This is my uncountable restaurant review in Kuta area but this one is the highlighted one! Why? First, the restaurant has very scenic sea view from top. Second, menu is vary and delicious. And third, it has very affordable price!!! Oh, oh… it’s just the beginning but too sum up, it’s a worth it restaurant to dine in around. Curious for the details? Keep reading! 🙂
I’ve never been to a Spanish restaurant before and it seemed to be a good experience when a mail dropped by my box, offering me to do a review of one in Bali. It was Miura Pintxos Bar and Grill Bali, a Spanish inspired restaurant located at legendary Dhayana Pura street, Seminyak. Named after Don Eduardo Miura, a well known bull breeder in Spain — the restaurant wished to resemble his dedication in breeding the fiercest fighting bulls to their kitchen.
“Hi, Vania. Welcome to Meja”, a short hair lady approached me as I walked in to the door. This is my first visitation to Meja Kitchen and Bar, a small restaurant located at the ground front of IZE Hotel, Bali. The restaurant was not that big. It was just like any other ordinary restaurant around. That was my first impression. Later I found that lady was the marketing manager of the restaurant.
I walked inside the restaurant and picked a seat in the middle of the room. It took me a while to understand the concept they put for the place. I knew that it was homey but there must be a particular one. A beautiful mermaid with a summer hat was painted on the wall. The wooden interior and low ceiling worked as if the restaurant was part of room in a house. A living room? Maybe.
That is maybe what you are thinking of when seeing display picture of this article. Indeed, it was beautiful. I was a bit surprised that Kuta has this kind of rural area where you can get to experience eating in the villages, by the fish pond, inside those tiny little house or what so called bale. Running a way for a while from the hustle bustle and get indulge with the villages atmosphere at Bale Udang Mang Engking was very nice option to go if you’re around Kuta.
What’s your definition for ‘burger’?
For me, burger is that two pieces of bun with any kind of delicious things inside — often become a hero in my emergency hunger and even escape plan in my don’t-know-what-to-eat moment. Quite long definition, but that’s how burger has ruled my life.
Going around Legian by walk in a hot day will totally burn your calories a lot. And here it is, small burger shop with an attractive name board titled Five Monkey, been there to save people’s life or at least my life. Well, I am sure that’s not only me.
Bali is not always about beaches, sun bathing, and surfing. Have you ever thinking to just go around and do food hunting? Well, maybe doesn’t make any sense but you should try it once! Just spend one of your day to explore Bali’s food and you’ll get to those corner which are not in the hustle bustle of tourist area but also worth to visit.
I come to Bali for food. And one day, ended in this beautiful homey place named Delicioso Bistro and Restaurant. This place is way far from the crowd. Reading the board name, I was thinking that this must be-definitely-exactly one of Italian restaurant. Those pizza, spaghetti, and fettuccine kind of things. But I was totally wrong!
Who don’t like Asian street foods?
Yes, it is oily and spicy. Some of them aren’t that health to consume 7 times in a week but nothing can compete them for their richness in spices, strong, tangy, and garlicky flavors — to sum up paradise in the mouth. I have to admit that they are the greatest street food ever!
If you are in Bali, and into these Asian’s or would like to give a hit on try some, you are in the right page to read this article because what I’m going to tell you is one of Asian restaurant that pulling up Asian street food into their table. Keep reading!
Indonesian doesn’t only has thousands of paradise destinations, but it also has indigenous foods — one of the reason why I am so proud to be part of it. This country has many island across nation, lead on different culture that affect on different taste. Let say, West Java which dominantly live by Sundanese people, it has a typical sweet and non-spicy cooking. West Sumatera in the other hand well known for its Padang food which totally the opposite of it. Minangkabau people dominantly served spicy and used coconut as common ingredients.
Exploring Indonesian cuisine one by one will never end but having all various kind of the foods in one dining is possible, Star Anise Restaurant Bali made it happen. Taking a dining concept from Colonial Regime, the restaurant serve Indonesian Grand Rijsttafel — a long rice table consist of up to 20 Indonesian side dishes.