Lucca Bakery at SM Mega Fashion Hall

Lucca Bakery (SM Mega Fashion Hall)- Blueberry Crumb Muffin P50, Banana Crumb Muffin P47-001

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]

Paul SM Aura Manila

Paul Boulangerie Manila - ham & cheese baguette

When Rochelle and I went to Paris a couple of years ago one of the simple meals we enjoyed was from Paul in the basement of the Louvre. We shared a long baguette filled with tuna salad, a flan normand and an Orangina soda. It wasn't fancy but it left an impression on us and a longing for good ... [Read More]

Le Salon De Thé de Joël Robuchon at Elements

Le Salon de Thé de Joel Robuchon (Elements HK) - Ham and Gruyere sandwich HK$58

People let me introduce you to my happy place. The name is Le Salon de Thé de Joel Robuchon and the location is at Elements Mall.  ... [Read More]

Macao: Cotai Central Food Court & Afternoon Tea at Palms Lounge

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Sand's Cotai Central is a mall with a food court and several restaurants. This mall is in the middle of Sheraton and Conrad hotels as well as Holiday Inn. All these hotels are connected to Cotai Central. ... [Read More]

Wildflour Cafe + Bakery and Craft Coffee Revolution at The Podium Mall

Wildflour Cafe Podium

I went to The Podium mall just to buy bread at Wildflour and to have coffee at Craft. Imagine my surprise at all the new goodies I saw at Wildflour. ... [Read More]

Melbourne’s Little Italy – Lygon Street

Cafe Cavallino (Melbourne) - spaghetti aglio olio

 My posts on Singapore are done so now I will continue with posts on my trip to Melbourne last March.  ... [Read More]

Melbourne – Brunetti

cakes from Brunetti

Deb and I went to Myer department store on Burke Street in Melbourne. While the merchandise was beautiful it was too expensive for me if I compare the prices to Manila and the USA. Since I was about to leave the store empty handed I decided to console myself with goodies from Brunetti located on the ... [Read More]

Vero Chocolates’ Brownie Love

Vero Chocolates - brownie HK$30

Something good happened in Hong Kong last December. Vero Chocolates opened a pop-up store in K11 mall which was a very short walk from where I stayed. I've never heard of Vero Chocolates before but by the end of my trip all the staff in the store knew me by sight. Vero is an artisan chocolaltier ... [Read More]

Portuguese Egg Tart Showdown

Lord Stow's Portugese egg tart MOP$8

I was done shopping in The Venetian's more than 600 shops. I had more than enough siesta and I was bored silly so I did what any food blogger would do. I tested two Portuguese egg tarts for my very own showdown. First stop was the iconic Lord Stow's Bakery located inside The Venetian. I remember ... [Read More]

Paris: Poilâne & Secco Patisserie

Poilane- apple tartlette €2.35.35-001

I had a long list of food I wanted to try in Paris and the sourdough bread of Poilâne was one of them. I thought we weren't able to try it anymore but luckily it was near the Metro stop where we got off to go to the Segway Tour's office. I had this vision of having a picnic in one of Paris' many ... [Read More]