Starlite Ferry – new route directly to Caticlan

Starlite Ferry – new route directly to Caticlan

If you know me well, you’d know that I am fond of being on the water and that I’m frequently on an island.  I love going to the beaches and swim in the water as it calms my soul.  One Island that is special to me would be Boracay.  This place is so memorable as this is the Island that I’ve been coming back to whenever I have a chance.  I’ve been here with my family, my friends, my husband and soon I want to bring my daughter here, too.  You know what they say,  it’s always different every time.

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Siglo – Likhang Lokal, Sarap Siglokal

Siglo – Likhang Lokal, Sarap Siglokal

Siglo is one of the restaurants in Tagaytay that offers Filipino comfort food. They’re located in View Park Hotel which is perfect if you’re staying or near the area. The place has a uniquely Filipino vibe with ubiquitous Capiz window.  The lighting is very warm and the orange couches made the place looked more tropical. We were able to sample their famous Bilao that’s being offered by group: Siglo Bilao (Php1,450) – This is their most affordable Bilao that is good for 4 – 5 persons.  These heirloom recipes were handpicked by the Siglo team during their travels. It contains

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Daisee’s – Unveiling of the new Sansrival

Daisee’s – Unveiling of the new Sansrival

I was invited to the launch of Daisee’s unveiling of the Classic Sansrival.  I honestly have not heard about Daisee’s before as I just moved to the South couple of years ago.  I didn’t know they were so famous for their Sansrival and other cakes. Not just cakes but they have other pastries and savory dishes too such as Lasagna, Empanada, Pork Tonkatsu Meal and more.  They have other branches mostly in the South such as Pamplona, Las Piñas City, SM Southmall, Almanza, Las Piñas City, and SM Center Las Piñas, Talon Uno, Las Piñas City but also have a branch

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Soru Izakaya -for your Japanese fix

Soru Izakaya -for your Japanese fix

This isn’t my first time to try Soru Izakaya as I’ve been to Maginhawa branch and I remembered how much I loved it. They serve different kinds of Japanese dishes from Ramen, to Sushi, Maki, Tempura, Udon, Yakitori and a lot more. I was able to try this branch in BGC recently and had the same feeling the first time I set foot at the other branch. The Japanese artwork and other displays matches the concept of the place. It’s a two story building with lots of Japanese accents for you to get the vibe. First floor is where you

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“Let’s Talk Business, Pare”- Planning to be a foodpreneur? Some insights here

UnionBank GlobalLinker and Globe myBusiness hosted “Let’s Talk Business, Pare“, a learning and speed mentorship session for owners of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) of Let’s Eat Pare community. They invited the country’s biggest online food community Let’s Eat Pare to learn useful business tips and hacks from members of Entrepreneurs’ Organization Philippines, a peer-to-peer network of influential business owners. It’s such a great opportunity for small businesses to be able to hear some successful entrepreneur share on how they grow their businesses. Planning to be a foodpreneur? Let’s talk business, Pare! How can foodpreneurs grow their business? The learning session, entitled Let’s Talk Business, Pare!, was an

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Buddha Bar – Sushi Disco and BOGO!

Buddha Bar – Sushi Disco and BOGO!

We recently been to Buddha Bar and was able to experience the Sushi Disco Retro Chic Party.  The thing here was, you can get your choice of Maki for two with the price of one (Php499). That’s 2 kinds of 8 pieces their Signature Maki Rolls. Same with their cocktails (Php290). I always say that this is one of my favorite bars in Poblacion.  With its posh ambiance, nice music, great food and accommodating staff, you are sure to have one night to remember. I know that their prices were steep but with this promotion, I was able to eat

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Barcino – save some time with the party packages

Barcino – save some time with the party packages

With the holiday season fast approaching, some people may not have the luxury of cooking their own meal due to their busy schedule.  It is a clever idea at times to order a party package as this will definitely save you some time in doing all the groceries during the holiday rush. Barcino which was derived from a Latin word ‘Barcelona’ to which is a capital of Catalan community in Spain.  This place in Eastwood City, Libis is relatively new.  The vibe is really cozy and warm.  There’s rustic feel in it yet very modern.  I also like that there’s

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The Odd Seoul – find the odd in everyone

The Odd Seoul – find the odd in everyone

There’s this secret bar in Poblacion, Makati.  It is inspired by the subway stops of the city of Seoul.  It may not be evident but his secret door of Gaja will lead you right inside The Odd Seoul.  A bottle of Soju will be your key and will lead you to this dark and full of neon lights bar. The inside is a bit small but well ventilated. There’s different drinks and cocktails at the Odd Seoul which was drawn from bits and pieces of South Korean pop culture.  I really am digging all the names and not just the names

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Da Gianni’s – traditional Italian food

