A South Jakarta Noodle House with Komodo Kitchen

Mar 10th

A South Jakarta Noodle House
Komodo Kitchen and Gina Onyx

Paying homage to the noodle houses throughout Indonesia, Gina Onyx of Komodo Kitchen focuses this frame experience on her cult-favorite noodle house in Melawai, South Jakarta, part of the cosmopolitan city where she grew up, which she explains now, as a rather voguish neighborhood.

Gina conveys an image of this famed 1970’s Jakarta noodle house, which serves more than 30,000 customers a day, as “a true Mum and Pop noodle house, where students gather for after school snacks and families share weekend meals.”

Taking over the frame space, tweaking the details, menu, music, and decor, Gina is bringing us precisely this; a South Jakarta Style Noodle House. Transporting the authentic flavors ubiquitous in Indonesian cities, found in restaurants, street-side food stalls, traveling carts and bicycle vendors to our Sunday dinner tables, at frame.


kerupuk // shrimp crackers
acar // pickled vegetables
saos kacang // piquant peanut sauce
sambel kecap // dragon’s kiss hot sauce
starter // siomay udang
steamed shrimp dumplings – cabbage – peanut sauce – sriracha – lime
palate cleanser // teh pandan
pandan –  jasmine – palm sugar – tea
main // mie ayam jamur
wonton noodle – chicken ragout – mushroom – quail eggs braised in aromatics
chili chutney – asian greens – fried shallots – chicken bone broth – green scallions
sweet ending // “mouthwash” pencuci mulut // rujak nanas es krim kelapa
pineapple skewer – arenga palm syrup – pandan – cayenne
lime zest – crushed balinese peanuts – coconut ice cream

vegetarian and vegan option available at checkout

CHEF’S NOTE: gluten-free noodles are an option for those with gluten-free lifestyles as we will use rice noodle or spaghetti squash. However, if anyone is deadly allergic to gluten, we can’t guarantee that there is no trace of gluten in the kitchen and imported based ingredients as the natural preservatives.

March 10, 2019
4:00pm and 7:00pm
$55 per person + tax and service fee

A traditional 5 course Jakarta / Indonesian meal by Gina Onyx of Komodo Kitchen

Beer, wine and Indonesian inspired cocktails

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