Kata Kata eattomeet at Pluit Karang Timur Jakarta

June 25th, 2017. We’re in Neo SOHO mall when Hans asked me to join him to a new venue near Muara Karang. I saw their Instagram and asked hubby to take us there. He agreed. Yaaay. So after we finished our late lunch, we drove to Kata Kata. It’s quite hard to find the place, and the map wasn’t helping at all. LOL. Then, we called.. Finally. Hahaha..

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Kata Kat: a place for eattomeet. Kata Kata: a place to gather with family, friends, relatives, colleagues or meet new people.

The place wasn’t very spacious, but it’s comfortable enough to have breakfast, lunch or dinner, or just hang out for coffee with buddies. It’s their second day. When we arrived, it’s already very very crowded and noisy. Good thing, they’re already finished. And we could enjoy our early dinner in peace. But not for a long time, because around 5:30pm there’s a family with 2 kids, screaming all the time. LOL. There you go again, my peaceful moment. Well, I didn’t blame the place. It’s the family! Hahaha..

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Complimentary

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Ice Cappuccino 27k

Hans ordered this one, and he said to me that it’s too watery. Need improvement.

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Ice Chocolate drinks 27k

The ice chocolate was also too watery. Yup, too much water. I needed a creamy ice chocolate with rich texture and flavourful.

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Shaken Ice Tea Strawberry 25k

It’s just strawberry ice tea. Nothing special.

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Salted Egg Rice Bowl 45k

selection of roasts: Roast Pork | stemaed fragrant rice | scrambled egg | confit shitake mushroom | salted egg sauce

Love the roast pork. Love the texture of the rice also. But needed more flavour for the salted egg sauce. It’s creamy but we couldn’t find the salted egg sauce in the rice bowl. Too bad. It’s just like a pork rice bowl. Hope next time will be better.

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Our XL Cheeseburger 65k

caramelized onion | 125 gram ground beef | mozarella and slice cheddar | sweet potato chips | sunny side up | bbq sauce | creamy mushroom | fresh lettuce

A little bit disappointed with the presentation. We thought the cheese was melted and the beef was super juicy. Turned out, it’s only slice cheddar and the beef was quite tasteless. Served with hand-cut fries, which also flavourless. *sobbing* It’s not just me. Hans also felt that way too. Well, maybe next time they will make it a better cheeseburger with melted cheese and super juicy beef. *praying hard*

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Cheese Loaded Meat Fries 45k

waffle potato fries | sous vide shredded beef | coriander leaf | jalapeno pickle | cheese sauce

Super love! This cheese loaded meat fries was exactly what’s in my mind. Flavourful shredded beef with perfect texture of the waffle potato fries. They have my permission to add the cheese sauce hahaha.. Super recommended!

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Congratulations for the opening, Kata Kata. Sorry for my honest review, but I hope you can improve more. I will be back to try your other dishes. Congrats again!

Kata Kata
Muara Karang blok O 8 T No.59
Jl. Pluit Karang Indah Timur
Pluit, Jakarta
Phone: +62815-8063-838
IG: @katakata_eattomeet

The Seas Coffee Roastery at De Ploeit Centrale Pluit Jakarta

April 1st, 2017. After several places in Pluit, we stopped by at a gas station. Then we saw a building next to the gas station. It’s called De Ploeit Centrale. I knew there’s a coffee shop there, from my friend’s IG. I asked my hubby about it, and he said, “Ok, let’s go there. I’m hungry.” The Seas Coffee Roastery.

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Spacious place. They have outdoor and indoor area. They serve freshly roasted, grinded, and brewed coffee that originates from all over Indonesia, and also Western and Indonesian food. Now, let me give you my simple review about this one.

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Ice Green Tea 20k

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Chocolate Smores Brulee 35k

My hubby was a fan. LOL. He said, “It’s really good.” Well for me, it’s too sweet. But for a sweet-tooth, it’s heaven hahaha..

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Original Chicken Rice Bowl 50k

Butered rice with fried chicken breast and veggies drizzled with our original sauce.

Delicious rice bowl. The tender fried chicken combined with fresh veggies. Fantastic. And the sunny side up was a great addition to the dish. The sauce was amazingly delicious. I had to fight for the dish with my hubby. And he’s the winner hahaha.. He loved this rice bowl. I could tell from his smiling face everytime he ate it.

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Complimentary Waffles

Thank you so much for the complimentary waffles. It was super delicious. Love the texture of the waffles. Not too crispy and not too flabby. Love it. At first, I wanted hubby to finish my portion. But after one bite, I won’t share him my portion at all.

