Showing posts from December, 2011

Narita Airport finds

On Christmas, we had a layover in Narita Airport. I love the little trinkets there in Japan. So many adorable things there. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Crepes Corner

Who knew you can taste something do glorious for $3.81? I heard about this crepes place on yelp and finally tried it. Yum! I love the nutella, strawberry, strawberry crispy crepe I got. Corner Crepes is located on Bolsa next to Zen Vegetarian restaurant. Parking is limited. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Ube cake

I had a bite of this ube birthday cake and it was delish. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Coconut trees

I'll miss seeing the coconut trees everywhere. Look at this serene pic. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Batangas night market

Last night, we went to a night market so I can buy flowers and bibingka. I love this photo of people cooking bibingka (rice cake) here on the street. The purple food is called puto bong bong (rice cake with coconut and sugar). - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone


Want your cholesterol to shoot up? Then eat these chicken innards and fried chicharon. This is definitely something I won't try. Hehe. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Lomi house

We ate at lomi house in lipa city yesterday before going to mataasnakahoy. My mom ordered lomi- a local specialty of noodles, egg, meat and thickened by cassava flour. A very filling soup. I got the pork adobo with rice. Yum except for the fat on the meat. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Instant pho

Went to a local supermarket here in Batangas and found instant chicken pho. Baby and I tried it but it wasn't very good. Guess the real thing is always better. Hehe. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Salabat and bibingka

What a perfect snack. Ginger tea and Filipino mini rice cake. Yum! I want more! - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone


Who knew there were cupcakes in the Philippines? I attended my cousin's daughter's birthday party and Saturday and saw this beauty. A bummer the frosting was too sweet and cake a little dry. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Banana Q

I'm in the Philippines for the holidays so will be posting what I see. My cousin got me Banana Q yesterday. This street food is the perfect dessert or snack. It's basically a banana covered in molasses and barbecued. Ooh yeah! It's been a favorite since I was little. - Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Toy Drive & Holiday Mixer - 12/07

Got this announcement from my friends at OCAPICA. Looks like a great event to support! ---- OCA-Orange County works in partnership with National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP)-Orange County to host their annual Holiday Toy Drive & mixer on Dec 7th, 6:30pm- 9:30pm @ the OC Mart MIX. All collected toys will be donated to Hearts of Charity and Friends, OCAPICA, and The Cambodian Family! Please bring new and unwrapped toys worth of minimum $10 value, and consider what children would like! Date and Time: Wednesday, December 7th @ 6:30 to 9:30 pm Location: OC Mart MIX CENTER AREA 3313 Hyland Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Cost: Pre-register: $5 + toy or $15 without a toy At-the-Door: $10 + toy or $20 without a toy Purpose: To collect toys for three local API organizations for the Christmas holidays and bring together various API communities within the OC area To RSVP or Register Online: www.2011toydrivemixer.eventbri

Star Boutique featuring Etsy products in Fountain Valley - 12/02

Don't forget the Star Boutique is tomorrow in Fountain Valley. The boutique will feature artisan jewelry, baby accessories, totes made from designer fabric, stained glass ornaments, artwork and photography, and scented candles. It's a can't miss event! More info: Eye and Feel of Design Presents Star Boutique Friday, December 2, 2011 4pm to 9pm Fountain Valley residence 16449 Filbert Street Fountain Valley, CA Featuring homemade local artisans Etsy products like HBMuse jewelry, Transparent Dreams stained glass, Picadilly Cottage accessories, Scentsie candles, Eye and Feel Design designer fabric items, Nature Notebook's artwork and photography Free admission Cash only please Some vendors accept credit cards Feel free to bring a canned good to donate to His Hands Service Visit: