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Baguio Craft Brewery

Baguio Craft Brewery

I went to a hipster place and totally loved it.  Took a quick Baguio break to breathe in some pine tree scented  air and get a dose of nostalgia during election time down in La Union.  We had lunch at the Manor in Camp John Hay.  Bought some bread, strawberry jam...

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The Ivy

The Ivy

I have eaten at The Ivy many times over, yet the feeling of happiness once nestled comfortably in my seat is unchanging. The menu is nouvelle American cuisine.  Basic comfort food done well with no fanfare or an over the top layering of tastes.   The place is filled...

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Hairy Crab Season at Wu Kong

Hairy Crab Season at Wu Kong

  Hairy crab season is a long awaited one for me.  I dream about this the minute the season is over and salivate till yearend just thinking of it.  During the 9th and 10th months of the lunar calendar, the influx of this autumn delicacy in Shanghai cuisine and...

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22 SHIPS, Hong Kong

22 SHIPS, Hong Kong

  To anyone going to Hong Kong soon, 22 SHIPS is one dining experience you should not miss!  This no reservations, no service charge restaurant by Chef Jason Atherton is one treasure of a place.  It is located at street level, 22 Ship Street, Wan Chai, on a road...

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Catalunya, Hong Kong

Catalunya, Hong Kong

Next to Filipino food, Spanish is a cuisine I crave for.  I grew up with both these fares served endlessly throughout our family sunday lunches and they have stuck with me as staples.  My children are the same, Spanish food is always a requested addition when I do my...

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A New Hong Kong Adventure: Tai Hang

A New Hong Kong Adventure: Tai Hang

I am always asked why I like to travel to Hong Kong so much.  Well aside from Los Angeles, where I spent a lot of my childhood/teenage years, Hong Kong is somewhat home to me as well.  When I was seventeen, I spent a whole summer in this beautiful place which was...

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Midweek Getaway

Midweek Getaway

Vacations in all forms are such a welcome respite.  Provincial vacations though, are just special.  All mankind must experience being in a province and getting into the local scene even once in his or her lifetime.  To the ones who have access to it, take advantage!...

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When in Bangkok, Gaggan!

When in Bangkok, Gaggan!

Everytime I think of Gaggan, I am so overwhelmed with adjectives, I don't know where or how to even begin...  Let me collect my thoughts and contain my excitement so that I am able to emphasize how special this place is.  Gaggan is today's #1 restaurant in all of...

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When in Bangkok, Bo.lan!

When in Bangkok, Bo.lan!

This is post number 1 of 3, from my most recent trip to Thailand. Bo.lan Thai restaurant came highly recommended.  They are rated #37 in Asia.  Their food is delicious and what I like most about this place is that they respect the environment and are staunch on their...

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Balesin’s Royal Villa

Balesin’s Royal Villa

Balesin's Royal Villa Happy New Year!  I'm back.  I'm also off vacation mode and am ready and excited to get back to work.  We spent the new year at the beach, and i wanted to share my new discovery with you.  New year holidays are spent with my mom and we go wherever...

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