Osaka: Kuromon Ichiba Market

Kuromon Ichiba Market

 From Dotonburi we walked a couple of blocks to Kuromon Ichiba Market, a must visit for foodies like me. My most important tip to those who will go to this market is to go HUNGRY. There are so many things to eat and buy.  ... [Read More]

Lung Hin Restaurant at Marco Polo Hotel

Marco Polo Hotel's Lung Hin Restaurant- Peking Duck-003

I've eaten at Marco Polo Hotel's Cucina buffet restaurant in Ortigas Center. This time we tried the newly opened Chinese restaurant, Lung Hin, on the 44th floor of the hotel.  ... [Read More]

The Century Seafood Restaurant

Century Seafood Restaurant - Razor Clams-002

UPDATE: July 13, 2014 Yesterday we ate at Century Seafood again just a little over a month from the last time. We had the same Buddha Jumped Over the Wall  plus a few new dishes which I really liked. I decided to just add the pictures to this post.  ... [Read More]

Tasting Menu at Sensei Sushi Bar

Sensei Sushi Bar

I've heard so much  about Chef Bruce's tasting menu but I couldn't find any one of my friends willing to go to Parañaque just to eat. I thank my new foodie friends who are willing to brave the traffic for good food. Most of them have eaten at Sensei Sushi several times yet they're willing to go ... [Read More]

Tanabe Japanese Restaurant in Malate

Tanabe Japanese Resaurant

At the very last minute Rochelle decided she wanted to watch Wicked and even though I already watched it in San Francisco several years ago I agreed to go with her. We got tickets to the second to the last show. Before the show we went to Tanabe for a super early dinner. It was a good thing they ... [Read More]

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]