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Puzzle Gourmet Store & Cafe: Raising Autism Awareness

Autism is a condition that is commonly misunderstood. Puzzle Gourmet Store & Café aims to change that by employing people with autism as servers. They may be differently-abled but they are definitely capable of of accomplishing cafe tasks with the proper guidance. Servers of Puzzle Gourmet Store & Café undergo speech therapy, job readiness program, […]

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Fun Macarons at Mrs. Graham’s Bakery

This is a long overdue post, but I just couldn’t find the heart to just leave it in the back burner. These macarons are so creative, they ought to be shared. The brainchild behind Mrs. Graham’s Bakery is a high school batchmate of mine, Anna Graham. She started small with bazaars and home orders, and […]

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Antipolo’s Eggs for Breakfast

I have a love affair with breakfast places. Heaven & Eggs (well… its original iteration), Rustic Mornings, Kanto Freestyle, you name it, I’m in love with it. So when I learned that Antipolo has finally joined the all-day breakfast circle, I couldn’t be happier. It was a rainy/sunny (very confused weather) afternoon when RJ and […]

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A Joseph & Jaemark’s Comeback: Historia Boutique Bar and Restaurant

Miss Joseph & Jaemark’s? It’s back with its spanking new boutique bar and restaurant set-up where the past is fused with the present.

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Tapsilog Centrale Karinderia and their US Angus Beef Tapa

There’s nothing like the thrill of stumbling upon a random roadside eatery that serves great food, especially one that uses US Angus Beef for their tapa. 

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Kanto Freestyle Breakfast: The All Day Gourmet Breakfast Karinderia

No, I’m not out to buy cellphone load. I’m in this karinderia to grab some gourmet breakfast with RJ.

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Girls’ Night Out at Subspace Coffee House

After a year since my first visit, I’m back at one of my favorite coffee shops in the Metro, Subspace Coffee House. This time around I’m here on a Girls’ Night Out.

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Goodbye Nestle Creamery, Hello Magnolia Flavor House!

Whenever I had a bad day, a trip to Nestle Creamery always melted my problems away. A few years later, Nestle Creamery was shut down to make way for a mall with condominiums, Robinsons Magnolia & Magnolia Residences, but they have reinstated the original Magnolia Ice Cream House at the heart of the new construction. […]

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Casa Rap: Slow Food and that Famous Halo-Halo in Batangas

After an ocular to Taal Heritage Town, the Culture Shock PH boys drive us to this garden cafe that advocates slow food and according to them, it also houses “the best halo-halo.”

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Atelier 317, the Hidden Restaurant in Makati

The search for that Nutella cupcake with glorious truffled cream cheese leads me to this quiet and hidden restaurant in the outskirts of Makati, Atelier 317.

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