A favourite haunt of long-term expats who have been permanently drawn to its laid-back allure, Ubud is home to an eclectic and varied culinary scene. French, Thai, Italian, Japanese, Mexican – there’s no shortage of international influences spilling out onto crowded laneways or tucked away in luxurious resort restaurants. What can be surprisingly difficult to […]
An insider’s guide to eating in Ubud
Hailed as Bali’s cultural and artistic capital, the mountainous village of Ubud is also home to some of the island’s most coveted culinary gems.
All you can eat Dim Sum at the Mandarin Oriental
My recent trip home leaving me somewhat nostalgic, I’d been on the hunt for somewhere in Jakarta that could recreate my childhood memories, this weekend settling for Xin Hwa restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental
Christmas buffet at the Keraton
Despite being a predominantly Islamic nation, there are plenty of options for celebrating Christmas in Indonesia’s capital city. Most if not all of Jakarta’s upper class hotels and restaurants offer special wine and dine packages, which can make choosing exceedingly difficult
Burgers for Jakarta’s business class
Three Buns is the initiative of French-trained chef, Adam Penney, who at the end of his laborious education in the culinary arts, decided that he simply wanted to make a great tasting burger.
Laneway brunch at Monolog
Back on the brunch bandwagon after a brief respite from Jakarta, I was keen to try a new tasty treat this Saturday as I caught up with friends.