Food on your plate has a huge impact on your health as well as the health of your environment.
NOW! Jakarta asked four of the very top chefs, restaurant owners and managers to speak at a special webinar to look at the challenges facing the food and beverage business in Jakarta.
Mexican food is so varied that’s hard not to love it. Celebrating Mexico’s National Day, the country is holding a food festival to treat Mexican food lovers in Jakarta.
Good company, good food, good wine. A true celebration needs nothing more than these!
During the crisis, a community garden can open more inclusive access to food during the crisis and build social interaction among urban inhabitants.
One of the best ways to stay well these days is to prepare our own meal. All it takes is a little time in the morning, a bit of creativity and the right food equipment to ensure the food stays fresh throughout the day.
One of the best ways to eat healthier is by adding a large amount of superfoods in our daily menu, which instantly adds rich nutritions and scrumptious flavours leading to many health benefits.
Since it’s opening in December 2018, Kilo Kitchen has built a following of discerning Jakarta diners, there to enjoy the exquisitely curated combination of impeccable food, cocktails and urban ambience.
PT MAP’s CEO Food & Beverage Division, Anthony Cottan, revealed details on what it takes for Starbucks to come out stronger after dealing with the Covid-19 crisis.
Created by founder of Indonesian Tempe Movement, Wida Winarno, these spring rolls made out of tempeh is both delicious and healthy!
Celebrate Jakarta's 493rd birthday by cooking your own version of the city's traditional food: Ketoprak! Here's the recipe from Chef Petty Elliott!
NOW! Jakarta entices foodies to get to know popular traditional Betawi cuisine among the people of the city, yet its existence is increasingly rare.
Drinking water is equally important as consuming healthy foods to maintain hydration, especially for those practicing fasting during Ramadan.
As a recipient amongst very few hotels in Jakarta of the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points from TUVR Germany, Hotel Ciputra Jakarta are committed to producing safe, hygienic and quality food and beverages.
Those on a keto diet or trying hard to suppress carbohydrate can still enjoy a delicious fried rice. Replace white rice to support your diet as seen in the following easy recipe by celebrity chef Rinrin Marinka.
Craving for authentic French food but can’t dine out? Chef Gilles Marx from AMUZ Gourmet teaches you how to effortlessly cook French food at home!
In February, an expectant crowd of Indonesian Heritage Society members gathered for a talk and sampling by Santhi Serad from ACMI (Aku Cinta Makanan Indonesia - I Love Indonesian Food) entitled The Flavors of the Spice Islands.
AYANA Midplaza, JAKARTA is here to ensure you stay healthy and safe during these hard times with special food delivery services, the Luxury Quarantine package and the Stay & Connected package.
The significant increase of plastic food packaging especially in online delivery is behind the story why Ecorasa was created. They offer a holistic solution by creating a plastic food and beverage packaging using Oxium technology,
This is our new special content to accompany you during your stay at home. On this section, we'll provide you with Petty Elliott's cooking recipe from her book "Contemporary Indonesian Food". Let's cook Pepes Ikan!
It’s about time to enjoy food and art, all at the same time! Enjoy painting while eating your foods or taking a sip of your favourite drinks at PASOLA Restaurant & Lounge, The Ritz Carlton, Pacific Place, Jakarta.
The Ubud Food Festival (UFF) 2020 Presented by ABC presents an experience that brings you up close and personal with the culinary world. Be part of Indonesia's biggest culinary event on 26 to 28 June 2020.
Anyone who has adventured to Medan won’t be able to deny the fact that they can be crazy about this city’s appetizing food options. The city also still keeps its old-world charm as it offers a portrait of real Indonesian facade.
Thermos was the first company to commercialise and develop consumer products using vacuum insulation, keeping food and beverages hot, cold and fresh, enabling consumers to maintain a scrumptious diet wherever they are.
Pullman Jakarta Central Park is pleased to present the hotel’s special offerings inspired by Dutch culinary tradition, available at two of it’s hotels dining outlets.
