The 37-year-old Bakmi Ayam Doraemon serves noodles with a side of conversations at their intimate eatery in Cempaka Putih.
Mie Alip in Sawah Besar serves their bowls of savoury noodles as early as 5:30 in the morning, drawing regulars from celebrities to cyclists.
For over 50 years, the nomadic Nasi Goreng MPR on RS Fatmawati Raya street has charmed a troupe of regulars into following their trail for a plate of the hearty fried rice dish.
Overlooking the intersection of Kemayoran Gempol street, the 65-year-old TanSu Kemayoran whips up a sweet sticky rice dish in their humble stall at any hour of the day.
Tucked inside an alley on Krekot III street in Pasar Baru, Toge Goreng Sin Hwa hides away an 80-year-old history behind its unassuming appearance.
Amidst the ever-changing neighbourhood of Senopati, Warung Bhakti remains a beloved nasi goreng joint for over 40 years.