While we were based in Jakarta, TD coined the term "pork tourism", because when we were deprived of pork in mostly Muslim Jakarta, we realised how much we loved and ate pork. When we would go on . . .
JAKARTA EATS: Chung Gi Wa Korean BBQ
Another Jakarta favorite of ours is Chung Gi Wa Korean BBQ restaurant. The ingredients are fresh and the quality of the food is amazing, especially for the price. This is also great for pork-lovers . . .
JAKARTA EATS: Kenganga Roast and Barbecue Pork
This is one of our favorite cheap places to eat pork in Jakarta. Again this is nothing posh, its a hole in the wall where you are literally using one hand to eat and another to swat flies off. But the . . .
JAKARTA EATS: Ramen Sanpachi 38
I've seen Ramen Sanpachi (or Ramen 38) around malls, but have never felt the urge to try it out, until our "local" guide Imman took us to the original branch Jakarta in the Blok M area. This place is . . .
JAKARTA EATS: Taco Local
I'm so happy that there is finally a place in Jakarta where I can get tacos that's delicious, not that expensive, serves alcholic beverages, and is not that traffic to go to. In a city wherein the two . . .
JAKARTA EATS: Spanky’s Ribs & Martinis
I've been crazy busy recently, with my DiploShop now shipping locally and internationally I've considerably added more things to do! Mind you it's still all little old me - sourcing, designing, . . .
JAKARTA EATS: Anke Restaurant
TD and I like to fancy ourselves as pork tourists in Indonesia. Pork in restaurants in Jakarta (predominantly Muslim) is nowhere as common as in Manila. So wherever we go, we are always on the look . . .
JAKARTA EATS: Bornga Korean Restaurant
The wife of a chef recommended Bornga to me, so I was really excited to try it. Usually for cheap Korean food, TD and I go to Chung Gi Wa, but Bornga is a bit more upscale and the quality of the meat . . .
JAKARTA EATS: Lechon dinner by Raj Abat
Since this isn't exactly about a Restaurant, but about a Chef... scratch that, a COOK, I can't really start it with RESTO RAVE, so I am calling this post a Culinary Rave or CRAVE. (Get it?) Raj Abat . . .
JAKARTA EATS: Die Stube German Restaurant
When I first went for dinner at Die Stube with my friend and resident Jakarta guide, Imman, I had a loudly resounding thought in my brain. WHY THE HECK HAVE I ONLY FOUND OUT ABOUT DIE STUBE AFTER 3 . . .