FEAST by Kokiku: An Homage to Southeast Asian CuisineNew In Jakarta
After developing Indonesia’s cooking channels, Kokiku TV has expanded its business into the restaurant industry. Their latest venture, named FEAST by Kokiku, is in partnership with chef Ray Janson, Kokiku TV is committed to accelerating and complementing their audiences with Asian comfort cuisine in an art deco botanical design.
FEAST by Kokiku is located in a shaded ground floor area on Jl. Gunawarman in South Jakarta. The restaurant welcomes food hunters looking to share a feast. The large platters mean sharing is not only welcome here, but is actively embraced – no more food envy!
When it comes to the menu, FEAST by Kikoku has a series of food and beverage options, such as Feast Fritters, Banana Blossom, Tuna Gohu, Blue Vermicelli Salad with Shredded Duck, Crunchy Enoki, Fired Meatballs and Tahu Kipas - and those are just the appetisers!
As for the main course, customers can choose some enjoyable dishes like Grilled Lempah Mackarel, Broncos Grilled Ribs, Ginger Soy Fried Chicken, Crispy Sticky Squid, Cha Ca La ‘FEAST’, Shank the Lamb and Brenebon Oxtail. These dishes are good for a sharing in a group of two to three people.
Must-try items at the restaurant include Pop Chicken Confit and 48-hour Beef Ribs. Pop Chicken Confit is served with a red curry sauce, sautéed sweet corn, straw mushroom, Chinese okra and cattle skin crackers on the side. As for the ribs, they are grilled for approximately 48 hours served with roasted bone marrow, Balinese raw shallot and garlic, colo colo and stir-fried cabbage. It’s a perfect sharing platter for three to four persons. These foods have strong mixtures of sour, sweet and salty that literally melt in the mouth.
Next is Sweet Closure – Mango Sticky Rice, Sticky Dates Pudding, Sweet Potato Balls and Brioche Toast – such a perfect way to end a meal!
After a series of delicious foods, customers can lie back and enjoy the homey atmosphere and green, stylised flowers and botanical objects in a sense of Bermuda green interior design covered up the whole room.
At this time cocktails and mocktails are yet to be put together but one can enjoy a range of alcoholic drinks such as rum, gin, tequila, cognac, blended scotch, Irish whiskey, American whiskey and single malt whiskey.
CEO and founder of Kokiku TV Nadya Hudyana explained that for a long-term growth strategy, FEAST by Kokiku will be providing Southeast Asian Cuisine with a unique touch of Indonesian recipes. FEAST by Kokiku also provides a Kitchen Studio sponsored by My Kitchen Art as part of a culinary entertainment programme. Nadya added that Kitchen Studio is the innovative culmination of the restaurant destination. In the future it plans to be a space where one can have fun and enjoy exciting events such as cooking demonstrations.