Street food is one of the most enjoyable things, especially for those who love to eat and travel. People may purchase street food for a number of reasons such as to get flavourful food for a reasonable price in a sociable setting, to experience ethnic cuisines, or for nostalgia. If you’re usually enjoying street food sold by a hawker, or vendor, in a street or market, now you can experience and taste the global street food with more cozy ambiance!
In the midst of the many contemporary things, the classic and the legend has always had its own place. Some of you may be familiar with the name of Tan Goei, especially for those who live in Semarang. Tan Goei is an old restaurant that first opened in 1950 in Semarang and then opened their branch in Jakarta in 1960 at Jalan Besuki, Menteng.
If you looking a proper meal for supper in Kota / Mangga Dua area, Nasi Uduk Ibu Sum is the only answer! Opening at 10 PM every night except on Saturday nights when it’s closed, Nasi Uduk Ibu Sum is always swamped with hungry customers. As one of legendary and most famous Indonesian street food, Nasi Uduk Ibu Sum offers nasi uduk Betawi (steamed rice cooked in coconut milk) with an array of dishes to choose from to go along with the rice.
Join the mango craze!!! As you can see in the last few weeks, the mango craze was really hyped in Jakarta. Started by King Mango Thai at Neo Soho that we still haven’t a chance to try it because the queue is crazy, which you may need to queue for 2 freaking hours, but fortunately, last weekend we’ve tried similar mango dessert from Mango Mango at Lippo Mall Puri, West Jakarta.
Welcome to Jakarta’s newest sports bar! String music, hearty food, and Guinness on tap, Irish pubs are extremely popular all across the globe, with McGettigan’s being the latest addition to Jakarta’s dining scene. McGettigan’s is a brand-new Irish pub and sports bar that had 17 locations around the world, including Dubai, Singapore, New York, and of course Ireland.
Good news for all sushi lovers! A beautiful presentation of sushi is on trend lately, and one of them is the ferris wheel sushi from Teishoku Indonesia. Last weekend, FOOD IN LOVE had a lovely lunch at Tesihoku and we can’t wait to share it to all of you!
Following their success with more than 20 outlets in Malaysia, the first Boat Noodle finally opens their first outlet in Jakarta! Opening their first outlet in Empire Damansara, Selangor in 2014, Boat Noodle offers authentic Thai noodle as their main menu with the tagline of Thai street. Previously, they just sold noodle only, but hence Boat Noodle already expanding, now they are serving a lot more about Thai street foods.
There are some new and unique food trends in Jakarta. Two of them are everything with salted egg and croquant choux. Adding salted egg to various dishes is becoming more and more popular in Jakarta’s culinary world. From dipping to filling, adding the ingredient creates both delicious and visually attractive results. While for croquant choux, its might be one of the newest types of food that start to be on trend in Indonesia, especially in Jakarta.
In order to welcome the 72nd Independence Day of Indonesia, La Maison has launched the limited and special Indonesian flavors macaron. La Maison is famous patisserie from Medan that is well known for their well crafted Macaron creations. As for now in Jakarta, they have opened permanent stores in Grand Indonesia, Neo Soho, and PIK Avenue.
In Indonesia, Peranakan dishes such as Mie Ayam and Bakso have become Indonesian comfort foods. Despite its popularity, only a few realize that the people of Chinese descent brought these dishes along with their Peranakan Culture. Indonesian Peranakan cuisine has been integrated and adds to the richness of Indonesian culture, a slightly different to Peranakan Cuisine of Malaka and Singapore.