Macao: Xin Asian Hotpot & Seafood

Xin - mini Portugese egg tarts-001

Our most memorable and gut busting meal in Macao was at Xin in Sands Cotai which was connected to our hotel, Sheraton Macao Hotel. ... [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]

Lunch at Felix

ABERDEEN Angus beef mushroom salpicao, served with garlic rice and grilled vegetables P495-001

If I'm not mistaken Felix was one of the first restaurants that opened in Greenbelt 5 years ago. I finally got to eat there last June. Better late than never. ... [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]

Lobster Buffet at Corniche, Diamond Hotel Philippines

lobster with sauce

I'm not too keen on buffets because my tummy can't catch up with everything my eyes devour. When Fran, who's back in Manila for a short trip, texted me if I wanted to try a lobster buffet it didn't take me a second to reply a resounding "YES!" You see, lobster is my favorite seafood. I would love to ... [Read More]

Hairy Crab Dinner at Wu Kong

hairy crab meat with steamed sticky rice with sauteed sugar peas shoots

It's funny but I've eaten at Wu Kong, one of my favorite restaurants in Hong Kong, so many times but I've never tried their hairy crab set until Jin convinced me that I shouldn't miss it. Shanghai hairy crab set HK$468 If you don't want to order the whole set you can order it a la carte ... [Read More]

Lunch at King Chef Fine Dining Restaurant

King Chef's crab rice

My friend Tisay posted pictures of her meal at King Chef Seafood Restaurant in Lucky Chinatown mall on her Facebook page and raved about it. I was so curious that I went to their QC branch to try it out. Going to Banawe, Quezon City to eat is a rare thing for me. It just seems so far but on weekends ... [Read More]

Lunch at Annapolis Seafood Palace

Annapolis Seafood Palace- roasted duck P1,800-whole

There are many good Chinese restaurants in Manila. My dad's ultimate favorite is Choi Garden and my uncle E's choice is Peking Garden and Choi too. For my aunt her favorite is Annapolis Seafood Palace in Greenhills. We had lunch last September for my uncle's 6th death anniversary with some ... [Read More]

Lunch at Boracay Crab House

Boracay Crab House Special P650

As soon as I finished taking pictures of the rooms at Shangri-La's Boracay Resort and Spa we hightailed out of there for a much needed late lunch. We couldn't wait for the resort's free shuttle so we hired their van to take us Escondido Beach Resort to eat at Boracay Crab House. The van dropped ... [Read More]

Seafood Dinner at Taipei Hwashi Tourist Night Market


I have 3 cousins who live in Taipei and all are fluent in speaking, reading and writing in Chinese. How I envy them. For dinner we met with my cousin, Angie the oldest of 3 siblings. She took us to Taipei Hwashi Tourist Night Market for dinner.This night market was different from Raohe St. night ... [Read More]