Epicure explores some of the hottest restaurants across Southeast Asia’s biggest cities, with recommendations from top local foodies.
KEVINDRA SOEMANTRI, FOOD WRITER
“The interesting thing about Jakarta’s current dining scene is the sky-rocketing restaurant openings. It shows how eating out is still the most favourable way for socialising in the city. The wave of new culinary young talents coming back from overseas during the pandemic is also contributing to its flourish. I find the collaboration between different types of culinary establishments highly interesting. Who would have thought that an online sandwich shop could collaborate with one of the city’s award-winning Indonesian restaurants?”