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Thai Cuisine at Basil

A Restaurant Serving Great Thai Cuisine in White Plains, Quezon City

We always pass by this restaurant in White Plains whenever we go to our favorite spa, The Body Spa and Waxing Lounge (ahem), and never really gave it much thought until a week ago.

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Hatch 22

Trendy Breakfast Place in Rockwell Disappoints

Hatch 22 Cafe & Bakery has beautiful interiors, which paired well with what I think is a brilliant concept: a trendy, upscale breakfast restaurant that serves freshly-made bread, single origin coffee, handcrafted cocktails, and delicious comfort food. I thought, “like Wildflour, except more hip”. Too bad then that the experience we had fell short of the expectations I had in my head.

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Garden View - Rustic Mornings

A Charming Garden Restaurant in Marikina

We were supposed to have brunch, but it was a Saturday, and who wakes up early on a Saturday? (No one, that’s who.) So it was a little past noon when we found ourselves looking for Rustic Mornings by Isabelo in Marikina.

Here’s the deal. Rustic Mornings is not easy to find. It’s in the middle of a convoluted subdivision filled with one-way streets and small alleys. Getting there requires some knowledge of the area, but there’s a reason why, notwithstanding all of this, the restaurant is still so popular: the place is charming, and the food is fantastic. Continue reading