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Cafe Bola before a BB Game

It was Mig’s birthday week and I found myself with 2 tickets to a finals game of the PBA. Although I am totally not a fan of basketball…

Tales from the Next Table 1

If you don’t own a retail shop, or a restaurant, I suggest that you don’t read this. I happily entered a small restaurant the other and was greeted…

Our new Chefy Lite Bags are now available!

Hey everyone! I’m very proud to announce that our new knife rolls are available at the shop online! 🙂 Thank you for your continued support and inspiration for…

Quezon Adventure: Off to Lunok Falls via the Real-Mauban “Coastal Highway”

One of the best things we did during our Holy Week Quezon Adventure was roughing it out to get to Lunok Falls. I found this wonderful place through…

Our New Chef’s Knife Bags are Available online!

Hi guys! I’m pleased to announce that our new Chefy Large Ulitmate Knife Bags are available exclusively from the Chefy Store, online! After the long wait and fabric…

Quezon Adventure: Real Quezon’s Beach Side Seafood Market

The last time I was in Real was in the late 90’s and I’ve been totally dreaming of a place with a seafood market in close proximity to…

Quezon Adventure: Lucban Stop Over

After quite a tiring and super traffic drive to Lucban, we decided to stop over at the town proper. We parked in Lucban’s beautiful church and headed on…

Quezon Adventure: Tayabas Basilica and Kamayan sa Palaisdaan

After our 2 nights in Pagbilao, we headed towards Tayabas, where our next hotel (Nawawalang Paraiso) was. After bringing our stuff to the room, we headed for St….

Quezon Adventure: Palayisdaan in Lucena City

After our visit to SM Lucena, we decided to eat on the way back to our hotel. This was where we found Palayisdaan, a small restaurant by the…

Quezon Adventure: Bilaran Island Picnic c/o Silangang Nayon

Since we were curious about that little island right in front of our cliff-side room, we decided to ask the front desk at Silangang Nayon of how people…

Quezon Adventure: Dalahican Port

What kind of foodie adventure would this vacation be without a visit to a really big public market…or this time, a really big Fish Port! I don’t mind…

Quezon Adventure: Puting Buhangin in Pagbilao by Car

Before you even think of doing this…let me tell you now… I don’t recommend this route especially when you’re driving a sedan, unless you live in the outskirts…

Vikings Luxury Buffet — Must Go!!!

I’ve been wondering why our chefs in the consultancy have been oh-so busy the past few weeks that every time I see them, all they could tell me…

DIY Slow Cookin’ : Khao Ka Moo

In my unending craving to have this a week after my trip, I decided to make my own version of Khao Ka Moo at home. I decided to…

When I’m sick…I eat…

I know all the hullabaloo about Supersize me and the like…but who cares. When I feel sick or stressed, I like to eat McDonalds…I practically grew up with…

Bless my Soul! A Gift!

Someone gave me a wonderful gift today. It came from a small sketch pad and was drawn with a mechanical pencil. How pretty is that?!

Quality Alone Time Day 1

The past 3 weeks have been so busy for me. Shoots, events, preproductions, meetings aside from all the planning and administrative stuff I am in charge of in…

The Chefy Store’s New Look!

I decided to change the Chefy Store’s look to make it look like a virtual store. I’m not sure if it’s a little too cutesy, but I’m hoping…

Watching the Great Jay Cayuca in Cafe Ysabel

There’s nothing like good food and music. For my granny’s sister’s 75th, my dad threw a dinner in her honor and invited one of the Philippines’ best talents,…

Holiday Movin’

I spent most of the Christmas break moving into my new room. Finally, after a month and a half of waiting, paying, sleeping on my brother’s floor and…

Room Rebirth Updates While On Vacation (Yes! It works!)

And so while I was away, my interior designers (Kaye Llanto and Maybelle Uy…who are totally fabulous to work with by the way) have been updating me on…