JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Visiting the culinary zone of Pecenongan has been one of the unique things to do in Jakarta since 1970.
This popular area is the Mecca of culinary recreation in Indonesia’s capital city where locals and tourists frequent the place to satisfy their cravings.
Pecenongan is one of the points that the Jakarta government’s free buses stop at after dropping passengers off at Sawah Besar.
After arriving at the Pecenongan Bus Stop, you can proceed for another five minutes to enter the gateway of culinary travels in Jakarta.
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Kompas.com has selected the best four food stalls that is a must to try alone, with friends or family.
1. Kwang Tung Congee
Kwang Tung is a town in Hong Kong and it was purposely used to name this restaurant in Jakarta to attract the Chinese-Indonesians in the area when it first began operations in 2003.
Kwang Tung Congee restaurant offers 21 types of congee using beef, chicken, shrimp, fish, and crab.
Trying their crab congee is one of the things to do in Jakarta thanks to its quality fresh crabs used in the ingredients. The rice congee itself has a smooth texture and is flavorful after being cooked for two hours.