The Prohibition at Plaza Senayan Arcadia Senayan Jakarta

March 16th, 2017. Aline, Cindy and I had an invitation around Senayan area. So when Cindy got invitation near our previous foodtasting, we agreed to go with her, since we never went to the place. The Prohibition.

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Here we bring to life the classic ambiance and style of mid America in the 1920s during the ‘Prohibition Era’ when the production, transport and sale of alcohol were illegal. The Prohibition is the ideal location for people who like to experience the finer things in life, whether fine dining or relaxing with good friends to enjoy a good glass of single malt wine and a fine Cuban cigar. At The Prohibition we provide first class service and discreet spaces where our guests can comfortably discuss their business and pleasure. Our Chophouse serves ‘food fit for gangsters’ and caters to all who enjoy the best prime steaks, fresh flown seafood, fine wines and Prohibition era cocktails. Our Speakeasy Bar offers premium whiskies, spirits, luxury bites and jazz entertainment. Exclusive memberships are available in our Speakeasy Bar.

When I stepped inside the place, it felt like I came to a different world. It felt like I was in “The Great Gatsby” movie. OMG I hope I could meet Leonardo diCaprio hahaha.. Unique thing about this Prohibition, they have this special hidden area for member only. Reminiscing the moment at the time. Speakeasy was the hidden bar. You can come inside the bar from outside the Prohibition. Find the “toilet” and open the door inside the “toilet” and you will find a way to Speakeasy. Voila.

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Texmex Nachos 160k

AUS Veal Tenderloin, Chili Con Carne, Pico De Gallo, Sour Cream, Guacamole, Grilled Jalapeno.

This was the starter. A very big one. Generous portion. I didn’t have the courage to eat much because there’s jalapeno hahahaha.. So, I just tried one nacho and stopped. LOL.

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Truffle Pasta 160k

Fresh Italian Black Truffle, Classic Eggs Sauce, Fried Basil.

They’re using fresh truffle imported from Italy, instead of oil truffle. Generous truffle! It’s smell so good when it served on our table. Recommended pasta! It’s one simple dish but the result was devastating.

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Squid Ink Pasta 110k

Squid Ink Pasta, Capers, Sour Spicy Classic Italian Tomato Sauce, Sauteed Squid with White Wine.

Actually when I knew this pasta based on tomato sauce, I was a little bit in doubt. For me, only my mom could make a great pasta with tomato sauce. But, after one spoonful, I could say that this one almost similar with my mom’s homemade pasta sauce. Almost! Remember! hahaha.. *miss you mom* The squid was delicious. Not too chewy, not too hard. Actually, it was juicy and tender. Love it.

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Tomahawk 1.300k

AUS Bone-In Ribeye serve with Salad, Roast Potato & Creamy Foie Gras Sauce.

Huge portion! They said that they used foie gras as the sauce. Whoaaaaa.. no wonder it’s pricey, right? I think we asked for medium level of the ribeye. I think. I forgot hahaha.. Tender and juicy ribeye, served with creamy foie gras sauce. Super recommended!

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Peach Cobbler 60k

Traditional American Recipe, mixture of Cake & Casserole, serve with Ice Cream.

A nice dessert. Sweet and luscious.

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Chocolate Fondant 55k

New York Classic Molten Chocolate Cake serve with Ice Cream.

I didn’t really like molten chocolate cake, since everybody made it. But after a bite, I changed my mind. I love this dessert. Perfect texture and rich chocolate flavour. Favourite.

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Bathtub Gin Punch 350k

Prohibition gin with elderflower liqueur, homemade hibiscus soda, homemade lemonade served with pomegranate seeds and lychees.

A different kind of drink. It’s cocktail, served in a bathtub hahaha. And it’s really good. I stopped drinking, but I couldn’t resist this cocktail because of its presentation hahaha..

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Espresso Martini 130k

Vodka, Coffee Liquor, Espresso Coffee, Butterscotch Syrup

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Zombie 130k

Rhum, Grapefruit Juice, Bitter

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The Prohibition now open from 11am til late at night. Thank you Prohibition for the delicious lunch.

The Prohibition
Plaza Senayan Arcadia
Level 2 Unit X No. 215-217
Jl. New Delhi No. 9, Gelora
Jakarta
Phone: +62 21 57901295
IG: @prohibitionasia

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