Da Gianni’s – traditional Italian food

Located in Westgate, Alabang, Da Gianni’s offers Italian food dishes that’s been served in the Guidecelli’s household for years.  The recipe were passed on to their households who were able to master the techniques on cooking Italian food the way they wanted. Da Gianni is Matteo Guidecelli’s grandfather. This restaurant is a tribute to the main man to honor him.  Most of the displays such as the movie posters and other memorabilia belonged to him. Not only Italian food, but they have wine and other cocktails, too.  This place is truly a venue for great family bonding over food. Here are the

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Ilustrado – a Degustation for the 29th year Anniversary

Ilustrado – a Degustation for the 29th year Anniversary

29 long years. That’s how long Ilustrado Restaurant has been standing strong in providing Multi-Cuisine to their patrons and to mark its 29th year Anniversary, Ilustrado Restaurant in Intramuros, Manila is offering an 8-course Degustation menu for the whole month of October. Located in Intramuros, Manila, the location is perfect venue for people who wanted to stay true to their heritage.  This old house has a garden for events set-up.  It also have some rooms for private functions.  The inside stays very homey both with some antiques and modern displays. Created by Chef de Patron Bernice Pimentel, the Degustation menu utilizes local

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Caritas Manila Holds Celebrity Bazaar on October 18

Caritas Manila Holds Celebrity Bazaar on October 18

Caritas Manila will hold its second Celebrity Bazaar on October 18, Thursday from 1-10pm on the 2nd level of the Mega Atrium of SM Megamall.  Entrance fee is P500 per person. The bazaar will feature pre-loved luxury items up for sale from generous celebrity donors Heart Evangelista, Alden Richards, Ruffa Gutierrez, Dr. Vicki Bello, Scarlet Snow Belo, Cristalle Bello, Bang Pineda, Teacher Georcelle, Toni Gonzaga, Zsa Zsa Padilla, Vice Ganda, Iza Calzado, Divine Lee, Jinkee Pacquiao, Manny Pacquiao and premier designers Michael Cinco and Cary Santiago. Heart Evangelista is this year’s Event Ambassador. Proceeds from this year’s bazaar will benefit the Youth Servant Leadership

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Hotel Jen – a quick family staycation

Hotel Jen – a quick family staycation

We recently stayed at Hotel Jen and I find it one of the most accessible hotels in the Metro.  It’s location is perfect for tourists as it’s near almost all the attractions that they would truly find interesting about the country such as Luneta Park, National Museum, Old Churches in Malate and more. Check-in process was very smooth. In less than 10 minutes, they were able to give me a room.  I also like that they greeted my with a smile and gave me a warm welcome. The moment I stepped in,  I was impressed by how it looks as

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Friends and Family – Offering Filipino favorites daily

Friends and Family – Offering Filipino favorites daily

Friends and Family is a restaurant that offers comfort Filipino dishes that we truly love.  They surely knows how to bring out our favorite Filipino dishes the way it was cooked in our own premises. The place is homey with lots of greens to obtain a tropical vibe. There’s couches available for you to have a relaxing dining experience.  There’s also alfresco area with wooded tables and chairs also in shades of green. They recently launched their Daily Specials which you can take advantage when you’re craving for something on that specific day: Monday’s Lauriat (Php295) – This includes 1

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Gaja Korean Kitchen -bringing traditional Korean dishes with a twist

Gaja Korean Kitchen -bringing traditional Korean dishes with a twist

South Korean culture has heavily influenced our lives in the recent years.  It’s ubiquitous, their music, movies, fashion and even food such as the famous Korean BBQ is being offered in almost every corner nowadays. They also have influenced me as I personally love watching their movies, may it be horror, suspense, comedy or romance. Ask me for recommendation of Korean movies to watch and I can give you my list of favorites. 🙂 Now, when it comes to food, there’s a reason why it’s called the most famous cuisine in the country.  They offer unlimited pork belly, beef, banchan etc.

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Paradise Dynasty – hot new dishes coming this September 16!

Paradise Dynasty – hot new dishes coming this September 16!

Paradise Dynasty is one of the restaurants that I would go to when I wanted an authentic Chinese food. This September 16, they will be releasing new dishes at their branch at The Podium.  These 4 new dishes will surely make you visit them soon as it really is such an amazing addition to their already lovely menu. With its pretty ambiance, this branch in The Podium is one of the best restaurants here that has a cozy and relaxing vibe.   Deep-fried Duck with Steamed Buns (Php1,288) – Perfectly marinated duck with white peppercorns and Sichuan pepper carefully fried to

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Lime and Basil – one of Tagaytay’s authentic Thai Restaurants

Lime and Basil – one of Tagaytay’s authentic Thai Restaurants

I am lucky as we live close to Tagaytay.  It’s a place where our family would go to and have a relaxing getaway or simply spend time doing what we love, to eat! It’s a nice location for children as they can freely run around with fresh air and is close to nature, too.  Tagaytay now has lots of restaurants that offer a different kind of cuisines.  An example would be Lime and Basil. It’s a Thai Restaurant that stays true to its traditional cuisine that will surely satiate your Asian cravings. Thai food is known to be diverse. There’s spicy, a

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