Traditional Thai

DD is just that, simple traditional Thai. Not fusion, not Royal Thai and certainly not what is often passed off as Thai cuisine at so many restaurants all across Indonesia A few years back DD had a small warung, it was classified as our Best Cheap Eat of the year, then sadly it disappeared. Now […]

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An Argentine Grillery!

Batu Bara is different! It qualifies to be referred to as a steakhouse but this small hard to find garden restaurant is like no other! No doubt it is the only restaurant in Bali where the owner serves on table, and even entertains, singing as he works. Whilst cutting his teeth on the Ubud food […]

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Sous Vide Coming to Candi!

I despair at the standard Bali International menu which I often refer to as a ‘tourist’ one, even though I know how necessary it is. Most tourists, whilst they may stray once or twice, prefer food just like home. Of course what is served in many local restaurants may sound like ‘at home’ but not […]

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Italian by the Beach!

Beachwalk is an amazing shopping centre. It faces Kuta beach and contains more than 50 eating houses of all levels, from food market to fine dining. As in all such centres throughout the world some places are busy others remain almost empty. Café Sardinia reeks of professionalism and that should not come as a surprise […]

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A Steakhouse in Bali!

Boy ‘N’ Cow is a steakhouse. A play on words, there may be many cowboys on the beef ranches of Texas but there are not many beef ranches in Miami where chef Danny comes from, but he sure knows how to grill a steak! I have been asked, many times, whether there was a steak […]

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A Greek Grill!

Nostimo has already made its mark in the competitive Seminyak-Kerobokan area.  Now it attempts to do the same in Ubud. There are now TWO Nostimo restaurants. A Greek Grill; that is what they are. Serving a variety of meats simply prepared on the grill, nothing fancy but very satisfying. Sadly the wonderful Baked Lamb that features at so many Greek restaurants world wide is […]

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