April 2014 EDITION 56
Conscious Cuisine River Cafe
Cooking with Colours
Eat, Paint, Love
Let’s eat! Culture Balinese Super Drinks
Superfood for a Super life
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22 Superfood for a Super Life
34 Take The S Train Sushimi Kai-Ten Zushi
Our Cover Digital Imaging by: Maulana Abdussalam
16 Traditional Indonesian Feast Star Anise Restaurant
The Main Affair
20 Cooking with Colours
42 Let Them Eat Cake! Ruth’s Cupcakes and Dessert
The Newest 26 Fruit ‘n’ Rhythm Rumba
38 Conscious Cuisine River Cafe
Soul Food 44 Simply Wholesome Bali Buda Kerobokan
30 Green Cuisine Bel Piatto, The Akmani 4 let’s eat!
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34 56 Dine & Leisure 46 Eat, Paint, Love
The Specialists 50 Iwan Darmawan
Ketut Gede Darmawan
Island Life 52 A Breath of Fresh Air Strawberry Hill, Bedugul
Let’s Cook 54 Steamed Dory with Red Pepper and Orange Sauce Mercure Bali Harvestland
Let’s Sip 56 Jimbaran Black Coffee Golden Rabbits Coffee
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62 Scrumptious Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Regulars 66 Food Talk 67 Map & Directory 76 Pick Up Points
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Welcome March “Cream coloured ponies and crisp apple strudels Doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings These are a few of my favorite things” Lyrics from the all time-favourite childhood movie soundtrack, sung by Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music suddenly crossed my mind today. I also remembered what my mum told me, “Eat your vegetables!” or “Have some fruit, don’t be lazy dear.” Well, fruit and vegetables might not have been my favourite things when I was a kid, compared to chocolate – little did I know then that this is actually a superfood! Eating the right food, as opposed to taking synthetic vitamins or pills can bring many health benefits to our bodies, enhance our moods and even help us stay slim. In this edition we explore the concept of superfoods and discover that they are easy to find around us – with some great cafes and restaurants right here in Bali that focus on fresh, healthy offerings. Our Musings feature, Superfood for a Super Life (p.22) spotlights the benefits of this nutrient dense food group, and gives tips on where to find your superfood fix in Bali. We uncover the newest juice / salad bar in Seminyak, Rumba (p.26,) and check out the sashimi at the trendy Kai-Ten Zushi (p.30.) In this issue we also enjoy ‘conscious cuisine’ at River Café, Maya Ubud (p.38), eat wholesome home-style food at Bali Buda, Kerobokan (p.64), come across Coffee Golden Rabbits Brewery House (p.56) and discover delicious food and one of the island’s greatest love stories at Rondji’s at The Blanco Renaissance Museum. Our exciting news this month is that, as of this issue, Let’s eat! your culinary
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guide will now be available in the first week of each month. We are happy to hit the stands earlier and will continue to share the latest culinary trends, as well as hot restaurant news and reviews, and hope to remain one of your favourite things too! There is a famous saying by Adelle Davis, “We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are” In this spirit, let’s add superfood to our list of favorite things.
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Senior Advisor A.A. Ngr. Mahendra Editor-in-Chief Managing Director Ayu Sawitri Hapsari Patricia TA Bid Business Development Alison Elisabeth Bone Managing Editor Via Wijaya Writers Menur Astuti Eve Tedja Kartika Dewi Suardana Creative Group Head Dali Dwiputra Siregar Graphic Designer Tri Angendari Director of Photography Heri Obrink Account Director Agus Setiawan Account Executive Mitra Adi Rachman (email@example.com) Distribution & Circulation AA. Mayun, I Nyoman Supartika, Dewa Tirta Cultural Advisor Kadek Wahyudita ‘Penggak’ OFFICE Khrisna Building II, 2nd Floor, Jalan Raya Kuta 88R, Kuta, Bali 80361, Indonesia P+62 361 961 0066 F+62 361 762 241 firstname.lastname@example.org www.letseatmag.com I www.visiworld.asia
A well seasoned travel writer, Alison spent years exploring the world before arriving in Bali, where she quickly succumbed to the island’s exotic charms. Trading her nomadic journeys for adventures of a culinary kind, she happily spends her time writing about restaurants and working on her first novel.
Menur shares her time between Manado and Bali and admits she still hasn’t had the guts to try Manadonese Paniki – a dish made from bats, but she promises to write about it when she has. When in Bali, she loves trying new restaurants with friends, and particularly enjoys Vietnamese and Indian food, Connect with her @menurastuti
Eve’s family motto has always been ‘live to eat rather than eat to live.’ Aside from eating, she also loves to write, travel, design and cook (although, admittedly that also involves eating.) Occasionally, you can find her bragging about where she eats and travels in her tweets @evetedja
Dewi has been working as an independent writer since 2005, and her book ‘Dances of Bali’ has sold more than 2000 copies. Aside from writing she is also passionate about diving, photography and actively volunteers for several non-profit organisations that are engaged in conservation work.
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Fiesta a La Finca Located just off Jalan Batu Belig, La Finca is a crowd favourite, with its laid back vibe and superb Spanish/ Mediterranean delights that have created quite a buzz amongst Balinese foodies. Now they are offering a special lunch set menu that comes at a great price. Depending on how hungry you are, the set menu consists of La Finca signature sandwich/ burger with iced tea, as well as options to add salad, soup or even dessert. Set menu starts from 85K. La Finca I Jl. Subak Sari #77, Batu Belig P +62 361 274 0088
Oui, Monsieur! Monsieur Spoon held a special choux pastry-making class for children in March. Kids from the age of four to twelve, joined the fun for one tasty happy hour. From making choux dough, to practising their skills with piping and filling, as well as sampling the delicious results; these lucky kids definitely had a real treat. Letâ€™s hope they will make a class for adults soon! Monsieur Spoon I Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu M +62 878 6280 8859
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The Best of Asia It comes as no surprise that Bali’s much-loved Sarong Restaurant was recently named in San Pellegrino’s Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014. The Asian-inspired fine dining restaurant also earned San Pellegrino’s Best Restaurant in Indonesia award. Created by celebrity chef Will Meyrick, who also operates Bali’s Mamasan, Sarong was the only Indonesian restaurant to make the list. Sarong Restaurant I Jl. Petitenget No. 19X, Kerobokan P +62 361 473 7809
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The Bell for Sofitel The much talked about luxurious Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort, certainly knows a thing or two about spoiling its guests with delectable cocktails. Jeff Bell, an award-winning bartender and mixologist from the USA, was invited to showcase his talent in a cocktail training session with Budiman Atmaja, the Balinese representative in Diageo World Class 2014, as well as Sofitel’s resident bartender. Sofitel Bali
I Nusa Dua Beach Resort I P +62 361 849 2888
One of a Kind Luke Mangan doesn’t really need further introduction. One of Australia’s leading chefs and restaurateurs, he now brings his magic touch to Bali, with the opening of Salt tapas by Luke Mangan at Sentosa. Simple and fresh tapas to share is the philosophy of the casual, but beautifully decorated restaurant. Offering a world cuisine odyssey, from the Mediterranean to Bali, Salt tapas certainly creates a truly memorable dining experience. Salt Tapas & Bar at Sentosa Seminyak Jl. Pura Telaga Waja, Petitenget I P +62 361 737 676
Dinner with a Spy The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival is welcoming guests to an intimate evening of dinner and conversation with one of the most intriguing political figures from the Bush era, Valerie Plame. Enjoy a wonderful dinner at one of the festival’s much-loved venues, Indus Restaurant, and hear more from the New York Times bestseller to find out how closely Plame resembles her Blowback heroine, Vanessa Pierson. The event takes place on April 17, ticket price AU$20.
I Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Ubud P +62 361 780 8932 I www.ubudwritersfestival.com
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Wine Feast Chris Salans of Mozaic Restaurant, hosted a wildly successful Grand Cru Bordeaux intimate dinner for twenty in Ubud, cooking live in the restaurant’s stateof-the-art Miele workshop kitchen, accompanied by Jérôme Héranval – Château Durfort’s wine maker. Three different vintages of Château Haut Bages Liberal, Château Durfort Vivens, and Château Ferriere, were paired with the exquisite five-course degustation menu. Hopefully, Mozaic will create another similar event in the near future. Mozaic Bali
I Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Ubud
P +62 361 975 768
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Indonesian Traditional Feast
If you want to sample twenty Indonesian dishes from the east to the west of the sprawling island nation, try the Grand Rijsttafel at Star Anise Restaurant. The idea is to eat together with your family or friends while enjoying a delicious Indonesian feast.
