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Tomato is The Biggest Inflation in Manado City

The biggest contributor to inflation in Manado City in February 2018 is tomatoes 0.266 percent, while the largest deflation contributor is lemon of -0.042 percent.



MANADO, – Manado City had inflation in February 2017. The data from North Sulawesi Central Bureau of Statistics showed inflation in Manado City is 0.56 percent. Meanwhile, for calendar year inflation is 1.05 percent and year-on-year price increase of 1.22 percent.

Head of Distribution in North Sulawesi Central Bureau of Statistics Marthedy M. Tenggehi explained that the price increase in February 2018 because have an increase in some Consumer Price Index, in the expenditure group excluding junk food, beverages, cigarette and tobacco, transport, communication and financial services expenditures.

“If we percentage in each group, expenditure index changes in the group of junk food expenditure is 2.65 percent, and the group of junk food, beverages, cigarettes and tobacco are 0.02 percent,” said Marthedy.

The expenditure index changes also occurred in the housing, water, electricity, gas and fuel expenditure group are 0.09 percent, the clothing expenditure is 0.19 percent, the group of transport, communication and financial services expenses are 0 ,06 percent. While the expenditure group of health, education, recreation and sports expenditure did not have change or stable.

“The biggest contributor to inflation in Manado City in February 2018 is tomatoes 0.266 percent, while the largest deflation contributor is lemon of -0.042 percent,” he said.


Editor: Ronny A. Buol


Explore Manado: Culinary Tourism in Manado City

And if you like spicy foods, then maybe your tongue will be happy if you take it to Manado.



MANADO, – Almost every regions in Indonesia has their own unique culinary. Each of them has different taste in combining the foods. And if you like spicy foods, then maybe your tongue will be happy if you take it to Manado.

Manado, North Sulawesi is popular with its culinary tourism, a variety of unique traditional food has been known in both Indonesia and aboard. The most popular foods in Manado are chilies, fish, and meat. Manadonese food is famous of two things: the Minahasa eat absolutely anything, and the flavor of choice is very, very spicy. Sugar is used little if at all, with flavor added through lemon and herbs.

Well, here are the lists of culinary tourism in Manado:

  • Sambal Dabu Dabu

A spicy condiment made of hallots, peppers, bird’s eye chili, lemon juice, and some diced raw tomatoe. The Fresh and sour tasty, and spicy of course. It is perfect match with smoked fish.
  • Ayam Rica Rica

Ayam rica rice made from chicken and lots of chili that cooked in a thick coconut milk and lime.

  • Woku

Woku is the name of fish and spice mixture that cooked in a clay pot. Because it was cooked in a clay pot for a long time, Woku would have an amazing aroma when it is served warm and make you hungry immediately.

  • Tinutuan

Tinutuan or better known as Manado Porridge. A wet food made from rice, noodles, pumpkin and various vegetables such as corn kernels, spinach, kale, basil, yellow gourd, and gravy. Tinutuan has been the icon of Manado city. It is mostly preferred as a breakfast menu. So, it would be very easy to get this food every morning either it is on a street food stands or even a fancy restaurant. But if you want to taste the best and most original taste of Tinutuan, then you need to try one at Jalan Wakeke.
  • Extreme Culinnary

Manado city is popular for using strange meat on their dish. Such as: snake, pork, dog, bat, rat. You can found these extreme foods in Tomohon city, Kawangkoan village, and Langowan village.

Manado city also has two traditional drink, they are saguer and cap tikus made from palm tree. Just drinks enough as you can, because these both could make drunk.

Here is the recommended culinary list restaurant in Manado city:

  1. Boulevard area on Jalan Piere Tendean.
  2. Wahaha Seafood Restaurant at Kawasan Foodcity Mega Mas, Jalan Bulevard 2 Blok Food City No. 1.
  3. D’Terrace at Mega Mas Beach Area
  4. Raja Sate BBQ & Asian Resto on Jalan Boulevard No. 9
  5. RM Swadaya on Jalan Sam Ratulangi No. 374
  6. Wisata Bahari Resto on Jalan Wolter Monginsidi No. 1.
  7. City Extra Restaurant on Jalan Raya Tanawangko, Kalasey Village.
  8. Nasi Kuning Saroja in Jalan Diponegoro No. 9.
  9. Wakeke Area on Jalan Wakeke
  10. Raja Oci Restaurant on Jalan Sudirman No.85
  11. Green Garden Restaurant on Jalan Dr Sam Ratulangi 52

Wonderful places in Manado…

Editor: Ronny A. Buol

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