Food of Jakarta - 25 Dishes That MUST Be on the Foodie's List Nasi Goreng. Source The most popular food of Jakarta is found in every nook and corner of the city. Satay. Source Chicken is one of the most versatile meats on the planet, and satay is an almost emblematic food of Jakarta, and Indonesia. Bubur Ayam. Martabak. Nasi Padang. Ikan Bakar. Ketoprak. Beef Ribs.