Category: Food & Drink

30 Delectable Dishes

In celebrating this 30th edition, I have put together a list of my 30 favourite foods found in Bali, from gold foie gras to sate kambing. Some of them are legendary...

Best of Bow

Every time I pass Jalan Batubelig I am drawn to a place called Bow. This two-story building with garden wall has no way of telling what kind of place it is; all I can...

Togo

To Go to TOGO

A bustling corner cafe with plenty of style, TOGO is a very welcome addition to the World Trade Centre office area! At last, we have a café serving great coffee and all...

Balboni Ristorante - Jakarta

Balboni

Not your average Italian restaurant, Sri Lankan owned and inspired, Balboni’s point of difference is its unique and predominant South Asian fusion, serving...

Potato Head Garage

Potato Head Garage

I arrived straight from work on a Tuesday evening, hungry, and looking forward to checking out the latest Potato Head instalment. After being warmly welcomed and ushered...

A Celebration of Indonesian Cuisine

A Celebration of Indonesian Cuisine

WHERE IS A GOOD PLACE TO EAT INDONESIAN FOOD? Bali is a strange place — you can find French fine dining easier than a good Indonesian restaurant. Somehow I find it...

Pavilion

Pavilion – Music and Art Combine

Jalan Batubelig is a 3 km stretch of winding road starting from Leo Square junction (going west) off Jalan Kerobokan Raya, which becomes Jalan Berawa at the bridge...

Marjan van Ravenzwaaij

Marjan van Ravenzwaaij. The Dutch founder of The Organic Farm Bali – a natural sanctuary of wellness in the heart of Balinese culture. The unspoiled paradise of...

Bali’s Healthy Food Producers from A to Z

Our local food producers are island treasures. Practicing sustainable agricultural techniques and using pure ingredients with no preservatives or genetically modified...

Meet The Expat - Liat Solomon

Liat Solomon

Meet Liat Solomon. The owner of Zula, Down to Earth, and Earth Café where focus is on creating a better world through pure, organic foods. When did you come to Bali...

Alberto Remondi

Alberto Remondi: Pasta Maker

Alberto Remondi was born in Italy in 1963, and grew up in the family home in Rome, one of the world’s most beautiful cities. He started living independently at age 18...

Dry Green Noodle

All Aboard! Vietnam to Jakarta via California

Cali Deli is a Vietnamese chain of deli-restaurants that gained its inspiration from a restaurant in California and established itself in Jakarta 7 years ago. Although...

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....