Birthday Dinner at Tapenade

My friend Deb brought me to Tapenade at the new Discovery Primea last August although she had second and third thoughts. She didn't want me to blog about it for fear that it would be hard to get a reservation after more people discover the food. After eating there I knew what she meant. ... [Read More]

Hotel Review: Courtyard Tokyo Ginza Hotel

When we were planning our trip to Tokyo it took me a long time to decide which area to stay at. I was choosing between Shinjuku, Shibuya or Ginza. With my friends' urging I chose Ginza. The choice of Courtyard by Marriott was an easy one because I stay in Marriott hotel the most often anywhere ... [Read More]

Cafe Pronto at Marco Polo Ortigas

Each time I go to Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas I pass by Cafe Pronto at the ground floor and drool over all their pastries and sweets. I finally went there a few months ago to have a light lunch with my dad. ... [Read More]

Red Ginger at City of Dreams Manila

A couple of Fridays ago my friend Rochelle called me up if I wanted to have dinner at Nobu and she will pick me up in 15 minutes if I agreed. I said yes and got ready in lightning speed. ... [Read More]

Osaka: Intercontinental Osaka Hotel

When planning a trip to Osaka the first thing you have to decide is which area to stay in? The choices are Namba (Southern downtown) or Umeda (Northern downtown). My travel agent informed me that Namba is more popular with tourists from Manila. We chose Umeda because my friend wanted to stay in ... [Read More]

Birthday Lunch at Lung Hin, Marco Polo Hotel

How much do I love Lung Hin at Marco Polo Hotel?  I chose to have my birthday lunch there last September. It was my third time to eat there and I could eat there week after week. Can you tell it's my current favorite Chinese restaurant in Manila?  ... [Read More]

Senju at Edsa Shangri-La Hotel

If you read my blog regularly, thank you. You may have noticed I've featured several Japanese restaurants one after the other. It's because I've become obsessed with sushi since my trip to Osaka more than a month ago. Don't worry I will feature good Filipino food next week. ... [Read More]

Hotel Review: Marco Polo Hotel Ortigas, Manila

I love staying at nice hotels around the world and taking pictures of the rooms since I always do extensive research before I book a room. I seldom get to see hotels in my own hometown in Manila though. After our scrumptious buffet lunch at Cucina we asked to see a room in the new Marco Polo Hotel ... [Read More]

Cucina at The Marco Polo Hotel Ortigas Manila

  I'm a very bad buffet eater because I usually eat the cheap stuff and I get full fast. My dad insisted I try the buffet at the new Marco Polo Hotel along Meralco Avenue in Ortigas Center. He's the one who discovered it and he's eaten there several times already. In short he loves it. ... [Read More]

Utage Lunch Buffet at Inagiku

One of my favorite buffets in Manila is at Makati Shangri-La's Inagiku restaurant. The last time I wrote about it was in 2009 when I thought my pictures looked good. Hopefully I've improved with these pictures. ... [Read More]