One of the traffic congestion causes in Wates street is some soto’s Karto Wijoyo stall installations around that street. Soto Kadipiro, that’s the most popular name in the mind of the people in Yogyakarta. If you come from Wirobrajan intersection, you will discover 3 soto stalls on the left of the street and one another on the right of the street. Even there’s only one on right side, but that right one located in the north is the pioneer of the installation of other soto kadipiro stalls
Soto Kadipiro History
The first Soto Kadipiro was opened by Karto Wijoyo in 1921. After the death of Karto Wijoyo in 1972, the second generation, Widadi Dirjo Utomo replaced him to managed Soto Kadipiro stall. Could you imagine how long this soto stall operated is? And yet, we can find some branches of this soto stall in Kalasan, Sleman, Kulon Progo and Sentolo.
The price of Soto Kadipiro.
Most of people look for this soto because of its flavor. They think that the taste of this soto is typically mixed between savory and fresh. That kind of taste which makes this soto becomes special. This flavorful taste is not made by the MSG but it is made by traditional spices receipt from Karto Wijoyo. A portion of this soto costs Rp.13.000. It’s worth the price.
Javanese ornament becomes interior decoration of this stall that creates Javanese classical atmosphere. Soto Kadipiro is opened at 08.00 a.m until all the soto are sold out. Talking about several soto stall around this Soto Kadipiro like Soto Kadipiro II, Kadipiro Baru and Kadipiro plus, even they have their own value, the taste of their soto is still as flavorful as the first soto Kadipiro because the owner of those 3 stalls own also Karto Wijoyo’s soto recipe.