Angelina Paris

Having the famous hot chocolate at Angelina in Paris is one of the most common touristy things that has to be experienced. We went to their branch at Galeries Lafayette. Angelina menu (click to enlarge) Rochelle was quite excited when she saw all that whipped cream which she ate. All of it. All by herself.AfricanContinue reading “Angelina Paris”

Paris: Lunch at La Maison de la Truffe

The reason we went to Place de la Madeleine was to eat at La Maison de la Truffe which was highly recommended by my cousin-in-law Mary. A bonus was going to the stores around the area namely Fouchon, Héidiard and Mariage Frères. I made reservations online several weeks before. They are closed on Sundays. OneContinue reading “Paris: Lunch at La Maison de la Truffe”

Paris: Le Fontaine de Mars & Eiffel Tower

Hello Paris!!! As soon as we dropped off our luggage at the Lenox Montparnasse Hotel we went to dinner. We left the hotel early to give us time to figure out the Métro and find the restaurant. We only took the taxi twice in Paris –  to and from the airport. A tip for thoseContinue reading “Paris: Le Fontaine de Mars & Eiffel Tower”

Lunch at Wildflour Cafe + Bakery

For me bread is the reason why Inquirer calls Wildflour Cafe + Bakery the hottest restaurant in Manila. It was indeed hard to make a reservation even for a 1:00 pm lunch on a weekday. Luckily they took pity on our group and we got in. Located at the ground floor of the modern andContinue reading “Lunch at Wildflour Cafe + Bakery”

Dinner at Brasserie CiÇou

The first and last time I ate at Restaurant CiÇou in Makati was in 2010. I really liked the food despite lots of mixed reviews I’ve heard and read. I was sad when they closed since I wasn’t able to go back.When I heard they opened a new restaurant in Greenhills I was ecstatic. ImagineContinue reading “Dinner at Brasserie CiÇou”

Sunday Lunch Buffet at Spoon by Alain Ducasse, Hong Kong

One of the best things about Hong Kong is you can eat your heart out from the cheapest street food to popular restaurants from France and around the world.One of my favorite places to eat Sunday lunch aside from Grissini’s is at 2-Michelin Star Spoon at the InterContinental Hotel Hong Kong where we stayed forContinue reading “Sunday Lunch Buffet at Spoon by Alain Ducasse, Hong Kong”

New Products from Gourmet Finds

I borrowed this image of kouign amann from my idol David Lebovitz. Since last year I’ve been reading a lot about this French pastry and I wanted to try it when I was in the US but I didn’t find it in the bakeries I went to. Now I can try it right here inContinue reading “New Products from Gourmet Finds”

Lunch at Antonio’s, Tagaytay 2012

My dear friend, Ariel who’s from San Francisco came home for a short vacation last January. He’s the one who brings me to all the good restaurants whenever I go to San Francisco. This time it was my turn to bring him to my favorite restaurant in Tagaytay and possibly in the Philippines. There’s something aboutContinue reading “Lunch at Antonio’s, Tagaytay 2012”

Dinner at Michel at The Ritz-Carlton, Tyson’s Corner

Last November 30 I spent the whole day in Tyson’s Corner Center, a popular mall in Virginia.  After shopping I met up with my cousin Sharon for dinner. I wasn’t really hungry but when she mentioned eating at Michel I was suddenly excited. Having eaten at Michel Richard’s Central, I had even higher expectations forContinue reading “Dinner at Michel at The Ritz-Carlton, Tyson’s Corner”

Dinner at DGBG Kitchen & Bar

I know I promised a post on Hong Kong Disneyland but I had hundreds of pictures to sort and edit so I’ll just continue with my trip to New York City last November. I’ve always wanted to try the food of Daniel Boulud so I checked the menus of all his 8 establishments in NewContinue reading “Dinner at DGBG Kitchen & Bar”