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Shanghai Blue 1920, Menteng, Central Jakarta

Bahasa l English The story this time is about a restaurant in the Central Jakarta area which has been around for a long time. But they had closed for about 2 years in the moment of renovations to renew the interior of the restaurant. Shanghai Blue 1920 is a Chinese Peranakan restaurant with an enchanting classic interior concept. It looks from the exterior to the interior with the appearance of a beautiful bar station and a ceiling painted with sky views. Bright colors throughout the room to chairs with carved flowers look beautiful. Classic ornaments are found all around the corner of the restaurant, one of which is that the old Chinese-style chairs look unique. Then the spiral staircase is in accordance with the concept of ancient buildings. After not operating for a long time, Shanghai Blue 1920 is back with a new concept in terms of interior, new menu, and new chef. Chef Ashiung is from Malaysia so it fits perfectly with the Chinese Peranakan menu concept. The menu that I tried th

Canton 108, Ashta District 8, South Jakarta

Bahasa l English After a few weeks of not writing articles, this time I will introduce a typical Hong Kong restaurant that has just started operating at the end of 2021. Canton 108 is located in one of the trending shopping malls, Astha District 8 which tends to be crowded, especially on weekends. Canton 108 carries the concept of a Chinese restaurant with a modern Hong Kong style. A fairly large area with a high ceiling, equipped with a bar, a touch of bold, solid colors, especially gold and blue. In addition, there is a private room with a different interior touch, chandeliers, and wall partitions with paintings of elegant Chinese nuances. One of the things that amazed me, is usually the concept of the color of a Chinese restaurant is red or gold, now in Canton 108 the blue color is quite dominant and still gives an exclusive impression. One of the recommended dishes is the Signature Har Gow Sampler (Rp 250.000++) which consists of 3 types of har gow with different toppings, namely