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Hunan Delicacies, Hotel Intercontinental Jakarta Pondok Indah, Jakarta

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A new experience just presented by the Intercontinental Hotel Jakarta Pondok Indah this month. You could say Chinese restaurants are easy to found in Jakarta, but how about Hunan cuisine? For sure, most of you this one is kind of new or strange yah mates~ The Hotel Intercontinental Jakarta Pondok Indah welcomes Chef Lin Luo, Masterchef of Xiang's Hunan Cuisines and he is also Executive Sous Chef of the Intercontinental Hotel Changsha, China. Here, he is coming to present the Hunan delicacies.

On this occasion, I was got a chance to take a preview by having a private dinner at the Chef's Table, this is one of the most attractive facilities provided in this luxury hotel. It is normally used for brides and groom who wants to have a food tasting session while preparing for the wedding with this private room and view to the kitchen where we able to see how to chefs working. This time, I tasted several selected dished of Hunan delicacies.
https://www.chope.co/jakarta-restaurants/restaurant/sugar-and-spice-intercontinental-jakarta

It was an honor for me to be able to meet with the chef Lin Luo and find out how him processing dishes with Hunan style. Some very memorable dishes such as Double Boiled Soup, a simple dish of tender beef with fragrant broth and the right flavor. Steamed Fish with Chili and Noodles was also very memorable to me, quite unique where the fish was served along with noodles which turns out to be Hunan specialty. Almost every dishes are used chili and pepper, so that in addition to providing not only a fragrant aroma but also a spicy. It is not an over spicy compare to Sichuan cuisines.

Dessert, Baked Glue Pudding in Rice Wine became the most beautiful dish that night. White tiny balls made of sago flour, then served in a dense sauce, a mixture of rice wine, some berries to provide the sour on a beautiful shell-shaped plate.
https://www.chope.co/jakarta-restaurants/restaurant/sugar-and-spice-intercontinental-jakarta

For those of you who are curious, you can stop by at the Sugar & Spice, the main dining area of the Intercontinental Hotel Jakarta Pondok Indah. You can enjoy a buffet with a variety of Hunan delicacies that have a special tradition in terms of the technique and aspects also ingredients. For this experience, it only costs IDR 318,000 ++ per person, this is certainly a very affordable price for a 5-star hotel standard. This is a special moment will take place from Sept 19-29, 2019. Booking through Chope, you might get a better deal with discount 30% off using code CE30HDW. 

Hotel Intercontinental Jakarta Pondok Indah,
Jl. Metro Pondok Indah Kav IV TA, Jakarta
Tel: +6221 3950 7355

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