As we are halfway through the beautiful springtime and the summer season is just a few months away, have you considered the destination and activities you’d like to do with your family this year?
A lot of Medan’s top attractions are focused around food and you can sign up for a food tour, or simply go it alone and explore the sights, smells, and tastes of the city by yourself.
The Hard Rock Hotel Bali has had a long reputation as one of Bali’s most family-friendly destinations, and for Indonesia’s biggest holiday – Idul Fitri – this classic hotel is offering a very special Lebaran deal you can’t miss.
Tucked into the foyer area of Raffles famed Arts Cafe is Pattisserie, a veritable repository of baked goods that are a delectable treat.
Ismaya Group presents a special iftar promos this Ramadhan at a number of the group's dining outlets around Jakarta: Mr. Fox, SKYE, Pizza e Birra Sports Bar, Publik Markette, Kitchenette, and The People’s Cafe.
Novotel and Ibis Styles Jakarta Mangga Dua Square, Hotel Borobudur Jakarta, InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah, DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta-Diponegoro, Pullman Jakarta Central Park Offer Special Ramadhan Promos. Check it Out!
This Ramadhan, hotels around Jakarta have put together special dishes with which to open the ritual fast, from the traditional takjil to more decadent dishes.
It's Election Day tomorrow! Make sure you get out and vote, and once you're done, enjoy this range of offers at various hotels around the city.
Cafe One at Wyndham Casablanca Jakarta introduces “True Indonesia Kampoeng Cuisine Buffet Dinner” featuring traditional home-style recipes from across archipelago.
NOW! Jakarta speaks with Esti McMillan of EMC Indonesia about the tips for expatriates who are planning to move and live in Jakarta about finding a new house in Jakarta.
Lianti Raharjo has found a way to recycle used grounds into skin care products as part of her contribution to the fight against climate change.
Definitely a great choice to hang out and grab a bite with friends! Moonshine Dine & Lounge in Mega Kuningan, is one such place.
NOW! Jakarta Best Restaurant, Bar and Cafe Awards (BRBCA) returns this year with "Say Yes to Less" campaign to support better food waste management.
Located in Gunawarman, Djournal House fuses cafe culture, with an addition of an exposed bar, as well as a music corner where one can buy vinyl records by local and international artists.
Fans of Latin American culinary riches rejoice! Sudestada Jakarta is the latest addition to the city’s restaurants focusing on cuisine from the region. And You will never miss the grill!
If you want to find a rather unusual travelling experience that focuses on architectue and design, then just go to Bandung.
Jakarta offers budget travellers an easy solution during their transit time in the city - the capsule.
Boca Rica's tapas menu—and excellent drinks—provide the perfect respite from gridlocked South Jakarta
Along with Komunitas Aleut, NOW!Jakarta explores Braga, a Bandung European-style neighborhood which historically known as a home of Concordia Community.
Raffles Jakarta and Frank and co. have developed Jakarta’s most luxurious valentine’s experience.
Fairmont, Mulia, Kempinski and other hotels in Jakarta have prepared Valentine's dining experience at its restaurants outlet.
Bukchon Hanok Village is more than just a village. Rather, it is the representation of the elegance and nostalgic ambience of the traditional Korean houses.
As the world’s third largest cocoa bean producer, Indonesia has some good chocolate brands. NOW! Jakarta has picked a few options.
Unlike other Starbucks stores in the city, this cafe is a nod to local culture where the the architecture and the atmosphere are inspired by Chinese design.
It is interesting that these couples all agreed that going on a romantic journey to gain new experiences is one of the best ways to keep the romance alive.
This Valentine’s day, cozy up to your special someone with a romantic experience including a sumptuous meal at the Sultan Hotel and Residence Jakarta.
With the growing number of international acts—in English—performing in Indonesia, audiences have taken a liking to stand up.
Guests are invited to enjoy a range of dining experiences highlighting the flavours of the orient.
We’ve curated a line up of a few cafes you might want visit over the weekend.
Tokyo-based premium department store, Lumine officially opened its doors in Jakarta on 7 December.
Nestled in an alley near the Kerta Niaga Building at Kota Tua, Acaraki introduces customers to a new way of enjoying jamu by way of a modern take.
Magazine has partnership hospitality and culinary industry as well as support education and charity with over the past decade. We Would like to say thank you!
History never really says goodbye. History says, “See you later”.
The cafe celebrated its anniversary by serving dishes that paid homage to the cuisine of Nusantara, with foreign undertones.
Chavaty, known for its signature tea latte and pastries in Omotesando, Shibuya, Japan, has opened its first international outlet—in Jakarta.
An after-school activity helped catapult her to fame on the popular cooking competition show "MasterChef" Australia,
It’s International Tea Day on 15 December and NOW! Jakarta spoke to tea expert Ratna Somantri about the virtues of the beverage.
Tariq Khalil launches Retronesia, the first Indonesian photograph-style atlas where 1950s architecture, the good times and shaky politics all intertwine.
Kotagede is an old city that has many treasures, including the tombs of the founding kings of the Mataram kingdom.
Even though Indonesians don’t expect snow for Christmas, but you can expect the fun and joy of Christmas at Hotel Borobudur Jakarta.
In recognition of Bandung’s emerging creative personalities, the boutique hotel has dedicated an art space to hold exhibitions and cafe for weekend hangout.
NOW! Jakarta has compiled a list of some of the best options out there.
For those looking for a place to celebrate this classic American holiday, here are a few options in hotels around the city!
The latest expansion features a new menu—including cocktails—in its signature vibrant atmosphere.
Enjoy the sunflower garden as you dine on locally sourced, sustainably produced, plant-based meals, in a completely sustainable building.
