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What FoodieS Eat: Panji Aditya & Firman Aldianto of Suasanakopi

What FoodieS Eat: Panji Aditya & Firman Aldianto of Suasanakopi

Auli Cinantya
21 October 2022


Suasana Kopi's founder Panji Aditya & co-founder Firman Aldianto share their most unforgettable food experience and must-go-to dining places.


Suasanakopi made its debut in October 2017 with the Grab & Go approach. With Panji Aditya as the founder and Firman Aldianto as the co-founder, they believe that Suasanakopi can bring positive energy through a cup of coffee.

Hi! Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your day-to-day activities?Firman: Hello, I’m Firman Aldianto. I’m the co-founder and the Chief Creative Officer of Suasanakopi. 
Panji: Hi, I’m Panji, 30 years old. My day-to-day activities run around as an F&B entrepreneur for my coffee shop. 

What do you like the most about your job?
Firman: I really love my job. I get to do many creative things every day; some are strategizing, visual directing, and others. 
Panji: I love interacting with people, which I usually do at our coffee shop. 

What is the most unforgettable food experience you have ever had? 
Firman: The Herring sandwich I ate when I was in Amsterdam. 
Panji: When I tried Ayam Goreng Bu Toha in Salatiga. 

What usually attracts you to visit a place to eat?
Firman: Certain things, like word of mouth and the place’s vibes, usually would attract me to visit a place. 
Panji: Recommendation from people. For example, if I’m out of town, I would search for the local’s recommendation on where to eat.

What is your most recent dining destination that left a good impression? Can you share with us your favorite menu from that place?
Firman: Zapoli Pizzeria, their calzone is the best! Two Hands Full for their unique Cappuccino. 
Panji: HTP Seafood in Bali! Everything on their menu is perfect. 

Do you have any go-to venues for hanging out with friends or maybe for special occasions with family?
Firman: We love to go to Dailah Restaurant in Bandung for family occasions. 
Panji: I usually go to Mediterranea restaurant in Yogyakarta. 

What are your favorite local dishes, and where do you go to eat them?
Firman: Mie Aceh, at Mie Aceh Jaly Jaly. 
Panji: Mie aceh, Sate padang, and any kinds of Soto. 

Is there any food you can eat every day without getting bored?
Firman: Sate Padang, Mie Aceh, and Corn Fritters (Bakwan Jagung). 
Panji: Nasi Padang!

Where are your top three dining places always on your favorite list?
Firman: Two Hands Full in Bandung, Dailah Restaurant in Bandung, and Zapoli Pizzeria in Jakarta. 
Panji: Ayam Goreng Pak Supar in Semarang, Mediterania Restaurant in Yogyakarta, and HTP Seafood Bali. 

What type of food have you enjoyed recently?
Firman: Noodles!
Panji: Steak.  

What kind of drinks do you usually have after a long day? 
Firman: Water. 
Panji: Beer. 

What drinks do you usually have to start your day? 
Firman: Coffee
Panji: Coffee

In the past few years, we have seen a lot of unique food trends; which food trends do you like the most, and where do you usually get them?
Firman: Bakmie and Noodles. 
Panji: Sandwich. 

What is your usual coffee order?
Firman: Cappuccino. 
Panji: Americano. 

What is the menu you like the most from Suasana Kopi?
Firman: Kopi susu Aroma Dia Creamy Hot. 
Panji: I love both the food and drinks menu. 

What can we expect from Suasana Kopi for the upcoming end-of-the-year festivities?
Firman: We are planning for more exciting menu and an upcoming big campaign and collaboration. 
Panji: Please anticipate our new product, Berrycano. And more special menu and collaboration.

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