Kemangi Restaurant, Hotel Santika Pandegiling Surabaya: Spirit of Indonesian Food is in the Air

Kemangi Restaurant, Hotel Santika Pandegiling

Passing through Pandegiling street at the heart of Surabaya, you’ll find a big building at the left side of the road which not to mention is Hotel Santika Pandegiling, the very first yet the oldest Hotel Santika in Surabaya. If you are happen to visit this hotel, dropping by in Kemangi restaurant to experience the spirit of Indonesian food won’t be bad idea to do. Named after the most popular herbs in Indonesian kitchen, Kemangi Restaurant is located at the same level with the hotel’s lobby. Continue reading “Kemangi Restaurant, Hotel Santika Pandegiling Surabaya: Spirit of Indonesian Food is in the Air”

Singapore Food Hunting (Part I): First Impression


It is closer to the end of May and this month has been an awesome month for me. No, I didn’t have a birthday nor getting bonus for my job. It is all because finally after not going anywhere for a year,  I could do another traveling adventure (read: culinary adventure). And what make it more special is I could do it with my other half :)

This was our first time traveling together. After talking about doing it since the very first time we met, finally our plan could be realized. We didn’t have any specific country in our list but considered that we only had a short time to escape our daily routines, we chose not to go far away from Indonesia. Singapore is the best choice after all so, there we were. Frankly to say, this was my first time to visit other Asian country. I had been far away to Europe before but I haven’t once in my life visit other country around Indonesia. So, I was pretty excited especially for the foods.  Keep reading :)

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Saveur Far East Plaza, Singapore: Never Say No to French Dining

Saveur Singapore
Duck confit with mashed potato, saut̩ed mushrooms, orange segment Р$14.90

Saveur in French means flavor but in Singapore it is known as group who had established collection of restaurants specialized in French and European cuisine. Established in 2011, this fine dining restaurant has four branches through out Singapore, one of them located in Far East Plaza. During my visit to Singapore, my friend invited me to have a dine in this restaurant. Frankly to say, I’m in a mood of exploring Singaporean street food at that time but French cuisine? Who will reject that? At least, I won’t because I’m a fan of this food genre.

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