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?
What kind of drinks do you usually have after a long day?
What drinks do you usually have to start your day?
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.
What is your usual coffee order?
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.