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Sulaiman Restaurant: A Peek of Xinjiang Cuisine from the Chinese Muslims in Jakarta

The name sounds ordinary. “Sulaiman Restaurant. Chinese Muslim.” I mean, in Indonesia it’s not that uncommon to have halal Chinese cuisine, right? But this time it surprises me. This was no ordinary Chinese cuisine and it was actually my first time experiencing Xinjiang cuisine. I remembered how excited I was, when I saw their neon bright signage along with both Chinese and Arabian font:

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