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Debut By Juan Carlo Winner Katrina Vistan's Special Night

Debut by Juan Carlo recently held an online contest where they picked 18 finalist from a selection of seven thousand candidates across the Philippines. The eighteen finalists were selected based on who embodies Luxury, Quality and Elegance. Among the finalists, the winner was Katrina Vistan, a homeschooled student from Lipa, Batangas City. I go... Read more

Microplane Zester Grater is Worth Every Peso

I’ve been learning how to cook lately. My influences include Jamie Oliver, Gordon Ramsay and Tim Ferriss, the author of the Four Hour Chef. My learning experience had been quite a blast. I started working with just a Chinese Cleaver, a peeler, and a pair of Kitchen Towels and now I have a full kitchen that I’m proud of. One of my favorite new k... Read more

Brooklyn Pizza at Tahanan Village BF Homes Paranaque

I get really depressed when all I do is just go to work and go home. As a remedy, I make it a point to go out and try something new and get some inspiration by changing locations. A few Mondays ago, I was invited by my friend to go for pizza at a nearby pizza place. I decided to go for my much needed dopamine release. Here’s what we got so far.... Read more

Father's Day Message at Victory Pioneer

Luke 8:40-55 The story of Jairus. some background: Jairus is one of the most influential men in his community who went to Jesus to beg for help because his daughter was dying. On the way, he encountered difficulties and on the way, he encountered road blocks and delays to getting what he came for. It also came to a point where it all seems ... Read more

Lose Weight By Eating This Tasty Meal for Lunch Every Weekday

Eat the same meals over and over again. According to a study done by best selling author and human test subject, Tim Ferriss a common factor in the top performing athletes with the lowest amount of body fat is that they eat the same meals over and over again. There’s a difference when working to get results and working for leisure. In the case ... Read more

All Day Breakfast At Guernica's at SM BF

My brother and were about to watch X-Men: Days of Future Past when we found out that the next showing was in an hour so we decided to grab something to eat somewhere we’ve never been before. We used to see Guernica’s Tapas Bar at Santana Grove then we saw it move to SM BF. So we decided to give their all day breakfast a try. The ambiance was a ... Read more

Heaven's Barbecue Mayapis Buendia Area Makati

Heaven’s barbecue is a place I’ve been seeing for a long time but haven’t had a chance to go to so yesterday I was on my way to an errand and it was it was along the way so I finally ended up eating there. I initially thought that heaven’s barbecue is one of those really cheap barbecue places similar to Yoohoo in Eastwood because of how it lo... Read more

Apple Almond Lettuce Salad

I got really lazy the past few weeks. Luckily for me I found this recipe. It’s a fast filling meal that’s not too expensive to make but incredibly refreshing and satisfying. Ingredients: Apple. one per person. Sliced. Four to six lettuce leaves. Washed. Sliced almonds 2-3T Lemon juice. Half. Olive oil. Salt and pepper. How to make it: Wash... Read more

A Simple Pasta Dish From The Old Spaghetti House

I just bought an iPad. It was on sale and I’ve wanted one for the longest time and I mastered using it by borrowing other people’s devices and I finally bought one. I also wanted to avoid using my laptop to give way to my younger brother and still get to publish my posts on the blog. I’ve been feeling lazy lately and I noticed that I’ve been ea... Read more

Treat yourself to a small bowl of ramen for under a hundred bucks at Samurai

I had to cancel a hangout after church. I’ve been very busy the past few weeks and I’ve been working nights I didn’t have the time to relax, chill and do what I enjoy. Everything is either a challenge that I accepted or an activity that’s a bit intense. I’ve been looking for some alone time in a different scene. I decided to give myself a tre... Read more

Baked Spicy Lemon Adobo and My Journey to Prepare Filipino Food

I learned how to cook after reading The Four Hour Chef by Tim Ferriss, I learned more dishes by reading a book on Greek Cuisine, Watching Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay. Over time people at work are asking me to bring extra food at the office and offered to pay me for the cost. Today I deliver salad, cookies and cheesecake to people at work. My... Read more

Spend Faturday at JCO

I ended up eating five and a half of seven. Last year I went on a strict no carbohydrate and sugar diet. During my cheat days I’d invite a friend to join me pig out on cards and sugar. J CO is a famous doughnut and coffee place. It always has a long line every time we pass by. For this Faturday I’m joined by Cj one of my friends from work ... Read more