Kintaro Sushi at Pantai Indah Kapuk PIK Jakarta

June 3rd, 2017. I was invited to a restaurant in PIK Avenue. Since I will be coming around 2pm, I asked my hubby to keep me a company to several places before the restaurant. I heard about a new sushi place last week, I think. After went to 2 coffee shops, we visited Kintaro Sushi.

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From Osaka to Jakarta. The 1st Custom Sushi in Indonesia. Serving 300++ traditional & fusion Japanese food with modern concept. That’s what written at their IG account. It’s nice to have a Japanese restaurant like this. When I came, the place was almost full. And I always love the friendly gesture from Japanese restaurant. The servers were nice and helpful. They surely have a lot of dishes. They helped me to choose which dish I should order. Well, back to the place, it’s not very spacious, but not small either. It’s just nice.

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Ocha

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Aburi Moriawase 95k

So many options of sushi dishes, but my heart fell to this Aburi Moriawase. Consist of Salmon Aburi, Salmon Belly Aburi, Tuna Aburi, Tamago Aburi, Gyu Aburi and Unagi Aburi. They were all delicious. I love them all. Definitely will order another moriawase. They used fresh ingredients. And the presentation is very beautiful. Super recommended.

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Kintaro Gyudon 95k

Love this Kintaro Gyudon. The beef is very tender. Melt in your mouth. And I love the aroma of the truffle. The onsen egg also played a great part in the dish. They complemented each other. It’s truly one of the best gyudon I’ve ever had.

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Kintaro Gyu Kushi Katsu 180k

Ivan, the owner, recommended this one for us. And we were so grateful. Served with mini stone grill with 3 condiments: soy sauce, onion and tonkatsu sauce. How to eat this gyu kushi katsu? Dip the meat into the sauce, grill it for 3 seconds, and enjoy the sexy beef. OMG. Best one. Melt in my mouth. Next time, I won’t share!

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Congratulations Kintaro. Thank you for your hospitality. Wish you all the best!

Kintaro Sushi
Ruko Garden House Blok B 21
Pantai Indah Kapuk
Jakarta
Phone: +62 21 22570366
IG: @kintarosushijkt

[EVENT] Iftar Experience at Al Nafoura Lebanese Restaurant Le Meridien Jakarta

May 26th, 2017. I was invited to Al Nafoura at Le Meridien Jakarta to welcome Ramadan 2017 with an array of Iftar offering during the holy month. AI Nafoura is one of Jakarta’s known authentic Middle Eastern restaurant with a truly unique setting, where the warmth and hospitality of Arabian tradition come to life for Ramadan.

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We were introduced to Chef Ahmad Jamil who created a selection of the best Middle Eastern cuisine, according to the secret recipe from his native region. A delicious assortment of hot and cold mezzeh such as velvety hommous, crunchy fatoush, tangy tabbouleh, and babaganoush served with fresh pita bread.

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A range of traditional delicacies including slow roasted lamb ouzi, Arabic mixed grill and shawarma served with Middle Eastern sweets such as umm ali, baklawa, and date pudding, round off the Iftar experience.

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#onthetable

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The ultimate Iftar is priced at 395k++ per person including special fasting drink, hot tea, and juices. Thank you Le Meridien Hotel for inviting me.

Al Nafoura Lebanese Restaurant
Le Meridien Hotel
Jl. Jenderal Sudirman Kav 18-20
Jakarta
Phone: +62 21 2513131
IG: @lemeridienjkt

Ravelle at Kelapa Gading Jakarta

May 4th, 2017. Finally came to this place. I heard about Ravelle before it opened for public. Then, everybody went there hahaha.. As usual, everybody wanna be the first LOL. I just waited to the right moment to be there.

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Ravelle is a cozy neighborhood restaurant and café that serve a high quality homemade food and coffee. Their place is located on a sanctuary hideout in Kelapa Gading to bring you a homey experience in the middle of busy Kelapa Gading. They hope their place can be a sanctuary in the middle of buzzing Jakarta streets.

Love the place at the first sight. Plants, all over the facade. And the place is very beautiful. Comfortable seats with hearty atmosphere and relaxing ambiance. The people were friendly and very nice. Actually at first I went on Tuesday and it was closed. OMG! So I went back on Thursday. Lucky me, the owner was there. He was a very nice guy. Happy to meet you, Chris.

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Green Tea Latte 35k

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Lychee Ice Tea 30k

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Crispy Spicy Pork Belly 60k

served with rice and pak choy

It’s spicy but delicious hahaha that’s why I ate this one with happy face. The pork belly was tender and juicy. The rice was in a perfect portion for my tummy. Next time I will ask them to make it not-spicy. It will be more delicious for me. 🙂

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Ravelle Benedict 65k

honey glazed bacon, brioche, poached egg, hollandaise

Love the egg benedict. Generous hollandaise sauce on top of the benedict. Tasted very good with perfect texture of the brioche. The honey glazed bacon was my favourite. It’s not as hard as any other bacon. Recommended dish!

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Brownies with Ice Cream

This was a complimentary from them. It’s really delicious. Delicate and mild texture. And it’s a brilliant to put ice cream beside it. The warm of the brownies mixed perfectly with the cold of the ice cream. Dayum!

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Cannot wait to be back to Ravelle. Pssst, Chris promised to cook something delicious for me. Wait for us, Ravelle!

Ravelle
Jl. Pelepah Elok I Blok QA2 No.6
Kelapa Gading, Jakarta
Phone: +62 822-9818-8778
IG: @ravelle.jkt