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Simply Satay

The Indonesian classic is more than just chicken on a stick

Chicken satay

Satay, by now, is so much a part of American food culture that there’s rarely a wedding or other catered event that doesn’t feature some kind of bland chicken-on-a-stick appetizer served with peanut sauce. I’m old enough to remember when satay started becoming popular in the 1980s, with the rise of Thai and fusion restaurants. It quickly went…



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Jason Wilson

Editor, Everyday Drinking. Author of Godforsaken Grapes, Boozehound, & The Cider Revival. Series editor, The Best American Travel Writing. everydaydrinking.com