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]

Mendokoro Ramenba

Mendokoro Ramenba

Ramen Yukoshen has been hailed as the best ramen in Manila by a lot of people and that's quite an achievement considering it's homegrown in a market flooded with Japanese imports. The problem is it's in Alabang that's why I haven't tried it. When I heard they opened a branch in Salcedo Village it ... [Read More]

Coco Ichibanya Curry House Philippines

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Popular Japanese curry house Coco Ichibanya finally opened their first branch in the Philippines at the Estancia Mall at Capitol Commons along Shaw Boulevard. My friends and I got a preview a few days before they opened to the public. ... [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

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]

Toki Japanese Restaurant – Kaiseki

Toki Japanese Fusion and Fine Dining - Sushi

Normally when I receive a text message from a credit card company I usually just take a glance at it and delete it. This time the offer of American Express for a kaiseki course at Toki Japanese restaurant was quite interesting and I thought it was a good deal.  ... [Read More]

Osaka: Jin Yakiniku

Jin Yakiniku

When I was planning our trip to Tokyo I asked my friend Jin what restaurants she recommended and she immediately suggested her namesake. We took a taxi to this place and almost couldn't find it but thanks to Jin's pictures we found it. ... [Read More]