Monthly Archives February 2014

Ramen Craze Plus at The Maya Kitchen

Chef Seiji Kamura shares Ramen-making Tips at The Maya Kitchen on February 15





Learn to make delicious ramen from your own kitchen along with other Japanese dishes as master chef Seiji Kamura shares his tips and secrets at The Maya Kitchen on February 15, Saturday from 10am to 2pm.

Chef Kamura will demonstrate the following:

Miso Ramen is a chicken or pork broth with miso, lard and sesame for a thick, sweet and hearty soup...

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Our Happy Hour at Gerry’s Grill, SM City Bicutan, Paranaque

Gerry’s Grill, SM City Bicutan, Paranaque

After eating for six hours straight in six different restaurants, we decided to celebrate and chill out at Gerry’s Grill, where else? There isn’t any place more fun to just spend some time together with a glass of margarita in one hand, and a fork with your choice of pulutan in the other.

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Sugba Kilaw (Php 285)

Sugba Kilaw is a combination of grilled pork belly or liempo, and kilawin tanguige...

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Review: The French Baker, SM City Bicutan, Paranaque

Review: The French Baker, SM City Bicutan, Paranaque


Our final stop for our SM City Bicutan food crawl was at The French Baker. It would be an understatement to say that we were overwhelmed with food that day...

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HANA x The Food Club Manila Giveaway! Win a Buffet Dinner for Two!

HANA x The Food Club Manila Giveaway! Read the mechanics below!

I feel so blessed to have the chance to experience The Food Club Manila’s five-star buffet, and I’m now giving ONE reader a chance to WIN a Dinner Buffet for TWO! That’s right! A dinner buffet at The Food Club Manila costs about Php 1250/head, so the winner of this giveaway gets a Dinner Buffet for two worth Php 2500! And if you haven’t read my review of The Food Club, go check it and see why it is the most anticipated buffet re...

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Review: Kanin All U Can! at Adobo Connection, SM City Bicutan, Paranaque

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Review: Adobo Connection at SM City Bicutan, Paranaque

Named as the unofficial national dish of the Philippines, adobo’s recipe is truly indigenous to the country. Despite the dish’s name being Spanish in origin which means marinade or seasoning, the cooking process was encountered by the Spanish from the natives during the Hispanic colonization. The word adobo is originally used to refer to the cooking process of marinading and stewing with vinegar, and not the dish itself...

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What’s New at Gerry’s Grill? (Gerry’s Grill, SM City Bicutan, Paranaque)

Review: Gerry’s Grill, SM City Bicutan, Paranaque

Most of us have probably already eaten at Gerry’s Grill. Whether it’s barkada night or a quiet family dinner, or a drinking session with your closest pals, Gerry’s Grill has it covered. Which is why, today, I’m not going to write about what you already know. Instead, I’m going to shine some light on some 411 you wish you knew earlier about Gerry’s Grill. Here are some:

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Gerry’s Grill, SM City Bicutan, Paranaque

Gerry’s Grill Group Meals

Gerry’s Gr...

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Review: Authentic Italian Pizza and Pasta at Gotti’s Ristorante, SM City Bicutan, Paranaque

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Review: Gotti’s Ristorante, SM City Bicutan, Paranaque


Our food crawl’s third stop was at Gotti’s Ristorante, an Italian restaurant specializing on pizza and pasta since 2002. When it opened its first branch in 2002 in SM City Bicutan, it was originally known as Pizza Pronto. And when they opened their second branch at SM Megamall in 2008, they named it Gotti’s Ristorante, instead, and gained more following...

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The 30-Day Squat Challenge

Squat Challenge

The 30-day Squat Challenge

Here’s a challenge you ladies might want to try: The 30-day Squat Challenge. To be fair, this challenge isn’t new, and has been spread on Facebook so many times in the past few months that I’m wondering how you haven’t heard of it yet. It looks difficult, with the increasing number of squats that are required of you everyday, but there are rest days in regular intervals...

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Shine Bakery & Cafe, SM Aura Premiere, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

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Shine Bakery and Cafe, SM Aura Premiere, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

After a sumptuous dinner at Greeka Kouzina at SM Aura, my blogger friends and I decided to look around the mall and check out any noteworthy cafes around. We don’t usually frequent BGC, so we didn’t waste the opportunity to check out what cafes and pastry shops SM Aura has to offer. In the end, we decided to try out Shine Bakery and Cafe.

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Shine Bakery and Cafe, SM Aura

Ambiance: I’m actually guilty of swaying the group to...

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Review: Savoring Classic Savory’s Set Meals at SM City Bicutan, Paranaque

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Review: Classic Savory, SM City Bicutan, Paranaque

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Continuing on with our epic battle with food, we moved on to Classic Savory for an unexpected feast. We took longer than we should at Silom Thai, and when we got to Classic Savory, a feast fit for a king (or a king’s whole party) was already served on a long table...

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