Category Archives: Foodie Discoveries

These are the food I’ve had at restaurants, usually in and around Metro Manila.

Kurobuta Tonkatsu at Yabu

The Kurobuta was superb! DB and I had dinner at Yabu Megamall last week. I had read about this place serving Kurobuta pork. If you didn’t know, Kurobuta is to pork what Wagyu is to beef. I simply had to try it. Since the specialty of the house is their Kurobuta, that was what I Read more »

Cafe Capreal – Ma. Clara cor. Banawe St.

It has been awhile since I had lunch with my friend J, and today we decided to try Cafe Capreal, located at Ma. Clara cor. Banawe Sts. in Quezon  City since it is nearer where J works. It is a casual cafe with parking out front, with the vibe of a neighborhood coffee hangout and Read more »

Tokyo Bubble Tea Near Burgos Circle

Lately, because of DB’s schedule, we found ourselves looking for dinner at 10 or 11pm. Do you have any idea how hard it is to look for somewhere decent to eat at 11pm? One time we found ourselves at Burgos Circle, and thank God, Tokyo Bubble Tea was still open! Their breads were also on Read more »

Premium Dunkin Donuts!

When someone says “Dunkin Donuts”, more than likely you will have visions of the ubiquitous little Dunkin Donut stall under LRT stations selling crappy donuts. While walking around McKinley Hill one afternoon a few months ago, I noticed that my companion was a bit tired and decided to get some rest at Dunkin Donuts at Read more »

A Valentine Macaron

I watch Gossip Girl. And I ship Chuck and Blair. So after several episodes of watching Blair pine for Laduree’s macarons, I finally gave in and tried to find the next best thing here in Manila. Ladureeis a cafe in Paris famous for their pastries, and most notably their macarons. I have also seen this Read more »

Late Lunch at Manila Hotel for Only P400+!

Had a late lunch/merienda with a dear friend to catch up. Since I hadn’t had lunch, I ordered the Beefsteak Tagalog and my friend got the Bibingka and a Latte. Good thing I had my Manila Hotel Prestige Card! The meal was on me, total bill only amounted to a bit over P400! The food Read more »