Alphaland’s The City Club

Alphaland's The City Club-027

Just like Alphaland’s members only Balesin Beach Club their Makait based three hectares playground called The City Club is equally as exclusive and desirable.

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Tanabe Japanese Restaurant in Malate

Tanabe Japanese Resaurant

At the very last minute Rochelle decided she wanted to watch Wicked and even though I already watched it in San Francisco several years ago I agreed to go with her. We got tickets to the second to the last show. Before the show we went to Tanabe for a super early dinner. It was […]

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Hotel Review: Marco Polo Hotel Ortigas, Manila


I love staying at nice hotels around the world and taking pictures of the rooms since I always do extensive research before I book a room. I seldom get to see hotels in my own hometown in Manila though. After our scrumptious buffet lunch at Cucina we asked to see a room in the new […]

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Cucina at The Marco Polo Hotel Ortigas Manila

Marco Polo Hotel Ortigas Cucina Restuarant Buffet

  I’m a very bad buffet eater because I usually eat the cheap stuff and I get full fast. My dad insisted I try the buffet at the new Marco Polo Hotel along Meralco Avenue in Ortigas Center. He’s the one who discovered it and he’s eaten there several times already. In short he loves it.

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Michelin-Starred Chef Richard Toix Degustation Menu at The Tivoli

Mandarin Oriental Manila - The Tivoli - Dulcey Chocolat Cake with Pomelo Confit

I don’t even remember the last time I ate at Mandarin Oriental’s The Tivoli. It must have been decades ago. It took a few pictures of Michelin-Starred Richard Toix’ offerings on Instagram to make me go back.

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Contest: Let’s Get Juicing with The Daily Jusa


Just before leaving for my vacation I decided to do a one day juice cleanse to prepare my tummy for all the eating I will be doing in Seoul and Hong Kong. 

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Gavino Donuts this Holy Week

Gavino's Japanese Donuts

Going out of town this Holy Week? Bring along boxes of the best chewy mochi donuts on your family and barkada trips.

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Flour Jar by Beatriz

Flour Jar by Beatriz Cookies-003

Regular readers of this blog know I LOVE cookies. I love them more than cupcakes, cronuts, donuts, ice cream and macarons. Although apple pie and cheesecake compete for a space in my heart and tummy.

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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 mall. 

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Boqueria at SM Mega Fashion Hall

Boqueria Philippines (SM Mega Fashion Hall)

With several new restaurants in SM Mega Fashion Hall (Building D) that I wanted to try we thought it would be best to eat a little in each place just to get a feel of the food and decide if we want to go back for a more in depth exploration.

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