ISMAYA welcomed you to Gunpowder Kitchen & Bar, a superb Indian food with a modern twist!
Kawisari Coffee & Eatery proud to share its traditional munchies to its guests. The essence of the restaurant’s food is all about humble and heartwarming from traditional recipes of the villagers.
From modest workshops in Bogor, Moloka produces goat milk-based products ranging from food to skincare using only natural ingredients. The founder Esterlyta Pandjaitan wants to let people know about the benefit of goat milk.
NOW! Jakarta launched Say Yes to Less, a programme dedicated to address the issue of food and plastic waste and find potential solutions within culinary businesses with excellent waste management policy.
Cutt & Grill has now opened its new doors in the bustling area of Senopati, following the success of its first outlet in Tebet. In addition to having a warm and comfy zone, the restaurant offers great-tasting foods!
The January 2020 SKAL gathering was held at Raffles Jakarta’s Arts Café. Members and guests were treated by the restaurant’s signature buffet that has a variety of foods.
Planning to visit Australia? The Australia Open in January, the Formula 1 Rolex Australia Grand Prix in March, or Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (also in March) could be the perfect destinaton during your visit there.
An 8,000sqm parking lot is turned into a meeting point where Jakarta communities could enjoy food and run creative activities.
Nestled in the area of Sudirman Park Apartment, Senso Unico has opened its door to fellow Italian food lovers in the capital providing the guests with authentic Italian atmosphere and a wide range of dishes.
Envisioned as a multifaceted experience that goes beyond hospitality, Desa Potato Head will be a place interwoven by music, art, design, food, wellness and sustainability.
Take a look at some of the finest additions to Bali’s epicurean dining, from Ijen by Potato Head Family, IWA Restaurant at Hotel Tugu Bali, SALT Restaurant and Pool Bar and Spice by Chris Salans.
Newly opened, greenery-filled restaurant, Social Garden brings soothing solace to Jakarta’s dining scene!
Get to know more about what Jakarta has to offer in terms of culinary experience with Jakarta Food Traveler (JFT).
Have you ever though about where will our leftover food end up? Read through to see the importance of food waste management.
Starting from 8 October 2019, for the first time in Indonesia, the smallest chef in the world will be making his debut at Grand Hyatt Jakarta’s C’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant.
We are still lacking in food waste management but food bank is one of the many available solutions. Read through the story of how food banks rapidly grows and help us better manage our waste.
Our Managing Editor Refa Koetin introduces us to NOW! Jakarta's culinary issue, talking how we appreciate food as more than mere sustenance!
Come and enjoy one of Wyndham's biggest culinary event promoting Thai cuisine in Indonesia.
Relax and enjoy the fine weekend with family and friends at Keraton at The Plaza while enjoying tasty food and good champagne.
Throughout September, Hotel Borobudur Jakarta puts the spotlight on Papua culture at Bogor Cafe with its Papua Food Promotion where guests are invited to get to know exotic dishes like the Papeda.
From hearty Italian plates, wholesome seafood with a view, to celebrations of extraordinary names in the industry, discover the current dining scene freshly served in Bali.
Offering Sundubu, a Korean-style tofu soup, So Gong Dong (SGD) Tofu House invites guests to the old days of Myeongdong through authentic flavours to Jakarta patrons.
During Lobster Madness, The Gallery Restaurant invites seafood lovers to eat unlimited lobster every Wednesday prepared by Sous Chef Arief Suharto and his team.
Festival Mesin Waktu took us to the good old days with their fun festivities on Independence Day, complete with music, foods, games, competition and everything fun!
In collaboration with global fitness guru Laila White, Four Seasons Jakarta presents Superfood lunch menu in a Japanese-style Bento Box.
The culinary business needs to redefine their waste policy, especially since the sector is a prime contributor of waste. The Say Yes to Less campaign invites all related stakeholders to take action now.
Indonesia’s leading company in lifestyle and hospitality industry, ISMAYA Group, expanded its business to open authentic Italian restaurant Osteria GIA.
