JAKARTA - In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Indonesian culinary players in Los Angeles, the US and its surroundings are participating in the 'spilled market' Indo-Street Cafes.
Indo-Street Cafes were held in the parking lot of the Indonesian Consulate General in Los Angeles. Of course, this activity still applies health protocols.
"For the first time, we are facilitating the holding of Indo-Street Cafes in the Indonesian Consulate in Los Angeles. This is a form of support for culinary entrepreneurs in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis," said the Indonesian Consul General in Los Angeles, Saud P. Krisnawan in a written statement. , Wednesday, October 14th.
There are 20 culinary entrepreneurs participating in Indo-Street Cafes. They present food offerings typical of the archipelago. There are snacks from Sumatra, Java and Sulawesi.
Indo-Street Cafes received a positive response from residents who took the time to come to the Indonesian Consulate General in Los Angeles. "I regularly come to Indo-Street. Not bad, being able to miss Indonesian food. I am very happy with an event like this," said Taufik, who this time chose to order rice rendang and panada cake.
Meanwhile, the initiator of Indo-Street Cafes, Mega Han, said that this activity was used to promote Indonesia and support the economy, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the high public interest and the high demand for Indo-Street Cafes to be held again, the Indonesian Consulate General in Los Angeles will hold a similar activity in early November.
Indo-Street Cafes is a culinary market that emerged during the COVID-19 Pandemic. This activity emphasizes aspects of health protocols with the concept of "drive-thru" pick-up and cashless. Buyers are required to fill their orders and make payments via the application provided.
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