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Zin Hokkaido, Senopati, South Jakarta

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Japanese restaurant is a lot found in Jakarta, but already know that every city in Japan has food with different characteristics. One of them is Hokkaido, recently i visited one of the Japanese restaurants in Senopati area, South Jakarta. This restaurant is quite difficult to see due to the writing of the restaurant brand is less clear on signage and the restaurant is slightly invisible although its location in an area that can be spelled famous with culinary spots. From the front looks a house with a typical Japanese bamboo, but huge enough to block the entrance so that the restaurant looks closed. Entering the restaurant, like the Japanese concept general in Jakarta, wooden and bamboo themes dominate the entire interior of the restaurant. It's just lights used yellow and dim so the room feels like dark atmosphere. The menu mainstay here is a typical Australian lamb. Grilled with a round stove and resembles an army helmet in past era of Japan. Once upo…

Ubud Spice, Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK), North Jakarta

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Not everyday we can see Bali restaurants in every corner of Jakarta. Well, after a while I did not visit the PIK Area which became one of the happening culinary areas in Jakarta, there is one restaurant that attract my attention is Ubud Spice. At a glance this name reminds me of a restaurant in Bali with a similar name. From the Outside, this restaurant looks magnificent with large signboards and bright lights. Then, exterior with zen style, white and plain black and window glass that runs from bottom to top. Similarly, the interior of the restaurant is still with soft and plain colors such as white, black & cream. With a large area and equipped with sofas that look comfortable. In addition, there are beautiful Balinese ornaments and display adorn the restaurant. As the name implies, this restaurant offers a popular Balinese menu of course. One of the signature menu must to try is Ubud Spice Signature Duck which is their specialties. Presentation of fr…

Hoshino Tea Time, Kuningan, South Jakarta

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One of the place to enjoy Taiwanese tea with a classic family tradition is here. Hoshino Tea Time is located in the office building of BTPN, Kuningan. My visit this time along with Foodgasm Indonesia which is an IOS & Android based app with feature of modern and unique food reservation and order. This Moment is the first time I know Foodgasm Indonesia, once arrived at the restaurant, we just need to open the application and look for the restaurant menu we want to order. All the menus with full price details are in the app. Hoshino Tea Time as its name implies, is a tea house basically with a variety of tea. Currently Hoshino itself has spread across several countries with the concept of the same Tea house, it's just a little different in Jakarta. In addition to tea, we can also enjoy Japanese & Chinese food because the owner is a Taiwanese, but he is domiciled in Japan. Here, we can enjoy both warm classic tea and unique modern milk tea. One of …

Soup Restaurant, Plaza Indonesia, Central Jakarta

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Plaza Indonesia is known as a shopping center with a middle-up market, in accordance with its concept, mall with exclusive interior and supported by tenant with world renowned brand. Do not miss also with the restaurants available here. A wide variety of restaurants with unique concepts and offers a luxurious and elegant dining experience. One of them is Soup Restaurant which has been operating for quite some time in Plaza Indonesia. The Chinese concept brought from Singapore offers the experience of classic and distinctive food. In contrast to the interior of the restaurant, filled with Chinese ornaments such as lantern-shaped lamps with beautiful floral ornaments, windows and fences that are like old past era Chinese interiors. Dominant blacks on tables and chairs, tiles with wooden themes give a classic touch. In addition, there are two private rooms with a capacity of 8 & 10 people, perfect for special occasions. The menu offered is classic Chinese …

Piring Emas, Lippo Mall Puri, West Jakarta

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This is my second visit to this restaurant located in West Jakarta area. With varied Indonesian food specialties and a blend of classic and modern. The place should be a family restaurant with a large area and there are beautiful ornaments adorn the restaurant. Piring Emas itself means a Gold Plate. As the name, one of displays hang on that resemble large plates with an attractive gold color. Then the beautiful flowers with a strong red color gives a touch of beautiful and charming. My visit this time in an opportunity to try some new menu offered by Piring Emas. Still around the typical menu of the Indonesia, but with a more varied choicei of course. Nasi Liwet Berkat one of them, to meet the running market, liwet rice into food that is quite a trend at this time. With an interesting and large presentation is usually eaten for several people together. Today, many restaurants offer liwet rice packages at competitive prices and are custom made for 10 people …