275 – On Denny’s In The New Normal

The new normal has changed the way we eat and live. Restaurants have not been exempt from this paradigm shift. All-day American breakfast joint Denny's is among the establishments that have adjusted to the post-COVID new normal. I last reviewed the Eastwood Mall branch of Denny's back in May 2019, way before the pandemic broke … Continue reading 275 – On Denny’s In The New Normal

270 – On Pandemic Breakfasts: UCC Park Café, Eastwood Mall

I have been able to leave the house ever since Metro Manila was placed under the more relaxed general community quarantine (GCQ) following a tighter fortnight lockdown in August. I also got a new job after a short tour of duty in Ortigas – and now I’m back in Eastwood! However, my current work is … Continue reading 270 – On Pandemic Breakfasts: UCC Park Café, Eastwood Mall

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

217 – On Breakfasts And Safe Havens: Denny’s, Eastwood Mall

There's this scene in the movie adaptation of Mitch Albom's The Five People You Meet In Heaven, which starred Jon Voight as the protagonist Eddie. In the course of meeting the titular five people, Eddie encounters his father peacefully enjoying a meal inside a diner. He tries to get his father's attention, to no avail. Eddie's … Continue reading 217 – On Breakfasts And Safe Havens: Denny’s, Eastwood Mall