The BenCab Museum is one of the most awesome museums in our country today. It houses our National Artist Ben Cabrera’s art collection in a four-level building. This is also where BenCab lives and where his actual workshop is located. Exhibits of exciting contemporary artists in Manila can be found here, too. What I love … Continue reading The BENCAB MUSEUM Experience
Read this First: The BenCab Museum Experience Cafe Sabel is the in-house restaurant of the BenCab Museum, named after BenCab’s famous muse in his paintings. Here you can enjoy recipes by BenCab, farm fresh ingredients, and home-cooked dishes by the chef. You can also buy the jams, marmalades, native chocolate, and homemade atchara that they sell. … Continue reading CAFE SABEL @ BenCab Museum
Read this First: The BenCab Museum Experience I’m starting to develop an interest in young Filipino Artists who are making waves in the international art scene. One of those artists is Rodel Tapaya who won first prize in the Asia-Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize in 2011 for “Baston ni Kabunian, Bilang pero di mabilang”. Prism … Continue reading Rodel Tapaya’s Prism and Parallelism
One of the new concept restaurants in Bonifacio High Street Central is SLICE, the latest baby of Senator Pia Cayetano. If Sonja’s Cupcake bakery ambiance and Cafe Mary Grace’s homey feel-good food had an offspring with a focus on healthy and natural products, this would be it. 🙂 Aidan wanted to eat late at night … Continue reading A SLICE of Pia Cayetano
9/7/15 Update: The Cake Club at BGC is now closed 🙁 Most of the restaurants in Bonifacio High Street Central seem to have neglected including really good desserts in the menu, so it’s best to go to a place that specializes in desserts like The Cake Club by Diamond Hotel. This is their second outlet … Continue reading The Cake Club Dessert Haven
There are times when we want a breather from the boys and go on a date on our own. During these rare occasions, we would go to adults-only places that serve good food. Chef Carlo’s Beso Cucina Vinoteka is one of those places that serve good Spanish tapas with a good selection of alcoholic drinks, located … Continue reading A Beso Cucina Vinoteka Date
Picking fresh strawberries is one of the most awesome experiences on the outskirts of Baguio. It is a fun activity for your family, especially for the kids. 🙂 They also get to appreciate and learn where strawberries come from. I’d like to share with you our Strawberry Farm experience in La Trinidad, Benguet. 🙂 Awesome … Continue reading Strawberry Picking in Benguet: Strawberry Fields Forever …
How times have changed! Hotels no longer monopolize the fine dining scene in Manila. Most actually have neglected it–they hardly innovate or even renovate their restaurants. They just rely on introducing different-themed buffets with different chefs. These days, if you want to go out for really good food, you go to specialized themed restaurants. And now, … Continue reading Mango Tree: Finally, Authentic Thai Fine Dining in Manila?!
We heard stories about this cafe that was a “Mad Men” kind of hangout for ad agency folks in Makati. It’s a homey hole-in-the-wall hidden at the back of Sunvar Plaza in Makati Cinema Square. We wanted to swing by Kitch’ Café after our Sunday mass in Don Bosco Makati but we were surprised that … Continue reading Kitch’ Café: French-Inspired. Comfort Food. Feel-Good Cafe.
This Japanese restaurant is a bit unusual. First, it is named after Roe (fish eggs), which is common in Japanese cuisine. The plural of Roe is still Roe, but Rose is a better sounding name for a restaurant. Second, it takes pride in having the first sushi river in Manila where the sushi is placed … Continue reading ROSE Manila’s Sushi River and Adam’s Ice Cream