A Traditional Feast For The Senses
Jakarta, July 2013 – The new Rasa Restaurant in InterContinental Jakarta MidPlaza takes great pleasure to announce an exciting dining initiative that celebrates local culinary diversity this July. This festive promotion has been created especially to coincide with the Islamic fasting month of Ramadhan.
Rasa Restaurant will be transformed into a vibrant Indonesian marketplace filled with traditional food around the archipelago while the service staff will be dressed in national costumes. Followers of the Islamic faith will be invited to break their daily fast after evening prayer with a separate selection of refreshing tadjil drinks and light bites. It will be a time to sit back and relax with family and friends accompanied by the Islamic inpired music that will be played to enhance the festive mood.
Diverse flavours and popular delicacies are also available including traditional snacks such as tape uli, cara bikang, martabak, bola-bola tape, kolak, specialty food such as pempek, tahu telur Surabaya, empal gentong, bakwan Malang, assorted satays and grilled seafood served at interactive food stalls. The buffet includes appetisers, seafood on ice, soup, a carving station, live cooking, grill and fried station, local delicacies, and a dessert counter. There will also be a variety of rice dishes offered with different cycle every day and served with its condiments and crackers to cater to every taste preference. Dinner is priced at just Rp.298.000++ per person including free flow of tea.
The traditional feast promotion will run from 8th July 2013 to 9th August 2013 and available for dinner only. For visitors it is the ideal introduction to the distinct flavours of Indonesia, while members of the local community will appreciate the opportunity to feast upon popular dishes in a five-star setting.
Director of Food and Beverage from InterContinental Jakarta MidPlaza, Mr. Mike van Bokhoven comments, “This traditional feast pays tribute to the archipelago’s fine culinary heritage. Guests can savour a wide choice and best of Indonesian dishes and local specialties in one convenient location.”