Gerobak: The Indonesian Food Cart

by Ebee, on Thu, December 09, 2010 - 12:56:02 PM, 2 comment
Global Foodster

Every time people ask me what's interesting to enjoy in Jakarta, I usually say, enjoy the traffic jam (sarcastically) and (also) have a bite of local food. And of course, when they go a bit deeper about what kind of food they should try, I would recommend jajanan kota para pedagang kaki lima (snacks from street-side sellers) that exists in every corner of the city. That itself is an experience.

Have cart, will sell food

Pedagang kaki lima is a large part of our food culture in Indonesia where the seller uses gerobak to ply their food trade. Gerobak is a movable wooden box which contains a hot stove, complete with mini table and chairs in case the consumer wants to eat by the side of the road. It










     
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