Melbourne: The Moat Bar and Cafe

My first meal in Melbourne was also one of the best during my entire trip. The Moat was located underneath the State Library of Victoria. I like the paint job on the walls. We met up with Deb’s pretty mini-me, Sam, who’s studying in Melbourne. me and Sam Terrace Edge Riesling Smokey, salty and butteryContinue reading “Melbourne: The Moat Bar and Cafe”

Tapas at Ibiza Beach Club, Mövenpick Hotel Mactan

My first dinner in Cebu was in Ibiza Beach Club at Mövenpick Hotel Mactan. I was told we were having tapas and that’s always a good thing. A short stroll from the hotel lobby to the end of this lighted walkway was Ibiza Beach Club, my favorite place in the entire hotel. Ibiza Beach Club isContinue reading “Tapas at Ibiza Beach Club, Mövenpick Hotel Mactan”

Dinner at Rizette’s House

Our group had a mini get together following our trip to Cebu all because of this bbq ribs. Rizette told us she brought home several slabs of Tony Roma’s cooked ribs from the US. She bought them frozen from Costco and just baked them. She said it was the best and we dared her toContinue reading “Dinner at Rizette’s House”

Brunch at Campanile

Who hasn’t heard of Campanile? I’ve wanted to eat there for years and finally got the chance on my last day in Los Angeles last December 2011. Campanile is housed in an historic and dramatic structure built in 1929 by architect Roy Sheldon Price for Hollywood legend Charlie Chaplin. Mr Chaplin originally intended to useContinue reading “Brunch at Campanile”

Dinner at Fig & Olive

Whenever I travel I make it a point to research on which restaurants to try. However I don’t bother doing this whenever I go to Los Angeles because I implicitly trust the taste of my cousin-in-law, Mary who’s a foodie too. She knows all the best places to eat at in L.A.I’ve never heard ofContinue reading “Dinner at Fig & Olive”

Dinner at Zaytinya

Washington DC has so many great restaurants maybe not as much as New York but it’s pretty close. The only reason I don’t get to eat in DC as much as I want to is I stay in Virginia with my cousin and it’s not as easy to go to DC at night without drivingContinue reading “Dinner at Zaytinya”

Lunch at Old Vine Grille, Eastwood Mall

I love getting together with my college buddies. I just wish we could see each other more often than just when we treat each other for our birthdays.It was Rizette’s turn to treat us and she chose the Old Vine in Eastwood Mall. I haven’t eaten there and it was my first time to goContinue reading “Lunch at Old Vine Grille, Eastwood Mall”

Lunch at Cerchio

It was only fitting that I eat at Cerchio with Jane and Mila since I was with them too when I ate at Romulo Cafe, the sister restaurant of Cerchio. While Romulo Cafe served Filipino food Cerchio was a mish mash of Filipino, Asian and Mediterranean cuisine. Ivy Almario did a wonderful job converting thisContinue reading “Lunch at Cerchio”