Widya’s Wines: Amazing Australian Reds

Australia has a large land mass area which provides more than ample area for a diverse range of climates, with the main growing region having both warm and hot climates, due to latitude. This condition is perfect for so many different grape varieties but especially for red wine which needs more power on ripening of

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The Modern Asian Flavours of Mr. Fox

Mr. Fox Jakarta brings a new and adventurous cuisine, inspired by travel pieces around Asia, reinterpreted by Chef Wiem Kahyang Isha.  An imaginary character created by Ismaya, Mr. Fox, is clever, charming, and full of allure even though he is also a shy person. He always wanders the streets when he is traveling and this

Sumō-Ji Presents a Modern Izakaya and Sake Experience

Built upon the concept of Ichi-go Ichi-e, Sumō-Ji by Anima Group is a modern izakaya and sake lounge that focuses on comfortable yet modern Japanese dishes. Sumō-Ji offers a wholesome dining experience that reminds people to enjoy and cherish every gathering that they may take part in. In the restaurant, they cure and smoke their meat selections

Crio’s Heavenly Chocolate Creations

Designed to tempt the palates and please the eyes, Crio (meaning “to create” in Portuguese), is a haven of artful chocolate creations, handmade using time-honoured techniques and fine ingredients, sourced both locally and abroad, Crio’s signature trademark.  A new dining destination where diners can find a selection of fine chocolate creations, tapas, and locally inspired cocktails.Photos:

Celebrating Indonesian Delicacies

A new restaurant in Jakarta serving traditional and contemporary menus where diners will experience the richness of Indonesian spices and exoticism with international tastes, and the design of the rooms takes guests on a journey to the East Indies.I Photos Smriti Jakarta. The presence of Smiriti Jakarta in the Tanah Abang Timur area seems to

Leon Goldstein is Jakarta’s Newest Dining and Lifestyle Playground

South Jakarta’s dining and lifestyle scene welcome a brand-new addition with the opening of Leon Goldstein, a hybrid bistro complete with a bespoke coffee shop and cocktail bar. Located at Jalan Wijaya I No. 25, Leon Goldstein boasts a laidback yet tasteful design with a family-friendly personality. “Leon Goldstein is our newest venture in Jakarta’s ever-growing

These 5 Digital Platforms Deliver Fresh and Healthy Ingredients to Your Doorstep

While grocery shopping and buying fresh ingredients from the market is a challenge these days, these digital platforms offer solutions for budding home cooks. Photo courtesy of SayurBox/NOW!JAKARTA Residents of Jakarta and neighbouring cities have been limiting their activities outside during the large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), with individuals and families spending less to eat out, opting

Reinventing British Fine Dining a la The Dining Room, Raffles Jakarta

Picture of Chef Kirk Westaway. Photo courtesy of Raffles Jakarta/NOWJAKARTA Raffles Jakarta celebrated British dining experience at The Dining Room with award-winning chef, Kirk Westaway. On 19 February 2020, Raffles Jakarta hosted one-star Singapore Michelin Guide 2019, Kirk Westaway all the way from JAAN, an internationally renowned restaurant located at the iconic Swissôtel The Stamford in

Kirk Westaway, Michelin Star Chef at the Chaine Dinner

Chef Kirk Westaway presented his signature dishes and cocktails at the latest Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Jakarta dinner. Photos by Raditya Fadilla/NOWJAKARTA Raffles’ new custom–built “Dining Room” was the venue for the latest Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Jakarta dinner in February. The venue itself is perfect for this sort of event, with an elegant pre-function area for cocktails

Elegant Afternoon Tea by Tory Burch at Fairmont’s Peacock Lounge

In collaboration with American luxury brand Tory Burch, Peacock Lounge at Fairmont Jakarta invites guests to enjoy fashionable afternoon tea with colleagues and friends. Photo courtesy of Fairmont Jakarta/NOW!JAKARTA Fairmont Jakarta introduces the latest series of its thematic afternoon tea that involves the collaboration with New York-based global fashion line Tory Burch, available exclusively at

Let’s Meat Up at Senopati Beef Up Fest!

Kitchen by MINQ’s Seared beef roll and Szechuan fried beef. Photos by Raditya Fadilla/NOWJAKARTA Organised by the Australian red meat industry, better known as Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), Senopati Beef Up Fest features a fresh-from-the-field meat and takes place at Senopati’s 10 best restaurants from March to April. This one-month event highlights the restaurant’s signature

AMUZ: French Fine Dining Revisited

Led by Chef Gilles Marx, a seasoned chef in French cuisine, AMUZ Gourmet Restaurant offers guests a remarkable fine dining experience. Photos by Rintang Azhar/NOWJAKARTA Having been around for 10+ years, AMUZ has breathed new life into Jakarta’s understated dining scene with its fresh look and revamped menu. Heavily inspired by modern French style with contemporary Asian

Mr. Fox is the Perfect Host

Being the good host that he is, Mr. Fox has only one goal in mind. It is to create the best memories for his guests and serve them the best dishes from all over the world. Photos courtesy of Mr. Fox/NOWJAKARTA Now you can be the perfect host like Mr. Fox as he opens his trendy home

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