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Each month chefs continue to navigate uncertainty and open restaurants that expand the possibilities for dining and socializing. Each month, that list continues to grow and grow, we’re so lucky to have an array of incredible dining options. So, here we present the hot and new tables guides in Jakarta, Bali, Bandung, and Surabaya you don’t want to miss.

Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most anticipating festivals in the Chinese calendar. This means the season of Moon Cakes is already upon us. Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival with mooncakes is a Chinese tradition that allows you to share some joy with your loved ones. To get the best mooncakes and great deals, here are some of our recommendations on where to get them in Jakarta and Surabaya.

To expand your option, we’ve also curated where to get the best mooncakes from restaurants and dessert shops in Jakarta.

One of the best offers and things to do on the weekend is brunching leisurely in the city’s most popular brunch spots. Where to go? Here are some places that we vouch for. Check our ultimate guides to have a great brunch in Jakarta, Bali, and Bandung.

Over the weekend, the Government blocked Yahoo, Steam, PayPal,  Epic Games, and many more for failing to comply with licensing policies. Read the full story here. As of today, although some service blocks have been lifted, the situation is still uncertain for how long.

The Indonesian government has also officially set the entrance ticket of Komodo Island, in the East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) region at IDR 3.75 million per visitor. Due to the price charging, hospitality business operators there have begun their month-long strike on Monday in protest of the new government policy. Click here to read the full story.

In the end, we’re closing this newsletter with a good spirit and love. Stay safe and stay well!