Saturday, November 21, 2015

Korean Love and Comedy Drama 2015 - She Was Pretty

Few days ago I just finished watch this drama, She Was Pretty, I fall in love since episode 1, usually I do love this typical drama, from ugly to be pretty woman by make over and in addition with character of main actor who cold hearted and arrogant, those character make my heart fluttering by watching it hehe. 

This drama was funny too and the things that made me surprise is the main actor is Park Seo Joon, the man that I rarely found as main actor and here he is mesmerized me with his character, cold hearted, smile, look, attitude woww I love his character in this drama. This couple previously acted together at Kill Me Heal Me which is another good drama that I watched also. And another thing that surprise me is Choi Si Won who acted like a fool in here, that is rarely to see him like this but his acting was so entertaining. He act like a fool, poor guy but actually he is...hmm.. I don't want to be spoiler but I could tell he has a surprise for you that I don't even think like that, I was guessing wrong. Hwang Jung Eum, she is really into acting, she is not my favorite but I like watch her acting and some of her drama is good too, Kill Me Heal Me, Secret, those drama are recommended to watch.

One Day Trip to Leuwi Hejo

I kinda need weekend getaway even the shortest one because it's been a while since my last trip and I feel like I need to go somewhere. And my friend asked me to join a trip to Leuwi Hejo, Sentul, Bogor, so of course I said YES. It was an Open Trip, for the whole package is Rp185.000/pax then on November 15, we are going to Leuwi Hejo :) there were 18 ppl and meeting point as usual at Plaza Semanggi 6 AM, what a Sunday morning, hahaha but since I need this, it doesn't matter. 

Due to morning trip on Sunday there is no traffic jam in that morning and we reach the place in about 2,5 hours with ELF that already rent by organizer which is already included on that package. Since I didn't browsing that much so I just knew that in some part we are going into water where I thought it's gonna be the same like Green Canyon, body rafting? oops..the night before D-day my back was really hurt that it will hurt if I sit or even standing in a long time so thinking that I might not join the trip was really sad but thankfully, I woke up in the morning and I feel my body is getting better after I got some treatment the day before.
view at the top after struggling..haha at Leuwi Hejo

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Yong Pal - Best Korean Drama 2015

Well, I enjoying watching K-drama so I decided to add another tab to talk about it, I just feel that I just want to share it since sometimes I found myself don't really know what is the next drama to watch, or if I watch this drama, will I survive and watch until the end? so, I would like to share what kind of drama or movie that I watched and share my thoughts ;)

First K-drama is Yong Pal, perhaps you watched it already, there were 18 episodes. Since the first episode I really enjoy this drama, the plot was pretty fast, intense and I have no time to get bored with, instead I gotta be patient to wait every week and depend on those who make it engsub, thankfully the engsub always out so fast. Thanks so much to them ;)

Satisfied Dinner at Hong Kong Cafe

There were many people said the food in this restaurant was great so that's why I get so curious with it and yeay finally I got chance to visit this restaurant, Hong Kong Cafe, with my friends. We straight go there, Kuningan City branch after office hours, the traffic jam was sooo bad at that night.

We were famished so please make our food in a hurry :p We did remember that night we ate a lot, hahaha and all of it were so tasty, highly recommended :) First food to serve is Sweet & Sour Chicken (Rp56.000) it said it was recommended menu so we order one and it turns out sooo true, I love it so much they mixed it with some paprica and put lettuce as garnish. HKC Special Fried Rice (Rp48.500), contains of seafood and another tasty food for dinner, not too oily. 
Sweet & Sour Chicken

Saturday, October 31, 2015

New Grand Menu 2015 – IPPUDO Indonesia

Ippudo Indonesia, the well-known ramen restaurant from Japan launched their New Grand Menu on October 21st at Pacific Place. What made this new menu special is they really care about customer preference and want to provide food that suit for their customer especially local people. Every year Ippudo always updating their menu  and keep innovating to provide the best menu for their loyal or new customer.

Ippudo was established since 1985 at Japan, Hakata by Shigemi Kawahara, who people known as Ramen King in the world. There are more than 80 restaurants in Japan and more than 50 restaurants in a different cities all over the world like New York, Sydney, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Taipei, Seoul, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Guangzhou and many more.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Delicious Kolak Pisang at Bailey's & Chloe

Trying out another Real High Tea Challenge (RHTC) menu and this time from Bailey's & Chloe at Tanjung Duren area. We went there for having good lunch, I went with Ruth & Fio. They are going there and asking me too to come with them, yeay! 

