Celebrate Jakarta's 493rd birthday by cooking your own version of the city's traditional food: Ketoprak! Here's the recipe from Chef Petty Elliott!
NOW! Jakarta entices foodies to get to know popular traditional Betawi cuisine among the people of the city, yet its existence is increasingly rare.
Pullman Jakarta Central Park is pleased to present the hotel’s special offerings inspired by Dutch culinary tradition, available at two of it’s hotels dining outlets.
ISMAYA welcomed you to Gunpowder Kitchen & Bar, a superb Indian food with a modern twist!
In early 2020, a total of 105 architecture students gathered to show the commitment to transforming local architecture tradition to become more ethical and sustainable.
Kawisari Coffee & Eatery proud to share its traditional munchies to its guests. The essence of the restaurant’s food is all about humble and heartwarming from traditional recipes of the villagers.
Led by Japanese Chef Hideyoshi Imai, Shio is a teppan style restaurant promising an authentic Japanese dining experience at InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah.
MINQ Kitchen is De La House’s newest dining venue which recently filled the row of dining outlets in Senopati. The restaurant embraces the fusion and evolution of cultures, while still respecting and valuing passed down traditions
SKALmembers and guests celebrated the final event of the year and were presented with a delectable Christmas dinner, including roast turkey and traditional Christmas pudding.
The Thai Ambassador to Indonesia, H.E. Songphol Sukchan, host a beautiful event complete with dance performances and traditional and modern Thai cuisines
There are many traditional markets in Jakarta but one could spot the best go-to-shopping destinations that have unique and trendy style. Let’s Discover Now!
Inspired by homegrown traditional elixir, Rejuve’s Cold-Pressed on the go beverage offers the rich and fresh flavour of Indonesian herb and spices.
Nishimura at Shangri-La Jakarta offers an authentic Japanese kaiseki experience that stands apart from the common Western culinary culture, where a complete meal is made up of appetiser, main course and dessert.
Aiming to bring together Indonesian and Swiss art honouring the Indonesian tradition, the Swiss Embassy once again held a batik design competition featuring a fashion show and exhibition.
On 5 and 6 October 2019, The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta celebrated love with Golden Ballroom Love Story, an exhibition of traditional Indonesian and International wedding.
Peranakan cuisine is a priceless heritage that contains unique cooking traditions, methods and flavours. Try Madam Butterfly’s Peranakan Cakes, which presents a cute culmination of culinary and culture.
On 5 to 6 October, The Sultan Hotel & Residence Jakarta’s Golden Ballroom turns into a beacon for soon-to-be-married couples as they make their first step to a new chapter of life.
As the annual fashion show has introduced the new look for the 2020 event, homegrown industry is challenged to move forward toward the global fashion agenda while appreciating the local tradition.
InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah is hosting Chinese Chef Lin Luo for a special dining experience inspired by Xiang culinary tradition during a special buffet experience from 21 to 29 September.
Multi-talented keroncong singer, Endah Laras, penetrated local and international stages armed with Javanese traditional arts and culture.
Up In Smoke’s event that brings beer drinkers around Jakarta together through a friendly match hopes to recreate a similar event this December.
Bedhaya dance is known as a sacred dance usually performed only at the Keratons (palace) in Yogyakarta and Surakarta but today it's available for public eyes to enjoy.
INARA Spa treats guests with a natural treatment that combines various indigenous healing methods like the apothecary blend bar, natural botanical and herbal elements.
Chef Daniel Rys prepared a genuine home-cooked feast of traditional Czech specialties for members to savour, many for the first time.
In Belitung, the harvest celebration known as Maras Taun carries out four elements of cultural attractions: traditional dance, games, martial art, and a ritual.
Eid al-Fitr is a form of expressing gratitude to God and a manifestation of happiness celebrating the Muslims ‘success in fasting during the month of Ramadan, and Indonesia has a unique tradition during the Islam festive season. Find out more.
As Eid Mubarak approaches, Muslims in Jakarta are starting to anticipate mudik, a tradition of leaving the Big Durian visit families and relatives in their hometown.