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The Seas Coffee Roastery
De Ploeit Centrale Level 2
Jl. Pluit Selatan Raya Blok Q No. 1
Pluit, Jakarta
Phone: +62 21 66670811
IG: @theseascoffeeroastery

Hardware Lane at Pluit Jakarta

April 1st, 2017. Actually I planned to go to this new place on Sunday, but this morning, when I strew flowers with family at Ancol, my sister asked me to accompany her to the same place. So, we went to Pluit area and tried this new venue. Hardware Lane.

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Located at Pluit Indah Raya, it’s very easy to find it. Occupied a nice area, Hardware Lane will be one of my favourite place when in Pluit. Spacious parking area with comfortable ambiance inside the place. They also have and outdoor space for smoking area. Open kitchen concept, so we can see what they’re doing inside the kitchen. The people were very friendly. Funny thing, when I saw the chef, I asked the barista there, “Excuse me. Your Chef is quite familiar. Who is he?” And when he told me, I was like, “OMG! No wonder!” Hello Chef Ridwan. Long time no see. And turned out, he’s one of the owners. Nice job, Chef.

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Ice Green Latte 40k

Love it! It’s very very good. Not too sweet and not too bitter. Just perfect for my taste bud.

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Ice Lychee Tea 33k

Nothing to complain.

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White 7 Oz 35k

A shot of espresso with 210ml of milk steamed up to 65C for maximum sweetness (latte/flatwhite)

My sister asked the barista to make it lighter. And it was very very light hahaha. It’s like latte with a hint of coffee. Even I prefer they made it stronger. LOL.

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Poutine 58k

French fries, sunny side up, streaky bacon or beef bacon, onion gravy, cheddar cheese sauce, cream cheese, fresh parsley.

We just had breakfast, so we chose to eat light. They told us that poutine is delicious but not pretty enough to be captured. Well, challenge accepted! Hahahaha. I ordered poutine and took pretty photos. LOL. Look below, please. Very pretty, right? And it was sure as can be, a delicious one. Love the texture of the french fries. It’s really good with the cheddar cheese sauce and cream cheese. And the sunny side up enhanced the creamy of the dish. I wish I could order white rice!! *big grin* And by the way, I need a bigger streaky bacon. Pretty please!

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Overall, Hardware Lane is one recommended place to visit. Since they open at 7am, it’s really convenient for those early birds. Great job, Hardware Lane!

Hardware Lane
Jl. Pluit Indah Raya No.33
Pluit, Jakarta
Phone: +62 21 22664594
IG: @hardwarelanejkt

Ow My Plate at Muara Karang Pluit Jakarta

January 2nd, 2017. I was in Muara Karang area, when my friend asked me to visit his friend’s restaurant nearby. I didn’t have any plan that night, well I guess it’s fine to come to the place, since it’s very seldom for me and my hubby visiting Muara Karang or Pluit Area. So after a visit to a new coffee shop, we hurriedly came to the place. Ow My Plate.

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Located on a side Pluit Karang Utara street, Ow My Plate is very easy to find. We parked in front of the place, and went inside. They have outdoor and indoor area. It’s a nice place with humble ambiance. We met the owners. Such a friendly people. Well, I planned to visit just an hour or couple hours max. Turned out, we talked and laughed and gossiped until 9:30pm. Hours. Hahahaha.. Well, always loved to find another crazy friends LOL *peace man!!!*

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Volcano Rice 55k

They have 4 levels of spiciness. zero one two three. Of course I picked the zero level. I had no courage to order even the level 1 hahaha. By the way, I love the presentation. It’s like a mountain. Then you pour egg, like a volcano hahaha.. They gave a generous cheese and sausages. Love it. Remember, enjoy while it’s still hot.

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Teriyaki Sauce – Beef Teriyaki Rice 32k

Always love teriyaki dishes. Especially when there’s sunny side up egg. Hmmm.. drooling.. Tasted very good with the sweetness of teriyaki sauce. And should eat while it still warm please. And stir it up! It will be very very delicious. Mouthwatering aroma.

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Kraffel Cheese Mantou with Ice Cream 25k

The texture of the mantou was outstanding. And I was in love with the kraffel cheese. It’s light, crispy,  crunchy sensation coated with luxurious caramelized sugar. Amazing!

