Finding a culinary center in is not difficult. Even with a limited budget, you can be satisfied with snacks, like in the PSB Kelapa Gading area. There are many choices of good and cheap food.
In the Kelapa Gading area, North Jakarta, there is a well-known culinary center. This hawker center is known as PSB Kelapa Gading. On the road which is approximately 1 kilometer long, you can see dozens of food vendors holding stalls every afternoon and evening.
The location is on Jl. Kelapa Gading Artery, Pegangsaan Dua. It is not difficult to find this area because it is right on the side of the road. No one knows exactly what PSB stands for, the local community has been calling it that for a long time.
It’s called an afternoon hawker center because all the food vendors here have just held stalls starting at 16.00 WIB. You can also choose a variety of food choices, guaranteed to make your eyes hungry!
PSB Kelapa Gading Snack Center Photo: detikFood/Devi S. Lestari
The choices of snacks are also varied, ranging from spicy balado shells, Korean snacks, corndogs, sempol, egg rolls, egg martabak to peanut sauce cilok. All of these snacks are priced cheaply at a price of Rp. 2 thousand to Rp. 10 thousand.
Want to eat heavily? Don’t worry because here can also be a place to enjoy dinner.
You can enjoy chicken and goat satay, meatballs, chicken penyet, pecel catfish and chicken to chicken noodles. For the dining area, the traders provide a lesehan area with mats and tarpaulins. You can also buy it to eat with your family at home.
The choice of drinks here is no less complete. You can snack on ice cappuccino grass jelly, fruit ice for Rp. 5,000, iced coffee milk or ice sultan which can be taken as much as you like. Even though they sell using simple carts, the sellers here seem to have clean stalls.
Exactly at 17.00 all traders almost filled this culinary area. It is getting busier with buyers passing by on foot or on motorbikes. Although it can be passed by motorbike, it is a bit difficult to cross this area because the road is filled with buyers.
Ayam Penyet at PSB Kelapa Gading Snack Center Photo: detikFood/Devi S. Lestari
If you intend to come to this area with a vehicle, you can park on the side of the road. The area of this hawker center is wide so it can accommodate many cars and motorbikes. That way you can freely explore every hawker stall.
As a suggestion, if you want culinary delights in this area, you should come early so you can choose what snacks to buy. Come early to avoid queues because some food vendors are immediately attacked as soon as they open their stalls.
Want to know what are the interesting snacks at PSB Kelapa Gading? DetikFood will discuss it in full on Street Food 101 this weekend. You can get recommendations for delicious and cheap snacks.
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