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Ak Sa Bar: Tea Bar and Akasa Book Store

March 31, 2019

Ak Sa Bar is a little shops dedicated for Local Tea Bar. Besides this Tea Bar, they have Akasa Book Store at the same location at Pasar Tjihapit. The book store has unique vintage vibes that filled with old books and beautiful old decorative pieces. They are located inside a traditional market, Pasar Tjihapit, not far from the famous Warung Nasi Bu Eha. Compared to the other stalls, this one definitely stand out amongst the others (especially in terms of…

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A Slice of Sweet Memory: Mr Guan Coffee and Books, Bandung

February 12, 2019

Mr Guan is located in a stretch of Lengkong Besar Street which is an area that’s not very popular for a coffee shop to be located. There’s no parking space for car. But you can easily park your car by the street cause it’s a very quiet street. As soon as you land your first step into Mr Guan’s building, you can tell that the building was once used as a house. Maybe it’s Mr Guan’s house, or is it…

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Being Morning Person: Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo

September 5, 2018

As recommended by every blog, vlog, and guides about Japan everywhere, Tsukiji Fish Market is one of the most famous fish market in Japan. They say that you have to come early in the morning to avoid it’s peak hour. So we (me, @owjend and @helenapingkan) did come at 6-ish and enjoyed the 15 mins walk from Shimbashi station. Not like usual fish market that smell like shit, you can’t smell anything bad at Tsukiji. That’s probably because what they…

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Hawaii x Japan : Honu Poke & Matcha Bar, Kemang

August 26, 2018

Honu is a poke bowl & matcha bar located in Kemang. Earlier this year they opened their second branch in Menteng. I visited the Kemang’s branch right before the lunch hours. Luckily I managed to take a bunch of pictures before the crowd comes in 😝 Here, their main dish are those one-of-a-kind dish called Poke Bowls. Poke Bowl is a Hawaiian dish that has diced raw tuna fish with soy sauce, green onions and other ingredients such as seaweed.…

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Go-to place for Roti Nogat : Kedai Roti Kobi, Jakarta

August 17, 2018

It was a fine sunday afternoon when I arrived at Kedai Roti Kobi. There’s a very long line inside their small indoor area. You will be welcomed by the cook who toast the bread which quite frankly makes you want to buy everything. I mean, they’re so tempting, and at this moment you’ll feel that you have to try them all😭 The place is kinda warm and smoky. It’s caused by the open kitchen space right after you open the…

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Keuken 9 : Delightful Discoveries

August 6, 2018

It’s that time of the year again, it’s time for Keuken, Bandung’s most anticipated food festival! This year they take us to Discover Delightful concept where they want you, the customers, to meet and interact with all the tenants like you would never do before! This year’s campaign is to tell people that even on a simplest dish, there’s a long journey behind it. And that’s the thing that we all should appreciate. Keuken 9 held at Lapangan Yonkav, around…

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Revisiting : Nasi Goreng Kambing Kebon Sirih, the taste of your childhood

May 6, 2018

I can hardly remember when was the last time i ate their fried rice. I’m sure it’s way long time ago. Since I moved to Bandung, doing culinary in Jakarta has been a very rare thing for me. Until this time I finally get to revisit Nasi Goreng Kebon Sirih. It’s located in Jalan Kebon Sirih, Menteng area. If you have a chance, you should go and dine in at their place. There you’ll experience the unique local atmosphere at…

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Tasted : No Branch in Singapore: Sab X2, Bangkok

February 18, 2018

Platinum Mall and Pratunam Traditional Market is a must destination for tourist who want to do wholesale shopping while in Bangkok. But there’s a catch. When you’re there, don’t forget to taste the hyped SAB X2’s Wonton Noodle! The noodle stall located at Soi 19 (Street 19), across Platinum Fashion Mall. The kiosk opens at 9am, and it was already full of people when I arrived around 10.30am. It’s quite close too, around 15 minutes walking from Platinum Mall. I…

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Tasted : Old But Gold, Kopi Es Tak Kie, Jakarta

January 28, 2018

After twice failed to taste their Iced Coffee because I was too late, I finally get a chance to tried the legend ES KOPI TAK KIE. The very narrow alley packed with tons of people selling all kind of foods, fruits, chinese medicine, basically anything. Pretty much not really a nice place to have a slow morning. Especially me who definitely not a traditional market person, a bit annoyed. When I arrived there at 11.30 am. Kopi Es Tak Kie,…

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Tasted : Lokasi, Dago Bandung

January 18, 2018

With its workspace x coffee shop concept, Lokasi gives you a super cozy workspace to get your shits done. They also have a nice interior and outdoor area and make an insta-worthy photo for your feeds. Its indoor is nicely decorated with all-concrete materials with stuffs like the asthrays and even the pots. The place is so rich in natural light. If you fee like opening up your laptop, you might want to do it indoor, the outdoor area seems…

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