A light appetite post yoga class brought us to Larcy’s in BF. It’s a rare thing for the kiddo to just ask for a sandwich for dinner. Usually we end up in Starbucks when she’s in this kind of mood, and she’ll have a corned beef pandesal, so it’s nice to have a new go-to … More Sandwiches and cupcakes at Larcy’s
While it sucks that I don’t get to see this girl as often as I used to (because no maid, no social life), we at least get to have wonderful dinner dates. This one was particularly awesome because finally – La Chinesca! About bloody time! I tried to look for this place before – it’s … More #embracingthesouth with La Chinesca and Southern Dairy
When going far from Manila or flying out is out of the question, or when there are budget concerns to consider, or it’s just too darn boring to go to the mall I say, say hello to Laguna! I found it funny when a TripAdvisor reviewer found this resort ‘sleazy-looking’ on the outside, but was … More Hello, Laguna! 88 Hotspring Resort
I pass by it all the time, so I figured it would be nice for Akira to visit a dog café too. With the exception of my friend Macon who can’t seem to pass up any opportunity that involves cute dogs, it was all our first time to visit a dog café. Like Macon, I … More #embracingthesouth: Pups and Cups Dog Cafe
Call it a joke that’s half meant, but gogigui or Korean barbecue sure is a great excuse to eat more veggies. The Oblifiases are quite fond of Korean food. As far as my experience goes, the best Korean places tend to be the more modest ones – Manna in Poblacion, Makati immediately comes to mind – and you … More Part II: Swimming, samgyeopsal and more at Solaire
Probably the best reason to go to Century City Mall: have a meal (and a new profile photo!) at Hole in the Wall. To date, it’s the country’s best looking food court. In fact it’s hard to reconcile the term with the place, so let’s go with the more posh ‘communal dining hall’. You had … More Hello, Hole in the Wall!
I just realized we made strides with the house from the early days when we just moved in. From utter chaos and lack of storage… to being more organized and presentable! In a house, there will always be more work that needs to be done, but seeing huge improvement from before to now is inspiring. … More #embracingthesouth: finds and favourites