Saturday, August 24, 2013

Pino - Pipino Resto-Bar

Featured Resto:

Food Sampled:

Tofu Lemongrass Skewers

Portobello Inasal - mushroom inasal on brown rice with ensaladang
                                        talong, red beet puree & crispy garlic mushroom

Coffee Crusted Beef Belly w/ marble potatoes

Watermelon Steak

Pino Iced Tea (Carafe) - iced tea, orange & lemon

  • located along Jupiter St., Makati City
  • casual dining 
  • Pipino caters to vegetarians & to those who simply want to enjoy their veggies
  • Vegetables & fruit dishes are prepared 'meaty-like' & very 'eye-ppetizing'
  • Pino, on the other hand, offers Filipino dishes with delightful twists (coffee crusted beef belly, red wine adobo tadyang, kare-kareng bagnet, etc.)
  • 'quotes' as wall decors are quite entertaining
  • service is good & the waiters are attentive
  • nice place to bring balik-bayan relatives & friends, though space is relatively small
  • a different dining experience

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Cafe Noelle

Featured Resto:

Food Sampled:

French Onion Soup

Baby Back Ribs

Angus Beef Steak

Poached Salmon

Rib Eye Steak

Chocolate Bacon Torte w/ Salted Caramel Sauce


  • located at Greenfields Square, Sindalan, San Fernando, Pampanga
  • casual dining
  • wide array of a la carte menu prepared by young chefs
  • desserts are to rave for
  • cozy, Christmas season ambiance
  • reasonable price
  • best for Sunday lunch w/ family & friends

Monday, August 5, 2013

Hokkaido Ramen Santouka

Time:  20:30:00

Flavour:  Japanese
Location:  Glorietta, Makati City

Food Ordered:

Santouka Set Menu

Small Ramen - w/ hot soybean paste

Fried Salmon

rice bowl, egg pudding, veg salad, kimchi & hot tea

Dining Experience:

     Taste:  5
     Service:  4
     Ambiance & Cleanliness:  5

*scale of 1 to 5(5-highest)