Bailey's & Chloe is located at Rukos and from the outside the place is petite and looks nice. There are 2 floors, and the decoration looks really nice, There are some ropes hanging to give some accent and grass on top of nice blue bench.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Dear Agent, Find Your Mission at Spy Club

Bam Barambam..Bam..Bam Bam Barambam #nowplaying James Bond soundtrack was our opening song before heading to this restaurant (haha..sorry kidding), Spy Club. This restaurant located at Kemanggisan area and looks like a secret agent quarter ever since you entered, so we feel like a spy who going to have special mission. Or if in Running Man, we will feel like our PD called us earlier to have special mission and put Spy tag on our name tag, haha, if you watch that reality show you may know it *daydreaming* There are some guns, police line and even T.N.T woowww..O_o
They have big space on the back which decorated nicely but since its an open area, it would be really hot if you come in the afternoon. But the decoration at that backyard are awesome, they put cooking equipment in the wall, hanging T.N.T on the ceiling, some part looks like unfinished wall with some green from the leaves. There were also band equipment so you might like to come at night, enjoying good food and live music. I just loveee it. Especially the long bench with red pillow make such a great spot to take pictures, like we did :) The waitress wearing S.W.A.T vest for their uniform, so it's kinda unique and make the restaurant concept fit in, in addition most of their menu name are so unique, Let me share what did we order below with some explanations and pictures for sure.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Nice Neighborhood named Goodhood Coffee and Kitchen

At one night due the traffic was pretty bad I decided to walk from JDC to Pejompongan few meters to find a taxi. And I found this place, with nice light and totally will attracted your eyes to see it comparing others building around them. So, I found this cafe, Goodhood Cafe and Kitchen, the good thing is the place is not really far from my office. After fasting month, me and office mates planned to having lunch there and here we go :)

We feel so excited, I usually go with them for lunch most of the time. We love to explore new places like this one which located in our neighborhood. I already visited 2 times and when I came for the first time, half of their menu are not ready yet. Since the restaurant is still brand new and not yet to have Grand Opening so it was still trial when I went there first time. There are 2 level for this restaurant, you may find nice murals at stairs and they also have some chairs in the terrace. The front door was unique with brown wood & big window that perfect to having OOTD photoshoot like my friend did.
credit : lunchgetaway

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Happy Mingle at De Mingle

Starting with a contest called Real High Tea Challenge (RHTC) Cafe & Restaurant 2015 by Dilmah, there are some restaurants in Jakarta & Bandung who participated this event. This challenge is teach us to appreciate tea and enjoying afternoon High Tea which is might not (yet) really common in Indonesia.

RHTC is organized by Dilmah Tea Indonesia. For the cafe & restaurant, there are some items that will be judged such as Hot Tea Pairing Dish (Sweet or Savory), Mocktail or Cocktail Pairing Dish (Sweet or Savory) and Tea Inspire Cuisine (Food with Ingredients Tea). They need to promote their RHTC menu to customer. I found it interesting to see which one is the best pairing to enjoy tea and what kind of menu they are going to make.

Happy Mingle & Let's Giggle! probably the perfect quote for this cafe, De Mingle , located at Rukos in Kebun Jeruk area, you may spot it in the corner right in front of entrance. It looks so cute from the outside and feels like telling you to come in right away into the big wood door. The interior is so nice, the right side is wide-window with black list sticker which is totally so cute and the left side you may find another different chairs with black lamp hanging on the wall and not forget the floor which is I found it attracted since they make it little different and how they make seat arrangement. High ceiling make the space look bigger, and look at their stairs containing of nice words with doodles and they also put some nice quotes on the wall. 

Friday, September 11, 2015

Enjoying my Duck - Bebek Tepi Sawah

Quick post to share a good-food ;)

Due to curiosity about this place, like some friends of mine keep tagging this place or had a gathering or even meeting in here. So, one night when I'm to starving I decided to enter this place, Bebek Tepi Sawah, it was crowded and the visitors are mostly family. The place is decorated with some touch of traditional yet modern.

