The Cuisine of Texas!

The Melting Pot has for many years been one of the largest and most complete sports bars in Bali. What many do not realize is that it also serves some of the best Tex-Mex cuisine in Bali. The place was always big [an ex supermarket] but now the badminton courts behind have been taken over […]

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A German Meat Feast!

Extrablatt returns to Nakula. Many regular customers were very sad, a few years back, when the little German warung, Extrablatt, closed on Jln. Nakula, There were only 4-5 small tables and a front bench on the terrace but the place was always busy. Guests, often from the Rumah Manis hotel, which was across the road […]

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Ulun Carik

Interesting, Innovative and Good! The amazing transformation of Bali dining has now come full cycle. 20 years ago it was hard to find anything above standard local food anywhere outside of the major hotels. Then the foreign chefs came, young ones more as a stepping stone to make their name somewhere else.  Bali was creating world […]

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Shima

The Flaming Teppan!   The chef arrives at the stainless steel hot plate and greets you in Japanese, it is cooking time. He pours a clear liquid across the teppan and a flame bursts into the air, it is show time. There are many Japanese restaurants in Bali that have one dedicated Teppanyaki area. Shima is, […]

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A Thai Hang Out!

Hang Out describes a place where you ‘hang out with friends’. It is most likely at a café, bar or pub? Hang Out in Renon is such a place but it is also a great little restaurant presenting authentic street food from Thailand. It is a simple place from the outside but quite pleasant inside. […]

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