There are a gazillion posts burning a hole in my Drafts folder and I promised myself I’d start publishing them one by one. I wanted to start with Vien, my cousin Mark’s restaurant in NYC. Named after Mark’s mom, my beloved Aunty Vivian, Vien serves fast, healthy, Asian fare.
Vien lets you build your own bowl (or takeout box) by choosing your base (rice, noodles, quinoa, or salad) and your main (grilled beef, pulled pork, lemongrass chicken, turmeric tofu, or roasted vegetables) + your garnishes, sauces, and sides. It’s basically the kind of food I would love to have for lunch everyday, if I lived in New York! So good!
Learn more about Vien here, or visit them at 220 Varick Street.
Sometime last March, John and I randomly decided to pop by the newly-opened Shangri-la at The Fort, and we got to check out Adventure Zone, the kids’ play area operated by Kerry Sports Manila. I personally think that all family hotels should have at least one small room dedicated to a play area! Continue reading “Adventure Zone at Shangri-la at The Fort”→
Happy hour is something we are all very familiar with, but have you heard of Apericena? It basically means “apertivo + dinner” and has become quite the trend in Italy — you buy yourself a drink, and get to enjoy a buffet of appetizers for FREE! Continue reading “Apericena at Seda BGC”→
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?