Ambiance 4 Blog Posts

Apag Marangle: Kapampangan Family Salu-Salo at the Heart of Makati

When my mom's best friend came home from the US, I recommended that they dine at Apag Marangle Kapamangan Restaurant.  We've been meaning to dine at their Pampanga branch but could no longer... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Jan 13, 2017

Impressions Maxim Hotel: Mom's Surprise French Cuisine Birthday Dinner (Pasay Manila)

Every year we try to cook up a surprise birthday dinner for the greatest foodie in the family: our mom.  Choosing some place undiscovered used to be easy.  Now with my advent of Instagram... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Dec 21, 2016

Hansik Restaurant 한식 레스토랑: Hidden Gem for Authentic Korean Cuisine (Tomas Morato Quezon City)

The family is rarely in Tomas Morato Quezon City area.  We are not very familiar with the establishments there so we tried searching for places to eat using Zomato, Booky Manila and Waze. ... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Jul 25, 2016

The Wholesome Table: Organic Birthday Meal (Bonifacio Global City)

I guess we were fed up from all the holiday indulgence that we opted for a sustainable and organic concept for shobe's birthday.  Thus, we made our reservation at The Wholesome Table in... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Jun 20, 2016

Mendokoro Ramenba: Reliving the Yushoken Bliss (Salcedo Village Makati)

Remember when I shared that Ramen Yushoken is the best ramen in town?  So imagine our joy when we heard that it is open under Mendokoro Ramenba in Salcedo Village Makati. It is just beside La... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Jun 8, 2016

Matutina's Gerry's Seafoods: Seafood Delights (San Fernando Pampanga)

Every time we pass by Dagupan on our way to our family's home town in Ilocos Sur, we would often dine at Matutina's.  Mom hasn't gone back home for a very long time so she hasn't tried it... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Apr 29, 2016

Mer-Ben Tapsilogan: Search for the Best Bulalo Plus Crispy Tawilis (Tagaytay City Cavite)

It was a holiday break and I would personally love to enjoy a relaxing day at home.  But... that's not what happened because my mom spontaneously informed us that we are going to Tagaytay in... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Apr 25, 2016

Gyu-Kaku Japanese Barbecue Restaurant: Yakiniku Dinner (Shangrila East Wing)

Gyu-Kaku Japanese Barbecue Restaurant is a Japanese Yakiniku concept that began in the Japan in 1996 and has now over 650 stores world wide. The interiors were really nice and inviting. After... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Apr 12, 2016

Terraza Cafe: Food Heaven Located in the Paradise of Club Balai Isabel (Talisay Batangas)

A few weeks ago, me and my friends had a spontaneous getaway to Club Balai Isabel in Talisay Batangas.  There are a lot of activities that you can do there, one of which is eating! And, I'm... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Mar 11, 2016

ArroZeria: Expensive So-So Spanish Dinner (Century Mall Makati)

I've heard nothing but good raves from publications, blogs and online review sites about ArroZeria.  Thus, it's long been on my wishlist.  Such wish was granted when my cousin invited us... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Mar 8, 2016

G's Cafe: First Stop in Our Cloverleaf Northern Bite Food Tour (Banawe Quezon City)

A few days ago, I got invited by Avida Land to experience a food trip in Banawe and our first stop is G's Cafe.     Why Banawe?  Because just 15-minutes aways, Ayala Land Inc. is... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Jan 30, 2016

Din Tai Fung Philippines: Taiwanese Cuisine at its Finest (SM Megamall)

It was January 2, 2015 and Mom had an epiphany to eat at Din Tai Fung (the only Michelin starred Taiwanese restaurant in the world) because she sensed that he queue wouldn't be long since it was the... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Jan 17, 2016

Cafe Laya: Drink, Eat and Embrace Art and Expression (EGI Taft Towers Manila)

Before the end of 2015, Cafe Laya located in EGI Taft Tower along Taft Avenue in Metro Manila officially opened.   When I saw Cafe Laya from the outside, I could already feel the warmth... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Jan 8, 2016

P. F. Chang's Philippines: Dining at a Modern Chinese Bistro (Shangri-La Plaza East Wing)

P.F. Chang's arrived in the Philippines sometime three years ago.  It was formerly in Alabang and Fort Bonifacio Global City and now, it is in Shangri-La Plaza East Wing. There was a lot of... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Nov 17, 2015

East Cafe: High School Reunion Over Asian Cuisine (Rustan's Glorietta Complex Makati)

Wow!  Time sure passed by swiftly and high school memories seemed further and further away in the past.  My close friend has returned back from Toronto after finishing her second... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Oct 12, 2015

Chairman Wangs Prime Beef Noodle House: Worth Going Far South (Molito Lifestyle Complex Alabang)

Like Ramen Yushoken, my uncle suggested that we go South to try Chairman Wangs Prime Beef Noodle House. So we dedicated a day to go from Manila to Molito Lifestyle Complex in Alabang.  Chairman... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Sep 13, 2015

Restaurante Pia Y Damaso: Revisiting for a Subversive Filipino Lunch (Greenbelt Makati)

It been a long time since I last dined at Restaurante Pia Y Damaso. It still has the same wonderful vibe as I remembered. Food Starter Crisp Cones with Crab, Corn, Tomato Relish (220 php)The... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Aug 25, 2015

La Creperie: Crepes and Galettes Night (Salcedo Village Makati)

There are only a few creperies in the Metro.   So when I heard of La Creperie, I invited the family to try it.  La Creperie has many branches.  The one in Salcedo Village is one of... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Aug 17, 2015

Xilaimen Seafood Restaurant: Chinese Dinner (Robinson's Magnolia)

A few weeks ago, I was invited to try Xilaimen Seafood Restaurant, a newly opened restaurant in Robinson's Magnolia with fellow bloggers.  Believe it or not, this is my first time to be invited... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Jul 28, 2015

Cafe Sanso: Artistic and Cozy Cafe Next to Museo Sanso (P Guevarra San Juan City)

It was a random Saturday when I invited little sister for a late lunch at the new Cafe Sanso.  We were hoping to check out Museo Sanso right next to it.  Unfortunately, it was closed for... Read More at
by Tsinoy Foodies on Jul 23, 2015