Friday, May 29, 2015

at Aroma Nusantara by Caffè La Tazza

Some days ago, a friend suggested me to visit a coffee-shop in Mall Ambassador...

Aroma Nusantara, a small and simple coffee-corner that is part of Caffè La Tazza.

Wood is all around, the interior design is very essential: on one side there's the bar-counter, on the other one a shelf containing coffee-items, mokas and coffee-maker, just in front of the entrance, a movable with big glass jars holding coffee-beans from different part of Indonesia.

There, everything gave me a homey feeling: the little hall with only four wooden round table, the sound of cups and metal spoon hand-washed by the barista and a very kind and friendly staff...all this, made me relax and inclined to sip my favourite drink.

Cappuccino is waited in a red classic-size cup, metal spoon, two different kinds of sugar and no-cocoa on the top.
Presentation agrees with the Criteria.
Pattern is simple.
Temperature is fine, Espresso is really good, milk is creamy and foam has a good consistence.
I like the taste and the nice feeling gave by the the dense body of the beverage.
Balance of flavour is proper and the result is enjoyable.

In the end, Aroma Nusantara is a place that pleased me for the cozy atmosphere and its simple concept...Cappuccino is good and I think they can really reach high level keeping this way.
Stop by there...and let me know!

Vote: ***
Price: IDR 32k

Aroma  Nusantara  by  Caffè  La  Tazza
Mall Ambassador Lantai 4
Jl. Prof. Dr. Satrio Setia Budi no. 69
Jakarta Selatan 12940

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

at 127 Cafe

In Kosenda Hotel, you can find a coffee corner...

127 Cafe, very nice and comfortable place, tastefully and accurately decorated.

A wooden partition containing clay pots divides the hall in two part, one reserved to the restaurant and the other to the cafè.
A dim light ambient,  likable design items as bookcase, floor lamps, big glass containers with plants surround couches and armchairs beside little round tables.
Behind the sofas, there's a little pool with flowing water and its sound is so relaxing...Cappuccino is just what I want now!

While I'm sitting on a sofa, one of the kind waiters comes to take the order and after some minutes I'm ready to enjoy my beloved drink.

In 127 Cafe, Cappuccino is served in a classic dark cup, metal spoon, two different kinds of sugar, no-cocoa and, to please the customers, a cookies.
Criteria are satisfied!
Pattern is complex and well-done.
Temperature is good, milk is creamy and foam is rich...Cappuccino has thick body and strenght.
The only criticism is about Espresso: it's waterly and I can't taste it while I sip the beverage, a stronger one would make this Cappuccino really excellent. 

In conclusion, I recommend to visit 127 Cafe: it's an enjoyable place, quiet and elegant.
There, everything is well-thought and the effect is really pleasant and soothing.
Interesting Cappuccino experience.
Visit it!

Vote: ***
Price: 40 IDR

127  Cafe
Kosenda Hotel
Jl. KH Wahid Hasyim no. 127
Jakarta Pusat 10240

Sunday, May 10, 2015

at Exquise Patisserie

Within Rumah Cokro there's a place...

Exquise Patisserie, a really small but so elegant coffee-shop. 

Wooden white and brown tables as well as chairs and stools along a little bar-counter: everything is essential and therefore so graceful.

I like so much the mirrored-wall adorned with empty frames, that's so original!

Outside, just in front of the door, there are some others tables beside a little garden with a's so quiet as to make you want to read or write and that's what I did!

The staff is professional and really kind. 
After I ordered my drink, I choose to sit outside and, two minutes later, a grinning lady helped it to my table.

Cappuccino is served in a red classic size cup, metal spoon, brown sugar and no-cocoa on the top, the prelude is perfect, it matches with all the Criteria.
Pattern is simple and nice.
Temperature is fine, Espresso, blended and roasted by Brewphobia Coffee, is good and strong, as Italians like it, milk is average creamy and foam is medium rich. 
If this Cappuccino had a bit more of body and strenght, it would have been great.
Taste is pleasant and I'm satisfied.

So, I enjoyed time spent in Exquise Patisserie: I had a relaxing read, an enjoyable Cappuccino experience and a nice chat with the staff.
This all pleased my afternoon...visit it!

Vote: ***
Price: IDR 33K

Exquise  Patisserie
Rumah Cokro
Jl. HOS Cokroaminoto no. 42A
Jakarta Pusat 10310