A Manual Kind of Valentine

by Julius Kensan
7th February 2014
We highlight three ways to spend your Valentine's Day that go beyond the usual candle-lit dinner.

Valentine’s Day is exactly just one week away. The day where most singles all over the world would, understandably, lament over their plight. But, it would be wrong to assume that couples are having it easy during this love-charged occasion. Expectations are high (especially for the guys) and sitting down over a candle-lit dinner simply does not cut it anymore.

Still, there’s no need to get agonized over it. Below are three suggestions of what you and your partner can do to spend this year Valentine’s Day in an unusual way.



Dessert Degustation by Talita Setyadi

Friday, 14th February 2014

7.30pm and 9.30pm

IDR 520,000 nett (Person)

Info & Reservation


ph: +62 21 7225678

1-15coffee.com / talitaskitchen.com


Why waste time going through the appetizer and main course where all you want in Valentine’s Day is to simply amp up the sweet atmosphere? Noted Patisserie Chef, Talita Setyadi will be serving up four-course dessert degustation paired with beverages for a unique dessert-focused Valentine’s evening. The dinner will take place in One-Fifteenth Café, home to one of the best coffee in the city of Jakarta. After all, when it comes to dessert, you can’t just stop at one.



A Plate for A Plate by Mama Goose

Friday, 14th February 2014

6pm – 9pm

IDR 500,000++ (Couple)

IDR 290,000++ (Person)

Info & Reservation


ph: +62 21 7229292



Make your Valentine’s Day a memorable one by joining Mama Goose’s “A Plate for A Plate” charity dinner, where profits will go to Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF). The well-known young chef, Yuda Bustara, will be preparing the three-course dinner during the night. Valentine’s Day may be a day to express affair of the heart to your partner. But, to share that love with endangered animals on a love-filled night, it’s a beautiful and noble cause indeed.


Jakarta Euphoria Project

Friday, 14th February 2014 – Sunday, 16th February 2014

Level 5 West Mall,

Grand Indonesia.


If spending the Valentine’s Day just the two of you is overrated, join the crowds at Jakarta Euphoria Project. The event, which span over the weekend, focused on the Art and Fashion by creative Indonesian youths, aims to offer progressive and unique ways for the consumers to experience and engage with Art and Fashion. Basically, other than purchasing the latest items from the coolest brands, patrons will be able to feast their eyes on artworks and installations as well. This curated event will showcase works by talented local artists with names like Zaky Arifin and many progressive local brands, such as Otoko. Like they used to say, the more the merrier.