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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

Ramadan Feast Set, Warung Turki Shisha Lounge, South Jakarta

Bahasa l English Ramadan is already the third of the week, it doesn't feel like time flies and Eid is not long enough to be welcomed. This month, my opportunity to break the fast in several places was quite a different experience compared to a previous year where all people were prohibited from being dine-in due to the pandemic in 2020. I used to break the fast at the hotel, this time at one of my favorite Turkish restaurants in Jakarta. Warung Turki has been established in 2015 where you will feel an interesting atmosphere like a house in original Turkey. In this month of Ramadan, Warung Turki specifically serves a set menu with a variety of Turkish specialties. This set menu is complete from Appetizer, Main Course and Dessert. There are 3 choices with different dish variants. This time I tried Feast Set 3 with an appetizer: Hummus, a kind of savory jam made with Middle Eastern beans. Then Babaganuc, processed eggplant that is baked until it is smoky with a fresh taste. Gavurdagi

French Bakery Cafe, Monsieur Spoon, Urban Farm, PIK, Jakarta

Bahasa l English Good news this May for the Jakarta community. A well-known brand from Bali opened its branch in Jakarta with a slightly different concept. Monsieur Spoon has been around for a long time in Bali with several branches that become Jakarta's tourist destinations while on vacation in Bali. Monsieur Spoon Jakarta is located at Urban Farm Pantai Indah Kapuk which is currently a hype area with various interesting cafe and restaurant brands. Daytime visits to this area are indeed hot weather, especially in the hot sun. Using a simple outfit is the best choice when visiting here. Once you arrive at Monsieur Spoon you don't need to be surprised by the long queues since this is a new restaurant with a popular name. The attractive exterior and interior forms resemble a cafe in France with decorations that can be instagramable content. The area is not too big, but the atmosphere is comfortable with elegant classy seating. According to the concept, you will find various Fren