225 – On A November Update And Turning 29

Let me start this update entry with a rather heavy confession. I once posted on Facebook some years ago that I'm good once I reach the big 3-0. By this, I meant that I was ready to die anytime after my 30th birthday. What's the use of trying to carry on when nothing awaits you … Continue reading 225 – On A November Update And Turning 29

224 – On Asian Sensations: Triptych 34

I haven't been writing something related to food since I reviewed UCC Clockwork at Vertis North last month. Life has been, admittedly, rather uneventful; still depressed yet still trying to keep up. Nevertheless, let me make up for that slump with this new triptych. The restaurants I will be featuring here were originally slated to … Continue reading 224 – On Asian Sensations: Triptych 34

223 – On Japan Movement Coffee: UCC Clockwork, Vertis North

The phrase "made in Japan" connotes utmost quality—whether it's consumer goods or gadgets. Not surprising then, that UCC (Ueshima Coffee Company) is synonymous with coffee of superior quality and taste. The coffee company is very much known for its Sumiyaki (charcoal roast), Blue Mountain (Jamaica) and Kona (Hawaii) coffee blends, and has pioneered canned coffee … Continue reading 223 – On Japan Movement Coffee: UCC Clockwork, Vertis North

222 – On The Buffet Strategy: 4 Tips for Maximizing All-You-Can-Eat Deals

Let me start by saying that I do not frequent buffet restaurants such as Vikings and Sambokojin. I'm a heavy eater but I know my stomach's limitations. Thus, the only time I would visit such restaurants would be during special occasions and office lunch-outs. Some people, however, dine at these establishments on a frequent basis. … Continue reading 222 – On The Buffet Strategy: 4 Tips for Maximizing All-You-Can-Eat Deals