Sneak Peek: Our KidZania Manila Experience

My family has been waiting for KidZania Manila to open ever since they started constructing their 8,000+ sqm space on Park Triangle BGC.  So guess how excited I was to receive an invitation to a special preview in my inbox?

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The Sexy Chef Cookbook: Eat Clean Love

Sisters, best-selling authors, and local health food industry pioneers Rachel Alejandro and Chef Barni Alejandro-Renneback are spreading their mission of healthy eating with their newest cookbook, The Sexy Chef Cookbook: Eat Clean Love.

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OOMA Japanese Rice Bar

OOMA is a modern Japanese restaurant conceptualized by Chef Bruce Ricketts for The Moment Group, the same company behind 8 Cuts, Phat Pho, and Linguini Fini.

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Hanoi Eats: Loft Stop Cafe

There was a restaurant called Loft Stop Cafe just across the street from our hotel, and we decided to have dinner there after returning from Continue reading “Hanoi Eats: Loft Stop Cafe”

Hanoi Eats: Gourmet Corner

My cousin Queen read up on a lot of Hanoi restaurants on Tripadvisor prior to our trip.  Gourmet Corner was ranked as the city’s 6th best restaurant, and we decided to have lunch Continue reading “Hanoi Eats: Gourmet Corner”

Cong Caphe

Cong Caphe was one of my favorite coffee experiences in Hanoi.  My cousins and I walked over to the cafe right across St. Joseph’s Cathedral, but you can find them at various locations around the city.

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Create Your Own Vegan Bowl at Sweet Inspirations

Sweet Inspirations was one of the restaurants I frequented when I was in college.  My allowance was something like P100/day, and the unlimited Mongolian BBQ was P200+, so I made it count by Continue reading “Create Your Own Vegan Bowl at Sweet Inspirations”

The Parenting Emporium

Medela House in New Manila has transformed itself into a new happy place for expecting couples and young families, The Parenting Emporium.

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8 Things We Love About Huggies Gentle Care Baby Wipes

When it comes to baby wipes, I’ve always been very careful about the brands we buy for our kids.  We use our wipes for everything from diaper changes, to wiping sticky hands, to cleaning our baby’s face, so I make sure that our wipes are from a brand we trust.

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Sofitel Legend Metropole

Sofitel Legend Metropole is one of my favorite Hanoi discoveries.  The hotel has been on my must-visit list ever since reading this interview with Anthony Bourdain.  But even with my high expectations, I was blown away by how beautiful it was in reality.

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Hanoi Social Club

During our Hanoi trip last May, my cousin Queen suggested we check out this place called The Hanoi Social Club.  More than a restaurant, it was a cozy and interesting space where “peaceful souls join together to cloud-gaze, think, and create.” Continue reading “Hanoi Social Club”

Real Girl Toy Kitchen’s Chipotle Hummus

I LOVE HUMMUS.  I often make my own, and it’s pretty good too — but nowhere nearly as good as this killer chipotle hummus by Johanna Garcia of Real Girl Toy Kitchen. Continue reading “Real Girl Toy Kitchen’s Chipotle Hummus”