Bali’s Bean Scene : Best Coffee Spots in Bali

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

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

What I Hate About Wine

February, the month of love and lovers. Lots of hearts, pink colours in the ads, kisses, lips, cupids, chocolates and bubbles. I have never celebrated Saint Valentine and never has my wife complained. Talking about saints now, I am reminded of Saint Thomas Aquinas and his infallible method called antithesis, created to prove his point

Uni Restaurant & Bar Opens in Berawa

Berawa welcomes a sophisticated dining destination to add to the amazing culinary scene the area is known for. Uni Restaurant & Bar, brought to you by the team of Urchin Grill & Raw Bar fame, is a ‘casual fine diner’ offering up a unique amalgamation of Japanese and French flavours. Seating up to 70 people,

Cosmic Bites at Tanaman Plant-Based Restaurant

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

Fish Market Petitenget Serves Up Italian-Inspired Seafood

Quickly becoming a favourite among the island’s expats and visitors, the recently opened Fish Market Petitenget offers the freshest locally sourced seafood selection, handpicked daily by the experienced Chef Edoardo Pilati. Upon entering the venue, you can’t miss the fish stall where the fresh daily selection of snapper, tiger prawn, grouper, oyster, squid and more

Pinkies Out, It’s Time for Afternoon Tea in Bali

If you’re looking for the perfect spot for afternoon tea in Bali , or high tea in Bali as some would call it, then look no further. Tea in a pot, scones with cream and jam, finger sandwiches and dainty cakes. Yes, the English tradition has spread far and wide! One the island of the gods, with its slower pace of life, seems to be an

Manta Spiced Rum : Locally Made in Bali

Rich yet smooth, Manta Spiced Rum combines a unique mix of prized spices with aged rum providing complex layers of taste that is best served neat or with a favourite cola and a slice of lime. Greatly inspired by the graceful giant mantas that roam the seas of Bali and Raja Ampat Manta Rum has

Out at Sea : Sundara’s All-New Sunset Cruise

If lounging and dining on the Jimbaran Bay beachfront wasn’t enough of a pull for you to visit Sundara Bali, then perhaps their new cruise will be. Taking the sunset experience to a new level, popular Jimbaran beach club Sundara Bali invites you to hit the high seas on their personalised ‘jukung’ boat. Starting at

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