Year: 2010

JACKS Dinner at Army Navy

Every year, my girls and I schedule a Christmas dinner. We’ve been doing it since 2005. Last year, were at Abe in Bonifacio High Street. This year, we just settled for a burger place because of our very complicated schedules. We dined at Army Navy in Glorietta 5. The morning before this, Jeff and I were in Tarlac to fetch my niece so he’s kinda tired with the drive. I also saw this kind of sign at Mexicali in Megamall. Do they really have to teach people how to eat burritos? Haha. Jeff, being the non-conformist (haha!), ordered the chicken. It looked good and big but it was too salty and a little spicy for me. I’m not a fan of salty food, so I won’t order this ever here in Army Navy. And being a burger monster, I ordered a burger! LOL! It was big, and I wasn’t able to finish it. I loved the black sesame seeds on top, though it doesn’t count much. 😀 Anne, Kitt and Camille also ordered burgers. The …

Vieux Chalet: A Swiss Piece

So twenty days after my birthday is Jeff’s big sister’s birthday. Their family decided to celebrate it in my neck of woods here in Antipolo when Jeff suggested Vieux Chalet. I was surprised they even decided to stay in their hotel, St. Moritz Inn. Vieux Chalet is owned by the Hassig family. I know two of their kids because we went to the same high school. True to it’s word, the place is very nice. It’s pretty old and really has a European feel. And the food tastes good too. No, not good, it tastes great! Pumpkin soup. It has a rich and creamy flavor. It goes well with the crunchy side dish (it looks like chicharon or something) served with it. Kalamansi shake that Tita Letty ordered. Beef steak with cream sauce. They serve their meat with grilled potato slices that looks like pancakes. The potatoes were cooked well and it’s so yummy. It’s at the bottom of the steak. Fish. I think this is dory. Or salmon. Not sure. It’s also served with …

Burger Avenue at A. Venue

Today is yet another burger day. We stopped by the radio station where Jeff is doing his part time stint as a DJ to record his Christmas message, but I dunno what happened. We ended up eating lunch at Burger Avenue across the street. The radio station is near A. Venue along Makati Ave. I am a fan of grilled/charboiled burgers, and I feel like Burger Avenue tastes like Hotshots. Or maybe it’s just me. Onion rings were so big and it wasn’t covered with a lot of flour. Just right. Though just like any other onion rings, they are too oily. Price: Php55.00 French fries.  Price: Php55.00 Jeff got the big bacon cheeseburger meal. I’d get the bigger one for him if there is. Haha. Price: Php160.00/Jr Php198.00/Regular I got the regular blue cheese meal. The burger patty was grilled, so it tastes like smoke which I like. It tastes authentic. Haha. Price: Php135.00/Jr. Php168.00/Regular Burger AvenueGF A. Venue Mall,B. Valdez St. cor Makati Ave.Makati CityTel no. (02) 729.9108http://www.burgeravenue.com/ This was originally posted on www.nom-mage.com. Author decided …

Red Kimono-ed Birthday

It’s my birthday! Early this morning, Jeff asked me if I wanted to have dinner at a Japanese restaurant. God knows I can survive my entire life eating sushi, so of course, I said yes! So after our Intramuros trip, we headed to Red Kimono in Bonifacio Global City. The place is at The Fort Strip, near the NBC Tent and the then famous Embassy. It was pretty small though. I guess there are only 12-15 tables inside, and a few more outside. It was lighted with lots of yellow bulbs which gave the place a relaxing feel. Jeff has this set of coupons sold to him in their office, so we were able to save a lot. Haha. The service was so good and fast. All our orders were served right away. The sushis and makis were all served in six pieces, really good for two. Red Kimono at The Fort. Jeff ordered the Ripe Mango Fruit Shake. This sells at Php85. I ordered the Ripe Mango + Banana Fruit Shake. Also at Php85. …

Sonya’s Secret Garden

Today is officially our first out of town trip together. It was just supposed to be a Tagaytay trip, but Jeff suggested we go to Sonya’s Secret Garden. My friends Camille and Randie were with us too! Super fun. We arrived just in time for lunch. Mannn we were starving. Jeff was right. The food was great! For the price of Php600+ (I don’t remember the exact price because I didn’t pay haha), you get all these! Bottomless everything! Oye! Calamansi juice with mint leaves. Condiments. Green, leafy vegetables. Haha. Salad was served first. The lettuce were very fresh and crunchy. Bottomless salad condiments! Oh my! Freshly baked bread. Super yummy! You can dip it to some of the condiments served for the salad such as the pesto. And they also serve kesong puti! Eggs My share. Round 1. 😀 Pasta was served next. They also served two sauces: tomato based and cream sauce. Grilled salmon oh so yummy! Pasta sauces and toppings. Tarragon tea. Heavenly chocolate cake! I wanna go back for this! I think this is one of their specialties. 🙂 Sweet potato. I mean, sweetened sweet potato. …

Dampa sa Cubao

Been craving for seafood so the moment I had a chance, I asked Jeff if we could eat at Dampa. Well, the original Dampa is in his area in Paranaque but it’s too early for me to go to his neck of woods. 😛 We were with my friends, Camille and Randie that’s why there were tons of food. Date # 3. Win! Ensaladang talong. Shrimp in oyster sauce. Calamares. Sizzling pusit. Looks like someone’s enjoying shelling my prawns. This guy shows promise!  PS. We became a couple after this dinner. Guess he got me with shelled prawns. Haha. This was originally posted on www.nom-mage.com. Author decided to merge The Misis Outtakes and Nom-mage together.