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Tom's by Tom Aikens, The Langham Jakarta

Bahasa l English A sunny weekend where the pandemic conditions in Indonesia have been getting better lately. Activities in public spaces are getting normal, so we can find some places with crowds. One of them is this restaurant which took a few weeks for me to make a reservation in advance because it was full every weekend. The Langham Jakarta has only been operating this year and has attracted great enthusiasm from Jakarta's community. No exception with the restaurant which was built with a luxurious British concept and developed by a chef from England, Tom Aikens who manages a Michelin Star restaurant in London. Carrying the name Tom's by Tom Aikens with a variety of classic British dishes. The location of this restaurant is on the L floor, the reception area, and arguably the 62nd floor. A restaurant with a large enough area capacity, high ceilings, touches of white, blue, red sofas, and gold-tone lamps give the room an English-style atmosphere. Seen quite crowded visitors

Fume Kartanegara, Jakarta

Bahasa l English Wow, it's been a long time since I've written an article on the blog because the activity of visiting restaurants is very reduced during this pandemic. Most of my food is delivered or almost every day I cook it myself. This time I visited a restaurant that had only recently been operating. It should be noted that Fume previously had two coffee shop branches in the South Jakarta area. Meanwhile, Fume Kartanegara has a different concept, more like proper dining, and there is also a bar. On weekends, it is quite crowded with visitors, they have an area with quite a lot of seating capacity from indoor to outdoor. Inside the restaurant, there is a calm atmosphere, dim lighting with a play of colors such as pink, violet, purple and blue. The ceiling is a unique area with an interior resembling a hall. The bar area also looks stunning with plant ornaments, the color turquoise is one of my favorite colors. The menu is a variety of modern Asian Western dishes, with qui

Chinese Hot Pot Invasion, Hong Yun Hot Pot, PIK

Bahasa l English This time I want to tell you about the experience of eating at a Hot Pot restaurant which is currently trendy, but before it, there's a bit of news about Jakarta getting exhausted with the spread of the Delta type of the Covid virus which is known to spread faster with more varied symptoms. A rapidly increasing number of Covid patients is a concern for the Indonesian government, both for the health and economic impact of the Indonesian. Taking a break from the news of Covid that currently fills all digital media, I want to tell you about the invasion of Chinese hot pot dishes that are also spreading in every corner of Jakarta. PIK is one of the popular tourist destinations for Jakartans today where there are new cafes and restaurants with millennial and instagramable concepts. A few weeks ago I visited Hong Yun Hot Pot which could be an option for you, fans of Chinese-style hot pot dishes. The magnificent interior looks from the outside like a typical Chinese buil

Nature Glamping, Situgunung Glamping, Sukabumi, West Java

Bahasa l English Last week was the first time I traveled to the city of Sukabumi, West Java, which is actually not too far from Jakarta, about 2-3 hours when the traffic is smooth. Consideredly, last Sunday, the traffic was quite smooth so that we could arrive in Sukabumi at lunchtime. My purpose visit to Sukabumi this time was to try the glamping experience in a mountain area, Situgunung Glamping. This area is one of the popular destinations for residents of Sukabumi and surrounds West Java. The journey from the city of Sukabumi to Situgunung is approximately 1 hour with smooth traffic. The sunny weather during the day is perfect for you to explore in the Sukabumi city area before going to the Situgunung. The road is quite uphill when heading towards Situgunung because it is a high up around the mountain. There is a main road through busy areas and an alternative road which is quieter but steeper and narrower. When you arrive in the Situgunung area, you can see a lot of visitors on t

Sour Green Pickled Grouper, Suji-Suan Cai Yu, Ashta District 8

Bahasa l English One of the trending Chinese restaurants in Jakarta with its top menu of Sour Green Pickled Grouper Soup, Grouper soup with meigan-cai, Chinese style salted, dried vegetable. They have several outlets spread from North Jakarta to South Jakarta. This time I visited a branch in Ashta District 8 which we know is one of the trending mall areas in Jakarta at the moment. Located on the UG floor in a corner area close to the elevator. Just like any Chinese restaurant with a classic style interior and decoration. Guests are quite busy at dinner time. A fairly large area with a lot of seating capacity. The main menu that is a favorite is the Sour Green Pickled Grouper, a fish soup dish with salted vegetables and various spices to give it a fragrant aroma. For this one, it costs IDR 379,000 ++ per fish.  Apart from grouper, you can also choose carp at a more affordable price. F rom being fragrant, this clear broth is delicious and warm, enjoyed with soft grouper fish. This dish

New Menu Concept, Cork & Screw Pacific Place

Bahasa l English The Eid holiday has arrived, well for you and friends who have not been able to go hometown this year, please be patient for the safety of our families during this pandemic. This time I want to share a story about the Cork & Screw restaurant which is certainly no stranger to the Jakarta community. With several branches that have been operating for a quite of time in Central and South Jakarta. Cork & Screw Pacific Place was closed for a month in the process of developing a new menu concept that was different from the previous one. Chef Fernando Sindu presents a menu concept Western, Asian to Indonesian with a standard of taste suitable for the current generation. In the interior of the restaurant, nothing has changed, but you will find a variety of menus that have changed completely. Here are some menus that I tried this time: 1. Patatas Bravas (IDR 80,000) This typical Spanish dish can indeed be a starter that will boost your appetite. Potatoes that are proces