One of the great pleasures of living in Jakarta is enjoying affordable massage and reflexology treatments. The best price I found with clean and nice facilities was at Nano Health Family. (There are many cheap spas but they might not be as clean.) You wouldn’t believe how big this place is. It’s not super luxurious [read more]
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The actual title of this cooking class was French Choux Cooking Class. This was one of the best cooking classes I attended while I was in Jakarta because, teacher Cindy Sunogo wanted it to be a hands-on experience for all of us. Unlike most cooking classes where chosen volunteers get to try the techniques during [read more]
After living in Jakarta after FOUR years, I finally had my hair cut here. Whoa. I know, I know… It sounds crazy that I always just wait until I go home to Manila to get a fabulous hair cut from the amazing Stefan. I haven’t been home since September 2012 and with no trip home [read more]
For those who love Turkish cuisine or eating in Turquaz, another Turquaz Cooking class is coming up on March 13, 2013. Many of you inquired about the next one when I posted about the last cooking class. More details on the upcoming class after the jump!
Last week I attended an Indonesian Cooking class, specifically Minang Cuisine. A popular example of Minang food is Padang, which can be found all over Jakarta and is familiar to even an expat like me. Padang is an area of Minang and the cuisine is coastal composed of fish and seafood. Minang cuisines is however [read more]
I was so excited to finally attend one of Chef Sezai’s cooking classes in Turkuaz. As I’ve said many times before, Turkuaz is one of our favorite restaurants in Jakarta. The quality of the food is exceptional, the service is great and the personal touch of Chef Sezai and Yanti make for an unforgettable dining [read more]
I’ve been meaning to take pictures of Dia.Lo.Gue Artspace / Shop / Cafe ever since I saw an amzing paper exhibit there last year. I’ve always just been super super busy! I finally had an excuse to go there when I met up with Bea, a fellow Filipino and a newbie in the Jakarta scene. [read more]
Last Friday I was fortunate enough to attend The Ritz Carlton’s Risotto Cooking Class. I’ve always wanted to learn how to make Risotto and it’s always been so intimidating for me so this was the perfect opportunity!
For those traveling to Jakarta this is my recommended list of To-Dos. This is of course just based on my limited experience of Jakarta. I am no expert as I have only been living here shy of two years. But I’ve enjoyed my experiences in the following places and I hope you get to check [read more]
I sorta got inspired by the blog post of Mrs. O of the same title to write about an experience of mine! I didn’t plan on really writing about it at first, but what the heck… it’s too funny not to! The famous Indonesian creme bath via Monday last week I totally went local and went [read more]
Attended the Italian Chef vs Pastry Chef Cooking Class with my friend LM at The Ritz on another Saturday. The class was held by Lobo’s Chef Mariano Liuzza and Chef I Made Kona at their demo kitchen. The staff were very nice to us and eager to assist. Croissants and various pastries with coffee were served when we got there. The 2 [read more]
Tagged along with my fab friend Ted one Saturday for Chinese Cooking class entitled “Authentic Cantonese Dishes in Stylish Presentation” at the Pearl restaurant of the JW Marriot Jakarta. Is it worth it signing up for one of their classes?