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What Foodies Eat: Nick The Barbership

What Foodies Eat: Nick The Barbership

FoodieS Team
22 March 2022


Nikasius Dirgahayu also known as Nick_Thebarbership is the founder of City Boys Club Indonesia and a Randonnée. Aside from his love of Cocktails, he has plenty of local Indonesian dining places you should try.


Hi! Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your day-to-day activities?

My name is Nikasius Dirgahayu, I am a Barber, I am the Founder of City Boys Club Barbershop located in Panglima Polim and I am also a Randonnuer (Long Distance Cyclist)

If you had to describe what your food preferences are, how would you describe them?

All soupy foods with a fresh and spicy sour taste and alcohol of course.

Is there a food you want to try but haven’t?
Omakase Sushi in Sukiyabashi Jiro, Japan

What is the most recent dining destination you visited that left a good impression?

Dailah – Sajian Nusantara in Cisangkut Bandung. I ordered Siongsira, a fish cooked using bamboo from Sumbawa. Alongside with Nasi Bire and don’t forget the beef sei, Ikan Roa, Tuwung Metunu and also Es cendol Dailah!

After a busy day, what drink do you choose to unwind? 
Somaek, a blend of soju and beer, of course using Soju Jinro Is Back. It’s a drink suitable for any occasion. It’s refreshing and pleasant. 

Do you have a regular place that you always go to hang out with friends, or maybe for a special event with your family?
Mr Park SCBD and Spill and Stilll. 

When you go out for coffee, what do you look for, and where do you go? Is there a regular place?
Ice Black Cemen with one shot espresso from Brookland Coffee in Panglima Polim.

Are there foods you can eat every day without getting bored?
Rice with Fried Egg or Omelette.

What food do you order the most through the online delivery platform?
There are two, Nasi Kuning Ayam Lengkoas I usually choose the Yellow Rice package A, the comes with Perkedel, and Nasi Babi Asam Segar from Babi Tong in Fatmawati.

What is your favorite local dish, and where do you go to eat it?
Soto Ayam Ambengan Cak Di in SCBD.

If you have visitors from overseas/outside Jakarta, where will you take them to give them a real Indonesian taste?

I would take them to Soto Kaki Sapi Pak H. Karim and Warung Bu Kris!

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