D'Jakarta: Indonesian BYOB in South Philly

Monday, July 31 is the scheduled soft-opening of D’Jakarta Cafe, a family-run Indonesian BYOB on the corner of 16th and Ritner Streets in South Philadelphia.

It’s the rebuilt former home of another Indonesian restaurant, Sky Cafe, which relocated to 1122-38 Washington Ave. after an October 2015 fire that started in the apartments above.

Beddy Sonie and wife Alfitri Ho have the cooking services of her mother, a home cook.

Among her specialties will be noodle dishes, meatballs, and curry dishes in a refined atmosphere filled with photos and knickknacks from Indonesia’s capital.

Normal operation will be lunch and dinner Tuesday to Sunday.

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Work in progress: Dining room at D’Jakarta Cafe, 1540 W. Ritner St.    MICHAEL KLEIN / Staff