I originally planned to treat my mom in a fancy restaurant in Greenbelt 5 for Mother’s Day but we ended up in Raffles Makati for afternoon tea. I was a little bit apprehensive at first since the blog reviews for Writer’s Bar were pretty scarce. As we entered Raffles Makati mid afternoon, we knew we found a gem! Finally, there’s a new… [Read more...]
Whenever we dine in Shang Palace in Makati Shangrila hotel, we always avail their lunch dimsum buffet. Yesterday, we decided to order ala carte for a change. It was equally good. I particularly love their pecking duck done in 2 ways, truly the best pecking duck I’ve ever tried!
I’m not going to comment too much on the ambiance and service.… [Read more...]
My search for Chinese fine dining led me to Jasmine Restaurant in New World Hotel a few weeks back. Finally, I was able to find a good alternative to Shangrila Makati’s Shang Palace. Until now, I am still dreaming of Jasmine’s super star dish Deep Fried Pork Spareribs with Changkong vinegar sauce!
The ambiance of Jasmine is quite good… [Read more...]
Since I moved to Makati 3 years back, I’ve always enjoyed the fireworks display during new year’s eve. Compared to previous years, Makati welcomed 2012 with a bigger bang! The Makati countdown made a huge comeback. The countdown street party was flocked by a good mix of crowd. Local bands and street magicians kept the crowd entertained.… [Read more...]