Category Archives: Food

Restaurant Review: L’Entrecote at Burgos Circle

Today is Mother’s Day! So in lieu of my second year of motherhood, my husband agreed to take me for a nice lunch at BGC. We ate at L’Entrecote in BGC, a restaurant I’ve been wanting to try months ago. … Continue reading

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To Share: My One-Week Travel Itinerary of Amazing Taipei

Most people don’t give Taipei a lot of credit preferring mostly to spend their vacations in Hong Kong or Singapore. However, having stayed in these countries for prolonged periods, I still find Taipei to be the best travel destination in … Continue reading

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Relationships are all about sacrifice

Today, Trader met my parents for the second time. The last time left a bad taste in both sides’ mouth. Trader was darn scared of my dad and felt that my father was a tad unappreciative and selfish (which btw, … Continue reading

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Baked a yummy cake yesterday

Thanks to th HKUST MBA Diners Club, we all managed to go to Kowloon Bay and bake ourselves a yummy fat inducing hazelnut chocolate cake. Presenting my creation below. I feel like a proud mommy.

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Top 5 Snacks at the Shilin Night Market

Trader and I visited Taiwan last weekend and gorged on its cheap eats at the Night Market. Boy, Trader was like a little boy let lose in the candy store. He LOVED everything! I took him to the cheapest place … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday…

To me… Happy birthday to me… Happy birthday, happy birthday… Happy birthday to me. Trader called to warmly greet me a happy birthday. A great start to my day. My parents are over for the week, and my dad picks … Continue reading

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Thai Amazing Le!

Just got back from a terrific weekend get-away with Trader, and coming back, I really think WE could work. 😀 “That’s what I’ve been telling you for the beginning,” my sweet love patiently reminded me. “What?” I murmured as I … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Cannakale and Pergamon

We wake up early and I once again enjoy the breakfast buffet. Seems that I’ll be eating a whole LOT in Turkey but I cannot help it — they even serve fresh honey off the honey combs. A typical Turkish … Continue reading

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Turkish Delights!

After over half a year of no vacations, decided to cash in and join a Canto-speaking tour to Turkey. No, I cannot speak any Canto but figured that I can easily get by with a reliable tourbook in hand and … Continue reading

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Best. Chicken. Rice. Ever.

Okay, so people may pelt me with stones disagreeing, but I’ve just made the nicest discovery ever. On my quest to find half-bottles of wine around in my area, I came across this restaurant that’s a mere 10 minutes away … Continue reading

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A Lazy SunDAY

Our Sunday brunch menu featured some delicious Xinjiang Fare in a restaurant at the corner of Water Street and Pok Fu Lam road) in the company of new friends. To the inexperienced, Xinjiang food uses a lot of heavy mutton … Continue reading

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Top 10 Brunch Places in Taipei

As spending a leisurely weekend morning with a friend or two is one of my most favorite pasttimes, I’ve been quite fortunate to sample some of Taipei’s best venues for having brunch. I’ve been wanting to come up with the … Continue reading

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The Long Weekend

I’m slightly melancholic after the long weekend. Not because I had no company — I had tons. However, sometimes I wish I can just keep the company of a single person all throughout. Anyway, it was a pretty eventful few … Continue reading

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Pampered in Manila

Ever since I arrived last Sunday, I’ve been well-fed and pampered to death by my family. Ah, twas a sweet homecoming! For example, early Monday morning, we took a trip to the Quezon City Sports Club so that I can … Continue reading

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Laos: To Luang Prabang (Part V)

As a rock climber, I try to squeeze in some rock climbing in my travels. Hence, I’ve been rock climbing in Phi Phi Island and of course, Laos was no exception. Hence, when I heard that you can actually rock … Continue reading

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Laos: Jewel of the Mekong (Part II)

Cheap? Not really… The trip to Laos was surprisingly expensive relative to other places I’ve visited. Whereas India for 7 days cost a mere USD 1,000 all in, Laos airfare already cost USD 750 for one international and domestic return … Continue reading

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A Marathon Weekend — Again!

This weekend absolutely rocked! Our company had our year-end Christmas Party last Friday at one of the top hotels in Taipei. Red envelopes were given to every employee, and over NT$1 million was given out via lucky draw. Mind you, … Continue reading

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Report: Librans Attack!

