New Favorites at C2 Classic Cuisine

There are just a handful of Filipino restaurants that my family frequent because Pinoy food is already a regular on our table during mealtimes.  That is why there has to be something special, something different in the menu for us to choose a restaurant serving our local cuisine.Some weeks back, Jackie invited me as her plus-one … Continue reading

CHICK-IN Chicken Inasal is a Winner

Weeks after their second outlet opened, at the invitation of the owners, I was excited to bring my foodie blogger friends to Chick-In Chicken Inasal restaurant and have them try the house special chicken inasal (Bacolod-style char-grilled skewered chicken marinated in vinegar, salt, spices, and basted in annatto seed oil). I have to disclose that I am friends with the … Continue reading

Raffle Time: Blockbuster Treats from FlapJacks

Fourth Friday of the month:  Freestyle Friday / Giveaways It’s the comeback of FlapJacks’ blockbuster favorites and I was delighted to be invited to dine and sample these dishes. Our family enjoys dining at their Greenhills branch so I did not hesitate to accept this treat.  Plus, they gave me Gift Cards to raffle off to my … Continue reading

FlapJacks’ Favorites are Back…Want Some?

Flapjacks brings back their all-time favorites with “Back…Better…Best!” — another good reason to  indulge in these signature dishes again. Savor and enjoy these FlapJacks’ blockbuster dishes: Mango Exotica — crisp romaine lettuce, sweet bits of raisins and candied cranberries; grilled chicken and ripe mangoes in zesty mango vinaigrette, topped with almond slivers Chicken Stuffed Parmigiana — tender cheese-stuffed … Continue reading

World-Class Culinary Program at ADF+Enderun

“This is very extraordinary. I find myself today in front of you students and future students of the programs that we have designed in partnership with Enderun…you represent the future of our profession.  We hope to guide you in your professional careers.” – Alain Ducasse I’ve heard of Enderun Colleges several years ago when they … Continue reading

Family Friday: Tiny Tea Party at Taibun

Second Friday of the month:  Family time / Kids “Daddy, I don’t wanna leave yet… let’s have a tea party first!” I can’t remember what triggered our cravings one lazy Sunday afternoon — hubby was thinking about having some sweets while I wanted to indulge in a slice of tablea chocolate cake. It was then decided … Continue reading

Yummy Yoshinoya Century Bangus Kabayaki for Lent

Kabayaki: A generic Japanese term for a seafood dish that is filleted, deboned, and dipped in a sweet soy sauce-based sauce before being broiled on a grill. – Century Pacific Group (Century Bangus) For a limited time only, this Bangus Kabayaki is the Lenten season offering of popular Japanese food chain Yoshinoya, known for their best-selling beef bowls. … Continue reading

Chillin’ Over Fro-yo at Tutti Frutti – SM Center Pasig

A perfect way to spend a warm sunny day is hanging out with fellow moms over a nice cup of healthy frozen yogurt.  Thanks to Tutti Frutti at SM Center Pasig, I was able to do exactly that one lovely afternoon.Our host for that casual get-together shared a brief background about Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt, … Continue reading

Chicken Charlie Take-out Lunch

There are days when we feel like just ordering in food. Okay, let me re-phrase that — I feel like NOT cooking food.  Last Saturday was one of those days and I decided I’d just order from this fairly new food outlet in our neighborhood called Chicken Charlie. I’ve been wanting to try our their … Continue reading

Papa John’s Pizza place is a Winner

Better ingredients, better pizza. That’s the claim of this American pizza place we had the pleasure of visiting last weekend.Just a week after opening, we trooped to the newly-opened flagship branch in the Philippines of Papa John’s Pizza conveniently located (for us at least, heehee) in the bustling Greenhills shopping district, along Annapolis Street. It’s imposing bi-level facade is what … Continue reading