Indonesian food is a never-ending journey that one has
and corporate events. A vast and verdant garden at the
to experience along the way. In Bali where there are
end of the restaurant can be used to make a refreshing
many restaurants offering different kinds of Indonesian
outdoor garden party.
food, either from a specific region, or from all over the
Earthy colours are depicted in the furniture, woods and
archipelago, making a decision on where to eat can be difficult.
floors, while a vertical garden adds a fresh and welcoming touch. The best spot is in the garden beside the pond
As an Indonesian restaurant with an al fresco ambience,
where you can enjoy the green surroundings and trickle of
Star Anise offers a range of Indonesian food with a
water. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, guests are
majestic presentation. Spacious parking in front extends
entertained by Balinese Dance, with dancers coming out
to the hotel area, as Star Anise is part of The Kana Hotel,
of the subtle stage area at the end of the garden, and soft
Kuta. Come inside and you will see the large restaurant
warm lighting creating an air of romance.
area that can accommodate big groups for both private
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Telur Bumbu Bali
Small bowls of Soto Ayam - chicken broth with glass
Gado-Gado – mixed vegetables with peanut sauce,
noodles, boiled egg and cabbage open the feast for each
Kacang Panjang Bumbu Kalas – long beans in coconut
of us on the table. Then comes the real thing, eighteen
sauce, Terong Kecap – fried egg plant with sweet soy
perfectly arranged mouth-watering dishes.
sauce, Perkedel Jagung – sweet corn fritter, and Tahu
Our plates are filled with cone-shaped rice – both yellow
Telur – fried egg with tofu.
and white. Udang Sambal Goreng – prawn in chilli sauce,
There is also Cake Tape, a delicious muffin - style
Tempe Kering - fried bean cake with sweet soy sauce,
cake made from fermented cassava and Es Campur –
Sate Ikan Bali - minced fish skewer, crispy peanut cracker,
Indonesian mixed shaped ice dessert. This Grand Rijsttafel
Rempeyek with hints of lime leaves, Ikan Asam Manis
style of dining is available for dinner for two persons or
- grilled fish with sweet sour sauce, Telur Bumbu Bali -
more, and all the dishes can be ordered a la carte. Before
boiled egg with Balinese curry sauce, Opor Ayam - yellow
going home, be sure to stop by at the corner of Kania
chicken curry, Ayam Bakar Taliwang – grilled chicken, Sate
Pia beside the entrance, where Balinese pies with various
Ayam – chicken skewer, Otak Otak – minced fish cake in
fillings such as chocolate, cheese, durian, red and green
banana leaf, Acar Kuning – vegetable pickles, wrapped
beans are perfect for take away. Menur
Star Anise Restaurant I The Kana Hotel, Jl. Setiabudi No. 8, Kuta I P +62 361 8496 100
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a sophisticated dining experience
Sanur I Ubud I Nusa Dua I Jimbaran P. 62 361 705 777 F. 62 361 705 101 E. firstname.lastname@example.org www.thegangsa.com
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Make your life brighter and healthier by introducing more vibrancy to your diet. Letâ€™s eat! reveals the secrets of eating by colour.
Yellow and orange fruits, such as oranges, lemons and mangos are very rich in beta-carotene, a source of vitamin A, which is super important for the immune and reproductive systems.
Dark brown chocolate contains phenylethylamine, which has a positive effect on your mood and cognitive health.
Green vegetables are nutrient rich and the perfect diet food â€“ weighing in at less than 50 calories per cup. They are also delicious, and easy to combine with other food.
The purplish-blue hues of sweet potatoes and blueberries makes them rich in potassium, vitamin C, and anthocyanin, which help keep your brain sharp.
In general red fruits, like strawberries and pomegranate are high in vitamin C, potassium and fibre which make them good for the heart, as well as lowering the risk of cancer and diabetes.
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Superfood for a super life The notion that certain foods have higher nutritional value than others is hardly new – but the categorisation, ‘superfood’ is a relatively recent phenomenon, perhaps reflecting a world-wide trend towards healthier eating habits. The superfood group generally includes natural, nutritionally dense food like berries, salmon, nuts and cacao which are vibrant, low in calories, high in antioxidants and packed with vitamins and minerals.
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t is said that we are what we eat, which of course
much outweighed by chemical processing, high amounts
isn’t entirely accurate, but it is a good place to start.
of sugars and artificial preservatives. Unfortunately
While some may dismiss the notion of superfood
many companies merely use the term as a branding
as a fad/or marketing jargon, there is no denying that
slogan to boost sales, and if a packaged item lists sugar,
a good healthy diet that is low in sugar and processed
preservatives and colourings it has already dropped way
fats, and high in fruits, vegetables and lean protein, will
down the nutritional scale. On the other hand, buying
help maintain weight, fight disease and make you live
organic, free range products and eating them raw,
longer. It will also make you feel great. That doesn’t
poached, steamed or grilled is the best way to preserve
mean to say that you have to eat superfood exclusively,
the nutritional integrity of food.
but adding more nutrient rich food to your diet,
When it comes to eating out in Bali, most restaurants
combined with regular exercise and a healthy lifestyle can only enhance the quality of your life.
have some kind of superfood on the menu – including salads and fresh juices, but those that offer healthy
The way food is prepared also affects its health giving
whole foods are the best place to go looking for the
properties – for instance, it’s better to eat your spinach
ultimate superfood fix. Our top picks include Watercress,
raw, or lightly steamed so as to retain nutrients, as
Alchemy, Glow, Zula, Bali Buda, Kafe, Clear, Soma, Desa
opposed to having it battered and deep fried into a
Seni, Divine Earth, River Cafe, Rumba, Bodag Maliah at
tempura. Similarly, while eating a Mars Bar may give
Sari Organik, and Westin, Nusa Dua which actually offers
you some of the benefits of chocolate – these are pretty
a super food menu. Alison
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Seven Super food at a glance
Salmon is very low in fat, and is packed with protein and Omega 3’s that help prevent depression and inflammation of joints. Recommended: Chilli-Rubbed Salmon at Maya Resort, Ubud.
Greens such as spinach, kale and bokchoy have the highest concentrations of easily digestible nutrients, fat burning compounds, vitamins and minerals to protect and heal the body. Recommended: Lean and Clean Juice at glow at COMO Shambhala is a dark green powerhouse.
Fruits and Nuts like almonds, brazil nuts and berries are high in anti-oxidants that fight free radicals in the body. Free radicals put stress on our bodies, with factors including pollution, cigarette smoke, radiation, burnt foods, deep fried fats and cooked foods. Recommended: Cashew Milk drinks at Clear Cafe.
Seaweeds are the most nutritionally dense plants on the planet as they have access to all the nutrients in the ocean. They can contain up to 10 times more calcium than milk and eight times as much as beef. Recommended: Seaweed Salad at Made’s Warung, Kuta.
Chocolate is high in super antioxidants know as flavanoids that have been shown to have anti-clotting and anti-inflammatory effects which in theory could lower the risk of heart disease and lower blood pressure. Recommended: Alchemy, for a tantalising selection of raw chocolates.
Broccoli is rich in anti oxidants and high in folate – which is beneficial in preventing heart disease. Recommended: Virgin Maliah Juice at Bodag Maliah Sari Organik, which blends broccoli, strawberries and pineapple.
Recipe: Chocolate strawberries
Bananas are jam-packed with potassium that helps lower blood pressure, and vitamin B6 for healthy skin and hair. Recommended: Raw Cacao Smoothy at Bali Buda blended with cacao and banana.
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A simple and delicious way to get a tasty superfood blast is to take fresh organic strawberries (washed and patted dry) and dip them in dark organic chocolate (gently melted in a double boiler over a low heat.)
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the newest Toti
In the mood for something fresh and fruity? Rumba has opened its doors at the top of Jalan Basangkasa, Seminyak, bringing a breath of fresh air to this busy corner, with a menu of lush cold press juices, creative salads, bruschetta and real Italian gelato.
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Newly opened at the time of our visit, the Italian
Italiana, with rucola, tomato and parmesan, all
creators of this funky new hangout have great
served on crunchy bread coated in sesame seeds.
plans in store, including a gelato kiosk in the
Andrea adds that they adopt the locavore concept
garden, and evenings filled with live music and
as much as possible, with all fresh produce and
cocktails. For now we have super food on the
most other items sourced right here in Bali, with
brain, and are happy to get with the fruity vibe –
the exception of a few essential ingredients, like
not to mention the cool jazz/funk soundtrack.
chia seeds, quinoa, goji berries and, obviously,
Manager, Andrea, explains the concept of ‘fruit ‘n’
Italian Extra Virgin Olive oil!
rhythm,’ and their original plan to limit the menu
Imaginative combinations abound – tasty blends
to raw juices, smoothies, salads, and icy gelato,
of fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices. Scanning
served with a Latino vibe. But of course wherever
the juice menu, I notice Mr Watermelon Man, and
Italians go bruschetta is sure to follow – so a
Mr Tan (carrot beetroot ginger and papaya,) but I
bruschetta bar was also introduced – albeit one
can’t go past Mr Green, a delicious cold pressed,
with a tropical fruity twist. Think Toti, with salmon,
naturally sweet apple juice, jazzed up with
papaya, lime and lemongrass, Contadina with pear
lemongrass, lime and a hint of mint. Yellow Fever
parmesan and honey, as well as a more classic
follows – a brightly-hued super smoothie packed with the goodness of coconut milk, mango, banana and pineapple – with a dash of chia seeds on top.
