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Makan Doeloe, Bandung, West Java

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Still about Bandung, Nowadays we may found many semi outdoor space with various of eateries. Not only in capital city Jakarta, in Bandung also happening this trend too.
One new spot i found recently Makan Doeloe. Makan means eat and Doeloe is old times in classic pronunciation. From across the street, we could noticed this place by huge singage with really bright lights. Even during rain evening.

Nuart Sculpture Park, Bandung, West Java

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Last month i had to Bandung again, of course for culinary hunting. But apparently this time, i found a great spot where we could enjoy the arts, view also food too. Nuart Park is spotted at Jalan Setraduta Raya around Bandung area. It is located inside the housing estate area, so for easier, you might need to use a map or something to get there.

La Storia del Banchetto, Plaza Indonesia, Central Jakarta

Talking about fashion, maybe it is not my expert. But i do have an interest in this field. Recently i had been invited to one fashion show at Central Jakarta. It is called La Storia del Banchetto which is represented the story of the banquet. I guess banquet has become fashion trend in town nowadays.
This event has been collaborated by Indonesia local brand, (X) S.M.L which is you could spotted this brand around malls with one of popular restaurant in town, Pancious which famous by the various lovely pancake.

Astig, Pantai Indah Kapuk (PIK), North Jakarta

After Indonesian, Western, Chinese, Japanese, Thai or Korean food, now we may also enjoy the Filipino food which is not really common in town. Several years ago, i had been worked overseas where i've met many filipino friends out there. 
What's on my mind is, Filipino food sure has different authentic seasoning and taste among other Southeast Asia countries. While the other has spicy, salty taste, Filipino food has sweet and creamy flavor. One of Filipino Restaurant here is Astig. In Tagalog, it means Cool or something related with awesome.

Kedai Ndoro Ayu Dewi, Tanjung Duren, West Jakarta

Last month, i had been invited to one eatery located at Tanjung Duren, where we know this place used to have bad gridlock all day. Kedai Ndoro Ayu Dewi, (kedai means shop, Ndoro Ayu Dewi is a typical name of woman from Java island).
It is a modest eatery without an exclusive interior and it is semi outdoor. During daylight, it is quite hot when sun bright out there. But i could handle it good that time. They are offering various of typical Indonesian food with secret family recipe.
The main star here is the Cheese Rendang. Normally, we know Rendang is a stewed beef with thick spices and seasoning. But now, we may enjoy it with the delish cheese too. It is quite entertaining i think.

DC Comic Superheroes Cafe, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Last month, i have been gone to Singapore. In purpose to look for bunch of Michelin Star restaurant. Apparently i have try some of hawker center food also fine dining as well. Among those, i also have chance to visit non michelin star spot around Marina Bay Sands.
One of the luxurious place in Singapore with various of fashion brand also popular restaurant. Just exploring through all the corner, you would see this restaurant really stand out from far away, Superheroes Cafe.

Sheraton, Gandaria, South Jakarta

Another Exclusive hotel restaurant we may visit is Sheraton where it is connected direct to Gandaria City Mall. This hotel also quite famous in town since long time ago. One of dining spot here is called Anigré.
This restaurant sure has luxury white elegant concept all over the place. With huge window closed by the long curtain sure give the white clean ambiance. And most stunning here is the presentation of various desserts just like the glass round tower.

Sahaja Padang, South Quarter, South Jakarta

Recently, It has been opened new hang out spot around Jakarta. South Quarter is Office building in multi function concept with unique building structural. Other than business development, it also has culinary spot as well. last week i had been invited to one Padang restaurant grand opening in here.
Sahaja Padang, it is one of restaurant offering various of authentic modern Padang cuisines. It has been one of my favorite list of food hunting. Padang is famous with various of spices or seasoning with authentic style that you would never found in another kind of foods.

Amei Chinese Food, Seven8Nine, West Jakarta

Nowadays, we may hundreds of cafe or any fancy restaurant with modern concept. But even so, i do still admired with homemade food or modest eatery with authentic or typical style of food.
Recently i had been invited to one eatery located at food courts around West Jakarta. Seven 8 Nine is spot where has many eatery outlet with various choices. It is built in modern concept with semi outdoor area. Great thing here, we may found wide parking space at here.
The eatery invited me is called Amei Chinese Food. As by the name, i am sure you would assume this is chinese local eatery. In fast, yes it is! Amei chinese food is offering various of typical home foods represented the Hokkian or Taiwanese style of cooking mixed with Indonesian sense.

