Monthly Archives: Apr 2017
Food

Ichiro’s Kaiseki Experience

Tatu Hutami 30 Apr 2017

Being a chef seems like a destined path for Hoshinoya Kyoto Executive Chef Ichiro Kubota. His father was head chef at one of the most renowned restaurants in Kyoto’s Gion district. His grandparents loved to cook and eat, and often took young Ichiro …

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Story in a Box

Tatu Hutami 30 Apr 2017

After finishing her study in London, Metha Trisnawati came back to Jakarta and bumped into SayurBox, a platform for customers to order produce direct from farmers. Metha shares her journey building SayurBox while reminiscing about her favorite childhood food. Metha was excited when …

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Manhattan Takes Over Natulius

FoodieS 30 Apr 2017

In its latest edition, the Nautilus Take Over series invites Philip Bischoff, bar manager at the award winning Manhattan Bar at Regent Singapore, A Four Seasons Hotel, to be the special guest bartender. Born in berlin, Germany, Bischoff’s first foray into bartending …

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Sean’s Blast from the Past

Tatu Hutami 30 Apr 2017

Sean Macdougall, executive chef at The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place, looked back to yesteryear to recreate some food gems. There is something sentimental, temporary and fragile about food. The taste, smell, and texture of food evaporates into a certain place and setting. …

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A Woman’s Place Is… Front and Center

FoodieS 30 Apr 2017

Great chefs reinvent their childhood favorites for a good cause. Each year since 2013 when the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant list was created, the organizers of the closely watched prize have also shone the spotlight on an outstanding woman chef in …

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Modern Martabak

Yosua Yanuard 30 Apr 2017

The all-time favorite Indonesian snack has been revisited and given a twist of creativity for the new generation. Let’s take a good look at two of the best new martabak dishes that are currently on the rise. Martabak can be found anywhere …

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Sublime Creations: Angelita Wijaya

Tatu Hutami 30 Apr 2017

For Bali-based pastry chef Angelita Wijaya, it is important to imbue unique characteristics to each of her creation and create memorable experience in each of them. Angelita’s Earliest memory of food was the smell of toast and butter from the kitchen …

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Explorer In the Kitchen

Yosua Yanuard 30 Apr 2017

Elena Arzak oversees the day-to- day operations of her family’s restaurant, Arzak, as it continues to push the boundaries of nueva cocina vasca (new Basque cooking). Arzak, the first Basque establishment to be awarded three Michelin stars, returned to the list …

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Sublime Creations: Edwin Soeryajaya

Tatu Hutami 30 Apr 2017

Pastry chef and restaurateur Edwin Soeryajaya was about to pursue a career in finance, when the culinary calling took him on a journey into the the world of pastry. Edwin has loved cooking ever since he was a kid. Little Edwin …

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The Perfect Kitchen Combo

Divya Pridhnani 30 Apr 2017

Social House’s executive chef Aldo Volpi and his executive sous chef Solihin liken their working relationship to the flavors and textures of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Aldo and Solihin crossed paths a decade ago, the very day the popular eatery Social …

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Sublime Creations: Farid Al Farouk and Clément Nadeau

Tatu Hutami 30 Apr 2017

A collaboration introduces classy pastries for the discerning guests at Fairmont Jakarta. In early March, La Maison de la Crème Elle & Vire® had a collaboration with the pastry department of Fairmont Jakarta. Chef Clément Nadeau, Pastry Chef at La Maison de …

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Cerveza Negra Rapid Surprise

FoodieS 30 Apr 2017

San Miguel held a tasting event after the grand launch of Cerveza Negra on Feb. 24. A month after the grand launch of Cerveza Negra, San Miguel held a beer tasting event with the media. The event was held at Namaste …