AT THE DHARMAWANGSA JAKARTA
Set in a prestigious, quiet leafy suburb of the city, The Dharmawangsa Hotel has been serving Jakarta's elite from all walks of life for over 20 years. Frequented by corporate leaders, politicians and diplomats alike, this boutique hotel has a reputation for excellence, as well as upholding Indonesia's cultural, artistic and culinary traditions. Within Jakarta restaurant, guests find an elegant setting that offers a contemporary interpretation of old Jakarta with bespoke art and art deco furnishings. The Indonesian delights on offer here extend beyond the food to the drinks, where unique libations like the Virgin Sayur
Asem Mary, which truly captures the light flavour of this ubiquitous Javanese soup.
Overseen by Executive Chef I Made Kona, the menu offers many authentic regional delights cooked to perfection with specials changing regularly. Beloved by many are dishes like the succulent coriander-marinated Maranggi beef satay from Purwakarta and nasi liwet – coconut rice served with chicken, tofu, soy-braised eggs and spicy chayote that shows a wonderful combination of silky textures and rich flavours. Another popular full meal is nasi timbel, which brings together fried chicken, marinated fried beef, salted fish, tofu, tempeh and a serving of sayur asem with rice wrapped in a banana leaf. If you can manage dessert, the Pandan Srikaya Palembang with sticky rice is a must.
SATE MARANGGI PURWAKARTA