The name Giói, pronounced “joy”, is Vietnamese for “well done”. Promoted as Vietnamese Indonesian Fusion cuisine, Giói has a growing reputation for serving great food at reasonable prices.
Tempe is Indonesia’s most popular food. It is cheap and easy to get. In the hands of Wida Winarno, tempe’s meaning transcends superfood.
The makeover of Muara Baru fish market offers fantastic ocean scenery while shopping for fresh fish or enjoy various seafood offering.
Ian Price leads Y Waste, a digital donation platform aiming to reduce food waste and eliminate food insecurity.
According to Food Bank of Indonesia (FOI), at least 40 to 50 percent of students in Jakarta and Banten go to school hungry, disrupting their focus to study.
Ambrosia is a private members club in Jakarta which promises exclusivity to those who seek intimate privacy unique to world-class private clubs.
A lot of Medan’s top attractions are focused around food and you can sign up for a food tour, or simply go it alone and explore the sights, smells, and tastes of the city by yourself.
At the first day of fasting, the treatment site has reported an additional 864 tonnes of waste daily 6,000 to 8,000 tonnes per day. Most of these are food and packaging waste.
The Japanese fast-serving food outlet offers personalized Japanese BBQ style dining at approachable prices.
Newly-opened restaurant Seed has introduced the art of cultivating foods in its Australian-inspired brunch.
Holland Bakery is one of the places to visit if you want to taste delicious bread, cakes and finger Food.
There are so many charms that this country has to offer including its history, people, food, architecture, art and its exceptionally designed hotels that seem to grown every time.
Here we share just a small selection of the 23 Special events that will be held as part of this year’s UFF.
NOW! Jakarta Best Restaurant, Bar and Cafe Awards (BRBCA) returns this year with "Say Yes to Less" campaign to support better food waste management.
This sustainable ‘superfood’ has multiple benefits in the beauty department, too
Libra Food Service has recently added a new brand , Hormel Foods to its portfolio. Hormel’s food products will be available at premium retailers in Jakarta.
The festival prepared a full lineup of chefs, restaurateurs, entrepreneurs, farmers, food writers, scientists, and activists converging from 26 to 28 April.
Located in the heart of Mega Kuningan at Noble House, J. SPARROW is a contemporary establishment that specialises in international grilled seafood cuisine.
The refurbishment has seen a total revamp of both the interior and exterior with natural design elements.
Javara’s Sekolah Seniman Pangan hosted a cooking event with a prominent Papuan chef. The event also highlighted the food crisis in the province.
Chinese New Year, or Imlek involves large festivals in cities that offer variety of oriental food, souvenirs and cultural performances
Melbourne offers a range of activities for everyone from food lovers to sports enthusiasts and everyone in between.
A grill house, Uccello offers a selection of different cuts of meat, from farm and sea.
Chef Petty Elliott and Chef Helge Hagemann collaborate to produce a superb menu highlighting German and Indonesian cuisine.
This year’s objective was to enhance sustainability through biodiversity for food and nutrition, culture, education and tourism.
A culinary experience which gives food enthusiasts an opportunity with all four senses of perception: taste, smell, touch and sound.
The Westin Jakarta’s latest promotion “Artisan Market” focuses on locally produced food at Seasonal Tastes.
Grand Hyatt Jakarta has special dining occasion which guests can enjoy at C’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant and Grand Café.
Grab is currently hosting a food festival “GrabFood Nusarasa” highlighting the many delights of Indonesian cuisine.
Leading food producer, Kimbo Kitchen recently participated in a food donation drive to help orphaned children in Palu.
Linda Tan enjoys travel, great food and tripping the life fantastic. She told us her favourite destinations and restaurant recommendations around the world.
Nigel Mason, Managing Director of Mason Adventures enjoys seeking out unique cultural experiences on his travels. He told us about some of his memorable trips.
Dine among beautiful flowers and plants, stimulate your senses and whet your appetite at LOF. This hidden garden of food and drink is a place of serenity.
Entering its tenth year of serving a range of delicious food and drink, Social House recently celebrated its decade-long journey in style.
