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Jakarta Post

'Kerak Telor' completes joy of Idul Fitri at Jakarta Fair

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    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, June 6, 2019   /  11:05 am
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A 'Kerak telor' seller at the Jakarta Fashion & Food Festival (JFFF) 2018. (JP/Jessicha Valentina)

Traditional Betawi omelette kerak telor was among the most popular local foods served at this year's Jakarta Fair in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta. On the day of Idul Fitri, June 5, hundreds of people crowded the stalls at the hall’s junctions and waysides to have a taste of this must-try menu item at the Jakarta Fair. "It feels incomplete celebrating Idul Fitri without trying kerak telor. There is something missing throughout the next year," said Herna, a 34-year-old private employee who went there with her husband and 5-year-old daughter. Meanwhile for Yusuf, 40, another visitor who went to the expo with his wife, having kerak telor at the Jakarta Fair gave him personal satisfaction. "Tasting kerak telor here makes me feel like I am in the moment of joy with many people around," he said. According to Jawir, 45...