My name is Chandra. I currently live in Batam Island, Indonesia. People around this island know me as Batamliciouz. It is amazing that strangers would come up to me and call my Instagram ID name rather than my real name. How did that even happen?
The story started Feb 26, 2015 when I posted my first food review. So many of you have been amazingly supportive and by now, I have almost 35,000 real followers. I have been receiving invitations for food tasting and review from many restaurants, coffee shops, and even roadside stalls. I am thankful and grateful for them.
Between then and now, I have been featured on local newspapers, radio, and TV. I have been invited to events, seminars, and even judging panel. I was graciously aired on National television as well. But what really makes me happy to meet many of you fantastic individuals.
I am very passionate about food. When it comes to food review, I am always honest. I will not post bad reviews because I simply do not wish to ruin any businesses. However, I will not also help businesses by lying to you readers. I am an ugly truth kind of guy. My firm belief is true help stems from real honesty.
You are my motivation. I literally get strangers coming up to me and appreciating my reviews. To know that my reviews could help some of you is priceless. All your comments and feedbacks have made me grown to be better. I love all the interactions we have so stay chatty please.
Finally, I am really humbled that many of you regard me as Batam’s No 1 food guide. I have been repeating this many times and I am going to say this again, without YOU, there is no Batamliciouz. I will continue to improve and expand. Let’s see how far we can grow together. Thank you so much!