Each region must have its culinary specialties. This makes many restaurants or places serving local dishes as the main menu. In Jakarta, a series of legendary culinary spots sell local food, which is always crowded with buyers from time to time. These places then attract many tourists to come to taste the various dishes on offer. If you are one of them, you must stop by some of the culinary hits of Jakarta below.
- Nasi Goreng Kambing Kebon Sirih
Nasi Goreng Kambing Kebon Sirih is one of the legendary culinary delights in Jakarta that must be added to your culinary tour list. Nasi Goreng Kambing Kebon Sirih is a food that remains an idol even though the founder, Alm. H. Nein, has been selling since 1958.
The restaurant owner uniquely processes fried rice, namely rice for dozens of servings, cooked in one large skillet so that it looks mountainous. Amazingly, the taste of the fried rice is still tasty, delicious, and just right! Kebon Sirih Goat Fried Rice is located on Jalan Kebon Sirih, Menteng, Central Jakarta.
- Italian Ice Ragusa
Another typical Jakarta dish that you can try is Ragusa Es Italia. Ragusa Es Italia is one of the oldest places to eat in Jakarta. Interestingly, this restaurant has been established since 1932, where the Indonesian people themselves were still in the colonial period.
The ice cream at Ragusa is special because it is homemade and made from fresh cow’s milk. Although the appearance of the ice cream seems old school, the texture and taste are very natural. The enjoyment of ice cream at Ragusa is guaranteed to make you addicted and make you want to come back again.
- Eddy’s Toast
Eddy’s Roti Bakar in Jakarta has proven that his toast can turn out to be one of the legendary foods that still exists today. This one night culinary club was founded by Mr. Eddy Supardi in 1971 in the Blok M area. This toast is very special and different from other toasts because the bread is produced by itself. In addition, the processing without using preservatives and hygienic, of course. Here are also other menus available such as porridge, rice uduk, fried rice, indomie, and several choices of drinks.
- Bakmi Gang Kelinci
In Jakarta there is a street called Kelinci Raya in which there is a legendary dish called Bakmi Gang Kelinci. This noodle restaurant has been around since 1957 and continues to this day. This restaurant is always busy with buyers from various circles, including millennials who hear about the delicious noodles here from their parents or relatives.
Some special menus that are best sellers are Bakmi Ayam Keriting, Bakmi Pangsit Goreng, and Bakmi Goreng Special. Although famous for being pricey, Bakmi Gang Kelinci is still sought after by many people.
- Gondangdia Chicken Noodles
For noodle lovers, you can’t miss it. Mie Ayam Gondangdia is a very legendary noodle dish in the capital. The portion of the chicken noodles here is extraordinary because it has a large portion and the shredded chicken is huge. In addition, the soft texture of the noodles and the savory broth are enough to explain why this chicken noodle lasts a long time.
The best-selling noodle menu at Mie Ayam Gondangdia is the pangsit mushroom chicken noodle. Although it has been established since 1968, the taste of noodles has not changed and remains the same delicious until now.
- Asinan Betawi H. Mansyur
This restaurant specializes in selling Betawi special pickles. Asinan here tastes very fresh and not too sour, so it feels right on our tongue. This is what makes this restaurant always crowded with buyers. Several fresh vegetables are served on a plate, then doused with a legit and fresh peanut sauce. To make it more delicious, you can add crackers and peanuts.
- Soto Betawi Haji Husen
Soto Betawi Haji Husen is one of the legendary culinary delights in Jakarta founded in the 1940s. The thing that makes visitors addicted is the tender meat with a savory and delicious sauce. If you like offal, you can add intestines, tripe, gravel, or tongue into the soup. Don’t forget to add lime juice, chili sauce, or soy sauce to taste so that the sauce becomes even more delicious.
- Cikini Chicken Porridge H.R. Suleman
In Jakarta, there is a legendary chicken porridge shop called Bubur Ayam Cikini H.R. Suleman. This chicken porridge has been sold since 1980. Until now, chicken porridge is still in demand and has become one of the mandatory culinary delights when coming to Jakarta. The Delicacy of Cikini Chicken Porridge H.R. Suleman does not need to be doubted. A delicious portion of savory chicken porridge can be enjoyed with half-cooked eggs and melinjo chips.
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