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Minggu, 08 April 2018

Blue Terrace at AYANA Midplaza JAKARTA

Hi Eaters!

Well, it's been a long while since I last updated this blog. Do you guys miss me? I know you do (self confident detected, LOL).  Honestly, I do miss the life of being a foodie sometimes in my absence, but since I am preparing for a big event in my life, I often declined foodtasting invitations due to conflicting with my schedule to arrange this big event. Now since it's like 90% wrapped up, I'm back in the game, baby! To end this long break let me give you my review of the Blue Terrace at AYANA Midplaza JAKARTA.

My first impression of this restaurant: super pretty!! It's like dining in an indoor flower garden. The interior is fully decorated with flowers like literally everywhere. A very colorful ambiance, making the restaurant looked super chic and beautiful. The seating area is not that many but still spacious enough. There is also a pattiserie and an outdoor smoking area in this restaurant too.

The outdoor smoking area is just instagramable with that big mural on the wall. Mostly I've seen a lot of people took ootd pics there. 

All of the menus served at Blue Terrace are healthy menus, meaning that all the ingredients are fresh. They also use healthy ingredients but maintaining the taste to be flavorful. You won't get any bland or tasteless healthy menus here. I can guarantee the taste of the dishes are just so delicious based on my experience tasting their food.
C'mon and see the menus I tried here.

Butternut Squash Soup - IDR 75K++

butternut squash, pumpkin seed, chilli

My first dish was this Butternut Squash Soup. Frankly, this is my first time ever to have a butternut squash soup, but I LOVE it! The soup was nice and thick, a really good consistency, and the taste was just delicious. I also love how that pumpkin seeds gave a crunchy texture to the soup. So if you feel mushroom soup is just too mainstream, then this one should be on your order list.

Green Goddess Bowl - IDR 90K++

chicken salad with kale, spinach, avocado, olive, pine nut seasoned 
with nutty sesame Japanese dressing

This one is DA BOMB! It was seriously delicious! I don't normally would go and order salad like it was the first thing in my mind if I'm eating at a restaurant, but this one will surely be on the top of my list if I come again at Blue Terrace. It's awesomely delicious. See, this dish made me write 'delicious' twice already. It's that good for heaven sake! The champ of the bowl has got to be the Japanese salad dressing. It elevated all that fresh and healthy ingredients inside the bowl! Definitely a must order indeed!!!

Chicken and Broccoli - IDR 120K++

roasted chicken with sautéed broccoli, pumpkin seed, goji berries, chili and lemon seasoning

I certainly do love how the chef did all the plating for the dishes. They are gorgeous. Such as this dish. I always say a good dish not only should please the tummy, but also the eyes. Well anyway, this dish itself was also tasty. The chicken was nicely cooked and perfectly seasoned too.

Seared Yellow Fin Tuna - IDR 120K++

pan seared tuna with quinoa salad, carrot, capsicum, beetroot, cherry tomato, quail egg 
and candlenut pesto dressing

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! My kudos to the chef for this artistic plating. I love how fresh the yellow fin tuna was and how the pesto dressing made the quinoa salad just became so flavorful. 

Japanese Style Spaghetti with Salmon and Spinach, Shoyu Flavor

tossed pasta with pan fried salmon, shoyu, spinach, nori, and hondashi butter

This menu is included in Blue Terrace's Japanese Lunch Set Menu which costs around IDR 140K ++/ set. In the Japanese Lunch Set Menu there are two options of dishes to choose, one is the above and the other is the Seared Yellow Fin Tuna and Spring Onion Spaghetti. For every order of the Japanese Lunch Set Menu, customers will also get a small salad and a choice of iced tea or iced coffee.
This dish was super tasty, could be number two of my favorite dish here (the Green Goddess Bowl is unbeatable :D). I love the generous portion of the salmon. The pasta is al dente and the seasoning was so soo good! Gotta love those extra nori on the toppings too!

Open Fruitful Sandwich - IDR 75K++

blueberry, raspberry, cranberry, honey, cashew

Whole wheat bread with ricotta cheese spread with cashews and 3 kinds of berries topping, served with honey separately. This one was like a party of flavors. Those cashews had a little bit of saltiness in the flavors, combined with the sour and sweet berries, mixed with the sweetness from the honey. Absolutely da yum! Not only does it look pretty, but tastewise it is also yummy!

Green Sounds Good - IDR 85K++

kale, pak choy, kyuri, basil, banana, pineapple, orange, honeydew melon

I usually don't like juice made out from greens, but this one was super nice. Although it had some vegetables inside, but the aftertaste was all fruity and sweet.

Batavia Splash - IDR 70K++

mango, strawberry and passion fruit, signed off by kaffir lime leaf

This one was very refreshing, although to be honest I would prefer the Green Sounds Good compared to this one. Well, this one is all fruity but wonder why I chose the one made from greens. Is it a sign that I'm addicted to vegetables now? LOL.

Overall conclusion, I really enjoyed the healthy dishes at Blue Terrace. Eating healthy doesn't mean it should stop you from eating delicious food, right? All the menus I tried at Blue Terrace were surprisingly good. I recommend it highly for you guys who is in (and maybe considering to be in) a healthy lifestyle.

Keep on chewing!

Jazzy Dee

Blue Terrace
Lobby Floor
Phone: (021) 21889061 ext: 315Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 10-11
Sudirman, Jakarta

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