THE OFF PRICE SHOW Concept in Manila :)

THE OFF PRICE SHOW is a new lifestyle discount shopping experience in Manila from the creators of The Great Bulacan Sale.  It brings together the non-moving inventory of the top brands in one venue where you can shop at 50-80% off the retail price.  Here’s a preview of the Off Price Show Experience:


STUDIO KITCHEN is hailed by foodies as one of the best-kept secret restos located in Alabang. I was surprised that there’s a restaurant this good in the south area. It would have been more appropriately located in Makati or Bonifacio Global City. Most people don’t know it probably because the name STUDIO KITCHEN gets lost in … Continue reading STUDIO KITCHEN (ALABANG) of Chef Mark Tan!

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (Manila) is There, Inside Your Mind…

(Official Photo by Phantom of the Opera) I still can’t believe that PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, touted to be “the most successful musical of all time“, is being staged in Manila. I was addicted to its complete soundtrack during my college days, and I never imagined I would get to hear and watch it live … Continue reading THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (Manila) is There, Inside Your Mind…

QUIZNOS’ Toasty Subs Now in Manila!

Finally, QUIZNOS Sandwiches are now toasting in the Philippines! We really enjoyed their different sandwich combinations. 🙂 It’s great that we have another healthy alternative in the metro. Here’s what to expect when ordering in Quiznos…

WAFU’s Omakase Matsu

Update 9/24/2013: WAFU: Teppanyaki Omakase Buffet! (@WAFUgreenhills kicks off the Teppanyaki Craze in Manila?!) There’s a Modern Japanese resto that is generating quite a buzz in the Greenhills shopping area. The interiors are amazingly fun, and the food is so good — even on their soft opening period. It’s perfect for celebrating anniversaries or dining for special … Continue reading WAFU’s Omakase Matsu

[FAMEALY MATTERS] The Secret to Success: Eating Intimately with the Family

Finally, it’s out! I’m excited to be part of the FaMEALy Matters Book (50-Plus Stories of Everyday Intimacy at the Family Dining Table) compiled by Francis Kong.  It was indeed a worthwhile effort to compile the inspirational family dining stories of successful Filipinos of our generation. You have to read this book 🙂

WOODEN SPOON Filipino Cuisine by Sandy Daza

WOODEN SPOON is the Filipino restaurant of Chef Sandy Daza, the heir apparent of the legendary Nora Daza who created the Filipino Food Cookbook bible for newly married couples and for Filipinos living abroad. The resto is named after the signature wooden spoon he used in his cooking shows. Thanks to Pinoy chefs like Sandy … Continue reading WOODEN SPOON Filipino Cuisine by Sandy Daza

One Awesome Adventure at a Time…

One thing I love about the Philippines is its abundance of adventure opportunities that await the most curious and adventurous in spirit. We have been exploring the country ever since we started our blog journey seven years ago, and we haven’t stopped. 🙂 I would like to share with you our 10 Awesome Experiences that … Continue reading One Awesome Adventure at a Time…


(Read first: Ultimate Taste Test 9.0 @Soderno – Successful First UTT in the South) UTT9: Soderno Overall Winner #1:MOCKTAIL REPUBLIC 3.96   87 foodies rated 5- Awesome! I would recommend it!  74 foodies rated 4- I love it!  52 foodies rated 3- We had a good time.   11 foodies rated 2- It is OK.    8 foodies rated 1- Thanks, but it could be better.   … Continue reading MOCKTAIL REPUBLIC