Category Archives: Foodie Discoveries

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

Osaka Ohsho – Gyoza Restaurant Review

I had been meaning to try Osaka Ohsho for months, but it was only last weekend that we finally, finally, had an early dinner at Osaka Ohsho. Oh, boy, was it worth the wait! But funnily enough, for me the best thing I had there was the omelet! It was the fluffiest, softest heaven of Read more »

Revisiting Eng Ho Bakeshop

When I was a kid, one of our favorite bakeshops was Eng Ho along T. Alonzo St. in Binondo. My grandmother’s favorite was the Chiffon Cake. We kids loved the Cream Puffs. Eng Ho is also known for their Almond Cakes. We haven’t bought any Eng Ho goodies for a long, long time, and it Read more »

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 »