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Avomango ‘n’ Gojiberries
Moving on to the salad bar, I have an Avomango ‘n’ Gojiberries, and discover that sweet juicy mango and avocado make a great combination – especially when enhanced with sharp rocket, citron dressing, goji berries, cashews and shredded coconut. Our Pachamama fruit salad comes with mixed fruit drenched in a lovely homemade vanilla syrup boiled with orange and lemon peel. There is also Rujak, Indonesian–style spicy fruit salad – revisited with a Rumba twist, while the Fruit Sate is coated in a caramelised
passion fruit sauce. One of the best things about having a super healthy lunch – apart obviously from the fact that it makes you feel great, is that there is no guilt factor involved when with finishing with a little dessert, after all, it’s all about balance, and the delicious Italian gelato is made with the freshest of local fruit. My Dragon Ice, is served parfait-style, with vanilla gelato afloat in a sea of strawberry and dragon fruit salad, topped with fresh whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa-dusted cashews. It tastes like heaven! Alison
Rumba I Jl. Raya Basangkasa 8x, Seminyak I P +62 361 836 1448
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must try Barramundi and Prawn with Coconut Sauce
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Coming into the tropical lobby of The Akmani Hotel Legian, take the elevator to the fifth floor and you will arrive at Bel Piatto, offering an international menu with a good selection of Italian cuisine. Whether it’s lunch, or dinner, don’t forget to ask the Executive Chef about the daily specials. In addition to views over a secret lagoonlike swimming pool, you will see how space is maximised with vertical gardens, to give customers a comfortable feeling when dining at Bel Piatto. The latest buzz from the minimaliststyle restaurant is Executive Chef Adi Yulyawan, with his range of organic cuisine. “Organic cuisine is not only about using organic ingredients, but also minimising cooking methods,” he says, while adding that he also avoids using cooking oil. In this ‘green cooking’ method, fruit has a much wider playground, and turns up in appetisers, main course and dessert. According to Yulyawan, the demand for healthy cuisine has definitely increased in recent years.
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Grilled Salmon with Orange Sauce
Grilled Salmon with Orange Sauce is our first dish,
from the kitchen thus saving time and energy. Yulyawan
accompanied with a strawberry salad on the side and
admits he likes to go around Bali during his spare time
sliced orange to accentuate the fresh salmon which has
and see farmers to get some ideas, “I like to keep trying
been poached in orange juice to create a unique citrus
new ideas I get from my travels and past experience.”
flavour. Barramundi and Prawn with Coconut Sauce is
The health conscious food doesn’t stop here, as the
equally fresh, with pan seared barramundi and prawn lightly cooked in a coconut milk stew that results in a mellow coconut milk taste. A sprinkling of exotic herbs, including lemongrass gives a hint of spiciness. What I had guessed was grilled tomatoes in the side salad, turn out to be sliced tamarillo, a fresh idea that I never thought of. As mentioned before, tropical fruit is used creatively in the kitchen, and of course, since the organic cooking method is minimalist, all food is served fresh
dessert is even more exciting. This is not your ordinary Tiramisu, because it’s made with low calorie sugar, which means it doesn’t taste as rich as a regular Tiramisu and is almost guilt free so you can eat it all by yourself. We finish the afternoon talk with Chef Ady Yulyawan by sipping Bel Piatto’s signature cocktail, Green Tosca. If you’re lucky, when you get to Bel Piatto, you might be offered an entirely different menu, that’s why you should always ask for today’s specials from the Chef. Menur
Bel Piatto @ The Akmani Hotel I Jl. Raya Legian 91, Kuta I P +62 361 754 577
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Tucked between a popular salsa club and a spa, Sushimi Kai-ten Zushi makes a great addition to buzzing Dhyana Pura Street in Seminyak. The clear glass and minimalistic white wall façade of the sushi train restaurant makes a nice change of scenery from the colourful street view. Simple and clean, this is very much a modern Japanese restaurant.
The rectangular train on the clean and neat counter
Santika who has had over 12 years of experience in
instantly draws me in, as does the cool industrial decor.
Japanese cuisine, Sushimi has quickly garnered a loyal
This being lunch hour, my belly starts to grumble as I
following. “We make it simple and affordable, to suit
watch plates of sushi rolls gliding around effortlessly
the needs and activities of the people in this part of
on the train track. There are two itamae (sushi chefs)
Seminyak. Friday night is usually our busiest night,”
manning the counter and they are industriously
he explains, while expertly slicing a red blooded tuna
producing plate after plate of fat delicious rolls for
fish for my sashimi. A generous and beautifully served
the ravenous crowd at the bar. While waiting for my
Sashimi Main officially open my lunch feast. Freshly
order, I browse through the menu which features a
sliced Tasmanian salmon, tuna and king fish are served in
comprehensive selection of Japanese favourites, from
their top condition – succulent, tender and juicy, just as
edamame to tempura.
they should be. A slight dip into the soy sauce and green
Australian-owned, and spearheaded by Chef Putu
wasabi is all it takes to heighten the taste.
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I order another serving of raw Salmon Carpaccio, thinly sliced salmon belly topped with coriander leaves and wasabi mayonnaise dressing. The belly oil from the fish creates magic in my mouth combined with a slight tinge of wasabi. To balance the taste, I order a small portion of Karaage Chicken from the a la carte menu. The chunky deep-fried chicken is very satisfying, crunchy on the outside and juicy on the inside, served with a tasty dipping sauce. I notice the guests are coming and going at an exhilarating rate. Some order take away, while others have a few quick bites from the train and immediately dash off. After finishing the last bite of the chunky chicken, I finally rest my chopsticks. The most vital thing about eating in front of a sushi train is to know when to stop, and I tell you, they donâ€™t make it easy here for you to do so. The way I see it, if Sushimi is indeed a train, I will definitely hop on anytime. Eve
Sushimi Kai-Ten Zushi I Jl. Dhyana Pura 4 X, Seminyak I P +62 361 737816
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Riverside Salad Bowl
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A concept of ‘Conscious Cuisine’ sees a holistic approach to dining that emphasises clean, crisp, fresh and natural flavours, with a mix of textures and ingredients intended to nourish the mind, body and soul. Chilli Rubbed Chicken Heavenly Vegan Chocolate Mousse
Kidney Kick Starter
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Executive Chef Kath Townsend
Peering over the veranda at the river that winds through
on to the Riverside Salad Bowl, teeming with taste and
the rainforest, I am overcome with that feeling of peace
texture. The long, spiraling strands of carrot and beetroot
and happiness that comes from being somewhere truly
are a little like eating crispy colourful spaghetti, while
beautiful. The steep surrounding forest is thick with
tofu, tempe and seeds provide substance, and a spirulina
banana trees, bamboo and palms, and below us an
and tahini dressing lends a certain sweet earthiness. The
infinity pool just out over the river – a vision of tropical
River Gado Gado is the most elegant I have seen, with
dainty quail eggs, vegetables wrapped sushi roll-style,
The atmospheric setting of the River Cafe is enhanced
triangles of potato and tofu and a scattering of cashews.
by bright and cheerful tables settings, including pots of wheatgrass and elaborately rolled napkins. Maya Executive
comes with vast experience in high profile
The highlight is the raw cashew nut sauce, which is milder, creamier and more subtle than the usual peanut sauce, and is delicately flavoured with turmeric, ginger, garlic and honey.
restaurants and resorts, from Sydney
Crispy Skin Salmon Fillet comes as a plump
to Sri Lanka to the Maldives. Her
fillet topped with watercress and a drizzle
concept of ‘Conscious Cuisine’
of citron dressing, and is served atop
sees a holistic approach to dining
a tasty chickpea and spinach fritter,
that emphasises clean, crisp,
with pipa verde – an excellent
fresh and natural flavours, with a
Mexican-style sauce made with
mix of textures and ingredients
pepitos, coriander, garlic, onion
intended to nourish the mind,
and jalapenos. We finish with a
Heavenly Vegan Chocolate Mousse
abound, from salmon, to nuts, juices,
which is rich in taste and velvety
texture. Dairy free, this lush dessert is
avocado. Fresh organic vegetables and herbs are sourced in the hills of Bedugul and from the resort’s own gardens, and the menu offers dairy and wheat alternatives – such as buckwheat and coconut flour, as well as tasty pizza, and a Riverside Ploughman’s for those looking for more substantial fare.
made with avocado, honey, raw cacao and vanilla bean and has the occasional surprise crunch of a hazelnut or cacao bean. The Spa at Maya is adjacent to the restaurant, with atmospheric treatment pavilions scattered along the riverbanks. Famed for its exotic sensory journeys, a spa session is perfectly complemented with a nutritious, tasty
Healthy drinks make a logical starting point and we try a
lunch at the River Cafe. Outside guests can immerse
Skin Tonic, a delicious blend of carrot and orange juice,
themselves in the tropical healing vibe, and treat
and a sweet refreshing Kidney Kick Starter, mixing green
themselves to a ‘Day at Maya’ spa package which includes
apple, pineapple and watermelon. Rather than a bread
yoga, a riverside walk, cooking class, spa treatment and
basket, we are offered crudités of carrot and cucumber
wrapped in nori, served with tahini sauce, then move
Maya Ubud Resort & Spa I Jl. Gunung Sari, Peliatan, Ubud I P +62 36 977 888
36 I Open 10am - 8pm
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decadent dessert Orange Almond Glutten Free Cake
Let Them Eat Cake! The charming maroon and white interior of Ruth’s Cupcakes & Desserts makes us feels instantly at home. This traditional, American-style cafe has been spoiling Bali with its delightful indulgences; catering to countless birthday parties and other celebratory milestones as well as serving up sweet treats direct from the counter. “I’ve been baking since I was young, using classic,
behind all those fabulous cakes.
