Good Wines, Good Times – Good Karma!

NOW! Bali’s wine columnist and expert, Widya, heads to the cliffs of Uluwatu to review the own-branded wines of the renowned Karma Group, settling into Karma Kandara resort’s di Mare Restaurant with Chef Joseph Antonishek. It took me a moment to fully appreciate the spectacular clifftop views, high above the Indian Ocean, when I arrived

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Indulge in a Spread of Mediterranean Delights at Sateria Beachside Restaurant

Nestled on the tranquil coastline of Nusa Dua, experience a dining experience overlooking the ocean where Meliá Bali’s signature Sateria Beachside Restaurant invites island foodies to indulge in its Mediterranean-inspired culinary offerings. Sateria Beachside Restaurant is the resort’s crown jewel when it comes to exquisite dining. With tables lined up on the beachfront deck, under

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A Beachfront Izakaya at SugarSand

SugarSand, the vibrant beachfront eatery that has been a beloved Seminyak destination since its inception in 2018, has recently undergone a remarkable conceptual transformation. Under the helm of the new head chef, Syamsul Rizal, the venue now offers an exhilarating dining experience that still carries the same suave atmosphere but with new bites and fresh

5 Best Places to Eat at the Bali Airport

Really uplifting the quality of restaurants and cafés at the Bali Airport is HMSHost, an Autogrill Company, that manages renowned international brands, as well as also their own curated dining venues. The company operates in more than 120 airports around the world, making them a world leader in travel dining. Their goal here in Bali


Earth-Friendly Food at DUMBO and The Elephant

Tied by a shared earth-loving ethos, DUMBO and The Elephant are two-sides of the same coin. One, a hotspot of pizza, music and cocktails; the other a cool and calm al-fresco café; these distinct venues strive to showcase an environmentally-friendly experience for all who visit. Though sister properties, both vegetarian and vegan, founded by well-known

Honey & Smoke: Modern Australian Dining Gets an ‘Asian Flare’

For fans of Will Meyrick, Honey & Smoke will be a welcome surprise, as the Australian chef and restaurateur ventures away from his renowned Southeast Asian cuisine and presents a superbly original menu at this new wood-fired bistro. Honey & Smoke sits on Ubud’s central Monkey Forest Road, now bustling with life again. This cosy,

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An Elevated Seafood Feast at Ikan Restaurant

Spoiling diners with tantalising seafood and Indonesian-inspired culinary offerings, the beachfront Ikan restaurant and bar bring vibrant vibes and a unique concept to the tranquil Nusa Dua area. Nestled on the pristine Nusa Dua coastline, the fully revamped Ikan at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali is an exciting addition to the upscale neighbourhood, providing


RAMU Kitchen: Cross-Cultural Cuisine with Island-Grown Ingredients

RAMU Kitchen was conceptualised to highlight the bounty of Bali. Collaborating with Balinese farmers, this Ubud-based restaurant sources the best local ingredients from the island’s land and sea, creating a menu of Asian-Mediterranean fusion flavours. Found within the artistic boutique hotel, Titik Dua, in Peliatan Ubud, RAMU takes inspiration from the Balinese philosophy of Tri

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An Award-Winning Wine and Food Pairing from Bali

On 7 November 2022, Hatten Wines received wonderful news as the full results of the 11th Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition were released. The competition has been the guide to quality international wines and spirits for the booming Asian market and represents a true voice of Asia with 74 judges from

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Up in Flames! Revamped FIRE Serves Up Sizzlingly Indulgent Flavours

Flame-cooked dry-aged meats, sizzling seafood, slow-cooked chickens and juicy pork belly: when there’s smoke, there’s fire at W Bali – Seminyak. The vibrant resort’s FIRE Restaurant has reverted back to its original roots by serving flamingly indulgent flavours with a revamped concept under the helm of their new Director of Culinary, Norberto Palacios. Renowned for

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Il Ristorante – Luca Fantin Offers Italian Indulgence on the Cliffs of Uluwatu

The exclusive, almost mysterious, Bulgari Resort Bali sits atop the cliffs of Uluwatu in quiet sophistication. The sultry resort has struck a balance between luxury Italian design and Balinese aesthetic, creating a dream-like destination in one of Bali’s most enviable locations. One way of experiencing the resort is to book a table at Il Ristorante


Golden Monkey: A Taste of Authentic Chinese Cuisine in Canggu

One of Ubud’s most popular restaurants, Golden Monkey, finds a home down south. Nestled on the street-front of the bustling Berawa area, residents and visitors alike can finally have a taste of real, authentic Chinese cuisine in Canggu. Finding a proper, dinner-ready Chinese restaurant in Canggu was previously difficult, let alone one that serves the


A Royal Balinese Rijsttafel Experience at Dapur Raja

If you’re on the hunt for an exquisite dining experience in Ubud, then make your way to Dapur Raja Bali. This Ubud restaurant provides a great place to gather with friends and dine over food and drinks, cooking up traditional Balinese cuisine served Rijsttafel-style! Ubud is globally-renowned as the cultural heart of Bali, where visitors

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