Funny thing about being the resident Binondo girl is the fact that I have not eaten in all the restaurants you’ll find in Chinatown. And I’m sorry to my great ancestors, but that’s primarily because I’m not so fond of Chinese food because I grew up with sought-for Chinese restaurants as my neighbor. But when
A new place in Binondo opened up at one of the oldest heritage gems- the former HSBC building at the corner of Juan Luna and Escolta. This 97-year old building was erected in 1922 and was renovated into where the 1919 Grand Cafe stands. The cafe keeps the original facade of the jewel and polished
It became a tradition to do a year-end dinner with the family. I was the taya, so I had the say on where to eat, ha! We ended up in The Royale Sharksfin Seafood Restaurant along Quintin Paredes Street, 3rd floor of Pacific Centre, here in Binondo. The last thing I appreciate in the restaurant
Out of the blue, it was a mutual decision for all of us to dine out. Part of which was because it’s already quite some time when we last did but also because none of us wanted to cook that night as well. Like usual, we didn’t want to be too far away from home
First off, I want to get it out there that I’m not a big fan of Korean food. I would even dare say that I actually dislike it. But today, my sister (who’s been swallowed whole by the KDrama system) wanted to celebrate her birthday with Korean so I had to set aside my own
I was able to convince my mom to accompany me around the metro to go shopping (lol, right?). After our endless walking in Robinson’s Galleria, we ended up in Pho Bac for some snack.