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The Find: Merry's House of Chicken

August 18, 2010 |  8:02 am


The eastern edges of the San Gabriel Valley might be Greater L.A.'s epicenter of Indonesian cuisine. Sprawling across strip malls and city lines is an archipelago of food-court cafes and full-fledged restaurants, some serving offal-intensive curries and others sweetly lacquered barbecue. But there isn't a single stick of satay at Merry's House of Chicken; the restaurant instead purveys classic Javanese cooking. That's why it's our "find" of the week: Read on.

Photo: Ayam Goreng Kremesan is one of Merry's House of Chicken's signature dishes. Credit: Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times