Meet the new interesting addition to PIK’s food scene. JIN BAO, serving unique dishes inspired by traditional Chinese delicacies fused with rich Asian palate like Baos, Sheng Jian Bao, Rice, Noodle bowls and snack.
AnakJajan recently had a chance to visit Jin Bao, it’s located near Starbucks PIK with huge red Bao signage. The food was impressively beyond our expectations. It’s certainly one of a kind in town and we can happily recommend it to you.
Cheese Tea IDR 35k
Wohoooo finally the Cheese Tea trend has entered Jakarta’s food scene. Here they have Jasmine/Wu Long/Green Tea. AnakJajan opted for Wu Long Cheese Tea. Love the roasted aroma in the tea, it brings a nice balance to the light creamy cheese topping with subtle cheese aroma and salty taste. Just nice without overpoweringly sweet.
5 Star Lotus Chips IDR 23k
While waiting for our mains, we had 5 Star Lotus Chips and it was DAYUM! Personally we enjoyed it very much, it gets addictive the more you eat it. The lotus roots is sliced thinly and then seasoned with chinese five spice & nori salt.
Gong Bao Chicken Popcorn IDR 35k
Basically it’s like kungpao chicken but with chicken popcorn served in snack portion. Juicy chicken, nicely glazed with sweet spicy sour sauce, easily lovable.
Modernist Chinese Pickle IDR 22k
Chinese cabbage kimchi, sesame and miso dressed cucumbers, and fried “Tu Dou Se” with chilli oil & vinegar.
Sheng Jian Baos-Classic Pork Filling IDR 48k
In case if you’re not familiar, Sheng Jian Bao is a type of pan-fried dumpling filled with blend of minced pork and collagen filling thats juicy soupy. And the ones in Jinbao are seriously legit good. Great texture consistency of dumpling skin filled with uber yummy juicy and flavorful minced pork filling, you can slurp the soup inside the dumpling.
It was sooo good we didn’t need any condiment anymore, but you can try to eat it with condiments provided (Soy, Ginger, Chili, & Garlic) for different eating sensation.
Hong Shao Bao IDR 50k
Another specialty dish from Jin Bao is their Bao Burger. This Hong Shao Bao consists of tender well marinated caramel pork belly, red onion pickle, and peanut powder. All of the bao buns are homemade and you can enjoy it as you like whether you want it steamed, toasted, or deep fried.
Sliced Beef Bao IDR 55k
For this one, we opted for deep fried bao bun with crispy texture on the outside. It consists of broiled sukiyaki beef slices, sesame mayo, red radishes & greens. The beef was incredibly tender and full of flavor.
All of the Bao Burger comes with a side of Sweet Potato Fries. The dipping sauces, Hoisin Ketchup and Szechuan Mayo are seriously to die for!!
Chinese Po Boy Bao IDR 60k
This one is Mr. Jajan’s personal favorite bao bun with soft shell crab tempura, salted egg curry sauce lettuce. The salted egg sauce is savory and interestingly rich with curry aroma.
Butter & Sweet Milk Pork Chop Bowl IDR 55k
Pork loins with cracker crumbs, sweet & spicy milk sauce, and milk powder. It’s a unique rice menu and not for everyone but certainly one of a kind with surprise factor since the sauce is more on the sweet side.
Spicy Mapo Dan Dan Noodles IDR 60k
This noodle dish instantly got us hooked! In fact it’s our TOP FAVORITE dish there. The egg noodle is cooked in spicy mapo sauce, minced pork, tofu, crispy bacon, and edamame. Noodle was springy nice with savory bold seasoning and spicy kick, all of the items complement each other into one harmonious dish. RECOMMENDED!
Honey, Garlic & Spring Onion Noodles IDR 40k
We must say that Jin Bao makes a great noodle dish coz this one is also da bomb! Springy Hong Kong style noodle cooked with garlic chips and deep fried quail egg. The seasoning is very nice, savory, buttery, garlicky with subtle sweet taste.
“Herbal” Gelato Ice Cream Bao IDR 48k
Funky hot and cold combination that cannot go wrong. Fried bao, vanilla gelato ice cream, and unique herbal syrup.
Matcha & Milk Gelato Ice Cream Bao IDR 48k
For more classic flavor, they have Matcha version with matcha gelato ice cream, condensed milk, and matcha powder.
Refreshing Lychee Sorbet IDR 36k
This dessert is indeed very refreshing. It screams lychee in each spoonful. The sorbet is paired with goji berries, jujube honey, sesame tuilles, and fresh mint for extra flavor and texture kick. Sweet, light, fruity, and refreshing!
Overall, to our surprise, we personally found Jin Bao’s food quite impressive, the food option is interesting and quite different compared to other places (in a good way). Definitely will be back for more.
Ruko Metro Broadway Plaza & Gallery No.8 Blok DE
Jl. Pantai Indah Utara 2
Opening hours: Monday-Sunday 11.00-15.00 & 17.00-22.00
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