Cucina at The Marco Polo Hotel Ortigas Manila

  I’m a very bad buffet eater because I usually eat the cheap stuff and I get full fast. My dad insisted I try the buffet at the new Marco Polo Hotel along Meralco Avenue in Ortigas Center. He’s the one who discovered it and he’s eaten there several times already. In short he loves it.

Romankan Yokohama at iSquare

When iSquare  opened a few years ago I remember Romankan Yokohama was one of the first restaurants to open. I guess I wasn’t too interested in tonkatsu then. Last August I finally got to try this Japanese restaurant. Read on to see how they compare to all the tonkatsu restaurants in Hong Kong and Manila. 

Ginza Bairin Philippines

Before only travelers to Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore can eat authentic specialties from around the world. Now more and more foreign food outlets are setting up branches in Manila. I can’t help but think we’re really on our way to having a tiger economy. Go Philippines! The latest import to the country is GinzaContinue reading “Ginza Bairin Philippines”

Dinner at Ginza Bairin

Jin loves to eat and I arrived in Hong Kong on the same day last December. I arrived in the afternoon while she arrived at night. She wanted me to wait for her to have dinner together. At 9:00 pm!!! After my last meal at Carpaccio hours before I was hungry. I suggested Ginza Bairin sinceContinue reading “Dinner at Ginza Bairin”

Lunch at Yabu: The House of Katsu

Recently my friend Michelle invited me to try out her brother John’s new restaurant, Yabu at SM Megamall’s Atrium. I went there for lunch on  a weekday with Rochelle. The place was full and there were even a couple of tables with Japanese diners. Warning: I broke my diet to eat here. And yes I’mContinue reading “Lunch at Yabu: The House of Katsu”