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The Test Kitchen Manila!

March

7

2017

The food scene in Manila is definitely on an upswing. So many wonderful young creative chefs are opening up charming and delicious restaurants all over the metropolis. I recently had the opportunity to to try The Test Kitchen https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Test-Kitchen/81... By young and not to mention cute chef Josh Boutwood. Continue Reading
#TAIWANnaGoHigher!!!

March

6

2017

We ended our last day in Taiwan with a great itinerary. We started out visiting the massive Chiang Kai Shek memorial hall (https://www.tripadvisor.com.ph/Attraction_Review-g293913-d456231-Reviews-Chiang_Kai_Shek_Memorial_Hall-Taipei.html) Which was really impressive. Although the weather was still grey and raining and it was still really... Continue Reading
Good eating in Taiwan!

March

3

2017

I was in Taipei just for 3 days and in those 3 days not once did I ever eat badly. What I love about their food profile there was the lightness. The flavour was very subtle. Not too salty, not too spicy but done so light and subtle. I also noticed a very clean taste that felt very fresh and really wonderful. Of the dinners that I had there... Continue Reading
The National Palace Museum of Taiwan!

March

2

2017

Taiwan boasts of several beautiful museums and on the weekend that I was there I had only time to see one. I decided to go to the National Palace Museum as it was Nix’s first time to go to Taiwan and I thought that this would be the best way for us to see most of the beautiful treasures that Taiwan has. Continue Reading
Food Tripping in TAIWAN!

March

1

2017

If you love food like I do then you will definitely LOVE Taiwan! On any given time or day there will be something to eat. The street food culture is so strong that there are several night markets that you all should go to. On our first night we actually had 2 dinners! LOL! One was at the RAOHE market... Continue Reading
#TYPEnaTAIPEI!

February

28

2017

I recently took a quick weekend escape to Taipei and I have to say that I really loved every single second of it. In fact it maybe my new favourite quick destination. I mean what is not to love? It’s less than 2 hours away and the flights are really affordable. You can find really fantastic hotels at several price points and the food is... Continue Reading
BANGKOK FINDS!

January

27

2017

There are so many things why Bangkok is one of the most enjoyable places to visit in South East Asia. First the food is FANTASTIC! Second it’s not that far from Manila and Third the shopping is EXCELLENT! I had the time to visit several malls, markets and back alley stores and I was so inspired by what I saw. So I decided to show you all... Continue Reading
The Issaya Siamese Club!

January

26

2017

While in Bangkok I found out that one of my favourite families were also on holiday so we made plans to meet up with the Rodriguez’s. Tita Fe and her family has always been so kind to Nix and I and we were so happy to meet them for dinner. Stacy is a young a very talented designer and she was able to book us a table at ISSAYA SIAMESE CLUB Continue Reading
DYSON - SUPERSONIC!!!

January

24

2017

The main reason I was in Bangkok was for the regional unveiling of the DYSON - Supersonic hair dryer! I have been hearing about this revolutionary hair drying machine that will change how we all look at hair dryers. We begin our visit with a delicious Thai indian dinner under the balmy evening sky and then the very next day we had a fleet... Continue Reading
The number 1 restaurant in ASIA - GAGGAN!

January

23

2017

There are certain restaurants that are on my bucket list and I recently ticked off one from my list and that is GAGGAN! http://eatatgaggan.com I first heard of the chef from my very knowledgeable friend in the food world Ms. Cheryl Tiu. They are good friends and in fact Cheryl took Gaggan to Manila for an food exchange of sorts. Sadly I was out... Continue Reading