6 hippest new fried chicken joints you can order online from in Jakarta

Fried chicken is undoubtedly beloved by many in Jakarta, no matter the variation. After the Taiwan-style XXL fried chicken cutlets and Korean fried chicken trends in the capital, Southern-style fried chicken came along in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia and has since turned into a popular variant of the beloved dish. 

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From Seminyak to Jakarta, Sisterfields Bakery delivers sweetness to your door

From Seminyak to Jakarta, Sisterfields Bakery delivers sweetness to your door

We get it, you miss having brunch, afternoon tea or coffee in Bali’s hip spots ⁠— but until it’s really safe for us Jakartans to travel to the island of the gods again,...

Ask for donuts and burgers and get both at Ask For Patty

Ask for donuts and burgers and get both at Ask For Patty

Burgers and donuts have been among the top culinary trends in Jakarta in the past few years, and for one of those moments when you just can’t choose between the two, you can...

Nasgero brings something new to the table with its signature sirloin nasi goreng

Nasgero brings something new to the table with its signature sirloin nasi goreng

Since the COVID-19 hit Indonesia in March of last year, those whose professions were impacted by the pandemic resorted to home-based F&B business to keep themselves afloat. As...

Newcomer Accha gains popularity with Indian cuisine for Indonesian taste buds

Newcomer Accha gains popularity with Indian cuisine for Indonesian taste buds

Is it just us, or have we all been craving specific dishes at random times during our quarantine? As it were, one fateful day, our taste buds wanted creamy, authentic butter...

To grill or not to grill: Insta-celeb Anya Geraldine enters F&B game with BURGERBAR

To grill or not to grill: Insta-celeb Anya Geraldine enters F&B game with BURGERBAR

In Indonesia, as is pretty much anywhere around the world, celebs and social media influencers (ugh) often milk their own popularity for a head start in their foray into the F&B...

New pizza joint Pizzza Dealer brings NY-style pizza goodness to South Jakarta’s hip Dharmawangsa neighborhood

New pizza joint Pizzza Dealer brings NY-style pizza goodness to South Jakarta’s hip Dharmawangsa neighborhood

Though most Indonesians are usually into thick crust pizza (attributable to the early popularity of Pizza Hut and Domino’s), there has been a growing trend of thinner NY-style...

Coconuts Hotspot: Mie Tjwan serves East Java Peranakan-style ‘mie ayam’ inspired by a classic recipe

Coconuts Hotspot: Mie Tjwan serves East Java Peranakan-style ‘mie ayam’ inspired by a classic recipe

Mie Tjwan’s dishes are affordable and hearty, as warm as a grandmother’s cooking

Wo Ai Mie: New ‘mie ayam’ spot spices up Cipete area with Chinese-style noodle bowls and bites

Wo Ai Mie: New ‘mie ayam’ spot spices up Cipete area with Chinese-style noodle bowls and bites

We went to the cleverly named ‘mie ayam’ spot to find out if we could fall in love with their noodles

Lei Lo: Contemporary Chinese resto in Senopati rolls out new Asian-American menu concept

Lei Lo: Contemporary Chinese resto in Senopati rolls out new Asian-American menu concept

Urban Chinese restaurant Lei Lo introduced the new Asian-American concept through 45 new menu items


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Coconuts Hot Spot reviews are aimed at giving you an impression of Jakarta’s hottest new restaurants and older hidden gems that you may not have heard about. They are either based on an anonymous visit by our critic or they are by invitation when restaurants invite a number of media outlets at the same time. Either way, we let you know so that you can be sure we’re being transparent and giving you our honest taste assessment. Only places we really love make it into Coconuts Hot Spots.