Utage Lunch Buffet at Inagiku

Inagiku, Makati Shangri-La- yahi tori-001

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]

Baguio Country Club 3 Bedroom Cottage

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On the first week of February my friends and I went to Baguio just to eat and bond. We went ahead of the Panagbenga Festival and while it was still cold but not as cold as Baguio's recent low of  8°C. ... [Read More]

Kitsho Japanese Restaurant & Sake Bar at Traders Hotel

Kitsho Restaurant & Sake Bar- Unagi Oshi Sushi PHP 650.00++ .00++ -001

My friend Frannywanny and her hubby Paul now live in Singapore. They come back to Manila from time to time and Jinlovestoeat and I try to meet up with them whenever Fran can fit us in their super tight schedule of non-stop eating and meet ups. Such is the life of an in demand food ... [Read More]

Nobu Hong Kong

Nobu Hong Kong - bento box

One of my favorite restaurants in Hong Kong is Nobu in InterContinental Hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui. I've eaten there a number of times but I can't believe the only time I wrote about it was way back in 2009 and it was one of my first few posts.   ... [Read More]

Tin Lung Heen

Tin Lung Heen

I have a friend from the US and she said there's no good food in Hong Kong. She's lucky we were chatting online when she said that or else she would have heard my loud scream, "Are you crazy?" I've forgiven her for that blasphemous statement. ... [Read More]

Hotel Review: Sheraton Macao Hotel, Cotai Central

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I've been to Macao a number of times and other than a stay at Wynn when it was new, The Venetian was where I always stay for the simple reason that they had the biggest rooms which were the best value for money. Last August I decided it was time for a new hotel so I tried Sheraton Macao Hotel which ... [Read More]

Hotel Review: Quest Serviced Apartments, Auckland

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When Rochelle and I were planning our trip to New Zealand there were many things to decide on. Do we want to go to the North or South island? What areas will we go to since our trip was only 13 days? And one of the most important was where were we going to stay? ... [Read More]

What’s New at Spiral Buffet

Spiral Buffet

I'm the last person who will go to a buffet since the choices always overwhelm me and I don't eat enough to merit the cost. But since I was invited by Sofitel to check out what's new at Spiral I decided to go.  ... [Read More]

Balesin Island Club – What We Ate at Balesin Village


Several years ago I went to Maldives and stayed at a 5 star resort. The place was beautiful but the food was shockingly expensive and  mediocre at best. Balesin Island Club can compete with the one in Maldives and the food is priced reasonably and quite good to boot.  ... [Read More]

Balesin Island Club – Balesin Village

Balesin Beach Club

If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram you would have seen several pictures I posted during my trip to Balesin Island Club last weekend. I took almost a thousand pictures during my 3 day stay at the island and I will try to show you in detail what paradise in the Philippines looks ... [Read More]