Inside ARTOZ Bar, Jakarta’s New Whisky Wonderland 

Plush, grand and fully stocked, the newly renovated ARTOZ Bar welcomes late-night imbibers into their vintage-inspired venue, home to Jakarta’s largest whisky & cognac collection. Certainly an old favourite, especially for patrons of neighbour and sister restaurant AMUZ Gourmet, ARTOZ has reemerged from its full makeover to present a space that guests will surely want

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Soeasana Restaurant Brings ‘Nusantara Haute Cuisine’ to the Table

Soeasana Restaurant is a newly opened dining outlet in Puncak, West Java, that brings a bold new take on ‘Nusantara’, or the archipelago’s culinary offerings. Located on the sloping hills of Puncak, in the midst of the rolling Javanese mountains, Soeasana Restaurant offers a chic and tropical ambiance, with an open bar that overlooks the

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Cibo! Café Italiano: A Bali Favourite Opens in Jakarta

In Bali, Cibo! has carved itself a name as one of Berawa’s culinary institutions. Its rustic, Tuscan-styled design welcomes a laidback atmosphere, a place where both island residents and visitors can enjoy eating authentic Italian cuisine the Italian way, i.e. long and leisurely dinners. With many fans from the city, the brand has come to

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Lavish Cantonese at Li Feng

Cantonese cuisine is always a comfort, and often a cuisine that tempts you to overeat. That is certainly the case at Li Feng, whose modern twists of traditional cuisine have earned it the rank of one of the best in its category in Jakarta. Located on the 2nd floor of the Mandarin Oriental, Li Feng’s

Plataran Bandung Opens in the ‘City of Flowers’

A brand new dining and events destination has recently been unveiled with the opening of Plataran Bandung West Java. The new venue facilitates for MICE, large and private gathers, wedding and also regular dining, all encapsulated in a sophisticated, Javanese-style.  Officially opened on 8 March 2023, Plataran Bandung adds to the impressive repertoire of the

Mensa The Table: Semarang’s Asian-Fusion Restaurant Lands in the Capital

After its success in Semarang, Central Java, Mensa The Table has now expanded its high-end dining experience to the capital, opening their doors in Gedung Kemang 37, South Jakarta.  Mensa The Table welcomes diners into a chic, design-led space, featuring furnishing by sister company, Forme. The space is sleek and sophisticated, capturing urban tastes with


NSNTR Restaurant Takes a New Direction and Launches New French Bistro

The highest restaurant in Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK) is heading in a new direction and has unveiled its new concept: French Bistro. Located on the 8th floor of Mercure Jakarta PIK, the previously Indonesian-focused ‘NSNTR’ restaurant makes an exciting turn to present guests with servings of French cuisine.  Every nook and cranny of the restaurant


Social House Presents An All-New ‘Must Have’ Menu

Social House by Ismaya Group has introduced a brand new series of dishes dubbed the #SOHOMustHaves. These ‘elevated comfort food’ favourites double-down on Indonesia’s love for rice, introducing a Spanish influence to create an all-new sharing favourite. The #SOHOMustHaves menu includes a range of succulent Spanish Baked Rice dishes, each unique and distinct from the


California Dreaming at Cafe Cali

The coolest place in Jakarta may just have opened up on the rooftop of the already pretty cool Orient Hotel on Jl Sudirman. Perched atop a building packed with art and curios blended into luxury by famed designer Bill Bensley, the expansive Café Cali adds yet more excitement to the eclectic hotel. Where the hotel

A Tale of Two at Lobo & Juno

The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan recently launched a new bistro that presents the ‘personalities’ of two characters, translated by the hotel’s culinary team into great comfort food, drinks and experiences that all guests can enjoy.   Two main characters, an unexpected pairing, intertwining the world of cuisine and travel. Lobo is a world traveler, and

The St.Regis Jakarta Welcomes a New Sunday Ritual

The St. Regis Jakarta says that it “reflects Indonesia’s soul”, and certainly the soul of the Jakarta gastrophiles has found its way to Bel Etage, the ‘beautiful stage’ where the culinary team set out their best dishes for a spectacular Sunday Brunch. The newly opened St Regis Jakarta is set within Jakarta’s Golden Triangle and

Buka Puasa at Kampung Legenda Ramadan

With the holy season of Ramadan beginning on 23 March, so too does the ritual of ‘buka puasa’, or the breaking of the fast. Elevating this important evening meal, Hotel Ciputra Jakarta has created ‘Kampung Legenda Ramadan’, a market-style, all-you-can-eat buffet featuring Indonesian culinary favourites, as a destination for friends and families to break their

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