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Site Description: A blog all about food, travels, hotels, activities, movies, and more.
Date Joined: Sep 13, 2011

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Weekend (Endless) Eating: F1 Café
on Apr 7, 2013 in cheese salad eat all you can buffet salmon f1 hotel f1 cafe roast beef mahi mahi bread gluttonshopper desserts I simply cannot resist buffets despite the intense guilt after eating a lot. When N invited me to a buffet lunch last Saturday at F1 Hotel, I immediately texted back, YES! *Darn gluttony!*I instantly said yes because it was pretty convenient as I sta...

Cheap Thrill: Dunkin' Donuts' Bunwich
on Apr 3, 2013Yoga. I'm not sure if it is actually effective in helping me trim down or be more toned but I think I tend to eat more after my practice. Lately, I've been having two breakfasts and eating merienda as well and I used not to snack in the afternoon on...

Promo Alert: Dine at HEAT Restaurant at 50% off!
on Apr 1, 2013 in hotel eat all you can buffet shangri-la discount salmon promo heat gluttonshopper edsa shangri-la My friends know that I have this thing for buffets. I just can't resist it. I remember as well that my first date with N was also in an eat-all-you-can restaurant (and found out later on that it's a no-no for first dates. I guess it doesn't give that...

Restaurant Discovery: Zarzuela
on Mar 31, 2013 in adobo gising gising food review gluttonshopper pork belly gulaman filipino food zarzuela shangri-la appetizer bagoong east wing calamansi crispy binagoongan crispy The intense summer heat is getting crazier and crazier to the point that we just hibernated the whole Holy Week. No wonder my sister's getting whiter... uh, paler. Well, you get my point. But come Easter, we decided to go out and our eyes had a hard...

Restaurant Discovery: Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen
on Mar 26, 2013 in ikkoryu fukuoka ramen salad ramen japanese shangri-la mochi Noodles east wing chasu maki garlic tonkotsu gluttonshopper I mentioned in my previous entry (The Strip Hollywood Steakhouse) that I was targeting to try this new ramen place beside it but they close from 3 p.m to 6 p.m. every day. But I was destined to try dine there soon as when I met up with Frannywanny an...

Staycation 2013 Mini Projects
on Mar 25, 2013 in spring cleaning gluttonshopper clutter-free staycation room mini makeover holy week These past few weeks has been pretty productive. I'm learning how to drive (manual!) and I'm also learning how to cook one dish every weekend.Come Holy Week, I plan to be more productive as looking back, I just bond with my bed together with my BFFs...

Sweet Find: Chez Karine
on Mar 24, 2013 in macaron tea pudding mango gluttonshopper chez karine muscovado gourmandise sweet salted caramel Serendra coffee panna cotta bonifacio global city earl grey dark chocolate dessert I first heard of this store from B and ever since she bought a box of macarons, I’ve been curious if it really tastes good (as B was really looking forward to buying a box of it). Months passed by and finally, I managed to grab a few macarons. &nbs...

Restaurant Love: Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que
on Mar 19, 2013 in bbq marinade ribs sauce California meat travel barbeque spare ribs gluttonshopper sandwich 2012 lucille's tri tip Ribs… what’s not to love? Soft meat, lovely sauce, dirty fingers… bliss. And where can we try out one of the best tasting ribs? Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que! It was a tiring day as we just flew back to California from New York and it w...

Driving 101: How to get a Driver's Permit
on Mar 18, 2013 in land transportation office driving license car driver's permit ID LTO gluttonshopper I mentioned in my previous post that I visited LTO (for the first time) to get my student driver’s permit and it was such a breeze. For those who have yet to get their permits, here are some things to know.My mom warned me that it’ll be really wa...

Restaurant Discovery: The Strip Hollywood Steakhouse
on Mar 17, 2013 in steak ice cream ribs food review seafood gluttonshopper squid goat cheese shangri-la calamari salmon friday east wing the strip hollywood steakhouse Last Friday, I filed for a half day to work on my student permit as I am now learning how to drive! Horrah! Getting a student permit was really easy and quick. I arrived around 2 p.m. and there were only a few people around. In an hour, I was done! B...

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