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A hope / farewell to Pasar Santa, Jakarta

October 19, 2017

Remember Pasar Santa that was super hyped like 1-2 years ago? Well a month ago I paid a visit there and find out that they’re struggling to keep their business going. Well of course with the success of Pasar Santa, there’s obviously envious people, and in this case, the owner’s of the stall being a jerk and raise the price of the rent on his own term. Most of the sellers decided to left Pasar Santa. And now, Pasar Santa…

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Tasted : Modern Touch of Indonesian Jamu : Suwe Ora Jamu, Jakarta

September 27, 2017

I’m having a hard time remembering when was the last time I have jamu to boost up my health. I’m sure does most of people in big cities nowadays. When I was sick and my body needs turmeric to boost my appetite, I got it from pills, not traditional Jamu. Suwe Ora Jamu, located at Jl Petogogan, Pejaten is the first branc of the Cafe. In about 2 years, they have already successfully opened their new branch few months ago…

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Tasted : GIOI, Jakarta

August 21, 2017

GIOI, located in Senopati has been the talk of the town since they were opened in the late 2016. With their “Farm to Table” concept, they bring Asian food to the next level. Ingredients used in their kitchen are sourced from they own farm, how cool is that? The interior is made very beautifully with real plants, dimmed light and rustic vibes. Too bad it was a dinner time when I visit GIOI because it was super dimmed and crowded.…

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Tasted : Shaburi Shabu Shabu, Jakarta

July 20, 2017

Owjend and I are an avid fans of Shabu shabu. Especially few months back when Owjend is doing his keto diet. To find shabu shabu that’s perfectly match our taste, of course we have do a wide search and to try a lot of Shabu places. While we’ve heard a Shaburi for quite a long time, unfortunately we don’t have Shaburi here in Bandung. So while waiting for our Travel to Bandung from Jakarta last week, we managed to stop…

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Pekan Raya Jakarta – 50th Anniversary

July 12, 2017

Pekan Raya Jakarta is having their 50th anniversary this year! The last time I went to PRJ was 2 years ago, but since then, this event hasn’t change that much. Or maybe I was just putting my expectation a little too high (like a different kind of attraction or something) PRJ is located in JIExpo Kemayoran. They have more than 2500 brands, 150+ live events and 125.000m2 exhibition area. I bet you won’t be able to see the whole thing…

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Tasted : Es Kopi Susu Tetangga, Toko Kopi Tuku

June 26, 2017

Yay! finally I tasted the famous ES KOPI SUSU TETANGGA by TOKO KOPI TUKU! Well actually, I didn’t really go to the coffee shop, but like any other people did, I GOJEKed their best selling iced coffee to my place! I don’t know about you but for me, Tuku has a special touch on their #eskopisusu. Simple, refreshing, a very nice amount of sweetness, and very affordable for an iced coffee! For someone who really loves black coffee as i…

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Tasted : Izakaya Issei, Jakarta

June 21, 2017

After a very long meeting in Jakarta, me and @owjend went for a dinner in Senopati Area. A good friend of mine told us that this is the most beautiful Japanese restaurant at the moment, and well yes, it was true! Japanese Izakaya Izakaya Issei located in Senopati area, second floor or Appetite Cafe. You have to take the stairs to reach the place. They have a very tiny dark space, have a Japan-restaurant-vibe out of this restaurant. Beautifully decorated…

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