Monthly Archives December 2013

Why It Sucks to Be 23

So when is it the right time to declare that your life is falling apart?

I’ve been contemplating for a while now to make an introductory post, to properly introduce myself to the netizens of the world that frequent my blog. It is rather unfortunate that I had to introduce myself this way.

Hello, I’m 23. And my life sucks.

Getting out of college and topping the boards made me into the idealistic girl that I am that I could get anything I want out of life...

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Review: Life is Better With Chicken at Chicken Junction, Banawa, Cebu City

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Chicken Junction at Ground Floor, One Pavillion Mall, Banawa, Cebu City

When in Cebu and looking for delicious and affordable chicken meals, head over to Chicken Junction at the Ground Floor of One Pavillion Mall, Banawa, Cebu City. We visited Chicken Junction last week and tried out what they have to offer.

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Life Is Better With Chicken

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All dishes priced below Php 100

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Almost closing time and the place is still packed with happy diners

Chicken Junction’s menu features four chicken rice meals, thr...

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“Nutcracker” Christmas Encore at Bizu Patisserie

Bizu Patisserie, once again, takes you on a journey to Tchaikovsky’s Land of the Sweets with its Christmas 2013 Collection overflowing with favorites and unique offerings sure to make everyone’s holidays truly enchanting.

The season’s masterpiece is Bizu’s Grand Carousel. Reminiscent of Caroussel de la Tour Eiffel in Paris, it is filled with classic butter cookies, crisp tuile, luscious chocolate-covered pretzels and crunchy caramel popcorn. Wind it up and hear a captivating tune.

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Review: Going Italian at Spaghetti Factory, Ayala Center Cebu

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Spaghetti Factory, Ayala Center Cebu

I had the amazing chance to check out Spaghetti Factory at Ayala Center Cebu during my trip to the Queen City of the South just last week. It was my first time to try out Spaghetti Factory, even though they have a branch in Makati. The experience was also memorable because I got to meet two Cebu-based bloggers I’ve been excited to see: Gay from  www.ExoticPhilippines.info and Angeli from www.FoodieCrafts.com...

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Christmas in Ayala Center Cebu + The Ayala Center Cebu New Wing

I had the chance to spend some time at Ayala Center Cebu last week, and it looks so perked up for Christmas! Not to mention, the Ayala Center Cebu expansion opened to the public last December 11, 2013. There were still many stores yet to open, but for now, the new wing is home to twenty establishments that have started operation on the same day of the new wing’s unveiling.

I found one of my favorite flip flop shops, Bambu, opened store in the new wing...

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Food Review: Buffalo Wings, Burgers and Milkshakes at TGI Fridays at Ayala Center Cebu

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TGI Fridays at Ayala Center Cebu

You know that on any given day, given the choice, I would not think of dining at TGI Fridays. Let’s face it: the food is great, but it’s expensive. It’s mostly foreigners and tourists that are not accustomed to other cultures’ cuisine that frequent the place like we frequent our fast food establishments. Last week was different. It was my the eve of Art’s birthday and I wanted to take him to TGI Fridays so that he can try it for himself...

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“Mr. Suplado” Stanley Chi Launches “Men Are From QC, Women Are From Alabang”

Stanley Chi’s Newest Book, “Men Are From QC, Women Are From Alabang”

From the author of Suplado Tips and Pogi Points comes the newest book to make you laugh your heart out and IG every witty line. Stanley Chi’s Men are From QC, Women are From Alabang aims to be your handbook in understanding the ways of the opposite sex. A book signing was held last December 7, 2013 at National Book Store, Shangri-la Branch, Shaw Boulevard, Pasig City.

The book launch was hosted by author Stanley Chi and Radio ...

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J.CO Donuts & Coffee First Ever Branch in Cebu Soon To Open

The days of people traveling to Cebu carrying boxes of J.CO donuts as pasalubong will soon be over! J.CO Donuts & Coffee is opening their first Cebu branch in SM City Cebu. It will be located near the Supermarket and Watsons at the Ground Floor of SM City Cebu in the North Reclamation Area of Metro Cebu.

SM City Cebu is known as the fourth largest SM Supermall in the country. It’s great to know that it will be home to the third J.CO Branch in the south...

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Show Off Your Talent in the First Japan-Cebu Karaoke Contest (February 8, 2014)

Japan-Cebu Karaoke Contest

First Ever Japan-Cebu Karaoke Contest

The first ever Japan-Cebu Karaoke Contest is set to happen at the University of the Philippines in Lahug, Cebu City on February 8, 2014. The event will be held during the OtakuFest VII Event, which aims to foster camaraderie through a shared passion for Japanese music.

Other than that, the contest hopes to foster awareness about the Japanese Government Scholarships which will bring the best students from Cebu one step closer to studying in Japan...

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Food Review: What To Love At Via Antonella, Maginhawa, Quezon City

Via Antonella, Maginhawa cor Makadios St., Sikatuna Village, Quezon City

Despite my love for great food, and what I would do to discover new and exciting edible finds, I’ve just never gotten around traversing the foodie trail that is Maginhawa. I never found the right people to go with, so it never happened...

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