Chives Bistro is a homey restaurant in Lamp Quarters, Marikina. Probably the place I would want to relax, and do my own thing beside eating. They have industrial,  rustic ambiance on one corner yet forestry, cozy look on the other. They serve fusion of European and Asian dishes and we were able to try three... Continue Reading →


Mehana serves authentic Bulgarian food as what they promised. Located in Lamp Quarters in Marikina, this place is one of a kind as they claim to be one of the first Bulgarian restaurant in the country.  As per the owner, they serve traditional Bulgarian recipes that he got from his grand parents. Though, it's a... Continue Reading →

Fairly new in the area, Fat Fook now brings street Taiwanese food to our hungry palate. They surely can compete with lots of restaurants inside this mall bringing in authentic Taiwanese dishes. The store has a lovely Asian design. I personally love the idea of plates and saucers hanging on the walls, loads of lamps... Continue Reading →

Polka Dot Bakeshop is a place where you will enjoy a morning or a late afternoon snack. Also, if you're having a celebration, I highly suggest you go to this place as they have different cakes to cater all occasions. Located in Adriatico, Malate, this building isn't hard to miss. With cozy and relaxing ambiance,... Continue Reading →

Fat Fook is now near my office and I'm such a happy kid.  Located at Glorietta 1, Level 2, I can finally have my Taiwanese Food craving satisfied.  Started by a Taiwanese Chef, they offer authentic Taiwanese food the way they serve in Taiwan. The place is a bit small compare to their other branches... Continue Reading →

Hooray for Museum Café as they now offer Summer Merienda deals. Comfort food at its finest bringing local and some foreign favorites as well. They offer our favorite Arroz Caldo, Pizza, Pasta, Dimsum, Lumpia, and some thirst quenchers perfect to beat the heat! What more exciting is that they offer this in a combo. You... Continue Reading →

Known to be the first in Southeast Asia, La Mere Poulard offers French cuisine since 1888. Founded by Annette Poulard, she was awarded as one of the finest female cook during her time. Now, in Manila, they sourced their ingredients locally, as they have locally inspired dishes and some international cuisines too. Styled by a... Continue Reading →

If you're into chicken and beer, Wingfather should be on your list to visit when in Lamp Quarters. They offer different flavors of wings. They have their regular flavored and some extra hot, Aligue and Maple. What stood out the most for me was the Maple. It has that extra savory and sweetness which is... Continue Reading →

This is just few blocks away from the office. Been here just couple of times already. The ambiance is nice with all that animal stuffed toys in each corner. Their coffee was good. I tried their Baby Chocolate Chip which tasted a bit sweet but it was not that bad. The Berry Berry Waffle was... Continue Reading →

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