As we entered the third month of 2017, the country’s dining scene continueD to surprise us. From guest chefs, tantalising new menus, new openings and other sensational happenings this month in and around The Big Durian and The Island of the Gods, we are excited to share our well-curated dining news with our faithful readers. Happy scrolling!

The Hermitage

The luxurious hotel is hosting “La Dolce Vita” at its L’Avenue Restaurant by presenting a four-course Italian menu handcrafted by the award-winning Chef Francesco Greco. The menu features only the freshest and locally sourced ingredients with authentic Italian flavours, available until March 19 and priced at Rp 755,000 per person. 

Westin Jakarta

Chef Hwang Hae Seong and Chef Kim Dae Jin from the JW Marriott Seoul are bringing their innovative and exciting Korean culinary style to Seasonal Tastes at the Westin Jakarta from March 16-26. The duo will feature crowd favourites, such as Bibimbap, Korean Barbeque and many more. The “Food for the Seoul” menu is priced at Rp 398,000++ per person for lunch and Rp 448,000++ per person for dinner.

Mandarin Oriental


The Mandarin Oriental Jakarta’s French restaurant Lyon is celebrating Goût de France (Good France) from March 20-25. Executive chef Cyril Calmet will present specially crafted menus highlighting classic authentic French dishes. Among the featured menus are Seared Ahi Tuna Niçoise Salad, the Black Angus Striploin with Seared Foie Gras and the best-selling Roasted Rainbow Trout Fillet with Grenobloise sauce.


Karma Beach Bali

With its stunning prime location, Karma Beach Bali is inviting patrons to savour its new inspired cocktail list. The offers include new names, such as Ku-Ku Tiki (cinnamon, vanilla, dark rum and Cointreau), When in Bali (dark rum, pineapple, passionfruit & vanilla) and Spicy Candy (Homemade marshmallow & vanilla foam), among others. 

Potato Head Jakarta

Potato Head Jakarta is ramping things up a notch by presenting a new dessert menu by Pastry Chef Dedy Sutan that will use indigenous fruits such as Malang apple, mango and coconut, all of which aim to showcase the diverse flavours of Indonesia. The new menu includes coconut cheesecake, dark chocolate mousse and tiramisu with espresso soaked biscuits, to name a few.

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