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Dining

Foodies Corner

The Spanish tradition of tapas is perfect in a city like Jakarta where diners are constantly in search of restaurants to stop by on the way home either for short business meetings or a quick rendezvous with friends. Throw in some great drinks and great music and, for the most part, diners will give the place a try. Obviously, what stands out is the quality of food and drink as well as ambience,...

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Culinary Talk

Javara’s Sekolah Seniman Pangan hosted a cooking event with a prominent Papuan chef. The event also highlighted the food crisis in the province. Jamuan Hutan Papua (Papua’s forest banquet). Photo courtesy of Javara/NOW!JAKARTA On 9 December, Sekolah Seniman Pangan (food artists school), an initiative of Javara Indonesia, hosted an event which aimed to transform farmers into premiu...

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New In Jakarta

It was the jolly season of Christmas and I had been overeating since Thanksgiving! At the rate I was going, I figured I would probably continue the sin of gluttony all the way to Chinese New Year in February! Lume boasts a modern and sleek European bistro-style  interior which is both chic and airy. Photo courtesy of Lume/NOW!JAKARTA My girlfriend, Tammy and I were looking for a n...

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Foodies Corner

The Spanish tradition of tapas is perfect in a city like Jakarta where diners are constantly in search of restaurants to stop by on the way home either for short business meetings or a quick rendezvous with friends. Throw in some great drinks and great music and, for the most part, diners will give the place a try. Obviously, what stands out is the quality of food and drink as well as ambience,...

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Dining Promotions

It’s always great to celebrate Valentine’s Day at a nice restaurant. These days, couples looking to celebrate this special day are spoilt for choice. While stand alone restaurants and dining establishments in malls are fun, why not check out restaurants in the city’s many hotels? Offering special menus at this time of year, these restaurants are definitely worth a try. We’ve curated a list for ...

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