Culinary lovers will have a lot of opportunities to try many delicacies at cheaper prices offered in 100 classy restaurants across the city during the Enjoy Jakarta Food Festival 2009 from July 4 to Aug. 4.
The festival, launched by Governor Fauzi Bowo at Grand Indonesia Shopping Mall on Saturday, is a part of a series of events to mark the city's 482nd anniversary.
“As many as 100 restaurants in big shopping malls across the city like Senayan City, Taman Anggrek, Kelapa Gading and Grand Indonesia will offer various discounts,” said Arie Budiman, head of the Jakarta Culture and Tourism Agency.
He expects the event to attract domestic and foreign tourists as well as Jakarta residents, as it is held during school holidays.
Holders of credit cards issued by certain banks will get a discount between 15 percent and 50 percent in various forms, including direct discount and buy one get two program.
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