Category: Food & Drink

Pyong yang Restaurant - Jakarta

The Mystery of Pyongyang

Pyongyang is the capital of North Korea and the name of a restaurant chain operating outside of the fatherland. I had no idea what to expect from a restaurant run by the...

Rice

Rice Is Nice, But…

 “White rice is lacklustre, lifeless, tasteless and irritating to prepare; brown rice is flavoursome, wholesome and easy to prepare”. Maud Grieve F.R.H.S....

Places to be Gluttonous

Gluttony is my favourite sin. Indulging in a calorific piece of kobe beef, an extra helping of bacon on your pancakes dripping with maple syrup or the bliss of losing...

SLAM - Sky Lounge At Mercure

S.L.A.M Dunk the Funk

Sky Lounge at Mercure, S.L.A.M, is on the 19th floor of the newly opened Mercure Simatupang.  Slam is in a roof top lounge bar that has an open-air section as well as...

Baby Back Ribs

I Want My Baby Back, Baby Back, Baby Back Ribs!

Welcome back to Alcoholics Bar & Grill. Those of you who have ventured into Alcoholics know, customers are heard and valued here. Chef Patrick listened to his diners...

Tapas Movida

Little Spain in Jakarta

Tapas are appetisers or snacks that make up a wonderful part of Spanish culture and cuisine. The smaller portions enable you to taste a variety of dishes without over...

Bob & the Chocolate Factory: Meet Bob Formston

Meet Bob Formston. The chocolatier also known as ‘Chocolate Bob’. Bob, how did you get into making chocolate? My wife and I bought land up near Papua to build a...

Chinese Food with a Twist

Jakartans who take their love of food seriously, rarely settle for a meal in a mall. Restaurants located in malls offer convenience, but nothing more. The service is...

Christmas Dinner

Festive Feasting

If you’re yearning for a festive feast with all the trimmings but you lack the inclination to cook at home, then simply head to one of Jakarta’s big hotels offering...

Face Jakarta

A Memorable Face Jakarta

What are the things you look for when choosing a venue for a dinner date? Good food, possibly to share for a bit more intimacy. Candlelight seems to make anyone look...

Chris Salans of Mozaic Restaurant

Few fine dining venues in Bali have distinguished themselves with such flair and inspiration as Ubud’s award-winning Mozaic Restaurant run by Chef Chris Salans. Chris...

LIO Collection Jakarta

Sit Back and Relax at Lio Bistro

On Jalan Kemang Timur Raya you can find an array of galleries and home decor shops; Kemang has an abundance of shops that live to fancy up homes. Some of these...

Commune Cafe

Let’s Commune at Commune

Commune first opened its doors in Singapore before making its way down to Jakarta. Commune started as a furniture business before expanding into the culinary world....

Oh La La, Madeleine!

Jakarta may not seem much from an outsider’s perspective, but for us that live here, we know that hidden within the city’s walls are little pockets of cool in places...

Education Guide 2017

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