After a day of studying, I headed to Barcode for BC’s birthday. Imagine my pleasant surprise when I saw that the place was absolutely packed, and no wonder — incidentally, 4 of my friends were celebrating their birthday last night! … Continue reading

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Crazy Weekend

This weekend was just CRAZY. So, what else is new? To summarize, I went to Room 18 not once but twice. Watched Mamma Mia in the middle of nowhere. Tried out an A-Plus restaurant. Dropped by a KTV party. Did … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Mamm Goz

Today, I discovered a fellow food lover, AT. We were supposed to have dinner last Thursday to no avail. So we made a date to see each other today and it was really fun. So what is a food lover? … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Capricciosa Ristorante Italiano

Just made a great discovery in the food front and I can’t wait to share it with you guys! It’s as delish as higher-end Bellini’s Cafe (not the restaurant near Vieshow but the one near Chungshan High School), but as … Continue reading

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Marathon Weekend: Lasertag + Some Culture + MORE!

Last weekend was just a marathon! On Saturday, I met up with my friend SC, for an early brunch at the now-famous Diner at Rui-An Road. The last time I was there, it newly-opened and I remember that their prices … Continue reading

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Wild Weekend (2 weeks ago)

There’s so much that I’ve done, yet so little I’ve written about. Guess, every person only has 24 hours a day, and unfortunately for me, I’ve maximized these hours to the limit. For example, for today, I’ve only had around … Continue reading

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Guess where I went? :)

Every single time I travel, I have to go through the hassles of looking for a companion to go with me. I’ve posted via MSN, spread the news far and wide, and hear crickets in response. The last time I … Continue reading

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A Picture Worth 1,000 Words

This is exactly how I feel right now: So funny, yet so true. Have been working non-stop in the past couple f days ever since I came back from my vacation. Heck, I can’t even update you guys on what’s … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Toscana’s "Devil Wears Prada" Smith & Wollenski Steak Promo!

If you have around NT$2,000 to spend in the next few days, I’d recommend that you’d dash at the Sherwood Hotel and take advantage of their Toscana Steak promo, which is only till this Saturday. Up till April 14 (Saturday), … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Toscana’s "Devil Wears Prada" Smith & Wollenski Steak Promo!

If you have around NT$2,000 to spend in the next few days, I’d recommend that you’d dash at the Sherwood Hotel and take advantage of their Toscana Steak promo, which is only till this Saturday. Up till April 14 (Saturday), … Continue reading

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SCUD.?? veut vous parler !

Honestly, I have no clue what that means. It’s French. And the source is from this pretty cute Frenchie that I met yesterday. At the gym of all places. Not that I’m that interested. But let’s just say, looks-wise, he … Continue reading

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Diet-less Local Weekend

Wow, all I can say is that this weekend’s theme is “Local.” I can’t even count how many local things I’ve done this weekend! Let’s start off with… Friday This past week was pretty laidback, as my friends and I … Continue reading

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Last weekend…

When will I ever have a quiet weekend? 🙂 Friday To start off my not-so-quiet weekend with a big bang, Friday night begun with an extremely nice dinner at the not-so-cheap Sonoma Teppanyaki steakhouse right at the corner of Hsinyi … Continue reading

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Locuz Thai and Sake Bar

It was the first time in my entire life that I was made to wait for almost an hour in the restaurant before the person appeared for dinner. We have set up our dinner appointment at 7:30 pm, moved it … Continue reading

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Babel, 5 Cent Driftwood and Charlotte’s Web

Yet another brunch place has been rediscovered — Les Amis (22 Da’an Road, Lane 84, Taipei; Telephone: (02) 2752 8251 — which is on the lanes across the old Sogo), also known as Nitti’s Jr., as they are most likely … Continue reading

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Babel, 5 Cent Driftwood and Charlotte’s Web

Yet another brunch place has been rediscovered — Les Amis (22 Da’an Road, Lane 84, Taipei; Telephone: (02) 2752 8251 — which is on the lanes across the old Sogo), also known as Nitti’s Jr., as they are most likely … Continue reading

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Sick — AGAIN!

Phew, how the weekend just went by so fast. Resulting to poor lil’ Raven with ANOTHER cold. Yes baby, am sick again. 😦 Damn, either the flu virus has again been going around, or my immune system just really suck. … Continue reading

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End of the Line

Enough is enough. I’ve reached the end of the line with all the partying. My lil brother who never gets out because my daddy’s super strict will kill me for saying this, but too much partying is truly bad for … Continue reading

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Pondok Mutiara Restaurant

I just love trying out new restaurants, and with the company of close friends, the experience is made even better. This time, To try something new, Karen and I went to try out this quaint Indonesian restaurant (she knows I’ve … Continue reading

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A Good Start — Kinda

Life has been good lately. As January marks the slowest season so far since I joined the company just 5 months ago, it enables me a lot more time to catch up with the more boring paperwork and documentation. Plus, … Continue reading

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My Top 20 Dining Picks in Taipei

I’ve always raved about food in my blog, but never really collated a list of my top dining picks in Taipei. So here you go for your viewing pleasure: 1) Ruth’s Chris – If you don’t mind the $$$, it’s … Continue reading

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