The Breadery

The Breadery-001

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

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)

Fruits in whipped cream sandwich

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

Crystal Jade Dining In - Xiao Long Bao P210-001

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

Brown Butter Desserts- Chocolate Five Textures Cake-001

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

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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]

Hong Kong: Taho at Yan Wo Dou Bun Chong 人和荳品廠

人和荳品廠 Yan Wo Dou Bun Chong -Fried Noodles with Beansprouts & Tofu HK$15-001

A meal isn't complete until you have at least two desserts and you can quote me on that. After our dinner in The Red Pepper Restaurant in Causeway Bay my friend Deb wanted me to try this taho place her family has been going to since they were kids. ... [Read More]

Lunch at Cheesecakes by Guy in Eastwood

Cheesecakes by Guy (Eastwood)

Sometimes I yearn for a good sandwich rather than eat the usual rice meal or in my case when I'm on a diet, protein and veggies only. There's something very comforting about eating a good sandwich which isn't always easy to find in Manila. ... [Read More]

Eric Kayser Cafe in Greenhills

Eric Kayser Cafe Greenhills-008

I've been waiting for Eric Kayser to open in Greenhills for a long time. Ever since I tried their dark chocolate chip cookie in Hong Kong I've been a big fan.  ... [Read More]

Cafe Shibuya at Glorietta 2

Cafe Shibuya Glorietta-004

After lunch at Wee Nam Kee we walked up to the 3rd floor of Glorietta 2 for dessert and coffee at Cafe Shibuya.  ... [Read More]