Barcelona: Sweet Treats

Right after our super delicious lunch at Santa Maria del Mar Restaurant we went in bubó, a pastry shop by Catalan pastry chef Carles Mampel,  which was nearby. I’ve never seen so may different colors and unique flavors of marshmallows before. I wonder what gourmet marshmallows tasted like. I wish I bought some to try. GuimauveContinue reading “Barcelona: Sweet Treats”

Jamba Juice & Slice at Bonifacio High Street

We didn’t have dessert at ‘Cue Modern Barbecue anymore because I wanted to try the much raved about choco yema cupcakes at Slice so that’s where we went to for dessert.While my friends went straight to Slice I made a quick detour to Jamba Juice next door to use a coupon that was given toContinue reading “Jamba Juice & Slice at Bonifacio High Street”

Regent Soft Cookies

There’s a new product out in Manila’s supermarkets, Regent Food’s Soft Cookies. I was sent a basket of all the Soft Cookie variants. You can see which one I opened first. These cookies were inspired by popular Japanese soft cookies. There are three fruit flavors -mango, strawberry and melon plus chocolate which isn’t a fruitContinue reading “Regent Soft Cookies”

More Whole Foods Market Love

This post is another reason why I love Whole Foods Market. Bear with me as I show you pictures that will most likely make you drool. After our first seafood meal at Whole Foods my cousin La who’s an oenophile (I had to look that up – a person who loves wine. In my mind IContinue reading “More Whole Foods Market Love”

Chinatown Coffee

When I was in San Francisco there were specialty coffee shops and roasters everywhere. I didn’t even have time to try more than 4 shops. I didn’t think I’d find any independent coffee shop in DC but thanks to Yelp I found Chinatown Coffee.Look who I found? My silly cousin Sharon works around the cornerContinue reading “Chinatown Coffee”

Dean & Deluca at Georgetown, DC

Having exhausted the suburbs in Virginia, I decided to spend the day in Georgetown, DC for a change. I went to work with my cousin La and she brought me to the Metro station nearest her office which was Federal Station SW. Luckily the rush hour was over so we took our time figuring outContinue reading “Dean & Deluca at Georgetown, DC”