A Slice of Tradition: Wedding Cakes Around the World

There’s all the reason in the world to round out your reception with a wedding cake. It’s delicious, photogenic, traditional, and lucky, since it’s a fertility symbol (wheat, the basis of most flour...

What's new in Jakarta?

by Jim M 5 years ago

I'll be there for two weeks at the end of September. Saw an article about a place called Nusa Gastronomy in Kemang—has anyone tried it?

[Ubud, Bali]- recs needed

by Paprikaboy 4 years ago

I've been in Ubud for a couple of days now and have been somewhat underwhelmed. So far I have tried: Ibu Oka Warung ( meat a bit dry and lacking flavour, floppy pig skin, blood sausage was good ...

any recommendations for places to eat in Ubud Bali and Yogyakarta Indonesia

by enkay 6 years ago

We will betravelling in Indonesia and I was hoping to get some quick recommendations for places to eat. I am not really interested in going to Indonesia to eat foie gras or brie sandwiches. I am ...

Jakarta's non-Indonesian and chinese restaurants

by patates 6 years ago

I'm hoping some people can help me here. I recently moved from London. I very much enjoy eating the endless places of Indonesian and chinese cuisine (side road/warungs & restaurants ). But on the n...

Going to Bali - looking for the best restaurants, no matter what type of food...

by cometraveler 6 years ago

Hi, we will be going to Bali in several weeks. It is our first time there and I have been trying to research restaurants, without much luck, including on this board. I would really appreciate any r...

Recommendations for Jakarta?

by Mr Tasty 6 years ago

Hey Chowhounds, I will be visiting Indonesia and staying in Kalibata district of South Jakarta. Do you have any recommendations for fun restaurants in that area or nearby neighborhoods such ...

Bali in January

by dostrovs 7 years ago

Will be in Bali for one week in January. Would like to try local fare and regional Indonesian dishes. Please recommend places locals would go. I hate tourist traps. I figured Denpasar wou...


by Jim M 7 years ago

Will be in Jakarta this coming week, and there aren't many recent posts on here. Interested in all types of food, but I've eaten a good deal of Indonesian street food and am willing to hit fancier ...

Cafe Bagus (Bali)

by FattyDumplin 7 years ago

Please help! About 15 years ago, I spent a summer in Bali and probably ate at Bagus 20 times. I think it's still around and is (in my words) the Balinese equivalent of a seafood shack. I just re...

Bali Trip Report - February 2011

by daveena 11 years ago

I used this thread for research and was going to just append my notes to it, but then realized things were getting a little wordy: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/577483 At the time of of my visi...

Bali, Ubud - casual, local eats

by Geoff 10 years ago

Greetings all. Not a lot on the board on Bali, so I'll ask. Staying at Uma Ubud for a few nights in August. Looking for opinions on casual, local places, with local food. Don't need yet another...

Bali in May - Pemuteran, Ubud, Nusa Lembongan

by figgycrave 8 years ago

Greetings, my husband and I are travelling to Bali in May and are looking for food/restaurant recommendations. I think we have a good sense of what what to try in Ubud (based on recs from other thr...

Must-eats in INDONESIA? (Yogyakarta, Makassar to Rantepao, Ubud, Padangbai)

by Tatai 9 years ago

We're heading to Indonesia over Christmas/New Year's, our first visit to the country. We eat everything and want to experience the most authentic renditions of the traditional foods in each region ...


by kellymc 9 years ago

We're going to Bali for a week in December. It will be my first trip there, and my partner's first trip abroad. We'll be in Ubud the first half and then moving on to Kuta/Seminyak. I've see...

Indonesia - More-ish Beef S'more from Warung Brintik

by klyeoh 10 years ago

Warung Brintik (Est. 1942) specializes in East Javanese lunch plates. I was there yesterday to try its version of “Daging Semur” beef stew which apparently claimed nodding acquaintances with Malacc...

Malaysia, Indonesia, and/or Singapore?

by jen223 9 years ago

My fiancé and I are planning our honeymoon, and we're thinking Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. We have 16 days total to get there and back and will be going over Christmas and new year's...

Indonesia - Lunch at Depot Twie Mie Gadjah Mada

by klyeoh 10 years ago

Opened in 1974, Depot Twie Mie Gadjah Mada is a Malang favorite for Chinese-Indonesian-style pork noodles. The noodles here closely approximated wanton noodles (which I'm literally screaming for...

Jakarta - must eats

by masinclair 9 years ago

Am in Jakarta for a few days next week and would love any insight on what and where to eat!

Local Fare in Bali (Ubud & Seminyak/Kuta/Legian)

by GordonS 9 years ago

My wife and I will be staying in Ubud for 5 nights, and Seminyak for 8, and while I've found a few recommendations for Ubud, I'm really struggling to find any for good Indonesian/Balinese food in t...

Jakarta Best Restaurants?

by Martinpascual 9 years ago

Romantic and Best Restaurants in Jakarta, May 2012 My wife and I will be going to Jakarta from May 9-13. Does anyone have any restaurants recommendations. Going with my wife, she prefers romantic ...