Best Buffets in Manila: Spiral, Sofitel

Spiral is a multi-cuisine restaurant with the biggest buffet in town. It has several live cooking stations and boasts the widest array of dishes. At the center of the restaurant is the spiral staircase connected to the main lobby, accented by the spiral art centerpiece.

Best Buffets in Manila: Li Li’s Yum Cha Sunday Dimsum Buffet

Li Li Dimsum Buffet (P1,342 net) in Hyatt is one of the best Cantonese dimsum buffets in Manila. It’s just like the ones you can enjoy in Hong Kong. The restaurant is named after Li Li, a famous member of the Hongkong elite. Two of the private rooms are named after her daughters Fei Fei and Bai Ling. The menu is created by five highly skilled master chefs from Hong Kong to ensure the culinary quality and authenticity that Hyatt is known for.

Best Buffets in Manila: Dusit Thani’s Crossover Sunday Brunch

The Family Crossover Brunch Buffet is the best buffet deal in town every Sunday. You get to try the best Thai, Japanese and Italian cuisine in Makati for P1,450 net from Dusit Thani’s specialty restaurants – Benjarong, Umu, and Tosca, respectively. The continental buffet in Basix restaurant is also included but it takes a supporting role, providing the Peking duck, prime ribs, shawarma and other common dishes one would expect in a hotel buffet.

Mother’s Day at Grassi’s

Beat (pronounced as Be yat) Grassi’s is back. For the foodies who missed Grassi Fine Dining in Benpres or the original Grassi Cafe in Rockwell, check out the comeback of Grassi’s Cafe in Alabang Town Center. Read More: Mother’s Day at Grassi’s

Best Buffets in Manila: Circles, Shangri-La

Circles in Makati Shangri-La is best known for pioneering the Interactive Theatre Kitchen, where the chefs get to interact with the people and accommodate customized food requests with a smile. You can request for any dish that you want at any time of day as long as it is not impossible to get the ingredients.

The Secret in Taking Your Blog to the Next Level

Blogging is often misunderstood. Some classify bloggers according to the types of activities they do – those who concentrate on their hobbies and passions, those who focus on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques and those who provide helpful information online. There are also those who attempt to categorize bloggers depending on their popularity – from a newbie to a Class A blogger.
I don’t believe in such classifications. We need to look at bloggers in terms of their evolution.

El Favorito Ice Cream

Elfav is the ice creamery of El Favorito Ice Cream, which uses skim milk from New Zealand. I can understand why they need to have different strong flavors because the skim milk has a distinct aftertaste. You’ll first encounter the flavor of the ice cream and then the sweet lingering aftertaste.

A Tribute to the Last Batch of Barbara’s Joy of Writing

I was fortunate to be part of the last batch of Barbara Gonzalez’ Joy of Writing Class. This blog post pays tribute to our graduation session in Lily Pad. To graduate, we had to write a 1,500 to 2,000-word article about our family and read it aloud to the entire class. It was a touching and memorable experience for all of us.

One Tama…

One Tama is definitely a better campaign than Ako Mismo (which Smart unfortunately denied and ruined the credibility of the campaign). Instead of a pledge, One Tama is a call to action to do something right for our community and country NOW — not later. The campaign is led by a group called Duyan ng Giting (Cradle of Valor) composed of young leaders inspired by the words of Jose Rizal.