Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Wildflour Cafe + Bakery

Featured Resto:

Food Sampled:

Complimentary Butter & Baguette

French Onion Soup

Wild Mushroom Salad - arugula, apple, pistachio, parmesan

Pumpkin Agnolotti - pumpkin puree in folded pasta

Roast Organic Chicken

  • located at Levite St, Salcedo Village, Makati City
  • rustic and spacious interior; classy restaurant
  • originally a bakery; rave for sumptuous meals leads to restaurant expansion
  • good food except for french onion soup which is salty
  • good service
  • highly recommended

Friday, December 26, 2014

Your Local

Featured Resto:

Food Sampled:

Chorizo Sandwich - chorizo jam in black bun with parmesan fries & truffled ketchup

Torched Salmon Donburi - norwegian salmon and shiitake black rice

  • located at Esteban St. cor Rufino St., Legaspi Village, Makati City
  • unadvertised neighborhood restaurant with surprisingly many followings
  • industrial style ambiance, warm lights and an open kitchen
  • comfort food with a twist which you'll truly love

Friday, December 12, 2014

Ginza Bairin Tokyo

Time:  11:00:00

Flavour:  Japanese Katsu

Location:  New Glorietta, Palm Drive, Makati

Food Ordered:

Sesame Seed Sauce

Special Katsudon Set - original tender hire katsu with egg (specialty)

Mixed Katsu Set D - hire, prawn, fish, sea urchin, squid

Kushi-age (vegetables) Set - eggplant, onions, quail eggs

Dining Experince:

       Taste:  4
       Service:  4
       Ambiance & Cleanliness:  3

*scale of 1 to 5 (5-highest)


Friday, December 5, 2014

Hole in the Wall

Hole in the Wall is an upscale food court which houses specialty restaurants, a foodie haven

Food Sampled:

Bad Bird 

     Fried Chicken Plates (umami flavored; level of spiciness - safe, spicy, chemical)

          Waffle Plate     

          Corn and Coleslaw Plate

Scout's Honor - first build your own cookie

     Horlicks Flavored - Craft Milk

     Thin Mints - double choco fudge cookies with mint filling

     Red Velvet Cake - with choco chip cookie toppings

  • located at 4th floor Century Mall, Kalayaan, Makati
  • rustic with different themed dining areas 
  • curiously unique food gatherings and must-tries
  • other food stalls: 
  • Green Cheese - Japanese Cheesecakes
  • Kwong's Prohibition - Chinese fusion
  • Mister Delicious - cured & smoked meat delis
  • Phobobo - Vietnamese cuisine
  • Liberation Shawarma - from food truck shawarma
  • ...and more 

Friday, October 17, 2014

Tim Ho Wan

Featured Resto:

Food Sampled:

Baked Bun with BBQ Pork

Steamed Spinach Dumpling with Shrimp

Mango Pomelo Sago


  • located at Megamall Fashion Hall, Mandaluyong; new branch at Glorietta, Makati
  • long queues of customers; popular Hong Kong restaurant, branched out in Manila
  • Pork buns taste like Asado Siopao but with crisp, flaky, sweet buns 
  • Steamed dismum & dumplings are good
  • affordable Michelin-starred restaurant

Monday, September 22, 2014

Hill Station

Featured Resto:

Food Sampled:

Shepherd's Pie

Thai Red Curry, Shrimp and Halibut

Cambodian Coriander and Garlic Chicken


Crispy Duck Flakes w/ Laing sa Gata

Death by Chocolate Cake


  • located at Casa Vallejo Basement, Upper Session Road, Session Rd., Baguio City
  • romantic fine dining restaurant with scenic backdrop
  • food inspired by intercontinental flavors
  • desserts are must-try
  • service needs improvement specially during peak season where guests are numerous

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Balkan Yugoslavian Home Cooking

Time:  9:00:00

Flavour:  Serbian / Yugoslavian

Location:  Perea St., Makati

Food Ordered:

Goulash - beef stew

Arugula Salad with Mozzarella Cheese

Stuffed Pljeskavica - beef burger stuffed w/ mozzarella with fries & rice side

Sarma - ground beef rolled in pickled cabbage with mashed potato

Palacinke - traditional Serbian chocolate crepes

Dining Experience:

      Taste:  4
      Service:  5
      Ambiance & Cleanliness:  4

*scale of 1 to 5 (5-highest)



Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Bubba Gump

Featured Resto:

Food Sampled:

Onion Rings

Clam Chowder Soup

House Salad with Ranch Dressing

Lt. Dan Drunken Shrimp - shrimp & sausage w/ mashed potato

That Chocolate Thing - flourless chocolate cake topped w/ vanilla ice cream & drizzled w/ raspberry syrup

  • located at Greenbelt 3 Makati
  • themed casual dining
  • setting inspired from Forrest Gump movie
  • American food specializing in Shrimp & Steak dishes
  • attentive crew
  • can buy Forrest Gump merchandise

Monday, July 7, 2014

Toast Box

Time:  20:30:00

Flavour:  Singaporean, Malaysian

Location:  Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna

Food Ordered:

Nonya Laksa

Nasi Goreng

Luncheon Meat Noodle

Hazelnut Toast Set w/ Kopi O (Nanyang Black Coffee)

Dining Experience:

       Taste:  4
       Service:  4
       Ambiance & Cleanliness: 4

* scale of 1 to 5(5-highest)

Thank you!  Terima Kasih!