Le Chef at The Manor, Baguio City

Le Chef at The Manor, Baguio-013

You may wonder what we did in Baguio last February? We skipped all the usual tourist attractions like Burnham Park, Wright Park even the market since our vehicles didn't have enough space for all the veggies we wanted to buy. We did go to Mines View not see the St. Bernard or the views but to buy ... [Read More]

Bistro Ravioli at SM MOA

Bistro Ravioli (MOA)- Fennel Sausage Pizza P440-002

If it weren't for my friend Deb I don't think I would ever get to try Bistro Ravioli and that would have been a shame. Let me tell you what you're missing. ... [Read More]

La Nuova Pasteleria

La Nuova Pasteleria

La Nuova Pasteleria in San Antonio Plaza in Forbes Park has been open since 1978. The first time I ate there was in Novemeber 2009. The second time was in November 14, 2013. ... [Read More]

Bacon, Mushroom & Kale Pasta

Bacon, Mushroom & Kale pasta cover

This post is all about finding kale in Manila. I've eaten kale in the US and I liked it. I even made baked kale chips once. Until recently I couldn't find kale in any supermarket. ... [Read More]

Margarita Forés’ Grace Park

Grace Park- sardine spread

Here's another farm-to-table restaurant. This one by the acclaimed chef and restaurateur Margarita Forés. I'm a long time fan of Cibo as well as her catering so I was excited to try her new restaurant. I've read some early not so good reviews that's why I waited until a couple of weeks ago to try ... [Read More]

Birthday Lunch at Green Pastures

Green Pastures (Shangri-La) - Pinoy eggs P125-001

I celebrated my birthday by treating my college friends at Green Pastures at Shangri-La Mall's east wing. Even though the restaurant just opened I couldn't wait to try Chef Robby Goco's new baby. ... [Read More]

A Week in Instagram

Jollibee palabok cover

With so many forms of social media around it's confusing for someone in my generation. I recently got more proficient with Instagram which I found interesting and entertaining. With one post on Instagram I can also share my pictures on Twitter and Facebook. I also discovered several fascinating ... [Read More]

Amici’s New Products


It's been too long since I've eaten at Amici considering I pass by their branch almost everyday. After seeing their new products in the newspaper I decided it's time to reacquaint myself with one of my favorite Italian QSR (quick service restaurant).  ... [Read More]

Melbourne’s Little Italy – Lygon Street

Cafe Cavallino (Melbourne) - spaghetti aglio olio

 My posts on Singapore are done so now I will continue with posts on my trip to Melbourne last March.  ... [Read More]

Dinner at Lombardi’s, Robinson’s Magnolia

Penne Pomodoro Fresco P210

We were supposed to have our Christmas dinner at Greeka Kouzina but it was full that Saturday night so we went to Robinson's Magnolia and chose to eat at Lombardi's. I was with the same group of friends and kiddies who ate at My Kitchen where we had an excellent meal that we still had a pizza and ... [Read More]