Tokyo: Tempura Tsunahachi

Tsunahachi Ginza- Clam Tempura-002

Just like my previous post Tsunahachi is also located at the top floor of a department store, Matsuya in Ginza. Tsunahachi is very popular for their tempura. Even though tempura isn't my favorite Japanese food I wanted to try the difference with the tempura in Manila.  ... [Read More]

Tokyo: Choutoku (長徳) Udon

Choutoku Udon Ginza- Hot Udon and Tempura ¥1,980-001

I have a tip for those going to Japan. When you don't know where to eat go to the top floor of departments stores and you will find a lot of restaurants to choose from. I noticed this in both Tokyo and Osaka. ... [Read More]

Tokyo: Sushi Bun (鮨文) at Tsukiji Market

Tsukiji Market - Sushi Bun-017

On our second day in Tokyo we walked to Tsukiji Market to have sushi for brunch. We went around 9:00 am. ... [Read More]

Tokyo: Kyushu Jangara Ramen 九州じゃんがら

Kyushu Jangara Ramen-016

My friends were so hungry from their inadequate CX airplane meal that as soon as we dropped off our luggage at Courtyard Tokyo Ginza Hotel we went in search of food. ... [Read More]

Maria Maria Restaurant

Maria Maria- Duo of Sans Rival Lola Mary's Classic and Ika's Espresso P260

I will never forget my recent dinner at Maria Maria. Why? It's because I totally forgot about it. I already had dinner at home when my iPhone reminded me I had to go to Maria Maria. This has been the first time I forgot about a dinner date. Maybe because it's a business dinner with a bunch of ... [Read More]

A Burger and Macarons


Whenever I go to Quezon City I try to discover places I haven't tried. That day I was hungry for a burger and chose BRGR The Burger Project in Scout Rallos Street.  ... [Read More]

Le Petit Soufflé

Le Petit Soufflé

After lunch at Seryna we moved to Century City Mall to have dessert at the newly opened French-Japanese inspired Le Petit Soufflé.  ... [Read More]

Seryna at Little Tokyo

Seryna- Goten Mori (5 kinds sashimi) P640-001

Seryna in Little Tokyo in Makati has been nominated as Manila's best Japanese restaurants for many years since they opened in 2006. Visiting their restaurant you will always see a good mix of Japanese nationals, tourists and locals. This was only my second time to eat at Seryna.  ... [Read More]

Madrid Fusion Manila 2015 at SM Supermalls

Madrid Fusion Manila Logo

Last Friday I attended a media event at Sarsa Mall of Asia for the upcoming Madrid Fusion Manila 2015, an event that will put the Philippines in the international food spotlight. Chefs from around the world will meet up in Manila for a 3 day (April 24-26, 2015) Spanish gastronomy congress. ... [Read More]

La Famiglia Little Italy


I haven't explored all the new restaurants in Promenade Greenhills' newest wing. I only go there to watch a movie. Last February I went to get a haircut at Piandre and decided to take home food for my late lunch/merienda. I took a chance on La Famiglia Little Italy just because I wanted to try their ... [Read More]