Jakarta - Post Report Question and Answers

What kinds of organic, vegetarian and allergy-friendly foods are available, such as organic produce, gluten-free products, meat substitutes for vegetarians, etc?

Not sure about organic foods. We rinse our veggies in bleach anyways. That's what the mail is for. I don't think anyone in a restaurant would understand "gluten free." My vegetarian friend has often ordered the vegetable dish on a menu only to discover that it is sprinkled with pieces of chicken. That said, a lot of Indonesian food is vegetarian -- they use a lot of tofu. And there are a ton of restaurants with vegetarian and even vegan options. - Jun 2012

You can find ii, I guess, but the big risk to all eaters is food poisoning. - Jan 2012

Yes, there is some but I don't really pay attention. There is a freakish array of soy milk products. - Jul 2011

These things are all available, on and off, but prices can be very high and you should always stock up on something you need if you see it. I often ordered from the U.S. due to cost. - Dec 2010

All available, at a price. - Nov 2010

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