Culinary Events August 2013 (Updated)

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AUGUST 2013

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Please note that some of the events may serve alcohol or non-halal ingredients.
Discretion is advised for those who have restrictions on dietary and belief.

Schedule is updating everyday!

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MULIA’S MOONCAKES at THE MULIA, MULIA RESORT & VILLAS – BALI (MULIA DELI)

1 August – 22 September 2013

The Mulia Bali - Mooncake 2013

The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas – Nusa Dua, Bali celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival with its magnificent moon cakes. Embrace the spirit of the Moon Festival with something different than the rest. Offer your good wishes to everyone dear to you – in style.

For further inquiries please contact (62-361) 3017777 ext. 6918 or cafe.reception@themulia.com

www.themulia.com

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MOONCAKE FESTIVAL at MANDARIN ORIENTAL JAKARTA

The whole month of August

MO Jakarta - Original Mooncake

Available in both snowskin and traditional baked variety, Executive Chinese Chef Jeff Lee, has come up with tantalizing mooncake creations to cater to all tastes, including the popular Durian Snowskin Mooncake, and Soya Bean Snowskin Mooncake with Egg Custard and Chocolate Crunchy Pearl for those with sweet tooth.

Traditional baked mooncake lovers can indulge in Mandarin Oriental classic flavours such as the Silver Lotus Seed Paste – a sophisticated blend of lotus seed paste and egg yolk wrapped meticulously in an aromatic crust, Red Lotus Paste with Macadamia Nuts, and Green Tea Paste Mooncake.

Exquisitely handcrafted using only the finest ingredients, you can present these mooncakes as a gift to family, friends or business associates in an elegant red gift box.

Mooncakes are available for sale starting 1 August 2013 and priced at IDR 388,000+ per box, consist of 4 pieces of mooncakes. Guests who book before 15 August 2013 will be able to enjoy early bird discounts of 20% for a minimum of 20 boxes.

For further information or to place an order, please contact +62 (21) 2993 8888 or email mojkt-dine@mohg.com

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WHAT’S IN AUGUST at SHANGRI-LA JAKARTA

The whole month of August

Seafood Seduction at Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta

1 to 31 August 2013

Seafood Seduction at Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta

Taste the finest Cantonese-style seafood dishes this month with a range of creations by Chef Benson Fok. Experience exotic ingredients freshly prepared daily, including geoduck in Wok-Fried Geoduck with XO Chilli Sauce, southern flounder from France in Sautéed Flounder Fillet and stomatopoda in Deep-Fried Crispy Stomatopoda with Garlic and Spicy Salt.

For reservations and information, please call (62 21) 2939 9562 or access the website at www.shangri-la.com/jakarta/shangrila/dining/

Exciting Tex-Mex at B.A.T.S., Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta

10 to 31 August 2013

Exciting Tex Mex at B.A.T.S., Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta

Add a little spice to your night with fantastic Tex-Mex cuisine. Savour generous servings of such hearty specialties as beef tacos, chicken chimichanga, cheese enchiladas, spicy beef and bell pepper soup, and grilled steak burritos. Available from 10 to 31 August 2013.

For reservations and information, please call (62 21) 2939 9562 or access the website at www.shangri-la.com/jakarta/shangrila/dining/

Natsu Matsuri at Nishimura, Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta

10 to 31 August 2013

Natsu Matsuri at Nishimura, Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta

August, Japan’s summer month, is celebrated with a colourful festival called Natsu Matsuri. Nishimura shares this summer atmosphere by bringing you traditional Japanese festival food, such as yakitori, okonomiyaki, kakigouri and Ichigo Ame. Enjoy these summer treats from 10 to 31 August 2013 only.

For reservations and information, please call (62 21) 2939 9562 or access the website at www.shangri-la.com/jakarta/shangrila/dining/

For The Love of Oysters at Rosso, Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta

18 – 31 August 2013

For The Love of Oysters at Rosso, Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta

Oysters have long been regarded as aphrodisiacs, but even if they don’t ignite romance, Chef Oriana Tirabassi will prepare a range of oyster dishes that will evoke your love for these fabulous molluscs. Capture the classic taste and succulent texture of oysters – fresh with lemon and Tabasco, cheese baked, grilled or served with risotto. Whether you prefer Canadian, Japanese Kumamoto, French Fine De Claire, Irish or French Muirgen oysters, these famous bivalves never go out of fashion.

