Deli de San Honore, Tagaytay

Deli de San Honore Tagaytay - soft shell crab sandwich

The name Deli de San Honore may seem familiar to regular readers of this blog. I've featured it numerous times as a caterer for our parties. Asides from being a caterer the team finally opened their dream restaurant in Tagaytay that opens only on weekends.  ... [Read More]

Manam Comfort Filipino

Manam Comfort Filipino- House Crispy Sisig P205 (med)-001

The hardest thing to do at Manam is deciding what to order. There's a part of me that wants to order all the good things I ate before and let the balikbayan guest try it. There's the selfish part of me that wants to try new dishes. This meal was actually a good compromise. ... [Read More]

Churreria La Lola at Rockwell

La Lola Churreria (Rockwell)-006

I finally got to try the popular churros from Churreria La Lola in Rockwell a couple of weeks ago.  ... [Read More]

Hai Kang Seafood Restaurant

Hai Kang Seafood Restaurant- Preserved Duck and Sausage Clay Pot Rice-002

My family seldom eats at Hai Kang Seafood Restaurant on Wilson Street even though it's very near us. We've eaten there a few times but always got an average dining experience.  ... [Read More]

Food Intolerance Test at Hi-Precision Diagnostics

Chef Jessie Cod Fillet

Recently I went to Hi-Preciscion Diagnostics at Rockwell to have a blood test. It wasn't my usual test for cholesterol, sugar, uric acid. It was a food intolerance test.  ... [Read More]

Osaka: Okonomiyaki at Negiyaki Yamamoto

Negiyaki Yamamoto Umeda Est-ten

I purposely didn't reserve any restaurant for our last night in Osaka. It gave us a chance to walk around Umeda where our hotel was located. It was funny that all our previous meals were located in Namba when there were so many restaurants in Umeda too.  ... [Read More]

Osaka: Kigawa Asai

Kigawa Asai, Osaka

When planning for my trip to Osaka I knew I wanted to eat in a traditional kappo ryori which means sitting around a counter with the chefs behind it cooking meticulous dishes, slicing sashimi and preparing multiple courses.  ... [Read More]

Osaka: Matsuzakagyu Yakiniku M

Matsuzakagyu Yakiniku M- Here (tenderloin) and M Tokusen Rosu (rib eye) ¥2,500-001

When I research hotels to stay in abroad I check tripadvisor for reviews and pictures. I thought of checking for restaurants too and it showed Matsuzakagyu Yakiniku M as the number 2 restaurant in Osaka. It was actually number one when I did my research. I figured so many people can't be ... [Read More]

Osaka: Endo Sushi ゑんどう寿司

中央市場 ゑんどう Endo Sushi

 When I was doing research on where to eat in Osaka finding a good sushi place was on top of the list. Tsukiji Market in Tokyo is famous for its sushi so I thought of looking for Osaka's wholesale fish market. That's where I found Endo Sushi which was very highly recommended on the reviews ... [Read More]

Treasure Pot or Poon Choi at Crystal Jade Dining In

Crystal Jade Dining In - Xiao Long Bao P210-001

Last week I was invited by Crystal Jade Dining In to try their famous Treasure Pot. Since I didn't know what it was and I haven't eaten at their fine dining branch in Bonifacio High Street I agreed. I've eaten at Crystal Jade Shanghai Delight in Vmall several times though.  ... [Read More]