Category Archives: Food and beverage

The Bar at the End of the Universe

In common with most of you we guess, your Food and Beverage correspondent gets an e-mail every week from the “Metro Sky Bar” in BSD, unashamedly extolling is own virtues in full glossy colour.  Given that BSD is clearly very … Continue reading

Posted in December 2011, Food and beverage | 2 Comments

Red Bullshit – a case for the KPK?

While a little behind the the rest of the world in taking off, Red Bull has recently been going gangbusters in Indonesia, and this  despite being four or five times the cost of not dissimilar drinks made locally – and availability … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Corruption, December 2011, Food and beverage | 3 Comments

One More Bar

Walking into the Satu Lagi Bar is like bumping into an old mate you haven’t seen for a while, instantly familiar and friendly. The place hasn’t changed much since it moved from inside the Kristal Hotel itself to its free … Continue reading

Posted in Food and beverage, November 2011 | 1 Comment

Smoke, mirrors and Jim Beam

Your Food & Beverage correspondent’s personal preference is for a whisky without an ‘e’, that is to say the unmatchable stuff made from the pure waters of Scotland’s rivers and springs. Even so, there are niche whiskeys that enjoy considerable support, … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Corruption, Expat Foibles, Food and beverage, October 2011 | 2 Comments

Eastern Promise – 22 Years young!

Following a bit of a drubbing at the 60% Bangkok pool playoffs at Crossroads in Kemang, your Food and Beverage Correspondent decided to cheer himself up and give his Her Indoors a treat by going around the corner for some late night … Continue reading

Posted in Expat Foibles, Food and beverage, October 2011 | Leave a comment

Great British Breakfast in toast sensation!!

The NottheJakartaPost is pleased to announce the appointment of its first Restaurant Critic. While he doesn’t know too much about food, he does know what he likes and doesn’t cost us very much, 50% of the cost of all authorised … Continue reading

Posted in Food and beverage | 11 Comments