Cyma at Shangri-La Plaza

Cyma Restaurant (Shangri-La) Crab Toast with Lemon Aioli P260

The last time I ate at Cyma was in 2011 and I suggested we have dinner there since I saw Chef Robby Goco post pictures of some of the new dishes he created for Cyma. 

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Starbucks Reserve Manila

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Starbucks Reserve has landed in Manila! As of this moment there are 3 branches already open in Manila. We went to the branch in Burgos Circle in The Fort.

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Todd English Food Hall Manila

Todd English Food Hall Manila - Chorizo & Shrimp Flatbread Pizza

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 that’s […]

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Home Baked Goodies

Pies Inc. by Aileen - Peach Mango Cream Pie

A couple of weeks ago my diet was temporary put on hold when these tempting sweets were sent to me from some of Manila’s talented home bakers. I love any form of dessert and I want to help out these hard working bakers by sharing them on this blog. 

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Refinery at Rockwell

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After our lunch at Motorino I suggested we check out the newest coffee place in Rockwell called Refinery.  Refinery is not an ordinary 3rd wave coffee place. For such a small space Refinery wears many hats and ambitiously so. They serve breakfast, brunch, coffee and at night cocktails and wine. They want to be the all-in-one hang out […]

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Motorino Pizza Manila

Motorino Pizza Manila

I’ve eaten in Motorino Hong Kong before that’s why I was excited when I heard a Manila branch was opening. You see I love pizza. I love love love pizza. I’d rather eat pizza than white rice. 

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Kanteen and Kuppa at BGC

Kanteen BGC

For our Tuesday lunch I suggested Kanteen in The Fort which served Ilonggo food and my friends quickly agreed. 

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Tasting Menu at Sensei Sushi Bar

Sensei Sushi Bar

I’ve heard so much  about Chef Bruce’s tasting menu but I couldn’t find any one of my friends willing to go to Parañaque just to eat. I thank my new foodie friends who are willing to brave the traffic for good food. Most of them have eaten at Sensei Sushi several times yet they’re willing […]

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Tim Ho Wan 添好運 Manila

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Tim Ho Wan finally opened in SM Mega Fashion Hall (SM Megamall Bldg. D) last May 20, 2014, Tuesday at exactly 12:00 pm. At that time my friends and I were at Mu Noodle Bar having lunch. While eating I was looking at pictures of the long queue to Tim Ho Wan on Instagram. 

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Wildflour Cafe on Happy Tuesday

Wildflour Cafe + Bakery (Fort Bonifacio)- Complimentray Baguette-001

Most Tuesdays I have lunch with three good friends. It’s the day that I put my diet on hold because after lunch we would have dessert and merienda before calling it a day. We usually try new restaurants but this time we revisited an old favorite to try their new dishes. 

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