American-style recipes that have been handed down
From just four staff members when they first opened six
through my family. We moved to Bali 13 years ago and my hobby of baking a cake or two for friends and family started to get more serious with everyone encouraging me to make a proper business out of it,” explains Ruth warmly, once and for all confirming that there is a Ruth
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years ago, the team has flourished into a busy team of 30. This comfortable cafe on Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai Sanur is further evidence of how the business has grown. The booth seating is comfortable with enough privacy for meetings, or high tea with friends. The heart of the
Chocolate Cake with Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
cafe is a tantalising display of daily-made colourful cupcakes and cakes. “We have a plan to expand the cafe, knocking down walls to show the lush golf course at the back, and producing new items like our custard-based ice cream,” says Ruth and we take it as a sign that we should proceed to start our little tea party right away. The best thing about Ruth’s Desserts is that it caters to everybody’s tastes. There’s the sinfully dark Chocolate Cake made from Belgian chocolate, but then there’s also the Orange Almond Gluten Free Cake which tastes light, not as sweet and has a nutty flavour. My company, who is not a big fan of sweet desserts, is having a serious affair with the Pavlova, a fluffy meringue topped with fresh strawberry, raspberry and blueberry, while my other
Cream. I haven’t even mentioned the made-from-scratch, thick and luscious cream cheese frosting on top of the cakes. We feel very much at home when all is done: spoilt and blissfully full. Then Ruth comes over to offer us her latest batch of cupcakes on a three-tiered platter, and of course we can’t say no to that. High with sugar and spice and everything nice, we leave the cafe feeling utterly satisfied and quite happy. That’s just what cakes do to you. Eve
friend is ooh-ing and aah-ing over every spoonful of Chocolate Cake with Mint Chocolate Chip Ice
Ruth’s Cupcakes & Desserts I Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai 88A, Sanur I P +62 36 288 124
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Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Bali Buda, is at the forefront of Bali’s burgeoning health food scene, with atmospheric café/retail spaces in Ubud, Kerobokan, the Bukit, and new branches coming soon. When it comes to healthy eating on the island, Bali Buda
knowledge that it is ethically sourced, properly prepared,
is a long-time favourite, offering tasty wholesome food
and mostly organic – obtained from farms working with
that is great value and consistently good. The motives of
The Bali Organic Association and Syanna Pacific. The
co-founders, Paulo and Brenda, who took over the café
home-style menu includes vegetarian burgers, wheat free
in 1999 were simple; they wanted to support a healthy
wraps, hearty soups, salads, Italian-style pizza (wheat,
lifestyle for themselves and their families, and to treat
spelt or rye crust), pasta, and healthy Indonesian food.
their customers in the same way.
While predominantly vegetarian, you can also find a
The Kerobokan branch is a calm, colourful and
nutritious Soto Ayam – free range chicken soup, Bakso
welcoming space, and I am a frequent visitor. I love the simplicity and the lack of pretension in the food, and the
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Ikan – fresh fish ball soup, and choose raw, vegan, and wheat free options.
Super health drinks come with eco-friendly glass straws
with zesty black bean salsa and huge side of salad.
and can be made with non-dairy milk, take the Raw
In-house baking includes a good range of breads, pies
Cacao Smoothie which tastes just like a regular chocolate
and cakes, and the retail section is stocked with one of
milkshake laced with fresh banana, but is made with
the biggest selections of wholefood products on the
rice milk and organic raw cacao, so is light, low fat and
island. So whether you are looking for chia seeds or
energising. The Super Berry is sweet and tart in equal
organic almonds, herbal supplements or natural cleaning
measures, an antioxidant dream of mixed berries,
products, gluten free bread or a big fat slice of carrot
coconut water, vanilla yoghurt and honey.
cake, Bali Buda has all the bases covered.
My Tofu Cashew Curry is packed with vegetables, tofu,
Playing an active role in the local community is at the
chickpeas and crunchy cashews in a mildly aromatic
heart of Bali Buda, who provide valued support to
sauce and served with brown rice, while the Macrobiotic
cottage industries and community initiatives such as Eco
Plate is far tastier than I expect, with grilled tofu,
Bali, and Rumah Sehat Madani (free prenatal services),
steamed broccoli, chick peas, spicy miso soup, and
and the ‘Say No to Plastic’ campaign. The Sanur branch
a salty gomasio. Eggplant and Almond Enchiladas
will open this year, and Bali Buda Seminyak is also on the
come with sprouted almonds in corn tortillas topped
Eggplant and Almond Enchiladas
Bali Buda, Kerobokan I Jl. Banjar Anyar 25A, Kerobokan I P +62 36 844 5935
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dine & leisure
Eat, Paint, Love Bali abounds with galleries, love stories and great food. A visit to Rondjiâ€™s at the inspiring Blanco Renaissance Museum in Ubud, blends all three into an unforgettable sensory experience.
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This story starts with a dashing young Spanish artist,
fringed by flourishing gardens – home to gorgeous
named Don Antonio Blanco, who arrived on the shores
tropical birds, including brightly hued macaws and an
of Bali in 1952. Vivacious and charming, he enchanted
elegant black hornbill from Borneo. Stairs flanked by
all who met him, including the King of Ubud – a keen
mythical dragons lead into a majestic space – a colourful
patron of the arts – who gave him land by the banks of the
blend of Spanish baroque, Italian aesthetics and Hindu
Campuan River. Blanco’s heart was captured by mystical
philosophy, with three floors reflecting the upper, middle
Bali, and a beautiful young temple dancer named Rondji,
and lower worlds. Rooms display beautiful paintings,
who became the love of his life. He died in 1999, but
collages and lithographs – with a strong recurring theme
his dream of turning his studio mansion into a museum
of eroticism and irreverence (prudish sensibilities are best
became a reality, and the ethereal beauty of his beloved
left at the gate!) A separate room houses the work of his
Rondji, who died 11 years later, is forever captured in the
son, Mario Blanco, also a celebrated artist, who opened
evocative art that adorns its walls.
Rondji’s in 2012, in memory of his mother who loved to
Sets on a small hill overlooking Ubud, the museum is
cook for her family.
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Curcuma Temulawak Jivara
The enchanting restaurant sprawls across a shady timber
fish), tuna salad with lemongrass dressing, shredded
deck that stretches into the treetops, with long wooden
chicken with chillies and lime, corn and fern tips with
tables adorned with orchids. A recent menu change sees
grated coconut, and a spicy duck spring roll. From the
a shift of focus, and is now divided into two sections;
Spanish side we indulge in Pato Asada, presented like a
Balinese/Indonesian food in honour of Rondji, and
painter’s palette, with tender slices of pan roasted duck
Spanish-influenced fare – an ode to Blanco. As reflects
amidst swirls of rich sweet reduction, creamy potato
the setting, food and drinks are presented with absolute
puree, perfect cubes of pumpkin and dainty wedges
artistry. We enjoy the soft light of the afternoon sun
of compressed beet. Dessert is sensational, a Curcuma
and order a round of drinks, a Rondji Herbal Mojito,
Temulawak Jivara, composed with lush white chocolate
infused with cinnamon, star anise, curcuma and vanilla
mousse, tangy sorbet made with temulawak (zesty
pod; a smooth Patio Martini blending cucumber, basil,
Javanese ginger,) drizzles of honey and a sprinkle of
lemongrass and lime; a Passion of the Campuan,
basil dust; the combination of flavours and textures is
brimming with passion fruit, lime juice and soda, and an
Exotic Rondji, a creamy concoction of blueberries, ice
You don’t need to visit the museum to enter the
cream and fresh milk.
restaurant, but I recommend combining the two, as
Our appetiser, the Bali Temptation, is served on dishes
it would be a shame to miss one of the most unique
arranged in the shape of a frangipani, and infused with
experiences in Bali. Alison
traditional village-style flavour. There is sate lilit (minced
Rondji’s @ The Blanco Renaissance Museum I Campuan Ubud I P +62 361 975 502
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Iwan Darmawan Executive Chef
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Ketut Gede Darmawan Executive Chef
Born in West Java, but having worked everywhere
Unlike most young Balinese boys, Chef
else, Chef Iwan Darmawan is constantly on the
Darmawan always found cooking fascinating.
edge of new experiences and cultures. “I’ve
“I was a wood carver for few years but then I got
worked in the kitchen for more than 15 years, in
bored and found out that working with food is
five-stars hotels and luxurious cruise ships. Being
much more exciting than working with wood,”
exposed to new cultures, experiences and cuisine
says the shy chef who joined Swiss Belinn over a
is a tremendously important part of my career,”
year ago. Having worked in various luxury hotels
he says. He was appointed Executive Chef of
and famous restaurants across Indonesia, he has
Novotel Nusa Dua in 2013 and has been working
a certain flair for creating international dishes to
intensely ever since, creating a nightly themed
please all palates. “Receiving guest compliments
buffet dinner to improve the guest experience.
and satisfied smiles always make my day,” he
“As a chef, it is mandatory to keep pushing the
claims, before presenting his signature dish, Nasi
boundaries and to continue to learn.”
Campur Seminyak at BaReLo Restaurant.