Food that I ordered was the recommended one and the waiter said it is their signature traditional food, Tepi Sawah Crispy Duck (Rp99.000) the duck was so big and juicy, the sambal was delicious, there are 3 kinds of sambal and it mixed perfectly in your mouth when you dip your duck into the sambal and eat it, and like usual I put soy sauce into the sambal because I can't eat spicy food. The food served with rice, Balinese vegetables and sambals. You can also choose your duck whether deep fried or grilled, I choose deep fried.

For dessert I ordered Ice Jembrana (Rp27.500) it was refreshing finale made from blended sweet coconut, milk, cassava tapai and special syrup, served with grass jelly and coconut on top. So refreshing and usually I like something that made from coconut ;) The service was great, the ambiance of place also calm & comfortable. If you want to have fancy dinner with great duck food, you should try this restaurant.

Bebek Tepi Sawah
Location : Cilandak Town Square, Lantai Ground, Jl. TB Simatupang, Cilandak, Jakarta
Open : 10 AM - 10 PM
Price : Rp15.000 - 200.000

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Good Food on Weekend at Pantrynette

I keep passing this Ruko area at Lebak Bulus since my grandmother living there and this place is so catchy comparing with others building and gaining my curiosity to walk in. Once you enter the place it feels like home, it's like a living room that changing into restaurant with different kind of chair, some rattan, furry or plastic. Decorated with some frames in the wall and cute things inside the cupboard that placed in the corner near by window.

Pantrynette serves Asian and Western cuisines and the price were so affordable and I already visited this place for few times since I love their food and the location is really close with my grandma's house. Sometimes me and my sister or brother will visit this place straight after visit my grandma's house in the weekend.

So I will share things that I already ate with some pictures, pardon me because I didn't take picture before I decided to make some review on my blog so after few times visit, I decided to take picture and make review of it.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Best Korean Beef - Born Ga

I decided to make a review for this restaurant, Born Ga because beside I love Korean food, this restaurant also offering good price, good food & also good service. This restaurant decorated with the usual look like the other korean restaurant but more modern and looks exclusive from the outside. This is definitely one of the best restaurant to have Korean BBQ.

Best Korean Beef - Born Ga

I decided to make a review for this restaurant, Born Ga because beside I love Korean food, this restaurant also offering good price, good food & also good service. This restaurant decorated with the usual look like the other korean restaurant but more modern and looks exclusive from the outside. This is definitely one of the best restaurant to have Korean BBQ.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Work-to-do at Coffee Institute

Lots of work to do and I think I gotta bring home my work and do it extra on weekend. So I asked my friend who also might need to do their paper or task on weekend and I ended up went with one of my best friends since playground.

We went to Coffee Institute nearby Senopati area, it was on renovation in the ground level so we take upstairs and sit in the corner when we thought the high level of seat would properly for working. In fact I would rather to choose the sofa cause it looks so tempting. But keep reminding to myself, work work and work.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Fried Octopus Jjang!! Chunghae Soosan [ 청해수산 ]

Started from a friend statement "Fried Octopus in that place was the best, go take your taxi and say Cheonghesusan to your taxi driver!" And due to my curiosity I went to that place to tried that Fried Octopus/ 낚지 복음 at Cheong He Susan/ 청해수산 , Senopati.

After you put your order, the waitress/waiter will start serving you with Banchan/반찬/Side dishes in every varians and don't worry where they put things that you didn't order cause it's FREE! haha..yep yep you didn't read it wrong since it's really FREE, including Ocha.

I ordered Fried Octopus on my first visit according my friend recommendation with small portion (Rp180.000) cause I was alone. I got lots of Banchan and me totally love it too much, tteokpoki soup, salad, veggie pancake, kimchi etc. It was soooo tummy was very happy ;) ;) ;) especially when you mixed your rice with fried octopus..vert delicious, its quite spicy but I still like it. Rice is ordered separately (Rp15.000) and I don't know why but the rice taste so delicious too.
Fried Octopus/ 낚지 복음
the Banchan was totally awesome ;)
During my second visit, now with friends, we ordered Japchae (Rp120.000) stir-fried sweet potato noodles with meat, vegetables and Haemul Sundubu (Rp80.000), spicy seafood soft tofu stew, and we got different Banchan, apparently they will change Banchan menu periodically. And as expected all the menu taste was very good, we were so full, usually they will get us dessert also for free when we finished our meals ;) they will offer us coffee/fruit or there is one more menu that I'm sorry I forgot the name ^^;;
happy tummy ;)

There are so many Koreans eating there and sometimes we felt like we are in Korea inside that restaurant, I went there few times already since this is one of my favorites Korea restaurant. So I put title Jjang / 짱 means Great! in Korean. I learned Korean a bit so I can read and talk in Korean and until now I'm still learning my Korean.

