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Robot & Co, SCBD, Jakarta

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A high-end atmosphere, the hustle after office hours makes this restaurant looks hype at night. Strategically located in front of the mall lobby area, so it is easily accessible. Robot & Co brings the concept of dining & lounge with a variety of modern twist but elegant gourmet style. On this occasion, I tasted several mainstay dishes in this restaurant.
The area is quite wide with indoor and semi-outdoor parts with glass face through the road and still enjoy the view outside. The dinner began with a starter, Tuna Tartar. Familiar menu, a dish made from a fresh cut of fish combined with the taste of citrus that is sour, bengkoang (yam bean) also served along with avocado and egg yolks that provide a balanced flavor.
Followed by Pan Seared Salmon, still a fairly common menu in Jakarta restaurants. Served slightly thick orange lemonade veloute, then fried leeks, a sizeable potato gratin and salad. Smooth salmon texture with the right cook. Seasoning that is balance…

From Peru With Love, Holiday Inn Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada

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Again, this year The Peruvian Embassy presents the sensation of enjoying various Peruvian dishes with the theme "From Peru With Love" together with Holiday Inn Suites Jakarta Gajah Mada by bringing in a chef from Peru, Jaimie Arbulu. Very interesting where guests will be served a variety of Peruvian dishes that are rarely found in Jakarta.
This campaign will take place from 20 August to 1 September 2019. One of the most popular dishes is Ceviche, using fresh fish ingredients combined with onion and a dominant fresh sour taste. Besides that, Lomo Saltado is also a mainstay of chef Jaimie, cooked beef with black pepper and usually enjoyed together with white rice.

Basically, Peruvian food is much influence from Asia, so the dishes that are served are quite familiar to the Jakarta community. The event was inaugurated by the Peruvian Ambassador for Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Julio Cárdenas and his wife, Madame Susan Santos de Cárdenas.
In addition to Peruvian cuisines, Che…

Taste of Malaysia, Ibis Jakarta Tamarin

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The first time I was invited to the launching of the Malaysia Food Festival in 2019. This time it took place at the Ibis Jakarta Tamarin hotel, with the aim of promoting Malaysian culinary specialties in Indonesia. The Taste of Malaysia takes place from 19th-31st August 2019. It was inaugurated directly by the Malaysian Ambassador of the Republic Indonesia, TYT Ambassador Zainal Abidin Bakar together with the General Manager of Ibis Jakarta Tamarin, Ya'kob Zaini and Director of Tourism Malaysia, Roslam Othman.
Indonesian and Malaysia do have a close relationship in both culture and culinary. TYT Ambassador Zainal Abidin revealed that he hoped "Taste of Malaysia" this year could increase the arrival of Indonesian tourists to Malaysia and also tray various culinary delights in other cities in Malaysia.
The menu that can be enjoyed at Ibis Jakarta Tamarin is certainly diverse. Starting from Nasi Lemak, Sarawak Laksa, Ipo Hor Fun, Nasi Dagang, Penang Kway Teow,…

Gran Meliá Jakarta

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This hotel is certainly no strange to you in Jakarta. A 5-star hotel with international standards that do offer the sensation of a luxurious stay. This time, I want to provide information about interesting dining in this hotel. There is not only one restaurant but even 3 choices that I will explain here and it is even promotional that you can while visit here. Don't forget to install Chope, an easy and fast online booking application. You can get Happy Hour discount promos at these hotel restaurants. Here are the restaurants:
1. Café Gran Via
All-day dining restaurant in this hotel with a very large seating capacity. Every day it offers a variety of international dishes and live cooking professional open kitchen. Each dish here certainly uses quality ingredients in accordance with the standards of a 5-star hotel. Promos are as follows: - 50% discount using code CGHHJKT for the buffet (food bill) - 20% discount using code CCV20GV for food & beverages - 20% discount M…

Vitamin Sea Night, Sailendra, JW Marriot Jakarta

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Since Sailendra appeared in a new style after renovation comes back with some interesting buffet dining programs as well. One of them is Vitamin Sea Night, as the name implies with the theme of a variety of fresh seafood preparations ready to pampered the dinner experience of the guests. This dinner will take place every Friday from 6.00-10.00pm.
The menu offered is quite diverse, you can choose whatever seafood you want from seabass, snapper, shrimp, squid, shellfish to a lobster. These seafood will be grilled until cooked with a smoky aroma and balanced seasoning. The price of this dinner buffet is IDR 575,000 net per person. I think it is a pretty standard price for a 5-star hotel dining.

In addition to seafood, of course in Sailendra are also available various other dishes from sushi, sashimi, noodles, local Indonesian dishes and even Indian specialties on a certain occasion. Guests will certainly be satisfied with dinner here, where you can taste all the food all yo…

La Vue Rooftop Bar, The Hermitage, Jakarta

Bahasa l English A classic building, the luxury of the past is evident at The Hermitage Hotel, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Jakarta. On this occasion, I had the opportunity to try several dishes at the rooftop bar. The lounge area is located at the top near the swimming pool and roof area as the name implies "La Vue" which means "View" with a beautiful view which is compiled with a beauty of the sunset.
To welcome the 2019 Indonesian Independence month, La Vue presenting a set menu typical of Indonesia to appreciate the heritage of Indonesia. A menu with an elegant and modern presentation while still maintaining the taste of Indonesia which is rich in herbs and spices. Some menus as below:
For appetizers, you will be served with Modern Gado-Gado (Steamed vegetable with peanut sauce dressing), a gado-gado dish with an elegant presentation, complete with vegetables, eggs, tofu, tempeh, and peanut sauce dressing. The overall taste is just right, all the elements combine …