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Jakarta Post

Those familiar with New York street food may recognize the halal gyro over rice, or as some people call it: Middle Eastern-style lamb over rice. As the name suggests, the food is actually a bowl of spiced rice or biryani rice topped with chicken or lamb, pita bread and lettuce.

Founded in May 2015, The Halal Boys is not looking to be just another street food outlet in Jakarta. “The initial plan was to create street food, but we do not want to be like the other outlets on the side of the streets with just tents and chairs,” said co-owner Astrid Angeline.

Read our Longform story 'From the screens to the stomach social media in the culinary world', here.

(The Jakarta Post/ Life team)