Birthday Dinner at Tapenade

My friend Deb brought me to Tapenade at the new Discovery Primea last August although she had second and third thoughts. She didn't want me to blog about it for fear that it would be hard to get a reservation after more people discover the food. After eating there I knew what she meant. ... [Read More]

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]

Instagram Food Finds

A lot of times I post pictures on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and don't blog about it anymore. I realize not everyone has social media accounts and it's hard to look for pictures that you want to find again. That's why I posting some new food finds that deserve to be shared on this ... [Read More]

Paper Moon Cake Boutique and Cafe

Most likely you've tried a crepe cake, as we call it, in Manila. I'm sure it's been served at a party of two. I know I've eaten my share since my friend makes it a point to have a crepe cake in her parties. Let me tell you now that Paper Moon's mille crepes tastes nothing like our local versions. ... [Read More]

Osaka: Manneken, Cakes, & Cheeza

This is my final post for my trip to Osaka. Manneken Belgian waffles are very popular with locals and tourists in Osaka and Tokyo. There's always a queue whenever I pass by the branch at the Osaka JR station.  ... [Read More]

An open letter to all the CARBS I’ve loved in 2014

To all the CARBS I've loved in 2014, I'm writing to you because as much as I loved you (you obviously loved me more since you stayed in my perfectly rounded huge belly and refused to leave) we must part ways in 2015. Let me give you a final tribute and let me relive the happy days filled with ... [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]

Lucca Bakery at SM Mega Fashion Hall

My friend Rochelle and I went on a Saturday eating spree at the new SM Mega Fashion Hall which started at Osaka Ohsho then Boqueria and ended at Lucca Bakery for coffee and dessert.  Since that day I've been back to Lucca two more times and it's quickly becoming my favorite place in the ... [Read More]

Mentore Coffee + Bar by UCC

I was so full from lunch at Ramen Nagi but I will always have a pocket of space left in my tummy for coffee and dessert. Well, it was supposed to be coffee only until I saw something that left me breathless. ... [Read More]

The Beehive Pastries

I love helping out home bakers by featuring their products on my blog. I admire these young people for their business acumen and baking skills. The latest to send me samples is The Beehive Pastries. ... [Read More]