Our friend Phoebes organized a Pinoy get together for Swine Sunday at the chic Otel Lobby last Sunday. For those of you who don't know, pork is a prized thing for us Pinoys in Jakarta because it's . . .
TD heard about this restaurant because it's one of the few restaurants in our side of town that serves pork. Pork is more common in the Northern part of Jakarta because there are a lot of Chinese . . .
When college friends came to visit, I relied on our trusty "local" tour guide to pick our resto. E, who has been our saving grace as Jakarta expats, has lived most of his life in Indonesia. So much so . . .
I've had several requests for where TD and I order our lechon in Jakarta so I think it deserves a post of it's own. In Jakarta lechon (roast suckling pig) is called Babi Guling La Filipina. Contact . . .
Yes this Diplo housewife is busy busy! I can't believe I'm only posting about my romantic birthday dinner in October! (Friends know that my birthday is in the first week of September) Wow. Talk about . . .
Last Friday I was fortunate enough to attend The Ritz Carlton's Risotto Cooking Class. I've always wanted to learn how to make Risotto and it's always been so intimidating for me so this was the . . .
We have a new favorite Japanese restaurant in Jakarta. And fortunately for us it is cheaper than Sekitei, which we reserve for more special occasions and romantic dinners. TD finally took me to . . .
Once again our fab friends Ted and F have introduced us to something: Monolog Quality Coffee Co. A coffee shop resto that serves high quality coffee. One day after lunch with TD and his colleagues at . . .
An Indonesian colleague recommended Anomali to us. So one day while we were thinking of exploring Senopati road, we checked it out. I love the warm interiors that invite customers to have long chats . . .
I finally ate at Loewy's. Normally we go to Loewy's for drinks and this time it was to meet with my friend Andy who used to be an expat in Manila and is now enjoying life as an expat in Jakarta. He . . .