The best places to eat in Jakarta
• Lara Djonggrang is a restaurant which is inspired by an ancient Indonesian folk tale. Much like the mythological story, the menu is based on the tradition and culture of Indonesia. It commemorates the enormous banquets the kings of Java indulged in during their travels through their kingdoms. The food will inevitably remind you of these feasts.
“In general, typical ingredients include coconut milk, chillis, lime, lemongrass, tamarind juice, kemiri and, as with most Asian dishes, rice.”