• Great Eats

    Enjoying a deliciously well-laid meal at Providore SM Aura

    I must be the last person on the blogosphere to eat at Providore. Granted, I am not really often in SM Aura, but those few times I was I would often walk past this inviting restaurant and wonder what’s inside. The front has a totally different feel. I took the opportunity to finally eat here with the family when I saw that they were part of the Zomato Gold lineup, with a 1+1 promo on food. And whoa! Now I understand why this restaurant is so consistently highly rated.

  • Great Eats

    Italian food done well at Va Bene Pasta Deli

    So it’s the day after Christmas. Some of us may have gone back to work for a couple of days, and some of us are still on vacation, but most of us are probably already excited for another round of celebration on New Year’s Eve. If you’re looking for a special, semi-splurge, family-friendly place for a pre-New Year meal, Va Bene Pasta Deli could be the place.

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    Affordable Japanese feasting at Go Bento BGC

    BGC is known as the land of many big and beautiful buildings, and in recent years it has also become quite the foodie destination. I can’t deny that most of the food options here are on the higher end of the spectrum as far as prices go, but every now and then a place like Go Bento pops up that promises to offer good food at wallet-friendly prices. A glance at the colorful menu of Go Bento makes it clear that you are spoiled for choice once you come here to eat. The dishes aren’t over 200 pesos, which is awesome considering the location and apparent serving sizes of the…

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    A different Chinese Dining experience at Ping Pong Diplomacy

    Sometimes I feel like Metro Manila is churning out restaurants faster than I can chew. Once a week is the most I eat out, so obviously I am not really able to catch up with the latest restaurant openings. I hope you guys don’t mind– I don’t really care about being first in line as long as I can give you an honest account of my dining experience. This time around however, I got to visit a fairly new joint called Ping Pong Diplomacy, opened by The Tastless Group (same people behind Le Petit Souffle and Hanamaruken, among others). This restaurant did enter my radar when it first opened, but…