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Swiss Cafe, Swissbelhotel Pondok Indah, South Jakarta

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This time back again I'm using BigDish which is an app with restaurant reservation features available on iOS as well as Android. The app with enough features makes it easy for restaurant reservations with attractive discount promos. This time I made a reservation for Swiss Cafe which is located in one of the famous 4 star hotel in Jakarta that is Swissbel Hotel Pondok Indah.
Using Bigdish, I got some nice discounts and besides that a very practical feature, without having to confirm by phone, I immediately get a confirmed booking notification in email and text. With this feature I stayed towards the restaurant and showed the notification only.
My visit this time at dinner, a restaurant with a large area. The dominance of wooden elements throughout the room combined with a plain sofa and chairs with blue carpet give the right blend. The restaurant area also overlooks a pretty pool section with lights at night. But unfortunately on that night it was raining so I cou…

Chef To Table, JCF 2017, Senayan City, Central Jakarta

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Chef to Table, one of the events of Jakarta Culinary Feastival 2017, organized by Ismaya Group, provides experience for foodies to be able to directly interact and enjoy the famous Chef cuisine from town and even overseas. In each Chef to Table session only a limited number of seats are available, a maximum of only 12 people can attend each session. One of Chef's exciting me is Chef Manjunath Mural. He is the Executive Chef of The Song of India in Singapore. The first Indian restaurant to reach One-Starred Michelin Restaurant Singapore since 2016. Chef Mural himself prepares the menu and presents for the customer chef to table this time and available 4 courses presented. Starting from Creamy Laksa Scallop Soup Shorba, a beautiful presentation with edible flower decoration on it. This yellow soup is like a curry, with the aroma of Indian spice strong enough, but it tastes light, so it is very fitting for the starter and sure increase appetite. Followed by Grainy Fre…

Fat Shogun, BTPN Tower, South Jakarta

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Fat Shogun, restaurant that brings the concept of Peruvian-Nikkei has been established since the end of 2016. In accordance with the concept, the interior in the restaurant also carries the theme of Japanese-style architecture. Its location at Rooftop Tower of BTPN provides a comfortable atmosphere with beautiful views of Jakarta city, especially at evening. On this visit, Fat Shogun is collaborating with Farnese Vini, Italian wine producer, to hold Wine Dinner. at this event is available 5 menu wine pairing and 1 dessert menu to be served. Starting from fresh appetizers to sweet desserts. 1. Amuse Bouche - Seared Scallop Olive Tapanada & Lemon Dressing. It comes with Fantini Gran Cuvee Bianco Swarovski. Scallop with a solid texture and a little chewy, it tastes fresh and sour coming from the dressing. Paired with sparkling wine, has a light taste and soda quite a lot. A suitable combination to enhance your appetite. 2. Appetizer - Mushroom Shitake Parmesan Chips. …

Esencia Peruana, Lyon, Mandarin Oriental, Central Jakarta

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The second time I had the opportunity to enjoy a unique and exciting Peruvian dinner experience. This time housed in one of the 5 star hotels that have been long enough to operate in Jakarta. The Mandarin Oriental located in the heart of Jakarta is one of the most popular hotel in town. There are several restaurants and lounge available at the hotel. For the Peruvian set menu will be available at Lyon restaurant which is a French theme. The event starts from 21st to 25th November 2017. A chef from Peru, Jorge Tomita will be here to present a set menu of Peruvian food that is certainly ready to shake the tongue. The Lyon concept is a French restaurant with classic elegant interiors, dominant soft cream colors throughout the room, then a red carpet that provides a touch of beauty and photos of the city of Peru in the past. The classic atmosphere is felt in this restaurant. Tonight chef Jorge will present some typical Peruvian menu that starts from the appetizer.
My firs…

Philippines Culinary Experience, Raffles Hotel, South Jakarta

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Another time I visited this luxurious hotel restaurant with its majestic-looking structure, artistic interiors and bright colors throughout the hotel. The main restaurant here is Arts Cafe. This is not my first visit here, but this time with Chef Chele Gonzalez from Gallery Vask, restaurant from Philippines presents a variety of special foods from there that are very interesting. Gallery Vask is a restaurant in the Philippines that entered into the list of 50 Best Asia Restaurant with the order no. 35. He came to Indonesia following Jakarta Culinary Feastival lasted a week ago. This time at Raffles Jakarta, he presents a special dish with Filipino cuisines. The concept of buffet dining at Raffles, we were served with various western, asia to Indonesia and dessert. Every day will also be available with special dishes that are served with an a la carte presentation and usually consist of 4 to 5 kinds of food. In accordance with Chele specialist, today's special dish …