Food: The Grid Food Hall – Bun Appetit

A food hall that focuses on the type of food sold, not the brand name – The Grid at Rockwell labels their stalls with numbers and a description on what they are selling. The store name is also there but in a smaller font. Bun Appetit at Stall #11 sells mainly seafood filled buns/toasts and a few others. The Food: Lobster Roll Overflowing lobster meat … Continue reading Food: The Grid Food Hall – Bun Appetit

Food: Sizzlin Steak – lunch dine out

Dining out with a friend and paying using GCs at Sizzling Steak. Tried out the budget offering of this restaurant which come with a serving of soup and iced tea. The Food: Cheesy Beef Rice The cheese lover got cheese on beef and rice. Beef strips similar to gyudon cuts and strips of bell peppers top off the rice. You have to mix it up … Continue reading Food: Sizzlin Steak – lunch dine out

Food: Hui Lau Shan – Mangoes and More

The Food: The drink, rather. Mango and Coconut juice with Aloe Jelly You could taste a hint of creaminess from the coconut and the aloe flavor form the green jelly slush at the bottom of the cup. Previously tried the one with crystal jelly. It was a less sweet option and the jelly was more firm. Brown Sugar Milk Tea with Mini Chewy balls and … Continue reading Food: Hui Lau Shan – Mangoes and More

Food: Hogs and Cattle – grilled chops take out

Ordered take out and the GC was accepted as payment (hooray). Waiting time for takeout was reasonable. The interiors had the usual browns and reddish brown shades of a steakhouse/meat house type of restaurant. The Food: Both orders have a nice grilled flavor, and the amount of meat is sufficient too. Neither was overly seasoned. Country Chicken Quarter Grilled Pork Chops Actual dine in date: … Continue reading Food: Hogs and Cattle – grilled chops take out

Food: Din Tai Fung – Belated Birthday Meet Up

When your schedules finally align and coincidentally there’s also a buy 1 take 1 on Xiao Long Bao, better have that reunion at Din Tai Fung! My former officemates and I met up for dinner. They are have also resigned and our new offices are quite close to each other. Oh, we also celebrate our birthdays on the same month. The Food: Hot and Sour … Continue reading Food: Din Tai Fung – Belated Birthday Meet Up

Food: Chef Jessie – A Pleasant Discovery

Happy to have discovered Chef Jessie when we used a gift certificate to try their Lunch set for 2. I called in advance to reserve seats on a Saturday since it was required when availing the GC. The set is composed of a salad, soup, and a meal where you choose to have a meat or fish viand, or a combination of both. Complementary bread … Continue reading Food: Chef Jessie – A Pleasant Discovery

Food: Soopong – Korean lunch food trip

Some days I just crave for chewy rice cakes in a sauce. Had lunch with a friend visiting Manila at Soopong, a Korean restaurant on the ground floor retail area of Grand Emerald Tower in Ortigas. The Food: Ramenbokki Good enough for sharing for two people with medium appetite. I ordered this for the tteokbokki!! Originally wanted the Jjanjjangbokki, the one with non spicy black … Continue reading Food: Soopong – Korean lunch food trip

Food: Sundays by Merry Moo – Sundae at Sundays

Weekend Foodie Meet Up! Did you know that Merry Moo Ice Cream has a shop inside Podium’s Corner Market? Look for the sign that says – “Sundays”! Sampled some of their items today. The Food: Build your own Sundae  “Should I go for photo aesthetic? Or should I go for the taste I want?” – the question in my mind at that moment. Step 1: … Continue reading Food: Sundays by Merry Moo – Sundae at Sundays

Food: Paradise Dynasty – Chinese Fare on GCs

Got some GCs and used them! There are some items I wanted to try for the first time in this restaurant, and some to reorder. The Food: Xiao Long Bao Black Truffle Of their 8 xiao long bao flavors, Black Truffle is one of my favorites aside from the Crab Roe variant. The taste of the truffle is strong enough to be noticed but not … Continue reading Food: Paradise Dynasty – Chinese Fare on GCs

Food: Frankies – Flavored Fried Chicken

Been a while since I’ve heard people rave about Frankies. Didn’t have a branch near us before so it took a some time before I got to try it. So here it is! I passed by this branch at Megamall Food Hall one day. There was a short line considering that it was a non peak time. Perhaps they still get a little long during … Continue reading Food: Frankies – Flavored Fried Chicken