Dining Reviews


Meet Bali’s Mushroom Man : I Gede Artha Sudiarsana

Dining | Mar 03, 2020

I Gede Artha Sudiarsana is a young Balinese entrepreneur; through his self-made mushroom agribusiness, his mission is to inspire other youth to regenerate Indonesia’s agricultural industry. It’s not often you come across a young man who, even before leaving for university, has already planned to go back home. For I Gede Artha Sudiarsana, this was […]

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Bali’s Bean Scene : Best Coffee Spots in Bali

Dining | Feb 28, 2020

From plant-to-pot and region-to-region, every cup of coffee in Bali bears an origin story. These destination cafes across the island will have you savouring Indonesia’s coffee culture, one sip at a time. Coffee is essential for most. It is a great part of the economy in Indonesia, but also, has become a sociocultural lifestyle that […]

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Local Over Luxury: Sourcing Food from the Island

Dining | Feb 28, 2020

With growing environmental concerns, and diners becoming increasingly conscious of where their food comes from, locally sourced ingredients become ever-more important. But when it comes down to it, does local win over luxury? Sourcing locally is not a new concept. The slow-food movement started as far back as 1986, creating awareness of traditional cooking and […]

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Cosmic Bites at Tanaman Plant-Based Restaurant

Dining | Jan 31, 2020

Tanaman at the all-new Desa Potato Head melds plant-based Indonesian cooking with design worthy of a sci-fi set in a dining experience that’s good for the body and the planet. Tanaman has the kind of decor that starts conversations. Stepping inside the new eatery is like entering an underground grotto, or boarding some kind of […]

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Kopi Pot: A Captivating Eatery with Classic Charm

Dining | Dec 30, 2019

Bali’s culinary scene has undoubtedly grown and evolved over the years, with many new, modern restaurants popping up around the island each month. Yet, only few have stood the test of time despite the many changes on the island, namely, the charming Kopi Pot. Located on Kuta’s bustling main street of Jalan Legian, Kopi Pot […]

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Ubud’s Haute Food at Aperitif

Dining | Nov 29, 2019

Art, culture, meditation, yoga, and now food. Ubud has become a destination for gourmands and epicureans, as some of Bali’s best restaurants, such as Apéritif, call this cultural capital home. It’s nearly a century later, but the charms of the 1920s live on in Apéritif Restaurant & Bar. You’re caught off guard, in fact, as […]

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Nelayan Restaurant : A Jimbaran Hidden Gem

Dining | Nov 01, 2019

Despite its sought after location, this tropical hideaway upholds its reputation as one of Jimbaran’s best kept secrets. The beachfront dining destination serves grilled flavours of the sea, as well as peace and privacy against a glimmering gold and cerulean backdrop. When you enter Belmond Puri Jimbaran, it’s like stepping into a secret garden, peppered […]

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Far-Out Feasts : Dining in the Wild

Dining | Oct 31, 2019

Some of the best dining experiences entail not only a feast to bite into, but also a feast for the eyes. In the spirit of going off the beaten track, we’ve cherry-picked a handful of the island’s most exciting dining destinations, made special by their exotic and even obscure locations. Picnic in Paradise Picture a […]

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Roosterfish Beach Club : Best Spot in Pandawa

Dining | Oct 02, 2019

Something smells good along the Pandawa beachfront, an area frequented by those in search of  stunning Instagram spots, palm-lined shores and all-round fun under the sun.  Roosterfish Beach Club presents not only a sunny spot to enjoy, but excellent food to match! Pandawa Beach is found in the Bukit area, gaining popularity due to its dramatic rock-cut cliffs and clear waters. Swimming and sunbathing along this long coastline have long […]

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Sake no Hana Bali : Elevating Japanese Cuisine on the Cliffs of Uluwatu

Dining | Jul 31, 2019

Mayfair. London’s notoriously posh neighbourhood, home to elegant Georgian townhouses, high-end boutiques, modern art galleries and of course some of London’s most revered restaurants. Among them is Sake no Hana, a fine dining Japanese restaurant resolute in their mission to gratify those in pursuit of pure, authentic cuisine from the land of the rising sun. […]

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