Kya-kya Kembang Jepun saat jaya-jayanya

Beberapa tahun silam, kita disuguhi dengan proyek prestisius Pemerintah Kota Surabaya yang digagas seorang CEO salah satu media nasional asal Surabaya, Dahlan Iskan. Proyek itu bernama Kya-Kya Kembang Jepun. Kala itu, pemberitaannya besar-besaran dan terkesan ada iklan tersembunyi. “Advetorial” dalam koran itu terbukti mampu menyedot pengunjung. Mereka demikian antusias terhadap tempat jajanan bergaya Cina itu.

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