Eating Out: Chateau Hestia Garden Restaurant | Silang, Cavite, Philippines

Last month, my family and I went to Chateau Hestia Garden Restaurant in Silang, Cavite to celebrate my parents’ wedding anniversary. My mom and my sister have been there before, so the place wasn’t a surprise to them anymore. To us, it was a lovely discovery. This sitting area greeted …

Eating Out: Burrow Cafe at Antipolo Beehouse | Taytay, Rizal, Philippines

Today, my husband and I celebrated our 17th wedding anniversary and my family took us out to lunch at Burrow Cafe at Antipolo Beehouse in Taytay, Rizal. The Burrow Cafe at Antipolo Beehouse is located inside a residential subdivision – Beverly Hills Subdivision, to be specific. I didn’t really know …

Eating Out: Millbrook Vineyards & Winery | Millbrook, NY

Robert Louis Stevenson said it best, “Wine is bottled poetry.” Some days, I just get this thirst to sample new wines. While it’s easy to go to a wine store and purchase different wines, I still enjoy visiting wineries and vineyards and wine tasting. Unfortunately, living in the Northeast and …

Eating Out: Red Pepper Diner | Wappingers Falls, NY

Early this month, we happily discovered a new cuisine in Hudson Valley…Sri Lankan food courtesy of Red Pepper Diner! It was a totally unexpected but very welcome discovery. “Don’t judge a book by its cover” holds true with Red Pepper Diner. If you expect an exotic-looking restaurant, you’d be disappointed. …

Soup’s On! 8 Spots for Hearty Noodle Soups in the NY Tri-State Area

It has been a very cold winter for us. It’s the perfect time to stay indoors, keep warm through cold winter nights at home, wear comfy warm flannel pajamas, huddle on the couch with cozy fleece throw blankets, and drink a nice mug of hot chocolate. When you head outside, …