Karusotju and Locavore: A Culinary Partnership Redefining Craft Spirits

At Karusotju, we take pride in crafting exceptional distilled spirits that capture the essence of Batukaru, Bali, and pay tribute to the heritage of Japanese Shochu and Indonesian Arak.

While our online presence allows us to reach customers far and wide, we also value the experience of connecting with enthusiasts offline, especially during their dining experience. That’s why we have partnered with carefully-curated purveyors across various regions of Indonesia, including the renowned Locavore in Ubud. In this article, we’d like to invite you readers and loyal consumers as we delve into our collaboration with Locavore; breaking tdown their innovative approach with their fine-dining experiences, and how Karusotju has oftentimes become a staple in their curated menu offerings.

Locavore: Exploring Culinary Frontiers

Locavore is a celebrated fine dining restaurant nestled in the heart of Ubud. Known for its progressive approach to gastronomy and commitment to using locally sourced ingredients, Locavore has become a destination for food enthusiasts seeking an extraordinary dining experience everytime Ubud becomes a destination. Their dedication to culinary innovation and exploration aligns seamlessly with our own philosophy at Karusotju, which in turn makes them the perfect partner to showcase our craft spirits.

You can visit Locavore’s website here to learn more about the brand.

Karusotju as the Foundation of Locavore's Beverage Offerings

At Locavore, Karusotju often takes center stage as the foundation of their beverage offerings. Our meticulously crafted spirits serve as the base for their expertly curated selection of drinks, designed to complement and enhance the flavors of their culinary creations. We’re proud to learn that many times, the Locavore’s culinary team has embraced the versatility and unique characteristics of Karu 18 and Karu 38, and utilize these two products it as a canvas to create extraordinary drink pairings that elevate the overall dining experience in their restaurant and bar.

Innovative Pairings and the Art of Culinary Mastery

Locavore’s commitment to pushing culinary boundaries and creating dining masterpieces is evident in their approach to pairing Karusotju with their diverse menu selections. They continuously explore new ingredients, techniques, and flavor profiles to craft captivating drink pairings that harmonize with their dishes. From thoughtfully curated shots to inventive cocktails, each creation at Locavore showcases the exceptional synergy between their culinary expertise and our own craft spirits. Are you excited to visit Locavore and enjoy Karusotju? Read through the article as we provide you with even more reasons why you should go there now for your next memorable dinner!

A Symbiotic Relationship: Shared Values and Support

Since the beginning, Locavore has been a steadfast supporter of Karusotju. They wholeheartedly believe in our products and the values we uphold, which resonate with their own commitment to sourcing local, high-quality ingredients, and this shared vision and dedication have fostered a symbiotic relationship that has flourished over time. Locavore’s innovative experiences align perfectly with our desire to reach more customers and share the goodness of our craft spirits offline.

Karu's Presence at Locavore: Shots and Cocktails

When dining at Locavore, guests can savor the taste of Karusotju in two distinct forms: shots and cocktails. Kawi, Locavore’s bar, offers Karu in its purest form, allowing patrons to appreciate the rich flavors and exquisite craftsmanship through well-crafted shots. Additionally, Locavore’s talented mixologists work their magic, skillfully blending Karusotju with an array of complementary ingredients to create one-of-a-kind cocktails that tantalize the senses. Whenever you visit Ubud, we recommend it’s a must to try this experience with your friends and loved ones to enrich your travels there.

Expanding Horizons: Collaborations and Future Endeavors

Our partnership with Locavore represents more than just a collaboration; it embodies our collective passion for innovation, quality, and exceptional experiences. As we continue to grow and evolve, we are excited to explore further collaborations with like-minded restaurants and brands that share our vision, and we’re excited to share more of our ever-growing list of purveyors with you. Together, we aim to push the boundaries of culinary and beverage excellence, introducing Karusotju to even more discerning palates and expanding the reach of our craft spirits.


The partnership between Karusotju and Locavore is a testament to the power of collaboration and shared values. Locavore’s pioneering approach to gastronomy, combined with our exceptional craft spirits, has created a culinary synergy that delights the senses and captivates the palate. As we look ahead, we are committed to forging more meaningful relationships, expanding our presence at select purveyors, and continuing to craft spirits that embody the essence of Bali. Join us on this journey as we celebrate the art of dining and the remarkable flavors of Karusotju, one extraordinary sip at a time. 

Order Karusotju now through our website, or reserve a table at Locavore for your next dinner there through their booking system. Don’t forget to follow us on social media as well, @karusotju, to keep yourself updated with our latest news and offerings.