Chunghae Soosan [ 청해수산 ]
Location : Jl. Senopati No. 49, Jakarta
Open : 11 AM - 10/11 PM
Price : Rp70.000 - Rp1.000.000

Monday, August 31, 2015

Fun Body Rafting - Green Canyon Pangandaran

After months when I really want to go to this place but still not get a chance finally I went to this place, Pangandaran or ppl used to call Green Canyon, 28-30 August 2015. I joined an open trip, asking my friends and another friend asking another friend and so on, so there were 8 ppl plus another participants from the organizer so in total 12 people. The cost for this trip, all in is Rp 650.000/pax.

Friday, 28 August 2015
Gather at Plaza Semanggi and we left around 8 PM and the funny thing was we took a wrong elf so we asked the driver to turn around and finally we took the right ELF. The ELF was really nice, we sit comfortably and they also have plug charger so we can charging our phone.

Saturday, 29 August 2015
Arrived around 8 AM in the morning, the road some part were quite bad so the car were bumpy. We went directly to Body Rafting place, but we had our breakfast first before the activity. We got our helmet and life vest. They also prepare the rubber shoes if you want to change it but since I used my trekking sandals so I didn't change it. Waiting for our turns to take a pick up trucks heading to the starting point. It took about 15 minutes on our way to starting point. Started from jumping in 4m height or if you don't want to jump you can just go down. But I choose to jump, that was first time jumping like that and surprisingly I did it :) The Body Rafting was definitely so much fun, the view was very great, I love so much. There were few places to jump started from 4m, 2m or 8m and I did all of it *clappinghands* *proud* The distance is around 3,5km and we were body rafting around 3 hours until finished. 
start with jump at 4m height

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Let's go to Filosofi Kopi

I already heard about this place for a while because many people talked about it and this place was kinda boom since there was a movie with the same title like this coffee shop and filming on this coffee shop. I wanna go there due to curiosity but I didn't have time. 

So at one night, left from my office, I barely wouldn't go home immediately so I went to Blok M area at that night, walking, walking and walking and I saw a place that seems bright and there were a lot of people there so I look closer and I saw it wrote Filosofi Kopi in there and aaa..apparently I found it unintentionally. 

Then, I enter the cafe and wow I love the design, the cafe decorated with unfinished white bricks and there are some variances of seats with different height level, there is also a small pots near the big window, and some words are filled in the window with white colors. There is also bookshelf as part of some decorations. There are pretty many chairs inside, and actually the place seems small cause the shape is just square.
Greeny pots to make homey :) 

Some of menu already sold out at that night. I ordered Hot Cappuccino. The staff looks friendly and I kinda enjoyed drink coffee there. The price was okay and I think I will go back there and try some green tea and other snacks ;) 

There was some accident during my visit, I ordered hot cappuccino and when I put it on my desk, it turned out the table was shaky and I spilled my cappuccino ;( I asked tissue from the staff and he saw it and he offered me to change my drink and when he tried to fix my table it ended up more and more are spilled out so I got a new one. Thank you so much, Filosofi Kopi!
my first coffee that spilled out ;(

Filosofi Kopi
Location : Jl. Melawai 6, Melawai, Jakarta
Open      : 10 AM - 10 PM
Price      : IDR 15.000 - 50.000
IG            : @filkopstore_id

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Pork Ribs - Song Fa Bakut Teh

If you are Chinese food lover or pork lover, you better pay visit to this place. Song Fa Bakut Teh is established since 1969 and originally from Singapore. I haven't tried the one in Singapore and haven't been to Song Fa before so I feel exciting to try. 

Thanks to Fiona (ig @fionatjo) for asking me out since her partner, Ruth couldn't go. Although I need to find and wearing Cheongsam, cause that was the dress code and I don't have it and I ended up borrowed it from a friend. I jumped into Foodies gathering organized by JKTGO, and got a chance to taste all the favorites food menu at Song Fa.

Bakut Teh means "meat bone tea", actually it is refer to a soup brewed with pork ribs complete with various herbs and spices. The best menu of Song Fa of course is the Bakut Teh itself, Pork Ribs Soup, the pork was tender and juicy, the soup was delicious. 

