Category Archives: Restaurant reviews

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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Restaurant Review: Yoogane – Cheesy Korean Goodness!

It’s a bit of a pity regarding Yoogane, the Korean cook-yourself restaurant at Il Terrazo Mall in Tomas Morato. For one, compared to its more crowded Banapple counterpart at the second floor, Yoogane was not full. This is a pity … Continue reading

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ThaiPan: Elegant yet homey Thai dining in Tomas Morato

I’ve been wanting to visit Thaipan ever since I’ve seen the yummy-looking food pictures our Christian cellgroup leader posted when he celebrated his anniversary dinner there. Good thing, my post-birthday celebration provided an excuse! The place was relatively easy to … Continue reading

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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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Restaurant Review: Heritage 1881

Perfect weather today indear Hong Kong, motivating me to take a nice boat trip across to Tsimshatsui to try the renovated old police station. “Most will recognize us via our three distinct red umbrellas,” the waiter boasted as if they … 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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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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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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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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Restaurant Review: Bagel Bagel

Don’t let the name Bagel Bagel fool you. When my colleagues and I heard the name, we felt a tad disappointed — it doesn’t seem to be the type of restaurant that your newly-promoted colleague should treat you to dinner. … Continue reading

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Lazy weekend

Talk about one of the best movies this year. Just this evening, watched the heart-stopping, adrenalin-pumping and testosterone-filled Frank Miller movie, “300,” which relates the based-on-the-real-story of 300 Spartans trying in vain to march against around a million Persians. Based … 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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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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