BASIL, Another Thai Food Delight

Sawasdee-ka!

Having a memorable trip to Thailand last year, I was grateful to see its charm and taste its authentic food. With this, whenever I see a Thai restaurant, this evokes nostalgia and I can’t help but crave Thai food.

Our order

Our order

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Lunch time at Yayoi Japanese Teishoku Restaurant, SM Mall of Asia

It was an ordinary day but special to me because my son will treat me for lunch at SM Mall of Asia. Coming from their office in Greenhills for an office errand, Pao fetched me in my workplace by noontime. We were both craving ramen and so we looked for a Japanese restaurant from the North to South Wing of SM Moa. After a lot of walking, finally, we stumbled at Yayoi Japanese Teishoku Restaurant or simply, YAYOI.

Yummy treat by my son

Yummy treat by my son

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Birthday Treat at Ippudo, SM Mall of Asia

It’s my birthday today! Despite the pandemic, the fear, and the anxiety behind this dreaded Covid-19 virus, my hubby and I braved the opportunity to once again, satisfy our cravings for ramen. We were told that ramen at Ippudo is one of the best in the metro so we decided to try it. Well, let’s find out if this is true.

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My hubby fetched me in the office by lunchtime. I was off half a day today from work. We will initially celebrate my birthday as a couple at SM Mall of Asia. Continue reading

Romantic Baboy Dining Experience

We are a family who loves to venture out on new food dining experience. As of this time, there are ravings about Korean barbeque and for my son’s birthday, Pao invited us to try and savor the goodness of unlimited samgyupsal in Romantic Baboy. And since he is now working, he will pay for the bill. Yehey! This is a no-diet dinner and everyone is expected to give in to this unusual craving.

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Asian n’ Cajun 2 Boiling Seafood Restaurant at Fair Oaks, California

Saying good-bye to our loved ones in California and Nevada made me feel sad and emotional. I guess, we all have these emotions for a reason. Our two-week vacation in these two beautiful states went by quickly. Surely, I will gonna miss a lot of things if we get back home. And to cap off our last but memorable night in California where we stayed longer, my brother-in-law Noel, invited us for fresh boiling seafood treat in a Chinese restaurant called Asian n’ Cajun 2 Boiling Seafood Restaurant.

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Varieties of apples at Sprouts Farmers Market, Citrus Heights, California

A vacation to the United States would not be complete without tasting the varieties of apples that the country is known for. One freezing morning, my sister invited me to buy fresh fruits and muffins in Sprouts Farmers Market. Every time we will go for a stroll or grocery shopping, I’m so elated to get out of the house to savor the winter breeze and to see every corner of America! And I was glad Gie did not forget about my mounting desire to eat apples in green, red, and yellow.

the freezing weather did not hamper my excitement to buy varieties of apples @ Sprouts Farmers Market

the freezing weather did not hamper my excitement to buy varieties of apples @ Sprouts Farmers Market

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Seafood delight at The Boiling Crab, Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas isn’t all about the glitz and glamour, the vibrant city lights, swanky casinos and hotels, and the like. It also offers an incredible dining experience. Our generous hosts for our vacation in the city, my niece Miko and husband Derick had toured us to exciting places, and at the same time, they brought us to some of its unique restaurant which includes a boiling seafood restaurant, The Boiling Crab.

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the delicious bag full of sweet shrimp boil

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Soi: Eat Thai. Love Thai. Yummy Pad Thai

My hubby and I craved for ramen after we bought grocery goodies in Hypermarket in SM Mall of Asia. However, as we walked on the Ground Floor just outside Hypermarket, my eyes suddenly beamed with excitement upon seeing this Thai Restaurant called Soi. This is in time with my upcoming trip to Thailand this January. I tried Thai food in Singapore but missed out on the famous Pad Thai. I will try this in Soi and see why travelers visiting Thailand are craving to taste this dish.

yummy Pad Thai!

yummy Pad Thai!

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Family beach getaway at Masasa Beach, Tingloy Island, Batangas

As I turned 46, we diverted the usual family beach getaway by being a kid again at Gingerbread House in Alfonso, Cavite. But my brother wanted to swim and so I recommended Masasa Beach in Tingloy Island, Batangas. Just last summer of this year, there has been much bustle about this beach and I was curious to find out for myself what this raving is all about.

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the unique and beautiful Tawil Rock Formation as we passed by during our island hopping

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Bon AppeTEA in Dasmariñas, Cavite

My hubby and I are regular Starbucks Coffee customers who would go there to while away time. Lately, we ventured out for something new. This time we tried the refreshing alternative to coffee which is the “milk teas”. After my follow-up check with my OB-Gyne, my hubby enjoined the whole family to taste the milk teas of Bon AppeTEA!

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our choices of Milk Teas and Yakult Teas

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