Pork Ribs Soup
There is also Spicy Pork Belly, little Spicy but delicious and you just couldn't stop eating it, well since we have to share with other foodies so I resist it...kkk..The other one that we tried and we also ordered another 2 bowls since we like it so much is Dough Fritters/Cakwe, so crispy, not too oily and we just love it.
Spicy Pork Belly
our favorites Dough Fritters/Cakwe
They made the menu from almost all part of a pig, you could find below some of the pictures, favorites of mine are pork ribs & pork belly. I also found out an unique things which is the way they serve the Chinese Tea, some Chinese Tea were served in unique way, they pour the tea into that 4 small glasses and let it wasted and throw it out and pour again for 3 times and you may enjoy the 4th glass, because I felt like it's too bad to waste the first tea.
Chinese tea that quite unique when served

Mee Sua

Pig's Kidney Soup
Braised Pork Belly
the porridge was also tasty ;)
The place was designed with delicate selection for antique & old ornaments that make customers feel comfortable, made a good ambiance, located at Food Place, Jayakarta, Hayam Wuruk. There are 4 outlets in Jakarta, and the one that I visited is Central Kitchen, so all the food from all outlets in Jakarta are coming from this outlet.

Song Fa Bakut Teh
Location  : Jayakarta Food Place, Lantai Ground, Jl. Labu No. 1, Hayam Wuruk, Jakarta
Phone No : 021 6390951
Price       : IDR 20.000 - 100.000 IG           : @songfajakarta 

Monday, August 17, 2015

Traditional Food at Ruma Makan Belitong Timpo Duluk

When I went to Belitung , my friend took me to this old-ish look restaurant, Ruma Makan Belitong Timpo Duluk. Literally in Bahasa that we all know Ruma into Rumah, Timpo into Tempo & Duluk into Dulu, so I found that name was interesting. The interior was quite nice and they said usually this place will full so we hope we will lucky at that time and yes we are lucky. We got seat on the backyard, see menu and hmm..what are we going to eat?

I ordered Gangan, made from the fish served inside the coconut with turmeric broth IDR 35.000, so unique. Gangan is one of traditional food in Belitung. We also ordered some otak-otak (@IDR 3.000) , Belitung-Bangka was famous with Otak-Otak so don't forget to buy some ;) Otak-otak is also made from the fish, usually they will grill it.

The food was great, affordable price, the friendly staff and unique design interior. Such a perfect place to make your tummy happy especially when you eating & share it with your friends or family ;) If you go to Belitung, pay your visit there and have a great meals :)
looks nice, isn't it?
Ruma Makan Belitong Timpo Duluk
Location : Jalan Lettu Mad Daud, Tanjung Pandan, Belitung, Kepulauan Bangka Belitung
Open      : 11am - 10pm

Friday, August 14, 2015

Say Hello to this cute Kitty - Hello Kitty Cafe

One thing for sure when I go to Korea is I must go to Hello Kitty Cafe, so here I want to share about it. Yeah..I love Hello Kitty, because it is super cute, and I remember I have a friend who doesn't like Hello Kitty said it's strange that it doesn't have mouth. And hahaha I just realized if Hello Kitty doesn't have mouth ;p But, I still love it. 

We went to Hongdae and looking for the place by map, if you want to check what I did in details at that day please check it on MJ trip to Korea I am totally in love with this cafe since I heard it for the first time and  even I finally found it & see it by myself, the interior, the food, the friendly staff, well me love it too much. Perfect place to hang out with your friends. 
Seeing all the cakes, waffles and all desserts are Hello Kitty was totally heaven for me. We ordered some waffles ;) The unique thing that I found in here is when you order, you will get a buzzer and when your order is ready, the buzzer will buzz and you can go to get your order done.
The Buzzer
This cafe serving coffee & desserts and there are 2 floors. I took photos like crazy there through nook & cranny. Even the toilet was soo cute. Really, cute overload in there. 
our cute table waiting for our order
toilet door :D
mean : Kitty doesn't like smoking ;)
cute overload~~ <33
wall decoration
2nd floor
nyammm ;0

They also sell some Hello Kitty merchandise, the price of the food not too expensive, If you go to Korea, try it, I will go there again for sure. But I heard they are move to the new place but still at Hongdae area.

Hello Kitty Cafe
Location for the new place : 18, Wausan-ro 19-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea.
Phone No : 02-334-6570
Open       : 09.30am-10.30pm
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