Category: Food & Drink

Alcoholics Anonymous Anyone?

Alcoholics Bar & Grill Jalan Kemang Raya no. 72N Jakarta Selatan 021 7195675 info@alcoholicsbar.com If you’re trying to wean yourself off the booze, maybe it’s...

Negev – An Oasis in a Busy Desert

This new restaurant has the X factor. When you enter, you feel class ooze out of its multi-faceted walls. Surrounding you are sculptures, carvings, and paintings that...

Delicacies for the Daring Diner

It’s hard to put your finger on what makes Ben Hil (short for Bendungan Hilir), right at the heart of the city, the go-to spot for street food. Maybe it’s the...

Restaurateur’s Tour

“Order in! One Ceasar Salad, one onion soup. Followed by one Salmon, pink, one Angus Tenderloin, medium rare, truffle mash.” There has always been some form of...

Uncle Samy’s Curry

Samy’s Curry Phone: (021) 515-3478 Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 52 – 53 Kawasan SCBD Lot 12, Jakarta Normally when dining in a newly opened restaurant, my...

Bandung – A Variety of Rich Culinary Experiences

Every weekend thousands of people from Jakarta travel to Bandung to visit the many factory outlets and dine out at hotels, resorts and open air restaurants. Hoping to...

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The Poppy Bistro

What little French cuisine we have in Jakarta is generally trop cher and requires you to dress to impress, which is where the concept for Coquelicot was born....

Love the Local Brew

If you’re starved of somewhere to have a decent cup of coffee, look no further. Anomali prides itself for having the best local coffee from around Indonesia, with...

Meet me at the Otel Lobby

Receptionist Table No, it’s not a typo. There are two reasons why this new swanky hip spot is missing an ‘H’ to its name. Reason one being management didn’t want...

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Have the Guts to Eat from the Street

There are two kinds of people in Jakarta: the ones that eat street food and the ones that don’t.   The ones that do boast about late-night haunts, one-of-a-kind...

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Give me some Elbow Room!

  Elbow Room, not the one in London’s hip Shoreditch, but the one in Jakarta’s hip Kemang is a place to chill out, unwind and get some ‘elbow space’. As...

Pastis Please

Have you tried Pastis? No, not the French liqueur, the Mediterranean-come-Italian Kitchen and Bar in Aston at the Kuningan Suites. Although this oasis is considered...

Finding a Restaurant Near You

A friend of mine once asked me, “What are the 5 largest cities in Indonesia?” Confidently I replied, “Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung, Yogya and maybe Medan.”...

Education Guide 2017

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