Novotel Bali Nusa Dua Hotel & Residence BTDC Complex Nusa Dua P +62 361 848 0555
Swiss-Belinn Seminyak Jl. Sunset Road 88, Seminyak P +62 361 739 888
Chef Battle By sheer coincidence, we manage to talk with two talented Indonesian executive chefs who are both named Darmawan. True to their name, which mean ‘generous’ in Indonesian, Iwan Darmawan and Ketut Gede Darmawan warmly share more than a decade of kitchen tales with us.
Q: What is your favourite food?
Q: Describe your typical working day as an
CHEF IWAN: Indonesian and Mexican. Both are spicy!
CHEF DARMAWAN: I enjoy seafood most of all.
CHEF IWAN: I’m already at the hotel around eight in
Q: Any morsels of wisdom that you’d like to share
the morning, checking on the breakfast buffet, then a morning briefing with the team before checking
with would-be chefs?
supplies. My day ends when the dinner buffet is
CHEF IWAN: To be a good chef the ability to cook is
served and everything is under control.
not enough. It’s all about constant learning, passion and
CHEF DARMAWAN: I always start the day by praying
dedication. You have to give your heart and soul, and
at the hotel’s temple. I then check the menus for the
have the skill to work alongside other people.
day and work right through, I generally go home after
CHEF DARMAWAN: You have to focus on the task
the sky gets dark.
and believe me, never stop learning. There is always something new to learn in this job.
Q: Care to share an unforgettable moment during your
Q: Good food is... CHEF IWAN: Freshly made, meets guest’s expectation and is well presented.
CHEF DARMAWAN: Beautifully presented, with the
CHEF IWAN: Once I worked on a Russian cruise ship
best ingredients and a balanced taste.
under Japanese management. No English was spoken in the kitchen. I had to constantly improvise, communicating
Q: How do you define healthy food?
with people from many different cultures. It was one of
CHEF IWAN: As close to nature as possible,
the best and most challenging experiences of my career.
unprocessed and chemical free.
CHEF DARMAWAN: The owner of this hotel ate at my
CHEF DARMAWAN: Old, traditional recipes are
previous work place. He loved the dishes I created
generally quite healthy, like Indonesian cuisine.
so much that he asked me to join Swiss Belinn right afterwards!
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a breath of
fresh air Sweet, juicy and packed with nutrients, strawberries are one of nature’s healthiest foods, and thrive on the cooler slopes of the mountainous hinterland. Leaving the hustle and bustle of southern Bali behind, we head for the hills, Strawberry Hill in fact. The rich volcanic soil of the hill-
Its raining softly when we arrive, the
top region of Bedugul is known for
steamy heat of the southern plains
producing coffee, cloves and vanilla,
replaced by cool fresh mountain
and has become a centre for Bali’s
air, and we are soon sitting by the
flourishing organic farms. It is also
fireplace in the quaint mountain
home to Strawberry Hill Hotel and
lodge restaurant, warming our hands
Restaurant, a peaceful retreat with
and listening to classical music.
wonderful views over forested valleys.
Traditional wooden décor, wrought
Dating back to 1991, Strawberry Hill
iron chandeliers and batik table
started life as a losmen (guesthouse)
cloths create a rustic charm, while the
built around a couple of strawberry
pool table and darts board are just
patches. Renovations and rebranding
the thing for chilly nights. This wet,
a few years back, raised it to a hotel
cool weather makes me crave warm
standard, where charming guest
comfort food and we order steaming
cottages are edged by flowers in
hot Sekoteng, a Javanese drink of
every colour imaginable. The organic
hot ginger, lemon and spices. A
strawberry patches remain – and the
thick and wholesome Red Bean Soup
fruit is picked fresh each morning and
with potatoes and onions is equally
served to guests in the restaurant.
warm and nourishing. The Tongseng
Kambing is another hearty dish, made
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with tender local lamb sautéed
on the menu too, and you can enjoy
with coconut milk and spices and
local strawberry jam (and buy some
garnished with lemongrass, chilli and
to take home with you.) Being in
coriander. I also try a Gado Gado
the mountains certainly increases
which is beautifully presented with
my appetite, which is how I justify
carved vegetables on a banana leaf,
the decadent slice of Chocolate
and a just-blended aromatic peanut
Cake, homemade deep dish Apple
sauce on the side. It’s certainly hard
Pie laced with cinnamon, and Dadar
to beat eating vegetables direct from
Gulung Balinese pancakes filled with
the source and everything tastes
coconut and palm sugar that we
slowly work our way through.
A big bowl of strawberries arrive,
A brisk mountain walk would be in
and I will go out on a limb here,
order after all this food, but alas, its
and say that these delicious juicy
still raining so we make a quick stop
morsels – fresh from the strawberry
at the colourful Bedugul Markets to
patch – are the best I have had
stock up on fresh vegetables and
on the island. They also turn up
fruit, then squeeze ourselves back
in a wonderfully fragrant and
into the car and sowly wind down
rather potent Strawberry Daiquiri.
the mountains. Alison
Strawberry juice and milkshakes are
Strawberry Hill I Jl. Raya Denpasar-Singaraja KM48 I P +62 36 821 265
40 I Open 7am - 8.30pm
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Steamed Dory with Red Pepper and Orange Sauce
“Special food can only be made when you cook with your heart,” says Executive Chef Janu Wirama, of Mercure Bali Harvestland who has more than 15-years experience in the kitchen. His unique creation of Steamed Dory with Red Pepper and Orange Sauce, served with a side of savoury stuffed potato and parmesan cheese, certainly sounds pretty special to us. Ingredients: 250 grams dory fillet 5 grams sliced zucchini 1 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of pepper ½ teaspoon of red pepper powder 1 large whole potato 1 gram fresh parsley 1 teaspoon parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons cream cheese ½ teaspoon of paprika powder 1 teaspoon butter 1 fresh orange (squeezed)
Dory Mix dory with salt, pepper and red pepper powder. Roll and cover it with sliced zucchini then steam for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, put the butter in the pan, pour in squeezed orange, add cheese cream and mix slowly. Add salt, pepper and red pepper, and sauce is ready to be served.
Savoury stuffed potato Bake the potato in the oven. Remove the centre of the potato and mash with paprika powder, parmesan cheese and parsley, then stuff back into the potato skin. Put the additional parmesan cheese on top and bake until golden.
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let’s sip Peaberry Black Coffee
a n Bl a ck
It comes as an unexpected, but entirely pleasant surprise when we finally manage to locate Golden Rabbits Coffee on Jimbaran’s busy main road. Tucked behind a large chocolate store in Jimbaran Plaza, the coffee factory and lounge offers much more than just a good cup of coffee.
A warm greeting from the staff welcomes us into the large
Rabbits Coffee is not exactly a next-door cafe that you
coffee factory. Apart from the soft hum of the roasting
visit from time to time, but those who have been lucky
machine, it is the beautiful wafting aroma of coffee that I
enough to sip coffee here usually do come back, as one
immediately notice. Large posters illustrating how coffee
local couple who work nearby testify. The manager walks
beans are processed, hang on the walls, and right in front
us to a private lounge and explains, “We are a small
is a member of staff explaining to a group of guests about
factory with family traditions, and have been selling coffee
the difference between peaberry and regular coffee.
in Tuban since 1999. We only sell Balinese coffee beans.
Skipping the queue, I pass through large glassed rooms
The retail endeavour in Jimbaran has been opened for
where you can see the steaming hot roasting machine, as well as few a smaller rooms where the roasted beans
nine years, and provides strong evidence of how popular our own island coffee really is.”
are being ground according to guests’ requests. Golden
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The lounge is also the setting for coffee-making classes, with all sort of coffee machines, from French press to drip coffee are available. First served is a popular Peaberry Black Coffee. Slightly nutty with a medium body, the coffee is perfect for a much-needed caffeine fix. A rounder bean, peaberry has a more wholesome taste than the more usual coffee beans. My Ice Coffee is wonderfully tasty and quite appropriate for a hot afternoon such as today.
“This is our guests’ favourite,” says the manager. “First, we mix ice, coffee, creamer and sugar then we freeze it. We then mix this iced coffee with another batch of fresh coffee, creating a smooth, blended ice coffee.” He leaves us while he goes to prepare the much anticipated Kopi Luwak, civet coffee. Harvested from the excretions of Sumatra’s wild Asian palm civets, then cleaned and roasted, Kopi Luwak is one of the world’s most coveted coffee blends. Civets eat only the ripest juiciest coffee berries as well as wild forest fruits, which ferment during the digestive process creating a unique taste that is light and smooth. Needless to say, after all this delicious coffee, we leave the factory happy, wide eyed and quite refreshed. Eve
Golden Rabbits Coffee at Jimbaran Plaza I Jl. Uluwatu II No. 88 Jimbaran I P +62 361 8471958
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“The effect that diet can have on how you feel today and in the future is astounding. Even people who are healthy can make a few tweaks and the impact will be amazing.”I’d say that 50% to 70% of suffering could be eliminated by what people eat and how they move: heart disease, diabetes, cancer, can all be impacted.” - Elizabeth Somer, nutritionist and author of The Essential Guide to Vitamins and Minerals.
