• January 4, 2015 • Eat • Views: 5546

    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: 5034

    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 11, 2014 • Eat • Views: 4427

    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 16, 2014 • Eat • Views: 5534

    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 12, 2014 • Eat • Views: 4913

    Election day burgers at the Edge

    When you're living in a country where you can't vote, how do you spend your election day holiday? Swimming over the city, sipping beers and chowing down on Aussie beef burgers, of course...

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  • May 25, 2014 • Eat • Views: 5667

    Mother of all buffets at the Grand Kemang

    The buffet at the Grand Kemang, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as for a special brunch service on Sundays, is without a doubt one of the most bountiful (and borderline ridiculous) that I have ever seen. ...

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  • May 14, 2014 • Eat • Views: 5103

    Pick your own lunch at Bodag Maliah

    Like so many places in Ubud, Bodag Maliah, or 'overflowing basket' in Balinese, is grounded in the concept of organic, fresh and delicious food. What makes this place so special, however, is the atmosphere in which you eat it...

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  • May 4, 2014 • Drink • Views: 10790

    Cafe Batavia in the heart of Jakarta Kota

    This weekend, we decided to make our way up to Jakarta Kota, the former hub of Dutch-colonial Indonesia and one of the city’s most historic locations...

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