Best Places to Sip Coffee in Jakarta #7

We seriously can't keep up with the pace of the coffee scene in Jakarta right now. Every other day a new cafe is opening with each new venue featuring well-considered design both inside and out. The emphasis on greenery and natural lighting is particularly obvious and in general, cafes seem considerably less smoky with designated smoking areas often tucked Continue Reading

How to Make Gulai-style Padang Chicken Curry

Today in the AJB Kitchen we are making Gulai Ayam (Curry Chicken). Originating in Indonesia’s western most island of Sumatra, specifically the province of Western Sumatra, Gulai Ayam is a regular dish in Padang restaurants throughout the Indonesian archipelago. Richer and more complex in flavour than Kari Ayam, Gulai Ayam resembles an Indian-style curry due Continue Reading

Q & A with Aaron Seeto, Director of Museum MACAN

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With the first anniversary of the opening of Museum MACAN approaching, we were thrilled when Aaron Seeto found time to talk with us. Aaron is the Director of Museum MACAN, the pioneering modern and contemporary art institution in Jakarta. Aaron spoke about his role, the mission of the Museum, his background and now, life in Jakarta.  *Kenalkan Aaron Continue Reading

5 Art Galleries you should know about in Jakarta

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In a city as diverse and dynamic as Jakarta, it’s no wonder the art scene is alive and flourishing. If you are an art fan visiting or living in Jakarta, you are in for an exciting ride! The five galleries we profile today facilitate all forms of art; whether it's paintings, installations or live performances, and all support emerging artists and encourage Continue Reading