Monde Mamon: Mamon-It-Yourself

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I don’t get to see my nieces and nephew as much as I want to. With their schooling and my work it’s hard to find time to get together. This summer I vowed to do something with them and the perfect opportunity came when I was sent this incredible DIY Mamon Decorating Kit from Monde. 

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Sakura by Edo-San at The City Club

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When we were in Balesin Beach Club we didn’t eat at Sakura by Edo San because my friend didn’t have a good experience there. Luckily he changed his opinion and treated us to the branch at The City Club. Everyone in our big group enjoyed the food so much we ate there for two consecutive […]

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Costa Del Sol at The City Club

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The first restaurant we tried at The City Club was the Spanish restaurant Costa del Sol. My friend was a member of the club and he invited us for lunch at the exclusive club in Makati.

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Alphaland’s The City Club

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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

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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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