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Tea Inspired Competition with Dilmah Tea

Fun Kitchen Tea Inspired Competition by Dilmah



For most people, Friday is the beginning of happiness and a good time. But, Friday morning for Jakartan means dealing with crazy traffic. Usually, I prefer to stay at home on Friday if there is nothing necessitating. However, today I feel excited and don’t really care about the traffic. It promptly 9 a.m when my uber finally arrived. I’m willing to get up early and got stuck in traffic for the sake of 5th Fun Kitchen: Tea Inspired Competition with Dilmah Tea event. Continue Reading

City Guides Event

An Exquisitea: Tea Pairing Session with Peter Kuruvita at Dilmah t-Lounge

Peter Kuruvita at t-Lounge by Dilmah

Tea is an inseparable part of Indonesian culture, when you are eating out in Indonesia you can see almost every restaurant have tea on their menu, even in a small eatery like warung you will usually be presented with a complimentary glass of tea. Visiting relatives house in Indonesia -mainly in a rural area- you will be served a cup of hot tea with sugar on the side and usually accompanied with a plate of piping hot fried banana. Continue Reading

Event Shop

Coffesso Coffee Bag: An Easy Way to Get Your Coffee Fix

Coffesso Coffee Bag

Last week I visited SIAL Interfood 2016 at Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran. More than 800 exhibitors from 34 countries and regions showing their product in the area of 300.000 square kilometres. At the end of the day, my stomach is full and my feet are sore, but I’m excited because there are too many delicious foods and drinks to try. From coffee to wine, spices and baking ingredients, there’s a little something for everyone to enjoy. Continue Reading

Event Foods

Japanese Sweet Bread Class at Bungasari Innovation Centre

Bungasari Innovation Center

What you usually do when you feel sad, angry or just bored? I guess most people would do sleeping, eating or even shopping. I love food, and I must admit turn to food at my emotionally weakest point is the easiest thing to do. But instead drowning my face in a bucket of fried chicken or a pint of ice cream, I would prefer to do something more positive like cooking.  Continue Reading

City Guides Event Foods

Chocolate Discoveries with Pipiltin Cocoa at BAM!

Pipiltin Cocoa at BAM! Tapas Sake & Bar

One day in early December, when the sun beat down and the air of Jakarta filled with nonsense. I took off from the train and walking down on the railway platform. The green checkmark flashing lightly when I’m tapping my single-trip card into an exit gate.  I don’t know why, but I feel excited every time I see that green checkmark flashing. It feels like I’ve completed a big mission… call me delusional, but  I’ve conquered my fear. Continue Reading