Martabak Bangka Akim, Tanjung duren, West Jakarta

Martabak, A classic Indonesian typical pancake with various of fillings. Nowadays we have many kind of martabak in different shape, start from the classic one, pizza slices or even now roll martabak. One of spot i could recommended in around Tanjung Duren, West Jakarta.
As you know this street is fulled of eatery with various of cuisines. No wonder almost every moment, this street absolutely have heavy gridlock on the street. Actually Martabak Akim has been opened for quite time, i couldn't remember though when exactly my first visit here. Now it stand along together with other outlet as well.

Mujigae, Mall Ciputra, West Jakarta

This lately, out town has been poured by rain like almost everyday. Surely this is not a great weather for hang out. As that, i also craving alot for warm soup or anything hot dish to mild the body.
Been a while haven't visit the Mall Ciputra, one of hang out spot aside with the famous university in town. I noticed there's a bunch of new shops also restaurant i haven't seen at last visit. One of casual dining i do interested is this Korean spot with bright and modern concept.

Munchies Resto & Bar, Gandaria City, South Jakarta

Even though nowadays Coffee shop has been popular among the youth, but in fact, restaurant with bar concept sure are still up these time. Many bar around south Jakarta sure really alive especially during weekend night.
One of spot i could recommended is spotted in Gandaria City mall. Munchies is located here at ground floor where it is clearly you can see when pass through the food street area.

Arts Cafe, Raffles Hotel, Jakarta

Recently i have been visited one of luxury hotel with 5 stars rate around Kuningan area. Raffles Hotel has been stunning stand out aside the Lotte Shopping Avenue mall. As luxury hotel, they sure have beautiful and elegant concept built inside. 

Li Feng, Central Jakarta

Talking about Chinese food, i am sure never bored with this kind of cuisines. Various of dish with great ingredients also seasoning sure make a delicate food creation. Nowadays, we may found many Chinese restaurant start from street food, hawker centre or an exclusive dining as well.
One of exclusive dining i may recommended is Li Feng, last week at chance of invitation by Zomato meetup i have been invited to this restaurant located at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Central Jakarta. I guess most of you should be known with this hotel which is stand out stunning around the central roundabout.
actually this restaurant just opened about couple of months in this year. Recently it also has been new trend in town among the foodies also other people as well.

One Eighty Coffee, Bandung, West Java

Bandung could be one of favorite destination for you food hunter. Nowadays, Bandung has much differences than couple years ago. It has many of hang out park with various of unique concept and of course, there's a many cafes and restaurant opens up. don't forget coffee shop that has been trending amongs peoples. 
I found one new spot in Bandung with really high enthusiasm in social media. 180 coffee, where it has been happening on Instagram. So do i attracted with this place as well. 

Actually before them, it has been opened many of unique coffee shops around Bandung. But what really special here, they have a bunch of water pool around the cafe where you could enjoy the coffee while playing on water.

Chung Gi Wa, Central Park, West Jakarta

Another choice of worldwide cuisines in town is Korean food. It sure has different concept and ingredients using among the other Asia countries. Even though Japanese food has been more popular, Korean food also following the trend in town nowadays. Especially when K-pop is booming down the world.
One of Korean restaurant i may recommended is Chung Gi Wa. Actually they have been opening several branches in town. In main concept, Chung Gi Wa is specialized in Korean grilled food. But they also offering other various Korean Cuisines e.g. Bimbimbap, jigae and many others.

Ala Turka, Singapore

Another Hawker Centre in Singapore is Ala Turka. Built up in Middle Easter concept and has been in recommendation list by Michelin Star as well. This is looks like small eatery bussiness down the street with bunch of seats out of the eatery.
But during dinner time, i had to wait about 30 minutes since all tables are fulled by customers. Since already there, i just have to wait to taste what kind of food they have.

After quite time, finally i may have a seat at outdoor space. Sky at night seems going to be rain, but luckily it did not. First my order was a Middle eastern appetizer known as Meze Platter. It is a huge plate with many variant of small dishes that i couldn't mention all the ingredients.

It consisted by many elements and taste also seasoning. It served along with huge pita bread, some of taste i really like it. But some other i couldn't take it since it is too strong and which is really different with asia taste. For you looking for Middle Eastern cuisine, i think this…