Diageo presents Whisky Experience by Singleton and Johnnie Walker®

  Diageo presents 'Whisky Experience' at Red & Co Plaza Indonesia on the evenings of July 13th and 14th, and invites whisky lovers to experience the best ways to enjoy scotch whiskies. The Whisky Experience is presented by The Singleton of Glen Ord™ and world’s best selling scotch whisky Johnnie Walker™ from Diageo RESERVE’s multi-award winning portfolio of fine spirits, rich in heritage, craftsmanship and innovation. "Enjoying whisky is a unique experience combining aroma, flavour … [Read more...]

Aryaduta Akan Sajikan Makanan Khas Indonesia Karya Chef Marinka

Salah satu nama yang sudah dikenal di bidang lodging dan hospitality, Aryaduta Hotel Group, saat ini sedang mengalami transformasi brand yang besar dan tercakup didalamnya yaitu kolaborasi dengan para artis dan selebrita Indonesia sebagai konsultan dari brand ini. Sebagai bagian dari misi corporate rebranding, group ini akan membuka banyak properti baru yang di buat dengan konsep smart design dengan menggabungkan fasiltas leisure dan konsep-konsep makanan dengan terobosan baru, memulai … [Read more...]

Aryaduta to Feature Indonesian Signature Dishes by Chef Marinka

One of Indonesia’s most recognized names in homegrown lodging and hospitality, the Aryaduta Hotel Group, is currently undergoing a robust brand transformation that includes aligning with celebrated Indonesian artists and celebrities as its brand consultants. As part of its new corporate rebranding mission, the group will open smartly designed properties with integrated leisure facilities and breakthrough food concepts, commence extensive renovations amongst its current properties all w … [Read more...]

Gangsta Bar

Words: Andre Syahreza Originally published in Life in Jakarta, April edition. Sebuah restoran di bagian depan, dan speakeasy bar yang tersembunyi di bagian belakang. Menyediakan hidangan yang “cocok untuk gangster”. ‘Speakeasy Bar’ dikenal sebagai sebuah istilah untuk bar yang terinspirasi dari Prohibition Era di Amerika Serikat, sekitar tahun 1930-an. Ketika itu produksi dan peredaran minuman beralkohol dilarang, menyebabkan bermunculan bar-bar yang dibikin sembunyi-sembunyi. Ketika itu … [Read more...]

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Words: Rian Farisa Originally was published on jax.co.id After many decades of serving steak fanatics in New Orleans, Ruth’s Chris Steak House finally arrives in J-Town. The city of New Orleans of where Ruth’s Chris Steak House was born possesses a distinctively rich cultural and ethnic heritage that has evolved over centuries between two civilizations – European and Creole. In turn, this relationship creates a magical chemistry that influences over what Ruth’s Chris Steak House has … [Read more...]

ST. ALi Jakarta

Words: Rian Farisa Originally was published on jax.co.id One of the kings of Melbourne coffee shops finally opens its doors in J-town. Last year, ST. ALi sent forth its best envoys such as the world class barista Matt Perger and latte art champion Ben Morrow to introduce themselves with Indonesian crowd at Common Grounds of Citywalk Sudirman, Jakarta. Now in partnership with the latter, ST. ALi officially enters Southeast Asia for the first time and Indonesia’s capital becomes t … [Read more...]

Palatable Pairing

An adventure of flavors where the world’s finest selections go well with certain foods makes for a tempting teatime. Sipping a cup of tea after a long tiring day indeed helps us to relax, and it is also beneficial for our health. At a TWG Tea Salon & Boutique, the menu lists over 800 teas from the world’s tea producing countries, to suit everyone’s taste. Not only are their teas selected from fine harvests and exquisite blends, but many of their teas also pair well with food. “Tea is … [Read more...]

Flavorful French

Two Michelin-star guest Chef Stéphane Buron showcased his signature set menus in Jakarta.   While every French region is proud of its cuisine, Stéphane Buron has turned his innovative culinary approach from his corner of the Alps into a special taste of France.  Buron is the winner of “Meilleiur Ouvrier de France 2004” and “Trophy of Gastronomy” as “Best Chef of the Year 2013”. His very own secret recipes have enabled the multi-award winning chef to maintain his two Michelin-star status at … [Read more...]

A genuine taste of Italian at Pesto Autentico

An upscale Jakarta restaurant woos guests with authentic Italian fare and nostalgic but trendy charm. Nestled strategically in Central Jakarta’s business hub, Pesto Autentico’s unique interior design resembles a snug Italian neighborhood. The dimly lit space – popular among young executives and expatriates – features large wooden tables surrounded by wooden chairs in some areas, with several banquettes for those seeking a more intimate dining escape. There are also two VIP rooms that seat 1 … [Read more...]

New Glenfiddich to mark 125 years

Famous for its single malt Scotch whisky, Glenfiddich unveils the Glenfiddich Anniversary Vintage, an exclusive 25-year old expression with only 286 bottles to be released. Distilled on Christmas Day 1987, as part of the single malt’s centenary celebrations, this special release marks 125 years of pioneering whisky making at The Glenfiddich Distillery. It was selected on Christmas Day 2012, the distillery’s 125th anniversary, by its founder William Grant’s great-great grandson, Peter Gordon an … [Read more...]