Bakmi Mama: A Nice, Upscale Mie Ayam at Neighborhood

The Mie Ayam and Bakmi Mama from the front

There is relatively new restaurant at my neighborhood around Jalan Tarogong, South Jakarta. Located at Hero Supermarket complex, just next to Starbucks Tarogong, the place is called “Bakmi Mama”.

This morning I had breakfast there with Rafif, had previously ate there with Elok, with a conclusion: it was nice, not bad.

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Thank You Cirebon! Thank You Friends!

The Sparingga Roti Abon team, happily posed at Cirebon station, before leaving the town back to Jakarta. Take a look at those shopping bags!  It’s been really fun day. Such a bless to be together with these crowd for many years. Here is hope for many more years to come. Aamiin!

So habis ini kemana? Jenewa? Apa? Jogja? Ooh Bandung…! 😅😅

Another shot with me in the picture

Sparingga Family at Sunyaragi

The whole Sparingga family who joined this Roti Abon trip took pictures from the hill, with background of Sunyaragi cave, one of tourist destination in Cirebon.

We didn’t spend much time here. But we managed to fly Pelican around the complex and took the customary “Dewa” photo shoot. Stay tuned for the release! 

Meanwhile here are the pictures and video from the place:

Another picture of us

Delicious Empal Gentong and Refreshing Es Kopyor 4848

Our first culinary destinations are “Empal Gentong Mang Darma” and “Es Kopyor 4848” at Jalan Setiabudi Cirebon.

In my opinion,  “Empal Gentong” Mang Darma is better than a much popular H. Afud, which I visited last time I went to Cirebon. It is served with cow skin crackers which is really delicious and add complete taste to it.

The old bike and “4848 Cab Sign” which becomes the legendary sign of this Es Kopyor place
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Sparingga Roti Abon Trip

It’s been planned for yeaarss (the last time we went for trip together was to Bali in 2012). Initially planned for Bangkok, reduced to Bali, and finally we settled for Cirebon (daripada gak pergi deh!). Sporting ‘Wayang Reimagined’ shirts, we ride train yo Cirebon, celebrating long time friendship (it’s actually a family), while bidding ‘Au Revoir‘ to Hanny who will leave to Geneva by the end of this month. So, next trip Geneva, buddies? (If we settle for Bandung, that’s okay 😅)

Before hopping train in Gambir
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Bid Farewell to Friends in 80s Style

It’s me, sporting hair metal look, with my ex-boss, boss, and friends.
Some of our senior colleagues are finishing their terms or assignments in our bank, including my boss Tony. We bid them farewell in fun, 80s style outfit. Never say goodbye, let’s celebrate and rejoice the friendships!

And guess what, I won the ‘Best Dress’ prize! Hahaha. Here I was on the stage with fellow finalists
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