Tuesday, June 18, 2019

An Authentic Japanese Bar Now in Jakarta

Spectr News Theme Isny Dewi R.
22, June 2018

An authentic Japanese bar (izakaya), now in Jakarta. You can find it at Hokkaido Izakaya. When you enter the bar, you will greeted by warm Japanese restaurant vibes. There is a mini bar next to the open kitchen area where you can see the chef in action.

Light brown wood decorate this bar makes the ambience so cozy. Japanese touch also can be seen from the walls and seats with tatami style, so authentic!

Rows of sake, Japanese whiskey, wine, to shochu (Japanese alcoholic drink) can be a perfect choice for you who loves to drink. The price ranged from Rp 60.000 to million Rupiah.

For the food, Soba is Hokkaido Izakaya’s specialty, and they made their own soba noodle using buckwheat from Horokanai, Hokkaido, Japan. One of their must-try soba is Kuro Goma Maze Soba (Rp 120.000 ++).

Photo Source: https://www.instagram.com/hokkaido_izakaya

This cold dry soba use unique spicy black sesame sauce. Served with mini onigiri and warm soup. The noodle added topping of nori, leek, wakame, chopped chicken, and egg yolk. While the black sesame sauce on the botton of the bowl, so you should stir the noodle first. It is savory nutty and very rich, although the soba is cold.

Hokkaido Izakaya is seriously a great place to go when you love to drink and crave for legit Japanese dishes at the same time.

Isny Dewi R.
Isny Dewi R.