Inspired by traditional celebration "Kenduri", Kandura’s designs is different from the ceramic studios which focus on contemporary design.
The General Manager of the Hotel, Wishnu Handoko has recently taken over and has big plans for development.
We have put together a short list of ‘must-have’ gadgets to ensure you get a perfect holiday moment and able to live it on social media.
Dine among beautiful flowers and plants, stimulate your senses and whet your appetite at LOF. This hidden garden of food and drink is a place of serenity.
When children call out “trick or treat” but for the adults, however, there are more grown-up treats in store at these hotels to celebrate Halloween.
Newly opened restaurant Kalture focuses on India and pays homage to a diverse array of global cuisines.
The winners were selected by over 40,000 votes from more than 30,000 voters who had voiced their opinion on which of the 144 entrants were deserving of these ac
Erza decided to revisit Germany and make a journey to discover the beauty of the famous historical cities in Bavaria, Germany.
Here are some guidelines for restaurants who wish to improve their sustainability, if they are not already doing so.
NOW! Jakarta recently met Kartika Jahja, owner of the Selatan to talk about this issue in depth and how the restaurant helps to empower a green lifestyle.
Our publisher Alistair Speirs takes on the last culinary awards BRBCA 2018 and it's industry, as well as introduces us the delightful word “smorgasbord”.
Sun Kim, head chef of Meta Restaurant in Singapore will be taking over Arts Café from 19-20 October at Raffles Jakarta.
Restaurateurs, chefs, hoteliers and guests from the city's f&b circles gathered for the ninth annual Best Restaurant, Bar and Cafe Awards Gala on 18 September
Coffee enthusiasts have opportunity to understand more about Cold Brew beverages by sitting down with Starbucks Coffee Masters last month.
Like our Galaxy, Jakarta is at once filled with exhilarating beauty and things that can end your existence. Take note, for knowledge is key to survival.
The Haven Suites Berawa invites honeymooners, newly weds and those about to be married to enjoy a special honeymoon package packed with a range of amenities.
ARTOTEL Group announced the addition of a new hotel to its portfolio, The de Braga. Located in Bandung, the hotel is the first brand under Curated Collections.
Dian Hasan and Gregory Tobing—the duo behind cycling community Other Side Bicycle Experience—have taken sightseeing to another level. On two wheels.
Ottoman was first an industrial-looking coffee house in Pluit, North Jakarta. Now, Ottaman, which is nestled in the Sopo Del Tower is a vibrant-striking cafe.
In Summer Dublin turned out to be the perfect place to visit at this time as the temperature was still be mild, especially at nigt time.
Erza traveled to Shoreditch district, as one of the hippest and most happening districts to see in London.
Food writer Wina Bissett shares her experience about what art could inspire the beauty of fine dining cuisine.
Lemonilo has partnered with SMEs around Indonesia to launch the ‘Healthy Café and Ropang Movement’, which offers instant noodles made with natural ingredients.
Jakarta may not have a decent beach but one can still enjoy tropical vibes at many bars and cafes in the city.
The masterminds behind Guangzhou speakeasy Hope and Sesame, Andrew Ho and Bastien Ciocca are set to wow Jakarta with their cocktail creations at a two-day event
Former Liverpool and England legend Phil Neal arrived in Jakarta as part of the celebration of ten years of Giving Kids A Sporting Chance.
Toby’s Estate has just opened its latest outlet at Grand Indonesia, invites guests to enjoy premium specialty coffees while indulging in a few Australian treats
Relaunched after its renovation, Grand Café’s design incorporates traditional Indonesian art-forms provide a warm, welcoming, homely environment .
In Jakarta, there are few dining venue and bar which offer the space to watch sport games, which are popular among international community.
If you’re looking for something a bit off-beat this summer, there are list of places around the city that are perfect for glamping while enjoying a bit nature.
Run by a mother-daughter, Fira Sofyan and Claudia Sofyan, Cafe Gratify, freshly opened in May, serves both gourmet Asian and Western comfort food.
Istanbul has an array of tourist spots. To help guide the first time visitor, however, here’s a short list of some of the city’s riches.
Explore Indonesian heritage and culture with one of the country’s premier hospitality brands
Wina Bissett narrates urbanization phenomenon in Jakarta which widens our choice of food and restaurants.
Following the success of its first establishment in Sydney, Devon Cafe introduces Jakarta to its all-day brunch concept at its Senayan City location.
The Head of the Office of Tourism and Culture, DKI Jakarta, Tinia Budiati talked to NOW! Jakarta about plans to improve tourism in Jakarta.
Since our contributor Erza love to walk and always walk a lot during his travels, ‘why not give it a try in Jakarta? Is it possible to walk in Jakarta
Plaza Indonesia holds the “Ramadan in Style” Fashion Show to showcase the latest collection of modest wear created by five renowned Indonesian designers.
The Phoenix Hotel Yogyakarta presents new face of Vino Bar & Cafe followed by the introduction of its latest and most complete collection of wines.
Registration is underway for Jakarta's BRBCA 2018.
At the end of March every year, the whole city of Hong Kong is transformed into a city of arts. Join Erza explore the Art Basel.
We round-up of the latest new places to look out for, as well as delicious news from some of the island’s top restaurants.
NOW! Jakarta’s annual PR & marketing gathering event was held on 26 April at Samsara restaurant, Jakarta.
With its focus on top quality ingredients and in keeping with authentic traditions, Yeu Saigon Cafe hits the high notes for Vietnamese cuisine in Jakarta.
This year, NOW! Jakarta’s Best Restaurant, Bar & Cafe Awards returns with 18 winning categories to appreciate the culinary industry in the country.
Surabaya once lured mainly business travellers, but it also offers tourist attractions from well-preserved heritage sites to delectable cuisine.