On the Hunt for Giant Breakfast Waffles

For several weeks, Eve had a craving for big breakfast waffles. It came about after seeing a picture of our favorite niece having one in California. So we decided to look for a good place to have giant waffles only to find out that they’re not served on almost all breakfast diners outside 5-star hotels. And the places that do serve waffles have small thin ones not unlike ordinary pancakes, save for the grid marks. Read more

For the Love of BBQ: The UP Diliman Beach House Experience

The University of the Philippines in Diliman is home to a number of culinary destinations – not just for students, but for foodies from all walks of life as well. One of the best known dining spots is called the Beach House Canteen. It’s known for great barbecue and a very refreshing al fresco dining experience. The next time you find yourself walking along U.P.’s lush grounds, trek to the Beach House and find out why their barbecue is reputed to be one of the best in the metro. Read more

Kenji Tei Scores Big with Authentic Noodles and Crunchy Maki

Filipinos love Asian noodle soup. I’m not just talking about mami, but rather any type of soup-over-noodle fares served on bowls. I’d say, there’s something about slurping spoonfuls of hot broth and munching on noodles and toppings that make us all happy. Case in point is the relatively new Kenji Tei Ramen House at Greenbelt 5. In just a few months, it has become one of the most frequented noodle shops in the Central Business District. Naturally, we couldn’t help ourselves but give in to curiosity.
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7 Things I Hate About SM Cinemas

When it comes to quality movie experience, SM cinemas fall behind other mall theaters in the metro. It would have been great if one can shop, dine and watch movies in the biggest mall chain in the Philippines. Unfortunately, I want comfortable seats, great visual and audio systems, and awesome movie snacks in return for the money I spend on a ticket. I’m not even talking about price here. In fact, taking a closer look will tell you that SM movie tickets are more expensive than other premium mall theaters. So, let me tell you why I hate watching movies at SM malls.
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Komrad Mao in Libis: Hunan and Sichuan Cuisines for a Capitalist-at-Heart

Komrad Mao’s Hunan and Sichuan Kitchen has an awesome interior design. It’s the main reason why we decided to try the place. Moreover, unlike most local Chinese restaurants that are fixed on Cantonese recipes, Komrad Mao’s specialize in Hunan and Sichuan cuisines. Our overall experience was not exactly out of this world. But it was filling. Read more

Review: Nuat Thai Spa in Tomas Morato Offers Budget Services in a Plush Ambiance

Nuat Thai Spa in Tomas Morato offers first-rate wholesome services at affordable rates. Right within the vicinity of the 11th World Scout Jamboree Memorial Circle or the Scout Area in Quezon City, this place is definitely a good choice if you feel the need to soothe your muscles or relieve stress. Trained masseuse and masseurs are available to cater to men and women clients. This spa shows a lot of promise and I hope they keep up the good work. Read more

Get Ready To Experience Manila

We came up with this blog to share our experiences in the local dining and travel scene. But ours is more than just ordinary reviews. After all, we are not going to be paid for our efforts and expenses (READ: Objective and Unbiased). Solely, we aim to give you insights and personal encounters in the eyes of two people who have dined and wined in over a hundred restaurants in Manila and counting. So, don’t go on your next date or family celebration without reading us first. Read more