Category Archives: Food

Queen’s

Queen’s

Queen’s Susan Hu puts some spice in her life at Queen’s of India. Photos: Lucky 8. WITH a profusion of new restaurants opening daily in Ubud (and word of the Golden Arches setting up shop in the not so distant future), a simple adage comes to mind, and that is, ‘If you’re going to do […]

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Brunch

Brunch

Brunch An increasingly popular pastime these days in Ubud, The Bud is on a mission to find out about the twilight zone between breakfast and lunch … THE term “brunch” was coined in Britain in 1895 to describe a Sunday meal for “Saturday night carousers” in Guy Beringer’s article, “Brunch: A Plea” in Hunter’s Weekly. […]

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Bali Asli

Bali Asli

Bali Asli Tucked away in the highlands of east Bali is a scenic gem that is conserving the Balinese culinary tradition. Text: Stephanie Mee. Photos: Lucky 8. FOR over a year now, whispers have been circulating about an almost mythical restaurant hidden in the foothills of Mount Agung halfway between Candi Dasa and Amed. According […]

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Too Cool For Skool

Too Cool For Skool

Too Cool For Skool Stephanie Mee brushes up on her chops at Mozaic’s super cooking school. I like to think I can hold my own in the kitchen. Unlike some of my gastronomically challenged friends, I can actually poach an egg, cook pasta al dente and roast a chicken without setting the kitchen on fire […]

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Ibu Rai

Ibu Rai

Ibu Rai Stephanie Mee visits one of the stalwart dining venues on Ubud’s Monkey Forest Road and finds some fab and funky fusion. IN a place like Ubud, where restaurants seem to come and go more often than the ubiquitous tourist buses that ply the streets, it is comforting to step into a dining establishment […]

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Cutting Edge

Cutting Edge

Cutting Edge Ubud Hanging Gardens may not be quite as legendary as the Babylonian vintage, but they do have the key advantages of still existing and serving a mean guava sorbet…Robert Wolf soaks up the atmosphere. IF you happen to be planning an outing to Ubud Hanging Gardens, I’d like to recommend one very important […]

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Oodles of noodles

Oodles of noodles

Oodles of noodles Ubud’s heart beats to a different rhythm at Betelnut. IN the heart of Ubud Odeck and Tara have created a place where you can sit under a tree, have a drink or three, take a break from Google and eat oodles of noodles. While the tin boxes with their cramped cargoes crunch […]

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Como Shambhala

Como Shambhala

Como Shambhala Amanda and Eve combine nutrition and joy for better living To the strains of “Food Glorious Food” the boys of the parish workhouse file into the large dining hall only to find that there is no bowl of gruel for them this night. Little Oliver Twist, at the urging of his companions, approaches […]

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Mozaic Magic

Mozaic Magic

Mozaic Magic Mozaic Restaurant in Ubud stands in a class of its own, a first among equals with Chris Salans’ mastertouch providing unrivaled haute cuisine to tempt even the most discerning gastronomic traveller. Here we showcase a trio of his dishes, and a cocktail to wash them down. Seared scallop, fresh tumeric and lemon dressing, […]

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