Sunday, June 29, 2014

Firenze Cafe, Kemang

Last Thursday evening, I was invited to have a food tasting at Firenze Cafe, located in Kemang, South Jakarta. I met the owner of Firenze Kemang, Mr. Andreas Diantoro and Mr. Eddi Mak. They told me this Cafe has just opened for about two months and is using a Triattoria concept (a place less formal than restaurant). The chef who is behind the delicious food in Firenze Kemang is Chef Luigi P. Palandri from Florence, Italy.

1st floor.

The Stone-Oven where the authentic thin crust Italian pizza are baked.
It took 5 minutes to bake a thin crust pizza and if you want a really crispy thin crust pizza, just ask them to bake your pizza for 7 minutes.

Outdoor on the 2nd floor (smoking area).

The air-conditioner room on the 2nd floor.

A relaxed ambiance with unique Einstein light bulbs inside the bird cages that are hanging on the ceiling.


Rustica - Rp. 60.000
Mushroom, beef salami, Mozzarella. My favorite one!

Napoletana - Rp. 50.000
Tomato sauce, Mozzarella, Anchovies, Capers and Oregano.

You can ask for your pasta cooking preference, Al dente (3/4 cooked or Scotta (fully cooked).

Farfalle al Salmone - Rp. 45.000(R), Rp. 65.000(L)
Farfalle (bow tie shaped pasta) with Salmon sauce.

Penne Al Pesto - Rp. 50.000
Pasta Penne, Green sauce, Basilic with pine nut, olive oil, cheese, and garlic.

Spaghetti Aglio Olio Pepperoncino - Rp. 40.000 (R), Rp. 50.000 (L)
This Spaghetti with olive oil, garlic, red pepper and chili is everyone's favorite.

Spaghetti Aglio Olio ala Tonno
Same as Spaghetti Aglio Olio Pepperoncino but added with Tuna and less chili.

Spaghetti Bolognese - Rp. 55.000(R), Rp. 65.000(L)
With minced beef sauce, tomato, onion and herbs.

Spaghetti Carbonara - Rp. 50.000(R), Rp. 72.000(L)
Spaghetti cooked with smoked ham, egg and cream based sauce.


Panna Cotta - Rp. 28.000

Creme Brulee - Rp. 28.000

Cheese Cake - Rp. 38.000


Avocado Paste alla Marco - Rp. 36.000
The Firenze Cafe's signature drink. Cold, creamy and not too sweet. Totally delicious!

Firenze Espresso - Rp. 18.000
Freshly brewed coffee. 
You can also buy the Firenze coffee beans in package.

By the way, I had a chance to try Limoncello - the Southern Italian lemon liqueur. It tasted pretty sweet, crisp with citrus fragrance. My friend loves it. This drink is not on the menu nor for sale.

Current currency:
1 USD = Rp. 12.035

Firenze Kemang
Jl. Kemang Raya No. 12F
South Jakarta
Tel: 021-718 3999

Direction to Firenze Kemang:
Turn right into a small alley, 10 meters after La Codefin/Happy Puppies in Kemang Raya. Firenze Kemang is in front of Miyabi Sushi, beside the Kemang Laser Game.

Opening hours:
Mon - Fri: 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun: 11:00 am - 1:00 am

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