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]

Birthday Lunch at Azuthai

Last month my friend Deb celebrated her birthday by treating us to lunch at Azuthai. What was supposed to be just a few hours of get together morphed into 12 hours of non-stop eating, drinking and laughing. ... [Read More]

Balesin Island Club – Phuket Village

From the south of France I now take you to Thailand on my visual tour of Balesin Island Club a resort in the province of Quezon in the Philippines. The 500 hectare tropical paradise is made up of 7 different villages each with it's own villas, restaurants and pools.  ... [Read More]

Deli de San Honore

My friend Debbie and her nephew Chef Jeremy have a new catering business called Deli San Honore. We ordered a Thai dinner from them for our group's Christmas party. I don't think they have full catering service that supplies tables, chairs, etc since they just started but you can order food from ... [Read More]

Lunch at Mango Tree

The best times to eat out with good friends are those that are unplanned. It took only one text message a couple of hours before lunch to get the four of us together at Mango Tree in Bonifacio High Street. It was my first time to try this Thai restaurant located at a prominent location in the ... [Read More]

Lunch at Nahm Restaurant

Last August I went back to Hong Kong alone to submit more requirements to the Hong Kong immigration. I had to go back to their offices three times and finally the kind immigration officer gave in to my request of for an extension of stay for another two years.( I'm a Hong Kong resident.)I was so ... [Read More]

Sausages, Taxis and A Last Look at Bangkok

This is my last post on Bangkok. Sausages and taxis? What does one have to do with the other? Read on.Every night the sidewalks in the Ratchadamri and Ratchaprasong area, where a lot of the malls are, turn into markets. Clothes, food, drinks, toys and other knick knacks line the sidewalks.Each time ... [Read More]

Lunch at Phan-Khom Contemporary Thai Cusine

We devoted our second to the last day in Bangkok to shopping in Central World mall. After an hour or two of window shopping we headed to the top floor of the mall in search for food. There were several restaurants but we chose Phan-Khom because of some interesting food items we saw on the menu. ... [Read More]

Dinner at Best Seafood Restaurant

Our friend Sonia recommended the restaurant that her boss owns. With a name like Best Seafood Restaurant I had high expectations. The restaurant was within walking distance from Mr. Feet and very near all the big malls like Central World and Gaysorn.outdoor seatingThe interiors of the restaurant ... [Read More]

Lunch at Chatuchak Market

Our dinner at Baan Klang Nam was our favorite restaurant meal and our lunch at Chatuchak was our favorite cheap meal. After our fabulous massage at Wat Po we took a taxi to Chatuchak Market. It was huge. I don't think we even covered 10 per cent of the market. I didn't expect so many food choices in ... [Read More]