Category: Food & Drink

Almost Midnight in the Cheongdam Garden of Mostly Good and Very Little Evil

I haven’t been out much as work and life sometimes get in the way; also, I usually end up giving up and camping out at home after giving serious consideration to brave...

Ten Most Unique East Javan Eats

Indonesia Expat and Singapore National Academy are joining forces to provide insightful articles on Surabaya. The young, student journalists in the SNA Media Club get to...

Alternative Weekend Brunches

Sick of the hedonistic hotel brunches where you feel the need to spend hours on the treadmill to work off the gluttony during the week? Is “international food”...

Two is Better than One at Up in Smoke and One Eyed Jack

Modern dining is taken to the next level as two fabulous restaurants are combined in one expansive space to transport diners into another realm of good eats. This unique...

Back to the Basics with Pokenbir

Dear Readers, Lately, it seems like Jakarta’s restauranteurs are at a loss for new ideas. The market is saturated with the pseudo-modern-French-Asian cuisine, with...

Live Well, Eat Well with Indonesia’s Top Foods

For the newly arrived, Indonesian cuisine can be both the most exciting and bewildering aspect of relocation. Unlike other Southeast Asian countries, especially Thailand...

Meals on Wheels – Jakarta’s Best Food Vans

Food writer May Tien samples the tasty morsels on offer at the latest pop-up food venues. One thing I miss most about living in California is the abundant supply of good...

Eating Like Royalty at Dim Sum King

Satiate your dim sum and Cantonese food cravings at this inviting teahouse located in one of Kuningan’s best situated hotels, the Manhattan. Freshly prepared dim sum...

Comfort Food – Peking Duck Tacos

Food writer May Tien shares one of her most cherished recipes from her very own repertoire of Asian-American influenced cookery. I can’t remember when I ate my first...

The ABCs of Fine Grilled Meat at AB Steak

AB Steak is a unique Korean-American barbeque concept by renowned chef Akira Back. Although dry-aged steak is the star of the show, the supporting cast of starters and...

Get to McGettigan’s

Excitement is constantly generated in Jakarta, especially in the world of food and drink. In Mega Kuningan – the neighbourly sprawl of five-star hotels, embassies and...

How to Make Homemade Martabak

Touted as the ultimate Indonesian street food, the martabak is a popular snack across the country. Almost every city serves this local favourite which can be found...

Formalin-Tofu

Ramadan Crackdown Nets Formalin-Tofu Traders

The cases are a reminder to all to be cautious and properly inspect foods, particularly those bought at local markets from traders.

Around the World in Seven Meals, Without Leaving Jakarta

Jakarta is a brilliant city for any foodie to explore. With food from every corner of the archipelago, it’s hard to run out of options. But for those nights you’re...

Education Guide 2017

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