For reservations and information, please call (62 21) 2939 9562 or access the website at www.shangri-la.com/jakarta/shangrila/dining/

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WHAT’S IN AUGUST at GRAN MELIA JAKARTA

The whole month of August

Iftar Promotions

  • Iftar at Yoshi Izakaya

Break the fast with our selection of sweet nibbles and coffee or tea for Rp 82,500++ per person

  • Iftar at Café Gran Via – Java and West Sumatra culinary tour

Enjoy a buffet dinner with specialty cuisines from Java and West Sumatra. Tantalize your taste bud with Sate Padang and Rendang from West Sumatra or Gudeg, Rawon and Soto Bandung from Java for Rp 298,000++ per person (inclusive of tea and ice lemon tea).

  • Ramadan Dinner Set at Tien Chao

Dinner cannot be more complete with Tien Chao’s full set menu:
6 course meal for Rp 288,000++ per person
7 course meal for Rp 388,000++ per person
8 course meal for Rp 488,000++per person

For iftar promotion queries and reservation, please contact 021-5268080 ext. 2337 (Yoshi Izakaya), ext. 2328 (Café Gran Via), or ext. 2322 (Tien Chao). The entire restaurant is located on the 2nd floor.

Ramadan Hampers

  • Hamper 1

This special hamper is designed especially for the holy month, consisting of a bottle of grape juice, Monin Lychee syrup, homemade marmalade, variety of macaroons, plum layered cake (lapis legit), and chocolate coated dates, Moroccan’s coconut cookies, nastar, cheese sticks, variety of nuts and Twining’s jasmine tea. Rp 1,200,000++

  • Hamper 2

Special gift to celebrate the holy month, consisting of a bottle of grape juice, homemade marmalade, variety of macaroons, cake (lapis legit), and chocolate coated dates, Moroccan’s coconut cookies, nastar, cheese sticks, variety of nuts and Twinning jasmine tea. Rp 1,000,000++

For hampers queries and orders, please contact El Bombon on 021-5268080 ext. 2359. El Bombon is located on the ground floor.

CAFÉ GRAN VIA:

  • 08 July to 08 August

Iftar and dinner – Java and West Sumatra culinary tour

Enjoy a buffet dinner with specialty cuisines from Java and West Sumatra. Tantalize your taste bud with Sate Padang and Rendang from West Sumatra or Gudeg, Rawon and Soto Bandung from Java. Dinner is Rp 298,000++ per person (inclusive of tea and ice lemon tea).

  • 17 August

Indonesian Independence Day

Enjoy a buffet lunch or dinner with a full set of tumpeng, urap, empal gepuk, abon and teri kacang for Rp 298,000++per person.

  • Friday Night Seafood Buffet

Fresh and delicious seafood is on offer every Friday night from 6pm to 10pm. The all time menu favorites such as oyster and lobster are part of the buffet for Rp 298,000++ per person.

  • Sunday Brunch

The best Sunday Brunch in Jakarta is at Café Gran Via from 11.30am to 3pm which include live music and children activities for Rp 298,000++ per person. Enjoy a 50% discount for children aged 6 to 12 years and a 30% discount for seniors 60 years and over.

Terms and condition applied

YOSHI IZAKAYA:

Saturday buffet lunch that include selections of entrée and dessert is Rp 168,000++ per adult (inclusive of Japanese tea) and Rp 128,000++ for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Sunday buffet lunch that include assortment of sushi and sashimi, Teppanyaki, Robatayaki, Tempura and many more is Rp 198,000++per adult (inclusive of Japanese tea) and Rp 158,000++ for children aged 6 to 12 years.

Yoshi Izakaya is open 7 days for lunch at 11.30 to 15.00 and dinner at 18.00 to 22.30.

  • 08 July to 08 August

Iftar at Yoshi Izakaya

Break the fast with our selection of sweet snacks and coffee or tea for Rp 82,500++ per person.

  • 19 July to 16 August

Unagi ‘Staying Power’

Selection of set menus that include sashimi or tempura, pickles and dessert are on offer:

  • Unagi ‘Seiro Mushi-Sushi Gozen

Roasted eel on a bed of steamed rice served in a wooden steamer, complete with an entrée, steamed egg custard and miso soup for Rp328,000++/set.

  • Una-don and Men Combi Set

Combination of ‘una-don’ eel roasted in kecap manis on a bed of steamed rice served in a ‘donburi’ bowl and guests’ favorite ‘menrui’ noodle for Rp328,000++set.

  • Jyu-jyu ‘Unagi’ Steak Gozen

Eel steak with vegetables served in an iron plate, complete with an entrée, salad and miso soup for Rp 338,000++/set.

