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The Pizzas, in Pererenan

Christopher (real name: Cristoforo) was born in Italy and he’s been making pizzas professionally for 17 years. After stints at Da Maria and Luigi’s, he knows how Bali works and has set out to build his own pizza empire, starting in our very own neighborhood! On my first visit I had a delicious eggplant panini. […]

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Esperluette, Pâtisserie française

In Bali there are many surprises. A local Balinese blesses a road intersection. An expat opens a combination barbershop / felafel stand. A kite falls from the sky, into your backyard. And now there’s Esperluette, a white on white cafe on a nondescript street, popping into existence like a sweet summer dream. Confidently run by […]

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Jl. Pantai Pererenan: What’s New and What’s Gone

About 13 months ago I wrote about 4 new cafes opening on our main street (Jl. Pantai Pererenan). I titled the post, “I turned my head & 4 cafes opened.” It was pre-covid and food venues were opening at a blistering pace. You would think that things would be slowing to a crawl, but you’d […]

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Airside Restaurant Takes Flight

There’s a new restaurant in Pererenan and it raises the bar for style and taste. Airside is owned by a Japanese woman (Satchi) and her Balinese husband. So trying their Japanese or Indonesian dishes is a sure thing. The bamboo architecture is jaw-droppingly cool. And the rice field views from their deck are not too […]

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Walking bridge joins Echo and Pererenan beaches

Plans are made, adjusted and negotiated, and then finally the workers are called so that something real comes of the plans. In this case its a lovely walking trail and bridge that connects two beaches. The first of two bridge support runs are in place. The view across to Echo Beach. Up close and personal […]