Scrumptious Sri Lanka
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A tiny island in the shape of an eye drop, located just below India, Sri Lanka has quickly garnered a reputation as the place to be. An Incredible mix of culture, pristine beaches, and rich heritage of art, architecture and cuisine, makes Sri Lanka an exciting destination in Asia. I had no expectations when I visited Sri Lanka. Friends who had been there promised me a beatific experience, warm welcome and seriously underrated cuisine. Apart from watching celebrity chef Peter Kuruvita cooking his way around picturesque places in Sri Lanka – constantly using coconut in everything, I had no idea what Sri Lankan cuisine looked or tasted like. A home-cooked meal was my first exposure to Sri Lankan cuisine, when a friend kindly invited me to stay with her family. Warm white rice and crispy pappadum were the basic essentials, and then came four other kinds of dishes: yellow chicken curry, jackfruit curry, chopped gatu kola salad with shredded coconut and daal made with lentils. While assisting my friend’s mother cooking in front of her stove, I noticed that she used clay pots to cook, as well as freshly picked curry leaves and chillies from the garden.
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Leaving my friend’s warm home in Kandy, a city well-known for its Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, I continued my journey south by train, remarkably still called an ‘observation saloon’ in colonial fashion. Watching the hill county and its vast green tea plantations, made me realise why Ceylon, the old name of Sri Lanka, produces some of the best tea in the world. Each time we stopped at a station, snack sellers would find their way into the saloon and from them I managed to taste lots of deep fried morsels including samosas. Galle, a historical old fort town which has endured the Portugese, Dutch and English occupation for centuries was my next destination. I would say Galle is far more advanced in tourism hospitality compared to the rest of Sri Lanka and therefore, there are plenty of good restaurants available for visitors. My final stop was Colombo. Most of the travellers I met were quite indifferent to this cosmopolitan capital of Sri Lanka but in my experience, good food and interesting people can always be found in a big city. One of the most enjoyable Sri Lankan meals was in fact found here: a black pork curry. With that special dish, I closed my Sri Lankan trip and declared it a success. Eve
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how to say
talking healthy food nutrition
Eating Out = Makan di Luar pronunciation The rule of the thumb is that Indonesian is pronounced as it is written. a
as in ‘part’
as in ‘chair’
as in ‘get’ or ‘may’
as in ‘goal’
as in ‘doing’
as in ‘wa’
as in ‘dog’
as in ‘canyon’
as in ‘nut’
local produce produk lokal bébas lemak
I want to make a reservation for dinner
Saya ingin memesan
tempat untuk makan malam
food words mince cincang veal daging sapi muda tongue lidah oyster tiram coconut water
banana pisang turmeric kunyit honey
raddish terong beancurd tahu
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I have an allergy to...
Do you have a non-smoking area?
Ada tempat bēbas asap
rokok? Do you serve breakfast?
Apakah buka untuk sarapan?
I don’t eat pork
Saya tidak makan babi
Can I cancel the order?
Bisa saya batalkan pesanan
nya? I’d like...
to take away
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Restaurants. Kuta AL DENTE, Stadium cafe Complex Kuta Sidewalk Jalan Kartika Plaza P +62 361 488 838 B’ couple bar & grill KUTA PARADISO HOTEL Jl. Kartika Plaza P +62 361 761 414
Ketumbar Jl. Melasti Legian Kelod P +62 361 754 452
Take Japanese restaurant Jl. Patih Jelantik, Legian P +62 361 759 745
COSMIC DINER Jalan Sunset Road Sunset Star Blok C +62 361 894 7389
THE AKmani legian Legian Raya 91 Kuta P +62 361 300 9191 akmanilegian.com
COSMIC DINER @ Lippo mall kuta LG-11 Jl. Kartika Plaza
The GAROUPA Jl. Raya Kuta ABC, Br. Abian Base P +62 361 764 925 Ext. 15 www.thegaroupa.com
DAHANA RESTAURANT & GALLERY Jalan Petitenget No.98X P +62 361 4730131
KITCHENETTE Jl. Pantai Kuta P +62 361 846 4937
SUSHI TEI REstaurant Jl. Sunset Road 99 P +62 361 780 774
BELLA ROSA, TamaN AYUN & TENKAI @ PADMA RESORT BALI Jalan Padma No. 1 Legian. PO Box 1107 TBB P +62 361 752 111
la cucina italiana & THE POND @ Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel Jl. Kartika Plaza, P +62 361 751 067 www.discoverykartikaplaza.com
BENE & FEAST @ sHERATON BALI KUTA RESORT Jalan Pantai Kuta P +62 361 846 5555
MAgnolia cafe @ aston grand kuta hotel & residence Jalan Raya Legian P +62 361 761 151
Bluefin Complex Kuta Sidewalk Jalan Kartika Plaza P +62 361 764 100 www.rama-restaurantsbali.com
MAjoly restaurant & Lounge Jl. Wana Segara, Tuban P +62 361 753 780 www.ma-joly.com
VElvet hipnotyzed @ beachwalk rooftop, 3rd floor Jl. Pantai Kuta Badung P +62 361 846 4988
bubba gump shrimp co Jalan Kartika Plaza 8X P +62 361 754 028
NEro Jalan Legian 384 P +62 361 750 756 www.nerobali.com
Cafe Asia Jl. Raya Legian No. 463 Kuta P +62 361 755 921
oak @ swissbell Jl. Sunset Rd 101 P +62 361 846 5680
VIaipi restaurant & lounge Legian Street 88 P +62 361 752 355 www.viaipibali.com
Cafe Italia n warung desa Lippo Plaza Sunset Jl. Raya Sunset Road P +62 361 768 646 www. caffeitaliawarungdesa. com CaSA D’angelo Jl. Kartika Plaza No. 90x P +62 361 754 016 envy @ BARUNA BALI Jalan Wana Segara 33, Tuban P +62 361 755 577 www.envy-bali.com FLAPJAKS Complex Kuta Sidewalk Jalan Kartika Plaza P +62 361 765 100 www.rama-restaurants-bali. com gabah @ Ramayana Resort & Spa Jl. Bakung Sari P +62 361 751 864 www.rama-restaurants-bali. com Golden Lotus, H2o & GRACIE KELLY’S IRISH PUB @ Bali Dynasty Resort Jl. Dewi Sartika, Tuban P +62 361 752 403
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Chez gado gado Jalan Camplung Tanduk (Dhyana Pura) 99 P +62 361 736 966
Hard Rock Hotel Bali Jalan Pantai Kuta P +62 361 755 661 www.hardrock.com
Paradisus @ Eden hotel Kuta Bali Jl. Kartika Plaza 42 P +62 361 300 2121 www.myedenhotels.com pavone Jalan Padma Utara no. 4 P +62 361 756 030 pIZZA EXPRESS Jl. Pantai Kuta, Hotel Mercure Area P +62 361 849 6024 pORTABELLA BISTRO @ FONTANA HOTEL Jl. Dewi Sri No. 68 P +62 361 894 7100 PulLman bali legian nirwana Jl. Melasti No. 1 Legian www.pulmanhotels.com rooftop dine & music lounge @ the 1O1 legian Jl. Raya Legian No. 117 P +62 361 300 1101
The beach lounge @ Pro surf school Jalan Pantai Kuta P +62 361 751 200
Seminyak amazing bali cafe Double Six Beach P +62 361 783 7374 Bale bali Jalan Kunti 488 P +62 361 732 731 bian yue Banjar Umalas Kauh II 106/Tunon, Kerobokan P +62 361 473 5405 BIKU Jalan Petitenget 888 P +62 361 857 0888 www.bikubali.com BISTRO BATU KALI Jl. Laksamana 55 P +62 361 806 0729 Café DEGAN Jalan Petitenget 9 P +62 361 744 8622 Café MARZANO Jalan Arjuna/Double Six P +62 361 874 4438
ROSSO VIVO Jalan Pantai Kuta P +62 361 751 961
Café MOKA Jalan Raya Seminyak P +62 361 731 424
SEAFOOD HOUSE Complex Kuta Sidewalk Jalan Kartika Plaza P +62 361 763 900 www.rama-restaurants-
ChARLIE BAR, Bistro, Bakery Petitenget 5 P +62 82147417332
