Dinner at Lemuria with some interesting wines

Beef Short Ribs Bourgignon

Dinner last Saturday was with Marina Schroeder of Lemuria at Horseshoe Village in Quezon City. (Disclosure: I supply wine to Lemuria through my company, The Wine Steward, Inc.) Consistently voted as one of Manila’s most romantic restaurants, Lemuria provides a calm refuge from the urban jungle. The place is pretty secluded, […] Read more »

Gaucho Cocina y Vinos Argentinos


When we had dinner at Pasteleria la Terazza at Robinsons Magnolia, we could see the door to an imposing new restaurant called Gaucho, named after Argentina’s version of the cowboy,  just across from Pasteleria. It was still under construction at that time but we made a note to try it […] Read more »

22 Prime Australia and New Zealand Classics Dinner for the Chaine des Rotisseurs Ordre Mondial

Grilled Baramundi Fillet. Tomato scented Farro, Peppadew Peppers, Picholine Olives and Saffron Broth

Although the event itself is still next week, as one of the organizers of the upcoming Chaine des Rotisseurs Ordre Mondial Australia and New Zealand Wine Classics dinner at Discovery Suites signature steak house, 22 Prime, I was one of those who had to make sure that the food was […] Read more »

Arts & Crafts Fair at 10A Alabama

10A poster

I’m a sucker for flea markets, arts&crafts bazaars, and basically any place where I can source vintage finds, handmade crafts, and bargain butingtings. Luckily, I live near 10A Alabama (you can find Alabama Street along E. Rodriguez Avenue, close to where it intersects with Tomas Morato), where arts&crafts fairs are […] Read more »