Aren’t You Glad You’re Not in China? (Or: Art and Culture Close to Home)

The future of Balinese art is looking healthy! Celebrating its 4th Anniversary, Yayasan TiTian Bali (YTB) continues to celebrate Bali’s visual artists and their creations. The foundation’s TiTian Art Space in Ubud is displaying the works of this year’s top Balinese artists right alongside some excellent young Balinese artists in their own delightful exhibition of […]

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Bali Eats

Cosmic is an American Diner. There were three but the Lippo Plaza, Tuban outlet is still closed, for the time being, during the Covid pandemic. However both the original on Sunset Road and the classic Cosmic Train in Sanur are open for both takeaway and home delivery. They offer burgers, shakes and many other things […]

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Bali Eats

Ryoshi is the first choice when it comes to basic Japanese cuisine. Think Japanese and you almost certainly think of Sushi and Sashimi, even though there are many other dishes in this unique cuisine, The critical factor with both of these dishes is that the fish must be FRESH, and the dish prepared ‘to order’ […]

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Dapur Raja is Ubud’s latest newcomer and no it is not yet another International café! This time a true traditional special, worthy of its place. The Rijsttafel was an invention of the colonial Dutch to showcase the varied tastes of Indonesia. At Dapur Raja this concept is used to showcase the varied tastes of Bali, […]

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A La la! Is a French bistro in Umalas II [Jln. Bumbak, Gang Carik]. Mediterranean style with a few Asian twists. Lunch and Dinner [breakfast to come soon], you can start with a Terrine of rabbit, pork and chicken livers with walnut, squash seeds, arak and thyme, on toast of course. Or A Vol au […]

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10th Table, in central Lovina on Bali’s north coast, has been attempting to cater for all the locals who appreciate an evening of fine dining. Hence there have been many additions to the norm, often with special prices. They have added 3 course weekly menus at a very reasonable Rp. 375,000 net, as well as […]

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Massimo has always been different. When his menu says ‘home made’ they really mean it. ‘Home made’ has always appeared to me to be very overused words in Bali whenever describing the pasta of the house or the gelato, they never tell you in whose home it was actually made? At Massimo’s on Jln Tamblingan, […]

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Sardinia Café is so different from the rest, it is operated by local professionals which is probably why it was one of the first to both open at the Beachwalk Mall and be busy. Situated in a prime position facing Pantai Kuta, at the front entrance, it offers simple Italian and International, snacks and light […]

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Cafe des Artistes is a survivor. Once a lonely warung on a dead-end road on the outskirts of Ubud [Jln. Bisma] it has been a thriving restaurant now for many years. The secret has been reasonably priced comfort food, served with a smile. Many of the staff have been there for the almost 20 years […]

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Queens Tandoor, Seminyak, has continued to provide its Indian cuisine as takeaway and home delivery throughout the pandemic. Now they have a special offer for Tuesdays which they have renamed TWOSDAYS. Order two different curries but only pay for one. You can order from their extensive menu that covers all the different regions of India. […]

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