Il Ponticello: A Little Night of Music

Il Ponticello: A Little Night of Music

15 October 2012

We went to Il Ponticello for their themed dinner, Couple’s Date Night, which happens every Monday evening and is suppose to be an enchanting evening of music, romance and dining. The place was all set for a romantic ambience with a piano man and dimmed lighting. The establishment has earned rave reviews including several awards as one of the better restaurants in Manila.

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Conti’s Serendra: Home-cooked Tradition

Conti’s Pastry Shop and Restaurant

Serendra, Bonifacio Global City

24 July 2012

Since it opened a few years back, Conti’s has become a crowd favorite for diners at BGC. We are patrons of their excellent home-cooked cuisine due to their relative affordability and the quality of their food. When you visit, you feel like you’re eating at the house of someone familiar, perhaps a friend or a loved one. Familiarity is something that Conti’s tries to market and they sell it well. Continue reading

Kulinarya: Makati’s Hidden Gem

Kulinarya Kitchen

G/F Power Plant Mall, Rockwell, Makati

30 July 2012

We tried out Kulinarya Kitchen at the Power Plant Mall in Rockwell. The friendly staff warmly ushered the group in; even if the restaurant has an upscale vibe, it manages to retain that familiar and welcoming vibe. I have to say I was surprisingly impressed by the food, their service and the overall dining experience. The owner welcomed us and introduced their menu, which was of an Asian and European fusion origin. Continue reading

Alba’s Restaurante Espanol – Spanish cuisine in the heart of Makati

I was a bit hesitant when my wife told me that we were going to try Alba’s lunch buffet, I’ve heard great things about the place but I am not much of a fan of stuffy and formal dining places. The restaurant was neatly hidden and tucked near Jupiter St. and Makati Avenue, when we arrived a lot of cars were arked near the restaurant good thing the security guard was kind enough to find us a decent spot to park right in front of the entrance [^_^]

To be honest this was the first time that I tried authentic Spanish cuisine, we’ve always eaten at fast food restaurants of the Spanish kind but I’m not sure how authentic and faithful there dishes are. Much to my surprise, the place was like a bistro with families and foodies having a great time enjoying the dishes, when I got over my initial hesitation I immediately went to the buffet spread and they did have a lot to offer.

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