• March 20, 2016 • Eat • Views: 3995

    Modern setting, traditional Balinese at Mr Wayan

    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...

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  • March 3, 2016 • Eat • Views: 3973

    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. ...

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  • January 4, 2015 • Eat • Views: 5542

    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...

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  • December 26, 2014 • Eat • Views: 4532

    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...

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  • November 16, 2014 • Eat • Views: 5033

    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. ...

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  • November 16, 2014 • Eat • Views: 6340

    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. ...

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  • November 11, 2014 • Eat • Views: 4426

    Exploring the culinary delights of Ubud

    It shames me that I managed to pass eight weeks in one of Indonesia’s most renowned culinary locations and didn’t manage to post a single blog. I blame the hedonistic lifestyle of Ubud, how you can flit from one café to the next...

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  • August 17, 2014 • Eat • Views: 5659

    Brunch at Social House

    Social House is commonly touted as one of Jakarta's best weekend dining venues. Determined to stand out from the crowd, its packed with character, from the wooden recliners in the bar area overlooking the streets below, to the indoor trees...

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  • August 16, 2014 • Eat • Views: 5532

    Jakarta’s best burgers at Goods Diner?

    This weekend we caught up with our recently-returned friend, Andrew, who we were keen to impress with our growing knowledge of all things awesome in Jakarta. We had visited the Goods Diner for dinner a few weeks earlier, and were so...

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  • July 26, 2014 • Eat • Views: 5090

    Seriously good food at Salt Grill

    Where can you get the beauty of the city below, with the gourmet menu to match? Well, on the 46th floor of the Plaza is Salt Grill, opened only last year and modelled on it's Sydney counterpart; the product of Australian chef Luke Mangan. ...

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