Run by an elderly couple and their family, the enduring presence of Lao Hoe is a reflection of its 40-year-old laksa dish and the energy of Glodok’s close-knit community.
For over 20 years, the presence of Bakmie Anton on Kemenangan street, Glodok, has become an affectionate feature of the neighbourhood, comforting nearby residents with its bowl of passed-down noodles.
Situated in the basement of Pasar Mayestik, Toko Jamu Ibu Hadi has been part of the busy market since its early days in the '50s, where soothing cups of traditional herbal concoctions take the spotlight.
For over two decades, Bubur Ayam Palapa Raya on Jalan Sirsak in Pasar Minggu has been attracting the early breakfast crowd with its classic bowl of bubur ayam or chicken congee.
Rowstid Chikin’ enters the streets of Panglima Polim with its modified dark green Bajaj, serving a simple range of American comfort food, including their best-selling roasted chicken, while bringing a fun variety to the area's food scene.
Since 1982, Bopet Mini has secured itself as one of the most well-loved West Sumatran eateries in the metropole. From a tiny room in Pasar Benhil to a two-story building less than a kilometre away, it evolved from serving a compact selection of breakfast items like the famous bubur kampiun to a bountiful offering of classic rice companions.