Starbucks Reserve has landed in Manila! As of this moment there are 3 branches already open in Manila. We went to the branch in Burgos Circle in The Fort.
Would you believe I’ve never eaten at Lusso before? I’ve been wanting to all these years but somehow the opportunity never came about. But when I read about Lusso’s new Afternoon Tea service I immediately dragged Rochelle to go try it.
My friend Marie Ann or Tisay as we fondly call her is based in Hong Kong and she invited me and my parents to have afternoon tea at JW Marriott in Pacific Place, Admiralty. We didn’t have lunch in preparation for this buffet feast.We don’t normally have afternoon tea when in Hong Kong but Tisay promisedContinue reading “Afternoon Tea @ The Lounge, JW Marriott Hong Kong”
The highlight of my Hong Kong trip last February next to Hong Kong Disneyland was really the food at the Club Intercontinental lounge in Hong Kong. I stayed in the InterContinental hotel for two nights and ate almost all my meals in their lounge. My meals for two days were basically just breakfast and afternoonContinue reading “Club InterContinental Hong Kong Afternoon Tea”
My stay at Virginia was almost over so my cousins decided I spend the day in DC. La and I had lunch at Rasika then she dropped me off at Filene’s Basement for some retail therapy. Armed with my folding umbrella and red trench coat I faced the gloomy and rainy day in DC. BeforeContinue reading “Le Pain Quotidien”
As a special treat for me since I’ve never experienced the delights of afternoon tea my cousin La invited Sha and me to Peacock Alley at The Willard InterContinental Hotel. They are very well known for their traditional afternoon tea which they have been serving for over a century. This was the reason why IContinue reading “Afternoon Tea at Peacock Alley, The Willard InterContinental Hotel”
We were on a vacation so we had a slow start on our 2nd day in New York City. After having the free buffet breakfast at the Residence Inn we walked along 5th Avenue towards Rockefeller Center. The weather was nice and cool and perfect for a leisurely stroll. New York Public Library I neverContinue reading “Bouchon Bakery at Rockefeller Center”
I’ve never been to the United States during fall season. Even though I arrived mid November I’m glad I was still able to see the beautiful colors of the foliage in Yountville. I love pastries and any kind of baked goods and that’s one of the reasons for my being overweight. I really wanted toContinue reading “Bouchon Bakery, Yountville”
Last October I was looking at openrice.com trying to find new places in Hong Kong to try when I saw Crumbs on the top ten list of most searched restaurants. Since I loved scones I went to buy some the next day. I went to their branch in Mongkok since that was the most convenientContinue reading “Crumbs Scones and Frozen Yogurt”
On our 2nd day in MR we joined Bushtucker Winery & Brewery Tour which costs A$80 for adults and A$30 for kids. We went to 4 wineries – Churchview, Knotting Hill, The Grove, Fermoy Estate – The Margaret River Dairy Co., Margaret River Chocolate Company, and the Duckstein Brewery/Saracen Estates. I’ll be breaking this downContinue reading “Margaret River Day 2 – Bushtucker Winery & Brewery Tour part 1”