VALENTINE IN YOGYAKARTA
Sweet Chocolate to be Your Romantic Valentine
Updated on 10/16/2015
When you heard "Valentine", what was on your mind? Lovers? Flower? Candlelight dinner? Present? Love? Hmmm... How about chocolate? Most people will show their love with giving chocolate. Before Valentine day in February 14, many shops will display chocolate with sweet wrappers. As we know, eating chocolate can trigger the release of hormone serotonin in the brain. This is the hormone that gives pleasure feelings and a good mood. To add the happiness of valentine, chocolate seems to exist in everywhere!
So, what are the relation of valentine, chocolate, and Yogyakarta? Yogyakarta is very open to the other cultures include Valentine that came from the West. In addition, there are many cafes that offer mixture menu of West and East cuisine, including refined chocolate as food and beverage. Here, YogYES will bring some cafes that known for its chocolate. Besides chocolate, the romantic venue will be given by us for those who want to celebrate Valentine's Day with your partner.
COKLAT - Chocolate, Cake , and CafeShop
Jl. Cik Ditiro 19 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Phone +62 274 546 446
Open Hours: 12 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Located in front of Panti Rapih Hospital, Coklat Cafe became a pioneer in serving chocolate as its main menu. Entering the cafe, we will see many cute and interesting trickets. With colorful wall but still has own softness, this cafe is comfortable and fun. Its place is divided into two; non-smoking room and outdoor. Both inside and outside, the atmosphere is cozy and when the night come, the romantic feeling will suddenly be felt. The prices here are affordable. Starting from IDR 5,000 to IDR 20,000, we can get many variation of chocolates like cake, ice cream, pancake, etc.
Chocolate cake is the snack that must be tasted. The mixture of chocolate ice cream covered by cake with red cherry on top, looks very sweet and seductive. The sweet cream mixed with its yummy cake is perfectly blended. The melt of ice cream in your mouth will give you own sensation. I addition, there is Floating on Choco, chocolate beverage with float in it. The special thing from this beverage is its cinnamon which make its taste very strong. With large portions, it is is so sweet to share Chocolate Cake and Floating on Choco with your lover. A plate for two, very romantic!
Jl. Cempaka 32 Deresan, Gejayan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Phone: +62 274 563 583
Open Hours: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
A magnificent house-like-building stands. Its garden is beautiful, and its interior color is also interesting. This building is Cinnamon Bistro, a cozy restaurant, The bistro are is divided into two, indoor and outdoor. A nice room with green and brown as its colors will adding the convenience for visitors. In the outdoor, the shady trees will accompany us to share romantic moments with friends, families, or a lover.
Cinnamon Bistro offers various beverages, coffee and non-coffee. Although coffee is dominating this bistro, we can still tasting chocolate beverages, like; Hot Choco Mind, Hot Chocolate, and Hot Choco Hazelnut. When YogYES orders Hot Choco Mind, a cute glass of hot chocolate is served. Its foam is shaped like a cat. And you know? We can order various foam forms to the chief in Cinnamon Bistro. So cute! Enjoying a glass of hot chocolate with lover, why not?
Jl. Jembatan Merah 84B, Prayan, Condong Catur, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Phone +62 274 524 117
Open Hours: 4 p.m. - 12 p.m.
Slices small of this cake, the chocolate fla will explode and would overflow its vanilla cream. Grab a bite and hap,,, hot and cold sensation will perfectly blend in your mouth. Melt chocolate, vanilla cream that makes tongue pleasant, yin yang of cake, all are presented in Choco Melt, the most ordered food in Momento. Equipped with two slices of apple, Choco Melt is a snack that is very appealing. Another refined chocolate at Momento are chocolate beverages both hot and cold that are so special.
Those are the glimpse of two chocolates in Momento. The cafe which is located bear Jembatan Merah, Gejayan is not only providing food, snacks, and drinks that are so delicious. This place is cozy and its dim lights will make the atmosphere more romantic. In addition, Momento also presents live music on certain nights, it will make more fun and more romantic!
Text UMI Photography TORO Editor SASHA Translation UMI
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