“Taste New Zealand” returned this October with a focus on New Zealand’s innovations in food technology.
Jakarta Culinary Feastival is expected to be a gastronomic haven where foodies can meet with more than 50 local and international culinary stars.
Food Bank of Indonesia was set up to address the large gap between the sections of society that have limited access to food and those who waste it.
Last August, 16 celebrated chefs gathered together on the lawn of Hatten Wines to celebrate and commemorate the life of Anthony Bourdain.
Everyone can take great photographs once they master the art of food styling even if they only use smartphone cameras. All one needs to know are a few tips.
Libra Food Service collaborated with AMUZ Gourmet to curate a menu featuring La Rustichella truffles during a special dinner in September.
Le Meridien Jakarta is currently hosting a Thai Food Festival where people can enjoy a wide range of moreish Thai delicacies and take in a cultural performance.
Is capitalism to blame for the ecological crisis? And to what degree can we be motivated toward a more sustainable food system?
Leafwell Group recently introduced its new establishment, Fedwell, a canteen style restaurant that caters a healthy food where diners can personalise their meal
Wina Bissett shares her experience on how music could resonate to culinary moments, from restaurant music playlist to high tea time with classical performance.
Marriott International recently launched the new Club Marriott in Indonesia that integrates three powerful food and beverage loyalty programmes.
Jakarta’s premier Indian restaurant, Ganesha Ek Sanskriti, offers an array of decadent dishes that span the breadth of the subcontinent.
The Ministry of Tourism recently released a list of five authentic Indonesian foods as part of its aim to highlight culinary tourism.
In celebrating summer this year, Le Meridien Jakarta has recently organized runway show, beauty demo, and food experience at the hotel’s poolside area.
Saigonsan portrays Asian history brilliantly and meaningfully, allowing guests to simply marvel at the exuberance of real symbols of ancient Asian culture.
Plaza Indonesia hosts “I Love Indonesia” where restaurants feature menus influenced by local flavours, focuses on the country’s wealth of culinary delights.
Food writer Wina Bissett shares her experience about what art could inspire the beauty of fine dining cuisine.
Coming from the Southern United States, Chef Jay McCarthy (Cowboy Chef) returns to the Grand Hyatt Jakarta to offer a special steakhouse favourites.
Food writer Winna Bisset shares her experience on how food could affect the body condition including fitness.
Burgreens is an organic plant-based eatery and caterer that shows how healthy food can be delicious which has mission to empower women and farmers.
Toby’s Estate has just opened its latest outlet at Grand Indonesia, invites guests to enjoy premium specialty coffees while indulging in a few Australian treats
Run by a mother-daughter, Fira Sofyan and Claudia Sofyan, Cafe Gratify, freshly opened in May, serves both gourmet Asian and Western comfort food.
ala Ritus aims to highlight Indonesia’s culinary riches and bring back a sense of nostalgia of the colonial era.
NOW! Jakarta had the opportunity to talk to him about the culinary scene both here in Indonesia and overseas.
Wina Bissett narrates urbanization phenomenon in Jakarta which widens our choice of food and restaurants.
Here’s a look at some of the ways Jakartans gather together in celebration at number of festivals throughout the year such as Jakarta Food & Fashion Festival, Jakarta Culture Fest, Festival Palang Pintu, Festival Mandi-Mandi, and Jakarnaval.
The Fifth Annual Sunday Bazaar at Tugu Kunstkring Paleis drew family, associates, and friends –including the four-legged kind—together.
RED HAT (the letters stand for Ready Healthy and Tasty Food) create food without any additives but was still delicious.
BritCham hosted the latest installment of the GREAT Pavilion roadshow in Indonesia which featured the travel and F&B industries.
Two lucky winners of the Ultimate Foodies Getaway 2017 photo contest travel to Bali for a specially curated food-focused trip.
Frank’s Bar & Smokehouse offers Texas-style food in a gusty, masculine setting
Great food, prepared efficiently, is vital to the success of any chef. Wina Bisset discuss her culinary experience to sense the quality control of the food.
