When people are visiting Semarang, Central Java, there is no doubt that they will not miss the opportunity for tasting the delicious food which is famous in this town. The food which is quite popular among tourist as well as people in Semarang usually comes from the acculturation of Javanese and Chinese food. Lumpia Semarang becomes the food which is looked for a lot by many people because it has delicious taste. It is kind of snack which is made from bamboo sprout and also prawn as filling for this wrapped food. It is completed with sweet sauce with pickles, fresh green chili, and fresh chive.
If people are looking for this delicious food, there are some places which they can head but if they are looking for lumpia from the oldest seller or store in Semarang, they have to go to Gang Lombok. For reaching this place from the city center, people only need to find Tay Kak Sie temple and the store is placed right beside the temple. It is owned by the descendant of Thoa Thay Yoe who was the pioneer of Lumpia Semarang. People can choose fried lumpia or the lumpia which is not fried yet to be eaten on the spot or brought home.
For enjoying the delicious taste of Lumpia Semarang, people can go to Gang Lombok every day but the store is opened at 08:00-16:00. For a piece of lumpia, people have to pay for 10,000 and it will be brought home, it will be placed in traditional bamboo box.