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73th Independence Day, Merdeka Menu, Bistro Baron, Central Jakarta

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Indonesia, my homeland and beloved country will be 73 years old on August 17th, 2018. Indonesia is rich in ethnic and cultural diversity, without exception for culinary too. From Sabang to Merauke, a rich spread of flavor can be found on every inch. Welcoming Indonesia's independence day, Bistro Baron together with one of the prestigious shopping mall, Plaza Indonesia, presents the Independent Menu throughout August 2018.
Although Bistro Baron is known as a French restaurant, to welcome this month of Independence, they offer a different experience for the Jakarta society. Various Indonesian classic menus are familiar to us and every food presentation is presented in an elegant and beautiful style.
One such as Nasi Bakul, adapted from the classic menu of Sundanese. Serve rice with stinky bean and salted fish, then wrapped in banana leaves. There are also interesting Sundanese dishes such as grilled shrimp, perkedel (fried corn patties), salted eggs, fried beef tongue with sweet spices, vegetables and various tempting chili sauce. In addition to Indonesian food, Bistro Baron also serves dishes with an Arabic touch, namely Lamb Shawarma, sliced lamb with small cuts served with rice, sauce dressing and chili sauce.
The tender and savory lamb texture is the main attraction of this menu. The touch of Indonesian and Arabic flavors blends well with different sensations. Another menu that is no less interesting is the Oxtail Soup, this is certainly no stranger to the Jakarta society. With the theme "Bhineka Tungga Ika" this menu represents the many different tribes in Indonesia, but oxtail soup is one of the menu that is known by all Indonesian people. A fresh clear gravy with the aroma of sweet herbs, served along with rice and pickled cucumber to give a taste balance.
In addition to food, of course there are special drinks in the form of Indonesian specialty. Jamu Gendong 73 is herbal drink with the taste of modern herbs that have a fresh and tasty flavor. The ingredients used are cinnamon, lemongrass, ginger, lemon and others. Experience Merdeka Menu will take place during August 2018, you will certainly enjoy Indonesian cuisine with an exclusive and pleasant atmosphere.

Teddy Zelig He is an active food reviewer who lives in Jakarta. By emphasizing the overall concept of a restaurant from the atmosphere, the food to the service of a restaurant, Teddy certainly has a high standard in telling his experience. He also often travels to various places to explore a distinctive and interesting culinary. With years of experience, he certainly has quality photography and food reviews are quite expert.

Bistro Baron,
Plaza Indonesia, Jl. MH Thamrin no. 28-30, Menteng, Jakarta Pusat,
Tel: +6221 2992 3505

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