Hotel Indonesia Kempinski will transform its Signatures Restaurant into a street food festival, mimicking Jakarta’s traditional culinary street food experience.
Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta has been transformed into a Kampung Nelayan where diners can indulge in a variety of rich seafood dishes throughout April.
Located in the South Quarter Building in South Jakarta, Bambaiya brings a mission to educate Indonesian customers about true, authentic Indian food.
Collage All Day Dining at Pullman Jakarta Central Park is bringing the rich and vibrant flavours of Mexican food to the capital, featuring the most recognized dishes at the restaurant’s unique open kitchen buffet counters.
Besides as a showcase of APREZ Catering, APREZ café also operational as café itself that provide variety of food and beverages in “all you can eat” style buffet with single pricing.
The Dharmawangsa’s Executive Chef Felix Budisetiawan first fell in love with food and cooking as a kid, by watching his mother preparing meals and helping her out in the kitchen.
Known as one of the go-to places when craving Chinese food in Jakarta, Pearl Chinese Restaurant invites its guests to take a glimpse at the restaurant’s new look, dominated by red and gold colours.
Sushi Tei, one of Indonesia’s most popular Japanese eateries, opened its newest outlet at Central Jakarta’s Citywalk Sudirman in June, ready to serve Japanese treats to the capital’s foodies.
If you are planning to visit JW Marriott Hotel’s signature Sailendra Restaurant, you are in luck: not only will you be able to taste scrumptious food, but you also have the chance to win the lucky draw prizes!
Iksan Tahdinal from AMUZ Gourmet was chosen as the Best Indonesian Sommelier 2017 at the Jakarta Fashion and Food Festival (JF3), followed by Andry and Alvi from the UNION Group as runner up and third place, respectively.
If you are too busy to prepare the festive food by yourself, head to Hotel Borobudur Jakarta’s Teratai Chinese Restaurant to indulge in their authentic Chinese New Year feast.
Bali Children’s Foundation (BCF) supports more and more families are getting an opportunity for a brighter future.
A true Italian, Chef Gianfranco Pirrone loves Pasta more than anything. He shares his favourite recipe of Taglionini al nero ai frutti di mare or Black Tagliolini with Seafood for you to cook at home.
If one is passionate to try authentic Indonesian food or ever wondered how it would feel like to have a fine dining experience in the middle of a museum, Lara Djonggrang must not be missed.
The Ubud getaway Chapung Sebali Resort and Spa, made famous by its Seminyak-styled ‘beach club’ pool venue Jungle Fish, this year added another highlight venue to its food and beverage repertoire: Di Abing Restaurant.
Despite her busy schedule as the President of Australia and New Zealand Association (ANZA), Carmel Gleeson is always on the lookout for great food and atmosphere. Here are Gleeson's favourite restaurants around Jakarta
This month, Collage All Day Dining restaurant, located on the 12th floor of Pullman Jakarta Central Park, holds two food festive celebrations: the German Food Festival (Oktoberfest) and Halloween.
Just one month old, The Westin Jakarta's Seasonal Tastes is already grabbing the attention of Jakarta food connoisseurs, thanks to its magnificent dining selections and its stunning view.
Come to The Eatery at Four Points by Sheraton Bali, Kuta where local tastes and a selection of fusion foods are whipped up fresh in the open kitchen.
Cantonese cuisine is without doubt one of China’s best. And you will find some pleasant surprises in what Li Feng has to offer for Jakarta’s foodies, writes NOW! Jakarta contributor Petty Elliott.
We know that you will never have enough of Hotel Borobudur's Oxtail Soup from Bogor Cafe but Miyama Japanese Restaurant also offer great foods.
New Zealand Food Connection returned this year to strengthen and celebrate the harmonious trade relationship between New Zealand and Indonesia.
The Ubud Food Festival (UFF) is all set to light their stoves and cook up 3 days of gastronomic excitement, together with the archipelago’s most celebrated culinary icons.