As Lebaran approaches, learn Lebaran terms that Muslims in Indonesia usually use during this seasonal holiday.
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.
The 10th edition of the Nusantara Exhibition not only focuses on regional representation but also highlights artists’ creative skill to produce contemporary pieces that go beyond traditional art.
Cafe One at Wyndham Casablanca Jakarta introduces “True Indonesia Kampoeng Cuisine Buffet Dinner” featuring traditional home-style recipes from across archipelago.
Since 2017, startup company Warung Pintar has helped modernise traditional kiosk businesses adapt to more modern methods of commerce.
17 sub-tribes of Dayaks gather to dance, sing, play their traditional instruments and celebrate their culture at Jari Janang Kalalawah festival.
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.
There are creative minds who help couples have the wedding of their dreams. These days, couples’ preferences are turning away from the traditional.
A number of restaurants at hotels around the city have prepared special menus inspired by Chinese culinary tradition to highlight the Year of the Pig.
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.
Wina Sukowati shares his festive culinary experience that resonates to Christmas and New Year tradition.
From Sabang to Merauke, each region symbolises Christmas using local tradition to deliver the same message about Christmas.
In keeping with our country focus this month, we look at Christmas traditions in a few countries around the continent.
Inspired by traditional celebration "Kenduri", Kandura’s designs is different from the ceramic studios which focus on contemporary design.
Fairmont Jakarta’s recent addition, 1945 features Indonesian cuisine in a fine dining set up using traditional recipes with modern interpretations.
Millennials have disrupted traditional avenues of making money. With a changing financial scene, however, what financial options are open to them?
Gather your friends and grab a table at one to celebrate the largest folk festival with roots in Bavarian tradition, Oktoberfest in few places around Jakarta.
Indonesian dancers Didik Nini Thowok and Otniel Tasman, from two different generations, are credited with popularising “cross-dressing” traditional arts.
There are a few traditional sports that are still played in neighbourhoods across Indonesia with the most famous are Balap Karung, Gobak Sodor, Egrang, Karapan Sapi, and Lompat Batu.
Chef Ragil from Nusa Indonesian Gastronomy and Chef Denny from The Westin Jakarta collaborated to present a delectable, traditional Indonesian meal.
We compiled a list of best spa houses in Jakarta that offer premium quality treatments inspired by nature and traditional techniques to those seeking a soothing experience.
When in Bali, number of Spa and Wellness services offer unique foot reflexology treatment inspired by ancient tradition.
Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta has emerged as a hotel known for its luxurious accommodations where modernity co-exists with regal traditions.
Bimasena Spa recently launched the “Tangas Betawi” Spa treatment, a traditional spa experience which offers the natural body care.
Relaunched after its renovation, Grand Café’s design incorporates traditional Indonesian art-forms provide a warm, welcoming, homely environment .
Ennichisai returns on 30 June and 1 July to commemorates the 60th anniversary of friendship be between Indonesia and Japan.
Javasmith knives is inspired by traditional keris allowing the designer to express his imagination, deep love and pride for Indonesian history and legend.
The long running tradition of an Annual Ball to raise funds for BWA’s social welfare projects continued this year
Women gathered at Art and culture presentation ‘Denting Canting‘ to discuss about Indonesian luminary, Kartini’s, favourite batik, Indonesia’s heritage.
David Metcalf narrates the important of culture preservation as the part of traditional school which exist in indigenous community in Indonesia.
Four Points by Sheraton Bandung’s annual BBQ night “Babakaran” is back this month, features traditional techniques and accompaniments for guests to indulge.
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.
Hotel Indonesia Kempinski will transform its Signatures Restaurant into a street food festival, mimicking Jakarta’s traditional culinary street food experience.
From national parks, electrifying craters in the mountains to ancestral traditions, Banyuwangi is worthy to put on your travel agenda.
The House of Hermes hosts a month-long pop-up exhibition in the atrium of Pacific Place, Jakarta, featuring hand in hand tradition since its founding in 1837.
The brand new restaurant Rantang Ibu at Nifarro Park in the Passar Minggu area, features an authentic Indonesian dining experience using traditional, homestyle recipes.