HK: Marugame Seimen

Udon is my favorite noodle because of its heartiness and chewiness if cooked properly. I try to eat at Marugame Seimen in iSquare at least once per trip but sometimes I don't get a chance. That's why I was so happy to learn that it will be opening soon in Manila. I just don't know when and where. ... [Read More]

Breakfast Buffet at Nobu Manila

I'm not a morning person. The only time I will wake up super early is to go to the airport. As matter of fact the first time I was supposed to try Nobu's breakfast buffet I didn't wake up in time to join my friends. Last January 2 I finally made it. It was also a holiday that's why it took me only ... [Read More]

New Year’s Eve Dinner 2015

Happy New Year everyone! Sorry for the long absence. I enjoyed the Christmas break a little too much. It's a tradition for my father's side of the family to celebrate New Year's Eve in our house. I've posted some past dinners here. This year I wanted to have our dinner catered but I started ... [Read More]

Smile Elephant Thai Restaurant

Kapitolyo has one of the most vibrant dining scenes in Manila. It seems every week a new restaurant is opening. Strangely I've never heard of Smile Elephant Thai Restaurant until my friend Jenny treated us there. I'm very excited to share this gem with all of you. Where else can you feed 5 ... [Read More]

Din Tai Fung is now open in the Philippines

If you're like me you've eaten at Din Tai Fung in other countries. I've eaten in their branch in Singapore and the original branch in Taipei. To have a branch in our country is a milestone in the Philippines dining scene. Now tourists will be eating at our Din Tai Fung in SM Mega ... [Read More]

HK: Afternoon Tea at Chau Kee 周記點心

I have a tremendous amount of backlog of posts from my travels and well as local restaurants. I usually post chronologically but I've decided to first post the restaurants that I really liked so I can share them with all of you. ... [Read More]

Auntie Sweet 甜姨姨私房甜品

The only way to end a good meal is with good dessert. After our dinner at Tung Po we searched for good dessert nearby. The closest and highest rated Cantonese style dessert place we found was at Auntie Sweet 甜姨姨私房甜品 in Tin Hau. So a quick ride on the MTR and the help of Google Map we found ... [Read More]

HK: Tung Po Restaurant

One of the restaurants I wanted to try in Hong Kong is Tung Po in North Point because it was featured by Anthony Bourdain in his show No Reservations (video link). It's a Dai Pai Dong (street food) style of restaurant located inside Java Road Municipal Services Building. ... [Read More]

What’s New at Linguini Fini?

When was the last time you ate at Linguini Fini in SM Mega Fashion Hall? Regrettably my last time was a year ago. Even though it was a long time ago their Pizza Bianco is always in my thoughts. A few weeks ago I was invited to try their new dishes. After seeing this post I bet you'll be going to ... [Read More]

Ogawa Japanese Restaurant

Ogawa is a new Japanese restaurant in BGC and I was lucky to have been invited to the pre-opening dinner and I've been back another time. Check out what I've tried and liked. ... [Read More]