DEJAVU KITCHEN Jalan Double 6 Blue Ocean Beach No.7X P +62 361 732 777 DROP Jl. Petitenget 88 X P +62 81 236 786 659 earth cafe Jl. Kayu Aya 99, Oberoi P +62 361 736 645 eaT WELL Jl. Raya Basangkasa 36 P +62 361 737 745 fire, WOo Bar, starfish bloo @ w retreat & spa bali Jalan Petitenget P +62 361 473 8106 flapjaks KIOSK Jalan Laksamana Oberoi www.rama-restaurants-bali. com flapjaks seminyak Jl. Petitenget No. 88X P +62 361 847 5471
Jl. Kayu Jati 9, Petitenget P +62 361 736 688
betelnut café Jalan Batu Bolong P +62 821 4680 7233
Mykonos Jalan Kayu Aya 52, Oberoi P +62 361 733 253 obsession Jl. Dhyana Pura
BUTTER Cake & Coffee SHOP Jl. Pantai Berawa 44 P +62 81 936 216 983 Café CANGGU Jalan Pantai Berawa P +62 361 219 2255
paSSARGAD Jl. Camplung Tanduk 5 P +62 361 738 857
Café MOKA Jalan Raya Anyar P +62 361 844 8933
patio @ plataran bali resort and spa Jl Pengubugan Banjar Silayukti Kerobokan P +62 361 411 388
CaNTEEN CAFÉ Jl. Batubolong No. 34 P +62 878 6228 1755
pETITENGET Jalan Petitenget #40 P +62 361 473 3054 Rustica cucina italiana Jl. Batubelig 1 Kerobokan P +62 361 4737 812 Rumours Jalan Kayu Aya 100 Oberoi P +62 361 738 720 Slippery stone Seminyak, Batu Belig SWISS Belinn Jl. Sunset Road 88S, Seminyak P +62 361 739 888 TEATRO GASTROTEQUE Jalan Kayu Aya Block C No 1-2 P +62 361 87 000 78
Ginger moon Jl. Oberoi/Laksmana 7 P +62 361 734 533
The Breezes Resort & SPA BALI Jl. Camplung Tanduk No. 66 P +62 361 730 573
Kitchen the club Jl. Lesmana Seminyak P +62 361 734 504
THE DECK Jl. Petitenget, Seminyak P +62 361 8487 200
mama san Jalan Raya Kerobokan 135, Banjar Taman P +62 361 730 436
Warisan RESTAURANT Jl. Raya Kerobokan 38 Seminyak P +62 361 731 175 www.warisanrestaurant. com
mase kitchen & wine bar Jl. Lebak Sari No. 7 Petitenget P +62 361 739 090 www.macavillas.com Métis Jl. Petitenget 6 Kerobokan Kelod P +62 361 737 888 www.metisbali.com MOTEL MEXICOLA
Warung taulan Banjar Semer Kerobokan P +62 361 738 229
green ginger Jl. Pantai Berawa 46 (500m north from Canggu Club) P +62 361 844 6640 gUSTO GELATO & CAFFE Jl. Umalas 2 Kerobokan P +62 81338072041 The Little Green Café Jl Bidadari No 1. P +62 361 275 2125 merica @ pan pacific nirwana bali resort Jl. Raya Tanah Lot PO Box 158, Tabanan 82171 P +62 361 815 901 www.panpacific.com/bali MONSIEUR SPOON Jl. Pantai Batu Bolong P +62 361 846 9112 OAZIA SPAVODKA BAR & KITCHEN Jalan Sahadewa Br Anyar P +62 361 800 8887 Roti canai street kitchen 58 Jl. Batu Bolong P +62 821 474 75 550 sticky fingers Echo Beach P +62 361 809 0903 The Coffee shop @ Warung canggu Jl. Pantai Berawa P +62 361 843 1988 Vue Beach club @ Lv8 Jl. Discovery no. 8 P +62 361 894 8888 waTERCRESS Jalan 21a Batu Belig P +62 361 780 8030
ZANZIBAR Jl. Arjuna - Pantai Double Six, Seminyak P +62 361 733 527
Sanur basilico & Lada, peppers latino grill & bar @ sanur beach bali Jalan Danau Tamblingan P +62 361 288 011 www.sanurbeach. aerowisata.com CafE BATUJIMBAR Jl. Danau Tamblingan 75A P +62 361 287 374 www.cafebatujimbar.com Charming Jl. Danau Tamblingan 97 P +62 361 288 029 cinnamon Jl. Danau Tamblingan 80 P +62 361 288 457 Gelato secrets Jl. Danau Tamblingan www.gelatosecrets.com MINAMI On The Beach Segara Village Hotel P +62 81286134471 la taverna RESTAURANT & ISOLA BISTRO Jl. Danau Tamblingan 29 P +62 361 288 497 lotus Jl. Danau Tamblingan 30 P +62 361 289 398 manik organik Jl. Danau Tamblingan 85 P +62 361 855 3380 Massimo Jl. Danau Tamblingan 228 P +62 361 288 942 www.massimobali.com
three monkeys sanur Jalan Danau Tamblingan (opposite Laghawa Hotel) P +62 361 286 002 Warung kayu api Jl. Bypass Ngurah Rai No. 95 P +62 361 285 984
Sushi Attack, the canopy, Yanies Restaurant Jl Raya Kedewatan 8.480060° S 115.246930° E bridges BALI Jalan Raya Campuhan P +62 361 970 095
Café des artistes Jalan Bisma 9X P +62 361 972 706
alaya Jl. Hanoman, Ubud P +62 361 972 200
Casa Luna Jalan Raya Ubud P +62 361 977 409 www.casalunabali.com
alchemy Jalan Penestanan, Ubud P +62 361 971 981 alILA UBUD Desa Melinggih Kelod, Payangan Gianyar P +62 361 975 963
elephant safari park and lodge Jalan Elephant Park taro/Tegalalang P +62 361 721 480 elephant VIEW, WANA RESTAURANT @ Bali zoo Jl. Raya Singapadu, Sukawati P +62 361 294 357
Ayung Terrace @ Four Seasons Sayan, Ubud P +62 361 977 577
GAYA GELATO Jl. Raya Sayan P +62 361 979 252
bali starling restaurant @ bali bird park Jl. Serma Cok Ngurah Gambir, Batubulan, P +62 361 299 352
Gelato secrets Jalan Monkey Forest P +62 361 977 899
bebek tepi sawah Jalan Raya Goa Gajah Banjar Teges, Peliatan P +62 361 970 338
Glove & STOVE Jl. Raya Sanggingan P +62 361 362 8795
THE Village @ GRIYA SANTRIAN Jl. Danau Tamblingan 47 P +62 361 285 025 www.santrian.com
JANGGAR ULAM Jl. Raya Goa Gajah, Br. Teges Kanginan Peliatan P +62 361 972 092 Kayun Restaurant & Lounge Jl. Raya Mas 47 P +62 361 973 091 KEBUN Jl. Hanoman Ubud P +62 361 780 3801 komune resort & beach club Pantai Keramas P +62 361 301 8888 little K Jl. Hanoman Pengosekan (behind Siam Sally) P +62 361 971 236 Mozaic Jalan Raya Sanggingan P +62 361 975 768 www.mozaic-bali.com padi @ furama xclusive villas & spa Banjar Bindu, Mambal, 8 Jalan Melati P +62 361 898 8688 SKAJI-TARI-US Behind field - corner Monkey Forest Road & Dewi Sita Street, P +62 81357181122
siam sally Jl. Hanoman,Pengosekan P +62 361 980 777 www.baligoodfood.com
SANUR HARUM @ SANUR PARADISE HOTEL & SUITES Jalan Hang Tuah 46 P +62 361 281 781 www.sanurparadise.com
serenity spanish bar & restaurant Jl. By Pass Ngr. Rai 27A P +62 361 284 381
ibah restaurant @ Ibah Luxury Villas Campuhan P +62 361 974 466
Rondji’s @ the blanco renaissance museum Campuan Ubud P +62 361 975 502
PIZZA RIA, Telaga naga @ BALI HYATT Jl. Danau Tamblingan 89 P +62 361 281 234
sector barrestaurant lounge & evenT house Balibeach Golf Course Jalan Hangtuah No. 58 P +62 361 287 733
GUWUNG Jl. Raya Peliatan P +62 361 975 139
sPACCANAPOLI Jalan Raya Pengosekan P +62 361 973 138 Raspberry Chocolate Mousse
“An artful dining experience in the heart of Ubud” Lamak Jalan Monkey Forest P +62 361 974 668 www.lamakbali.com
bETELNUT Noodles satay bar & music lounge Ubud Main Street P +62 361 971 246 Blu Bar U, Dewatan deli, Gallery Coffee,
GLOW @ Como shambala Begawan Giri P +62 361 978 888 www.cse.como.bz Green house Jalan Monkey Forest P +62 361 978 189
swept away @ samaya ubud Banjar Baung, Desa Sayan P +62 361 973 606
tsavo lion @ balisafari & marine park Jl. By Pass Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra Km. 19,8 P +62 361 975 656 www. balisafarimarinepark.com TUT MAK Jalan Dewi Sita P +62 361 297 5754 UMA BY COMO Jl. Raya Sanggingan, Kedewatan P +62 361 972 448 WAPA DI UME Jl. Sueta, Br Bentuyung Ubud P +62 361 973 178 waroeng bernadette the home of rendang Jalan Raya Mas Br. Teges Yangloni P +62 361 971 852 warung enak Pengosekan Road P +62 361 972 911 white box Jl. Raya Andong 22-24, P +62 361 979 059 F +62 361 979 062 www.whiteboxbali.com
Denpasar bEBEK BARIS Jl. Mahendradatta No. 18x P +62 361 845 0791 jempiring Restaurant @ aston denpasar hotel and convention center Jl. Gatot Subroto Barat 283 P +62 361 411 999
Chocolate café, Topeng restaurant & Bar Jimbaran Corner Jalan Raya Uluwatu P +62 361 704 663 CUCA Jalan Yoga Perkanthi P +62 361 708 066 DI MARE @ KARMA kandara Jl. Villa Kandara Br. Wijaya Kesuma Ungasan P +62 361 848 2200 finn’s beach club @ semara luxury villa resort Ungasan P +62 361 848 2111 jim’Bar’n ROOFTOP | Lounge | Dining @ Harris hotel bukit jimbaran Jl. Raya Uluwatu 2000X P +62 361 846 8777 www.harris-bukitjimbaranbali.com jimbaran beach club Muaya Beach Jalan Bukit Permai Banjar Pesalakan P +62 361 749 3922 JU-ma-na, Tamarind @ banyan tree ungasan Jalan Melasti, Br. Kelod Ungasan, Jimbaran P +62 361 300 7000 KISIK @ AYANA Jalan Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran P +62 361 702 222 www.ayanaresort.com Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran Jl. Bukit Permai Jimbaran P +62 361 846 6888
