I’ve always been curious about Cecil’s Cafe. We pass by it every time we head to Tagaytay via Sta. Rosa. Although it looks homey and inviting from the outside, we hesitated for a while because we don’t know if the food is yummy or if it is just one of those provincial commercialized cafes. One … Continue reading CECIL’S CAFE: Home-Cooked Food Stop on Your Way to Tagaytay
1/15/2014 UPDATE: KATSU SORA’s Premium Iberico Tonkatsu x RAMEN SANTOUKA’s Shin-Aji Motsu Ramen! RAMEN SANTOUKA is one of the best ramen franchises originating from Hokkaido, north of Japan. It is named after a famous poet’s pen name — Santōka Taneda — and is the latest restaurant to join the Ramen Craze in Manila. For their soft … Continue reading RAMEN SANTOUKA PHILIPPINES: Legendary Hokkaido Ramen now in Manila!
We celebrated Raphael’s third birthday in Binondo because his birth date, February 10, coincided with the Chinese New Year of the Water Snake this year 2013. It was a different kind of gimmick because we now have Ramada Hotel, an international standard hotel in the heart of Binondo, where you can stay overnight, enjoy the … Continue reading DISCOVER BINONDO: Chinese New Year + Ramada Hotel + 168 Shopping
Congratulations to the opening success of Bakery Fair 2013 🙂 Don’t miss the Bakery Fair today and the last day tomorrow (Saturday)! Here are the 5 Reasons Why Baking is More FUN at the BAKERY FAIR 2013 🙂 Related Blog Post: Your Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About the Biggest Bakery Fair in Manila
People are crazy about International House of Pancakes (IHOP for short), judging by the long lines waiting to try the latest American franchise to invade Manila. Finally, we have a new player in the Pancakes and All-Day Breakfast scene. But a lot of foodies ask: Are the pancakes really good? Is IHOP just another iHype? … Continue reading IHOP Philippines: Manila Goes Crazy Over IHOP? @IHOP_PH
Cantina Sicilianita is a quaint Italian cafe inspired by Mark Buhain’s travels to Sicily in Italy. All we know about Sicily is that it is the place of the Mafia and only the adventurous tourists choose to explore the island. Mark, a 3rd-generation family member of the Rex Bookstore empire, was so impressed with Sicily … Continue reading CANTINA SICILIANITA – A Taste of Sicily in Manila?
“Paris and Rome may be famous for romance, but it’s Filipinos who get the most love” on Valentine’s Day, according to a recent survey by Bloomberg View. Filipinos takes Valentine’s Day very seriously. Some go for the tried-and-tested restaurants because they want the dinner to be special, without any hitches. But others, like us, want … Continue reading A NACI Comfort Food Valentine ♥
There is no doubt that Food Businesses are booming in Manila specially the Baking and Food Service Industry. Knowing the new flavors and new trends is crucial in taking advantage of this boom. I had the privilege of asking Mr. James Chua, Director of Filipino-Chinese Bakery Association (FCBAI), the group organizing the biennial Bakery Fair, about … Continue reading BAKERY FAIR 2013: Your Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About the Biggest Bakery Fair in Manila
I’ve been to previous travel fairs and even participated to promote our local tours, and I can say that this year’s 20th PTAA Travel Fair is the BIGGEST and MOST VIBRANT event ever. You can really feel that the Tourism Business is Booming! The travel fair has a total of 257 exhibitors and has now … Continue reading 7 Reasons not to miss Manila’s Biggest Travel Fair Ever (2013)
LA PETITE CAMILLE is the new American-Vietnamese resto in town by the same resto group that brought in Yomenya Goemon. It is the first Asian franchise of the original branch in 170 El Camino Real Millbrae, California established in 1993 by Phon Sui Khuu, also known as “Mamafong”. My initial impression was: it is kinda weird … Continue reading LA PETITE CAMILLE: American Vietnamese Cuisine with a Dash Of Joie De Vivre?