If you’re like me I learn about new restaurants through social media, whether through a post on Instagram or an article on the web. I’ve never heard of Mateo’s before even though I’ve most likely passed by it. My partner chose the place for our meeting because he passes by it all the time.
I don’t know why it took so long for me to eat at Calderon when it’s so near where I live. It took Rochelle’s post birthday celebration for me to finally know what I’ve been missing.
About 3 months ago celebrity chef Todd English came to Manila to open the 2nd branch of Todd English Food Hall. The first branch is in The Plaza Hotel in New York City. Imagine the hoopla this caused with Manila’s diners who wanted a taste of the TV chef’s restaurant. The lines were crazy long that’sContinue reading “Todd English Food Hall Manila”
It was a week day and my friend Tisay from Hong Kong want to treat us for her birthday. Since we had a couple of working girls in the group we had to eat near their work area. After numerous suggestions of restaurants in SM Mall of Asia we ended up at a place I’veContinue reading “Buffet at Alba Restaurante Español”
The first restaurant we tried at The City Club was the Spanish restaurant Costa del Sol. My friend was a member of the club and he invited us for lunch at the exclusive club in Makati.
With several new restaurants in SM Mega Fashion Hall (Building D) that I wanted to try we thought it would be best to eat a little in each place just to get a feel of the food and decide if we want to go back for a more in depth exploration.
When I was much younger I didn’t eat salad except for Mario’s Caesar salad specially the one in Baguio. Finally after so many years I wanted to find out if their salad was still as good as I remembered.
If you’ve been following my European Vacation posts on this blog you must think we are the most boring diners since almost all of our meals in Spain include paella. That’s because we love paella and we’ve been obsessed looking for the BEST paella. This was our last paella in Spain and thank goodness itContinue reading “Barcelona: Best Paella at Sta Maria Del Mar Bar – Restaurant”
Before parting with with our tour guide Marta we asked her for her restaurant recommendation at the Olympic Marina. She suggested La Fonda Del Port Olimpic so that’s where we went. It was a short walk from my cousins’ hotel. The Olympic Village is a young neighbourhood which offers visitors a whole host of possibilitiesContinue reading “Barcelona: Dinner at La Fonda Del Port Olimpic”
Last June I went to Europe specifically to Spain, Italy and France. The trip which I’ve started to chronicle here made me realize which cuisine I liked best based on the food I ate in those countries. In order of best to least it’s Spanish, French and last is Italian. Since I’ve been back I’veContinue reading “Dinner at Beso Cucina Vinoteka”