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Enjoying taste of Seoul in South Jakarta

  • Nina Loasana

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, November 14 2019   /  01:11 am
Break time: A restaurant on Jl. Senopati, South Jakarta, offers authentic Korean food and beverages. Korean cuisine has gained popularity in the city in the past few years.(JP/Dionnasius Aditya)(JP/Dionnasius Aditya)

Break time: A restaurant on Jl. Senopati, South Jakarta, offers authentic Korean food and beverages. Korean cuisine has gained popularity in the city in the past few years.(JP/Dionnasius Aditya)From hot tteokbokki (stir-fried rice cakes) and crunchy kimchi (fermented vegetables) to the savory sauce of jajangmyeon (Korean-style noodles), Korean food is becoming known around the world, especially with the growing fame of K-pop, K-drama and mukbang (live eating shows).Fortunately, Jakartans do not need to go to South Korea to get authentic Korean food. They just need to drive to the south of the capital and find “Little Seoul” to satisfy their Korean cravings.Jakarta’s first “Little Seoul” is on Jl. Senopati in Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta. Located near Sudirman Central Business District (SCBD), Jl. Senopati hosts many restaurants and café...