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The glorious culinary gem of Gang Gloria in Glodok

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Jakarta | Wed, March 1, 2017 | 05:26 pm
The glorious culinary gem of Gang Gloria in Glodok

The small street of Gang Gloria in Glodok, West Jakarta. (Qraved/File)

For Jakarta residents eating in style has become more and more important, especially in these past few years. Social media might be behind that trend, with people posting pictures of pretty dishes and restaurants on Instagram.

Meanwhile, in Jakarta’s vast modern culinary scene, some traditional street food stalls have stood as long as Jakarta citizens can remember. And speaking of Jakarta street food, it's impossible to ignore the legendary Gang Gloria in Glodok, West Jakarta.

Known as the home of Chinese culture, this small street provides a great variety of amazing dishes. Here are some you might want to try.

Bakmi Amoy

Starting with bakmi ayam as the main dish, Bakmi Amoy now serves several other delicious dishes from nasi hainan to nasi campur.(Qraved/File)

Famous for its amazing crunchy fried bakso (meatballs), Bakmi Amoy has been around since 1983. Starting with bakmi ayam as the main dish, Bakmi Amoy now serves several other delicious dishes from nasi hainan to nasi campur.

Famous for its amazing crunchy fried bakso (meatballs), Bakmi Amoy has been around since 1983. (Qraved/File)

Kopi Es Tak Kie

Since its establishment around 1927, Kopi Es Tak Kie, as the name suggests, serves traditional iced coffee with one mission; fighting thirst and sleepiness at the same time. Other than that, Tak Kie also provides several delicious dishes you can try while enjoying the ice coffee.(Qraved/File)

Since its establishment around 1927, Kopi Es Tak Kie, as the name suggests, serves traditional iced coffee with one mission; fighting thirst and sleepiness at the same time. Other than that, Tak Kie also provides several delicious dishes you can try while enjoying the ice coffee.

Other than that, Tak Kie also provides several delicious dishes that you can try while enjoying the ice coffee.(Qraved/File)

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Kari Lam

Kari Lam is named after the owner who has been serving delicious curry since 1973. (Qraved/File)

Delicious curry sauce served with meat and potatoes; that’s the thing to remember about Kari Lam, named after the owner who has been serving delicious curry since 1973.

Delicious curry sauce served with meat and potatoes; that’s the thing to remember about Kari Lam(Qraved/File)

Pu Tien Hing Hwa

Tucked in between several street sellers offering prayer-like incense sticks, Pu Tien Hing Hwa is a nice and delicious way to end your culinary trip to Gang Gloria. (Qraved/File)

Tucked in between several street sellers offering prayer-like incense sticks, Pu Tien Hing Hwa is a nice and delicious way to end your culinary trip to Gang Gloria. This place serves traditional Chinese-style tofu, which offers the authentic taste of Hing Hwa, one of the peoples of China.(kes)

This place serves traditional Chinese-style tofu, which offers the authentic taste of Hing Hwa, one of the peoples of China.(Qraved/File)

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