Category Archives: Food

Date Night at Kandle Café

It’s the love month once again! And with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, most of us are probably looking for a place for a perfect date night. On that note, let me recommend you a place we recently discovered: Kandle Café

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Family Vacation: A Week in South Korea for Php 60,000 ( 1,200 USD)

Last year, we were able to finally mark this country off our bucket list. We went to South Korea for a week-long vacation: staying 3 days in Jeju and the remaining 4 days in Seoul, and spending around Php 60,000 ($1,200) all in (good for 2 adults and 1 child). Here’s how we did it:

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Sunday Dinner at Balkan Makati

After a visit to husband’s paternal grandmother yesterday, we dropped by Ayala Triangle Gardens in Makati to see the much talked about Festival of Lights where lights on trees dance and sparkle with music. Watching the lights with all that crowd made us feel exhausted and famished so we went to find a nice place to eat. Continue reading

Myeongdong Kyoja: Home of Kalguksu and Korean Dumplings

Perhaps one of the things one shouldn’t miss when in Myeongdong (except shopping, of course) is dining at Myeongdong Kyoja. Continue reading

Breakfast at Rustic Mornings

Nothing’s better than eating the most important meal of the day at home, on a Sunday but we didn’t know we could also do this outside the comforts of our house. Yes, Rustic Mornings, a peaceful haven hidden in an alley in Marikina, serves delicious breakfast in a homey ambiance.

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Something to cool you off in summer

Recently, there have been a lot of Facebook posts on this particular treat that I wanted to check it out myself.

Bingsu is a dessert made of shaved ice and condensed milk topped with ingredients from fruits to nuts to candies. It is a popular Korean snack especially during the summer season, similar to the Philippine’s halo-halo. On a hot and sunny afternoon, we finally got to try this frozen delight! Continue reading

Family Dinner Dates at Balboa Restaurant

Last night, Mr.G, little K and I were invited by my in-laws for a family dinner at Balboa Restaurant located at 4th Level, East Wing, Shangri-La Plaza Mall. It is an Italian-American restaurant whose name inspiration is Sylvester Stallone’s character in the film “Rocky Balboa”. We were already late for the appointment because little K had some sort of uh..business needed to be attended to first so anyway, when we arrived, the parentals have already ordered. The restaurant’s specialties are pastas, steaks and pizzas but they also serve burgers, sandwiches and salads. Continue reading