A la carte Menu:

  • ‘Unagi’ Seiro Mushisushi

Roasted eel on a bed of steamed rice served in a wooden steamer, serve together with a bowl of miso soup for Rp 268,000++

  • Unagi Kabayaki

Eel cooked ‘Robatayaki’ style with ‘Kabayaki’ sauce for Rp 258,000++

  • Jyu-jyu ‘Unagi’ Steak

Steak of eel with vegetables served in an iron plate for Rp 278,000++

  • Unagi Shirayaki

Salted eel cooked ‘Robatayaki’ style for Rp 258,000++

  • 12 August to 30 August

‘Kanmi’ dessert

Selections of dessert such as ‘Kakigori’ Japanese shaved ice, Yoshi pudding a la mode and Shiratama Kuzukiri Cream (Yoshi’s signature chilled arrowroot noodles and shiratama rice dumpling) are on offer with prices starting from Rp 58,000++.

TIEN CHAO – Chinese Restaurant:

Executive Chef  Ken Choy recommends the crispy soft shell crab served with steamed bun for Rp 108,000++, giant prawns with chef’s special sauce for Rp 288,000++, oriental beef for Rp 168,000++ (entrée size) or gui ling kao with soybean juice for Rp 58,000++.

Tien Chao is located on the 2nd floor lobby and open 7 days for lunch from 11.30 to 15.00 and dinner from 18.00 to 22.30.

  • Mooncake

Get the best variety of mooncakes and mini mooncakes:

  • baked lotus paste with single egg yolk;
  • baked red bean paste;
  • snowskin pandan paste with black sesame paste;
  • snowskin durian;
  • snowskin green tea with black sesame paste;
  • snowskin sweet corn with black sesame paste.

For order please contact 021-5268080 ext.2322.

  • 08 July to 08 August

Ramadan Dinner Set with iftar dishes:
6 course meal for Rp288,000++ per person
7 course meal for Rp388,000++ per person
8 course meal for Rp488,000++ per person

  • 01 August to 15 August

Teochew dishes

Boiled sea cucumbers with shrimp paste Teochew style *chef recommendation* Rp 228,000++ (ideal to serve 2 persons).
Tiger grouper Teochew style Rp 788,000++ (ideal to serve 5 to 6 persons).
Glutinous rice with yam and pumpkin Teochew style (dessert) Rp68,800++ (ideal to serve 2 persons).

  • Dim Sum Galore – every Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday (until 18 August)

All you can eat Dim Sum at Tien Chao, complete with BBQ selections for Rp168,000++ per adult (inclusive of your choice of noodles, fried rice, congee, soup, dessert and Chinese tea). Enjoy 50% discount for children aged 6 to 12 years.

  • Live cooking – every Saturday and Sunday lunch time (commencing 24 August)

Experience a dim sum, soup, entrée, congee, wok fried and dessert live cooking available in a la carte.

LOBBY LOUNGE:

Lobby Lounge is open every day from 07.00 to 01.00 in the morning.

For reservation and further information, please contact Lobby Lounge at 021-5268080 ext. 2340.

  • August Special Drink: Cranberry Breeze

A mix of cranberry juice, lemon juice and fresh lemon cut for Rp 60,000++.

  • High Tea

Have a break and enjoy our afternoon high tea every weekday from 15.00 to 18.00. For Rp 135,000++ per person you will get fresh brewed coffee or selection of teas such as English breakfast, earl grey or oolong to accompany your choice of scones, cookies, sandwiches, hot snacks or fresh fruits.

  • New Snacks Menu

Lobby Lounge is ready to cater your grazing needs from 11.00 to 01.00 every day. The menu includes a wide variety of local and western snacks such as fried cassava fused with mayonnaise and honey, ice kacang, wagyu beef bun, mini pizza a la Greece, chocolate and many more. Prices start from Rp 39,000++.

EL BOMBON – Gourmet & Pastry:

Located on the ground floor right across from the lobby shop, El Bombon offers a roomy sitting area perfect to enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or maybe a glass of wine. El Bombon is open every day from 08.00 to 21.00, offering a vast selection of homemade cakes, chocolates, cookies and many more.

Cake of the month: Coco Passion Fruit Glaze Cake

Layers of coconut cream, fruit pudding and soft coconut sponge cake for Rp45,000 net/slice and Rp300,000 net/whole.

A variety of breads, cakes and cookies are prepared skillfully by the executive pastry chef Sapto Wibowo and his team. Enjoy a 50% discount for breads, muffins and Danishes after 17.00 and a 30% discount for cakes after 20.00.

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Pictures courtesy of each establishment

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