Just Tried: Fat Fook Kitchen

“I know what I bring to the table so trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.” -Anonymous Last Friday, my workmate and friend, Karen, went all the way to the newly opened Ayala North Exchange to visit the Watsons branch there. While we were there, I suddenly had a craving forContinue reading “Just Tried: Fat Fook Kitchen”

Just Tried: John and Yoko Cosmopolitan Japanese, Greenbelt 5

I can always count on gyoza to make my day. My sister is home over the weekend! The two hours I spent waiting for her at the airport was worth it because I missed her so much! The last time I saw her was back in March, when I went to Hong Kong with myContinue reading “Just Tried: John and Yoko Cosmopolitan Japanese, Greenbelt 5”

Another Reason to Love OWNDAYS

“The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight but no vision.” ― Helen Keller I have shared with you my awesome experience buying spectacles at OWNDAYS. Today, I had another reason to love this optical shop. This is my current eye prescription: Without glasses, I can still make out shapes and colors,Continue reading “Another Reason to Love OWNDAYS”

Quick Trip to the Past – Visiting Intramuros

“Intramuros! The old Manila. The original Manila. The Noble and Ever Loyal City…” — Nick Joaquin The last time I was in Intramuros, I was a kid. I cannot recall anything except that we (my sister and I) were brought there once. How that can happen to someone who prides herself with great memory puzzlesContinue reading “Quick Trip to the Past – Visiting Intramuros”

To Grandpa With Love

Dear Abuelito, Last Friday, you would have celebrated your 107th birthday. I wonder if you celebrate birthdays in heaven. I do not have much memories with you. Mom did say you used to pass by the house and visit me as a baby. Turns out, you still drove a car at 80. I feel soContinue reading “To Grandpa With Love”

Just Tried: Restoran Garuda

“The taste of your life depends on the spices you used to brew it. Add laziness to it and it becomes bitter as the bile; put a cube of good attitudes into it and you will lick your lips more and more due to its sweet taste.” Israelmore Ayivor On the same Sunday when IContinue reading “Just Tried: Restoran Garuda”

Just Baked: Pionono

“You just gotta roll with it.” Another weekend, another baking day for me! This time, I shall be making pionono. What is pionono? This is difficult to answer. You see, depending on where you are from (e.g. Spain, Philippines, South America, etc.), we may not be talking about the same thing. Pionono varies depending on where itContinue reading “Just Baked: Pionono”

Tarot 101 Workshop by Jammi

“Divination is the quest to understand more about the past, present, and future. In other words, Tarot readings are an attempt to understand ourselves better and discover how we might live better in the future.” ― Theresa Cheung, Teen Tarot: What the Cards Reveal About You and Your Future You might remember that I previously went to aContinue reading “Tarot 101 Workshop by Jammi”

Hearty Meal at El Corazon

“Perhaps it takes courage to raise children.” -John Steinbeck, East of Eden It surely is tough being a mother. I have seen my mom in action over the years, making things happen when they have to. She’s resourceful and so smart about a lot of things which may be a product of how she grewContinue reading “Hearty Meal at El Corazon”