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Naughty Nuri’s Singapore – Popular Ribs Restaurant From Bali Opens At Capitol Piazza

Naughty Nuri’s known for its “killer ribs and twisted martinis” which originated in Ubud Bali has opened in Singapore, to much anticipation of course. Some background about the grill house: Naughty Nuri’s was opened in Bali by a couple (the wife is called Isnuri, thus the name), and has attracted too many tourists, appeared in […]

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Kafe Betawi – Indonesian Street Food at One Of Jakarta’s Best Restaurant Chain

[Jakarta Indonesia] Betawi literally means ‘native Jakarta’, and to have some of the most delicious and authentic Indonesian street food in a comfortable restaurant setting, you can make your way to Kafe Betawi – one of the most successful chains in Indonesia opened since 1992. I feel I can literally spend an entire day at […]

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IndoBox – New Indonesian Casual Dining at Ion Orchard

BALIThai closed and Indobox opened at the same location of Ion Orchard, a prime corner spot at Level 3 of Ion Orchard. Both are operated by the same Katrina Holdings who also owns Bayang, RennThai, Streats hong kong café, Honguo, Hutong and Muchos Mexican Bar & Restaurant. The problem with IndoBox (and its predecessor BALIThai) […]

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Grand Hyatt Jakarta – Good Shopping, Eating & Unexpected Fun on Sundays

[Jakarta, Indonesia] Grand Hyatt Jakarta is considered one of the its city’s best 5 star luxury hotel, located next to a prominent historical landmark – The Selamat Datang Statue which means ‘welcome’. I won’t say much about how comfortable the rooms are, or how enjoyable it was to relax and swim at its 43-metre lagoon-shaped […]

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Sari Bundo – Culture Shock At A Padang Restaurant In Jakarta Indonesia

[Jakarta, Indonesia] Eating at a Padang Restaurant is quite a culture shock, but also a memorable experience. I would recommend a try whenever you are at Indonesia to get a taste of their traditional cuisine almost all at once – like a buffet. Ibu brought us to Sari Bunda, one of Jakarta’s most known Padang […]

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Malioboro – Fried Chicken So Soft You Can Eat The Bones

This may sound a little crazy. When someone says “I finished the entire chicken, you really can take it literally.” So having deep fried chicken is one thing, but finishing the chicken thoroughly INCLUDING the bones is another. Malioboro (Ayam Tulang Lunak) at Jurong Point is an Indonesian based restaurant which provides delicious soft bone […]

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Simply said, this is Indonesia’s answer to KFC. While Ayam Penyet (Flattened Fried Chicken) hasn’t exactly taken Singapore by stomp, it has increasingly gained its following over the last two years. The word “Waroeng” means a traditional hut in Indonesia that serve reasonably priced food, while “Penyet” means flattened.  You may find this little shop […]

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IndoChili – Selamat Makan! Homely Indonesian Delights at Zion Road

Name me 5 Best Indonesian restaurants. Perhaps that came with a little difficulty. While we are almost familiar with our neighbours’ cuisine such as Ayam Panggang, Sate, Tahu Telor and Nasi Kampung, Indonesian restaurants are always considered less hip and under the radar locally. And how many can tell the difference between authentic Indonesian cuisine […]

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Seribu Sari – Semi Buffet Indonesian Dining A Pleasant Treat

Rendezvous Grand Hotel was much known for its nasi padang eatery which had been around since the 1950s, and I nearly forgotten that it has moved to Clarke Quay central after a revamp two years ago. The space has been taken up by the hotel’s own Seribu Sari, which means ‘thousand spices’ due to the […]

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RS Deli – Sedap Chicken Satay and Beef Rendang Burgers

People go to RS Deli mainly for two things – For their sweet garlic emping crackers, and Nasi Lemak Burger. Even as a bottle of the Indonesia crackers go at $18, they are usually quickly snapped up during festivals. Only because they are from the famous Rasa Sayang brand. Just as you may be even […]

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