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Brownies with Ice Cream

Suppose to be their new menu. I didn’t know the exact title of it. So, I created the name by myself. Brownies with Ice Cream. *giggling* It’s appetizing. Scrumptious dessert. Pour the chocolate sauce on top of the ice cream. Hmmmm.. Sexy!

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Thanks Ow My Plate for those mouthwatering dishes. Will be back soon!

Ow My Plate
Jl. Pluit Karang Utara Blok A5 No. 33
Pluit, Jakarta
Phone: +62 857 7332 9164
IG: @owmyplate

Coffee AYA at Muara Karang Jakarta

January 2nd, 2017. There were new places at the end of 2016 and I didn’t have a chance to come to those places. Some of my friends had been there, and I felt a little left behind, so yeah, on the second day of 2017, I wanted to try a new place. There’s a coffee shop just opened currently. We headed right away to the place. Coffee AYA.

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Located in the busy area at Muara Karang, Coffee AYA offers a different atmosphere by the time you step inside. A minimalist ambiance with simple colour all over the place. They have 2 levels. The first one is a very humble milieu with only cement as seats. The second level is more relaxed with wooden furnitures and comfortable seats. It’s one lovely place if you’re tired with common places in Jakarta.

The name AYA derived from a couple of different origins. For our case we focus on the japanese word origin. In japanese the word AYA means design and beautiful. Also in the Arabic word meaning amazing and wonderful. In which these two origins reflects what we want our coffee and cafe to be.

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Surely Someday Kitchen‘s Cookies

Black Sesame (15k for 3 pcs), Caramel Sea Salt (15k for 3 pcs), Cocoa Earl Grey (15k for 4 pcs), Honey Lavender (15k for 4 pcs) and Pandan (15k for 3 pcs)

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Cotton and Tartlets

Specializing in hand-crafted tart in a bite size.

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Cappucino 37k

For those who loved strong cappuccino, they won’t find it there. Their cappuccino was light and milky. In fact, I was the one that finish the cappuccino hahahaha..

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Matcha 32k

I thought I ordered matcha latte. Evidently, it’s matcha tea. My hubby tried it first, then he told me, it’s not sweet at all. LOL. Yeah, it’s matcha tea. It’s tea with matcha flavour. Prefer matcha latte *sigh*

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Chocolate 32k

The iced chocolate was just okay. I needed a darker chocolate. And I also didn’t like the texture of the iced chocolate. It’s like they put crumbs in the iced chocolate. Hope they will make it a better one for me next time.

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Congratulations Coffee AYA for your opening. Good luck!

Coffee AYA
Jl. Muara Karang Z8 No 19
Pluit, Jakarta
Phone: +62 21 26080486
IG: @coffee.aya

NôRD Coffee at Muara Karang Pluit Jakarta

October 30th, 2016. Finally, I got chance to visit this new coffee shop in Muara Karang area. I heard about this place months ago. I tried to come to this coffee shop, but it’s so small, we couldn’t get any seats. So I guess, another time. And the time shall come. LOL. One fine day, I visited it with fellow foodies. NôRD.

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I stepped inside and I knew why this place was always crowded. It’s not very big and it’s thematic. Monochromatic minimalist-industrial with Star Wars figures all around. Very good for those who likes to do OOTD. They have outdoor area, but it’s too hot for us to sit outside. That’s why we chose to sit inside. They have this corner with sofas. Very instagenic. By the way, love the black coffee machine. Cool! And fun fact: the name, NôRD, means North, in French.

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White Regular 36k

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White Mini 32k

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Ice Chocolate 45k

After my friends told me that the coffee was just okay, I thought it will the same with the coffee. But, after one sip, I changed my mind. It was great. Amazing texture with delicious dark chocolate flavour. I was very happy.

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Cendol Cake 45k

I heard from other foodies that this was one delicious cake. They called it: da bomb, too good to be true, must order, uber good, highly recommended, etc. And when I tried this one, all I can say is: not my favourite. LOL. I still searching the cendol taste in this cake. Hahahaha. Sorry, it’s not that bomb, for me.

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Nutella Danish 28k

It’s good. Well, like I said always, nutella never failed me. The texture of the danish was also good. Yeah,

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When you go to Pluit and do not know what to do, just drop by to this place and have fun with the ambiance. It’s a nice place to do OOTD. Don’t forget to try their ice chocolate. One of the best. Welcome NôRD to coffee shops line in North Jakarta.

NôRD
Jl. Pluit Karang Timur Blok BB5 No. 8
Pluit, Jakarta
Phone: +62 852-6277-7789
IG: @nord.jkt