Segovia’s Cakes & Recipes

If it weren't for my friend Arlene I wouldn't have known about this neighborhood  gem. If you study in Xavier or ICA most likely you've eaten at Segovia's Cakes & Recipes a time or two. But it's been eons since I graduated from ICA so thank you Arlene for sending me those mamons.  ... [Read More]

Maria Luisa’s Garden Room

A couple of years ago anyone can eat at Maria Luisa's Garden Room. I don't know exactly why they changed the rules but now you have to be a member of Makati Garden Club to dine there. Thankfully one of my friends was related to a member so we were able to eat there. If I lived in Makati I would ... [Read More]

FAT Restaurant

I know what you're thinking but this restaurant wasn't named after me. FAT is a new restaurant in Burgos Circle helmed by Chef Kel Zaguirre of Locavore. I promise you won't get fat after one meal but I'm pretty sure you will leave the restaurant with a full tummy and big smile on your face. ... [Read More]

Food Intolerance Test at Hi-Precision Diagnostics

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]

Your Local Restaurant

I finally got around to trying Your Local in Makati a few weeks ago. It's located in Legaspi Village so I made sure we arrived before noon since the place gets full really quick and they don't accept reservations. ... [Read More]

CDP (Chef Du Partie) Restaurant at Rockwell

One of the newest restaurants to open in Manila is CDP or Chef Du Partie in Rockwell. It's located right next to Mamou Too and as you can see the interiors are just as beautiful.  ... [Read More]

Duck & Buvette at Shangri-La Plaza

Some people like my cousin La loves duck confit so much that if it's on the menu you can be sure that's what she will order. I on the other hand have never ordered duck confit as my entree. Sure I've tried a bite or two but it isn't just my favorite. I'm more prone to order lamb chops or good ... [Read More]

Todd English Food Hall Manila

About 3 months ago celebrity chef Todd English came to Manila to open the 2nd branch of Todd English Food Hall. The first branch is in The Plaza Hotel in New York City. Imagine the hoopla this caused with Manila's diners who wanted a taste of the TV chef's restaurant. The lines were crazy long ... [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]

Le Chef at The Manor, Baguio City

You may wonder what we did in Baguio last February? We skipped all the usual tourist attractions like Burnham Park, Wright Park even the market since our vehicles didn't have enough space for all the veggies we wanted to buy. We did go to Mines View not see the St. Bernard or the views but to buy ... [Read More]