Padang Padang

Sambals, both the fiery hot red sambal and the slightly cooler green, come gratis at the side of your plate. The main vegetable is daun ubi – boiled leaves from the cassava bush.Fried chicken, several luscious curries, fried tuna with chili sauce and several vegetable dishes are all displayed lovingly ready to be chosen. It

Things Heat Up at Fire

Currently in our beloved South Bali, barely a day passes without news of an exciting new restaurant opening, or a groundbreaking, must-try dish. Yet, despite all the big gun chains and more storming into town creating traffic jams and seating areas that overlook the gridlocked road, FIRE seems to keep people heading north.

Sultry Celebration Concoctions

Sultry Celebration Concoction Bubbles are great, but in the tropical Bali we like to get sexy and celebrate a special occasion with cocktails. And so to ring in our 7th year of publication in style, here are seven of Bali’s most creative cocktail concoctions to toast our special moment with.

Yogurt Republic Opens on Legian

Yogurt Republic has come to satiate all frozen yogurt lovers on the island! Found on the buzzing tourist stretch of Jl. Legian, Yogurt Republic brings a new element to ‘froyo’ by providing customers with real Greek yogurt: a healthy option for those needing a refreshing dessert during their hot Bali holidays.

Pullman Exhibits ‘Journey Through Asia’

Pullman Bali Legian Nirwarna has for the fifth time brought their lobby to life through their appreciation of the arts. Open from 5th December 2014 to 8th March 2015, the exhibition features ‘Journey Through Asia’, the iconic collection of Jean-Paul Nacivet’s photographs. Jean-Paul is a French photographer who has fallen love with the Asian continent.

My Favorite Bali Food Finds

I just love Bali. I can always find amazing food from the restaurants at the island’s world-class resorts, as well as from those in the hood. Remove the constraints of time and you will find me tucked into one of the restaurants below – enjoying every bite of their lip-smacking offerings!

My Ubud Favourites

After years of arduous research I have managed to come up with a short list of some of Ubud’s best and most enjoyable eateries. There are more and there are others, but these will be sure to keep punters happy and cover a wide cross section of tastes.

Best of the East

Leaving the steamy southern shores one is really venturing into the unknown when it comes to food. Fine dining is not the top of the list when it comes to other attractions. But rest assured – there are 

NOW! Publications and writers take on Ubud, four times over!

Since 2012, NOW! Bali and NOW! Jakarta magazines have published 4 books together with their writers, all focused on the cultures of Bali and Indonesia: the Cultural Books Series. This year, for the first time, they have been a part of the very popular literary gathering, the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival. The writers, supported

Cp Lounge Rocks the Monkey Forest

There really is only one place in Ubud where you can go to get your dance on until the wee hours: CP Lounge. During the day, CP Lounge is a great place to chill out for lunch or tapas in the breezy pavilion overlooking the football field. Once the sun goes down, CP Lounge becomes

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