Instagram Food Finds

A lot of times I post pictures on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and don't blog about it anymore. I realize not everyone has social media accounts and it's hard to look for pictures that you want to find again. That's why I posting some new food finds that deserve to be shared on this ... [Read More]

Fabulous Desserts at Las Flores

My friend Rizette chose Las Flores to treat us for her birthday. The last time I ate there was in 2013 so I was eager to see if there were improvements.  ... [Read More]

Paper Moon Cake Boutique and Cafe

Most likely you've tried a crepe cake, as we call it, in Manila. I'm sure it's been served at a party of two. I know I've eaten my share since my friend makes it a point to have a crepe cake in her parties. Let me tell you now that Paper Moon's mille crepes tastes nothing like our local versions. ... [Read More]

Matcha in Manila

If my memory serves me right the first time I enjoyed matcha was Starbucks' matcha latte. Before that I never really gave thought to matcha. Now you know I'm obsessed. In Japan and Hong Kong it's easy to find good matcha drinks and food. In Manila it's like finding a needle in a haystack. I should ... [Read More]

The Breadery

Do you get those fantasies of getting locked in a store by mistake after it closes? When I was a kid I would imagine getting trapped in a mega toy store. Now if there's one place I don't mind getting locked in it's at The Breadery. You see I can live without rice and but bread in all its forms ... [Read More]

Le Petit Soufflé

After lunch at Seryna we moved to Century City Mall to have dessert at the newly opened French-Japanese inspired Le Petit Soufflé.  ... [Read More]

Osaka: Depachika (Food Wonderland)

If you're planning a trip to Japan you MUST include a trip to a depachika. Depa what? Depachika is my Disneyland. It's the food hall at the basement of large department stores.  ... [Read More]

Treasure Pot or Poon Choi at Crystal Jade Dining In

Last week I was invited by Crystal Jade Dining In to try their famous Treasure Pot. Since I didn't know what it was and I haven't eaten at their fine dining branch in Bonifacio High Street I agreed. I've eaten at Crystal Jade Shanghai Delight in Vmall several times though.  ... [Read More]

An open letter to all the CARBS I’ve loved in 2014

To all the CARBS I've loved in 2014, I'm writing to you because as much as I loved you (you obviously loved me more since you stayed in my perfectly rounded huge belly and refused to leave) we must part ways in 2015. Let me give you a final tribute and let me relive the happy days filled with ... [Read More]

Osaka: UCC Cafe Plaza, Animate, Doutour

It was fun walking and eating at Kuromon Ichiba Market but it was quite warm in Osaka in June so we were parched and in need of coffee and refreshments.  The obvious answer to our needs was the UCC Cafe Plaza right across the entrance of the market.  ... [Read More]