Madeinitaly Jl. Pantai Balangan, Br. Cengiling P +62 361 847 0201
ABC @ KLUB JIMBARAN Kori Nuansa No. 257, Taman Griya P +62 361 806 7776
sono teppanyaki @ anantara uluwatu Jl. Pemutih, Labuan Sait P +62 361 895 7555
AH YET abalone seafood restaurant @ rimba Jl. Karang Mas Sejahtera P +62 361 846 8468
single fin Uluwatu (below Blue Point) P +62 878 620 398 66
three monkeys ubud Jalan Monkey Forest P +62 361 975 554
Bella ROSA, KO & jimbaran garden @ Intercontinetal Bali Resort Jalan Uluwatu 45 P +62 361 701 888
the dining corner @ kayumanis ubud private villa and spa Sayan Village Ubud P +62 361 972 777
chiringuito el kabron Jalan Pantai Cemongkak Pecatu (the sign on Jalan Labuan Sait) P +62 361 780 3416
SuNDARA, TAMAN WANTILAN @ FOUR SEASON JIMBARAN P +62 361 701 010 www.fourseasons.com Tapis @ Kayu Manis Jimbaran P +62 361 705 777 The EDGE Jl. Pulau Goa Lempeh Banjar Dinas Kangin Pecatu P +62 361 8470 700
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Tanjung Benoa bali luna @ aston bali beach resort & spa Jalan Pratama 68 X P +62 361 773 577 www.AstonBali.com bumbu bali Jalan Pratama P +62 361 774 502 eight degrees south , Rin, Spice @ CONRAD Jalan Pratama 168 P +62 361 778 788 www.conradhotels.com Meads beach bar and grill Jalan Pratama P +62 361 776 604 NOvotel Bali Jalan Pratama P +62 361 772 239 PAON BEACH CLUB Jalan Pratama No 70 P +62 361 776 555 sakala Jalan Pratama 88 P +62 361 774 499 THE WHACKO BEACH CLUB Jl. Pratama No. 99X P +62 361 771 384
Nusa Dua Amarterra Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot 7 Block B BTDC Resort Area P +62 361 776 400 ARWANA @ THE laguna Kawasan Pariwisata P +62 361 771 327 BEBEK BENGIL Block A - The Bay Bali P +62361 8948111 www.bebekbengil.com BENIHANA & GYUKAKU Block B - The Bay Bali P +62361 8948178 Boneka, Dulang @ The ST. REGIS BALI RESORT P +62 361 847 8111 www.stregis.com DEOPERA BEACH CLUB Block B - The Bay Bali P +62361 8948168 www.deoperabali.com honey and bread Pepito Express Jl. By Pass Ph +62 361 776 316
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HONG XING Block A - The Bay Bali P +62361 8948128 www.hongxingbali.com lagoona, Octopus @ ayodya resort bali Jalan Pantai Mengiat PO. Box 46, 80363 P +62 361 771 102 www. ayodyaresort.com Mulia Resort & Villa Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan P +62 361 301 7777 piasan & TETARING RESTAURANT Kayumanis Nusa Dua Private Villas & Spa BTDC Area P +62 361 770 777 www.kayumanis.com PIRATES BAY BALI Block D - The Bay Bali P +62 361 894 8138 www.thepiratesbaybali.com Prego, veranda restaurant @ the westin resorts P +62 361 771 906 www.westin.com/bali
Miscellaneous aroma meat processing Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai No. 555X Pesanggrahan, Denpasar P +62 361 729 494 arts replica food Kompleks Ruko Tuban Plaza No. 2 Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai, Tuban P +62 361 759 501 baliepicure Luxury Catering Jalan Raya Kerobokan No. 253, Kerobokan P +62 361 737 121 bali deli Jalan Kunti 117X P +62 361 738 686 bali fine wine Jalan Kayu Aya Seminyak Square P +62 361 364 7376 BalI moon liquers www.balimoonliquers.net P +62 361 461 945
raja’s @ nusa dua beach hotel & spa P +62 361 771 210 www.nusaduahotel.com
COld stone creamery Bali Discovery Mall GF #2 Jalan Kartika Plaza, Kuta P +62 361 769 784
salsa verde @ grand hyatt bali P +62 361 772 038 www.bali.grand.hyatt. com
Dijon Kuta Poleng Mall Bl. A1-A2 Jalan Setiabudhi, Kuta P +62 361 759 636
The BAY BALI Lot C-0, BTDC area P +62 361 894 8200 www.thebaybali.com
drum whisky Jalan Raya Penyalin No. 9 Ds. Samsam, Kec. Kerambitan, Tabanan P +62 81 3370 65688
THE SHORE @ NIKKO BALI RESORT AND SPA Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan P +62 361 773 377
Gourmand deli @ st. regis bali resort Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua P +62 361 847 8111 gourmet garage Jalan Brantas Kangin 2 Jimbaran 80364 P +62 361 701 650 HARD rock beach club (HRBC) Deli @ HARD ROCK HOTEL Jalan Pantai, Kuta P +62 361 761 869 hatten wine the cellardoor Komplek Dewa Ruci No. 3. Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai. Kuta P. +62 361 767 422 HattenWines.com
ICELAND VODKA PT Dewata Kencana Distribusi Jalan Gatot Subroto Timur No.7 P +62 811 380 9299 kayuapi Jalan Kuwum 1X, Kerobokan P +62 361 787 7476 KOU CUISINE Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud P +62 361 972 319 MINI MART Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai, Jimbaran P +62 361 777 361 pantry magic Ruko Lotus, Blok 6 Jalan Dewi Sri, Kuta P +62 361 762 647 PAPAYA Jalan Mertanadi, Kuta P +62 361 759 222 pepito Jalan Kediri 36A. Kuta P +62 361 759 112 pOD CHocolate Factory & cafe Bali Elephant Camp, Petang P +62 361 239 440 pT Indowines Jl. Sunset Road No. 166 P +62 361 847 7232 sababay Jalan Raya Puputan No. 64A P +62 361 261 104 www.sababayselections. com scenia Jalan Suwung Batan Kendal 52 Block V P +62 361 275 2007 www.scenia.co.id TWO ISLANDS WINES THE CELLARDOOR Komplek Dewa Ruci No. 3. Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai, Kuta P. +62 361 767 422 wakaland cruise www.wakahotelsandresort.com P. +62 361 484 085 UNIlever Food Solutions Jakarta www.unileverfoodsolutions. co.id
Club & Bars aston pool bar @ aston kuta hotel & residence Jalan Wana Segara, Kuta P +62 857 754 999 BOSHE VVIP LOUNGE Jalan By Pas Ngurah Rai No. 89X, Tuban, Kuta +62 361 848 4600 CENTERSTAGE, Hard Rock cafe @HARD ROCK HOTEL Jalan Pantai Kuta P +62 361 761 869 Cocoon beach club Jl. Double Six Seminyak P +62 361 731 266 DEEJAY CLUB Jalan Kartika Plaza 8X P +62 361 758 880 EIKON Jalan Legian 178, Kuta P +62 361 750 701 GRACIE KELLY’S @ BALI DYNASTY RESORT Jalan Kartika Plaza, Tuban, Kuta P +62 361 752 403 HU’U bar & grill Jl. Hotel The Oberoi P +62 361 736 443 JAZZ CAFE UBUD Jalan Tebesaya, Ubud P +62 361 976 594 King cole bar @ st regis bali resort Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot S6 P +62 361 847 8111 KU DE TA Jalan Laksmana 9 Seminyak P +62 361 736 969
Round bar Jalan Penestanan Klod Sayan, Ubud P +62 361 976 738 SECTOR BAR & RESTAURANTS @ BALI BEACH GOLF COURSE Jalan Hangtuah 58 Sanur P +62 361 287 733 SKY GARDEN Jalan Legian 61, Kuta P +62 361 755 423 SOS @ THE ANANTARA Jalan Abimanyu Seminyak P +62 361 737 773 TEQUILA BAR Grand Istana Rama Hotel Jalan Pantai Kuta P +62 361 752 208 The lobby @ nusa dua beach hotel & spa Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot 4 P +62 361 771 210 THE OCEAN BAR @ THE LEGIAN Jalan Kayu Aya, Oberoi P +62 361 730 622 VI AI PI Jalan Legian 88 Kuta P +62 361 750 425 Woo bar @ w retreat & spa bali Jalan Petitenget P +62 361 473 8106 ZJ’s Bar & lounge @ the mulia Jl. Raya Nusa Dua Selatan P +62 361 302 7777 www.themulia.com
M BAR GO Jalan Legian, Kuta P +62 361 756 280 The BEACH CLUB @ KARMA KANDARA Jalan Villa Kandara Banjar Wijaya Kusuma Ungasan P +62 361 848 2222 OCEANS 27 @ DISCOVERY SHOPPING MALL Jalan Kartika Plaza P +62 361 765 027 www.oceans27.net ROCK BAR @ AYANA RESORT & SPA Jalan Karang Mas Sejahtera, Jimbaran P +62 361 702 222
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