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Once a parking lot, Thamrin 10 transforms into center for culinary delights

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    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Tue, January 28, 2020   /  03:04 pm
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Visitors enjoy the delicacies at Thamrin 10 Food and Creative Park at Menteng district, Central Jakarta, on Friday evening, Jan. 24, 2020. The park is decorated with rows of Chinese lanterns in celebration of Chinese New Year.(JP/Yunindita Prasidya)

Surrounded by Jakarta’s skyscrapers, Thamrin 10 Food and Creative Park in Menteng district, Central Jakarta, provides the capital’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) with a venue to grow their businesses, as well as a much-needed open space for its residents to socialize while trying out delicacies. “There are already too many malls in Jakarta. I get bored. I wanted to check out the open space, as well as the food and the stalls,” said Afifah, a 23-year-old who visited Thamrin 10 with her two friends for the first time on Friday evening. “The food is tasty and cheaper than in malls,” she said. That evening, the dining area managed by city-owned market operator Pasar Jaya was decorated with rows of Chinese lanterns in celebration of Chinese New Year, which falls on Jan. 25. Chinese dishes are also put on sale to fit the occasion. A...