Opportunities Await Those Who Show Up

OPPORTUNITIES AWAIT THOSE WHO OPEN We were at Metrowalk running an errand and it was lunch time. Maybe it’s the time of day or the pandemic, but Metrowalk in the daytime is an absolute ghost town. Seats were all packed. Stores were closed. Some staff were present but they were not receiving service. Instead, they […]

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26-Day ECQ Menu for the Family

The ECQ has created cooks in us all. In our family, I scoured through the Internet for easy-to-do recipes to feed the family. Sayang naman if I kept it to myself. So here are some of the dishes we cooked during ECQ. Please note that I have interchanged some dishes after making the list depending on my […]

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Highly Recommended: Hapag MNL, A Celebration of Filipino Tastes in a Pretty and Organic Package

For our post-Valentine’s Day date, hubby and I tried out a new private dining restaurant in Katipunan. To be honest, I’ve been trying to het a reservation at Toyo Eatery but their times are always inconvenient, so it was very lucky for us to see Hapag MNL open. The Hapag MNL team was very responsive […]

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Words of Wisdom from Philippine Restaurant Tycoon, Mr. Enrico “Rikki” Dee

  Thanks to the ANVIL Business Club, I had the pleasure of hearing Mr. Enrico “Rikki” Dee, CEO and Founder or Foodee, talk about his success secrets as a restaurant tycoon. The enlightening talk happened last February 19 at the Marco Polo Ortigas. You may find his brands familiar as they are as follows: MESA: Classif […]

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Not Recommended Anymore: Chef Jessie’s Christmas Eve Menu 2019

Yesterday, we had our Christmas Eve meal at Chef Jessie’s in Rockwell. Chef Jessie’s is an institution. It was one of the first restaurants that introduced a fine dining set menu concept in the Philippines. On special occasions, Chef Jessie’s is almost always fully booked as the restaurant features delicious meals set amidst Christmas carolers […]

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Third Day at the Mozart: Chesky Crumlov

We slept on the way there but these were the scenes we saw in Chesky Crumlov, a UNESCO world heritage site since 1992. Let’s first start with a map of the area, showcasing the river that encircles the town. The entrance which looks like an aqueduct. Isn’t it impressive? As you can see, it was […]

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Second Day in Prague: The Taste of Prague Foodie Tour

We signed up for The Taste of Prague, the #1 food tour in Prague according to TripAdvisor.com. It’s not exactly cheap so we came with really high expectations. We were warmly greeted by Karolina, a 39-year old mother of two who has been food’ng with The Taste of Prague for awhile. Apparently, the group consisted […]

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Highly Recommended: Sing Lum Khui Noodle House in Tsim Sha Tsui

Whenever we are in Hong Kong, we always visit Sing Lum Khui Noodle House in Tsim Sha Tsui. Just a few minutes walk from the TST MRT, the Sing Lum Khui is an institution, and their soup base has remained consistently delicious throughout the years. You come in and order from this form, similar to […]

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Highly Recommended: Ocean Park Hong Kong

Today, we’re going to Ocean Park! Hong Kong is still very convenient and we got to the Ocean Park MRT station in record time. Even with the protests, the MRT is still efficient, bravo! Security check We are surprised to see a big crowd at Ocean Park. Apparently, the rioters do not deter a good […]

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