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Simple Travels: Korean Food

Today’s lunch was included in our tour. Consisted of traditional and delicious Korean food. The side dishes were of unlimited refills. For our main dishes, it consisted of 2 fish variety and 1 pork dish. The pork dish was so good that we ordered another serving (KRN15,000). The order turned out to be 3 times the size of what we originally had. Finished the food nonetheless. So yummy!

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Simple Eats: No Signboard Seafood Restaurant, Singapore

When in Singapore, do what the locals do – Eat, Eat and Eat. Where did my diet go? It went out the door the moment we stepped into the island of Singapore.

One of Singapore’s well-known dishes is its Chili Crab. And of course, we had to try what people have been considering to be the best Chili Crab in the island – No Signboard Seafood Restaurant. We took the MRT going to their main branch located in Geylang road. The ride cost is SGD1.80 each.
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Was a bit surprised to find an outdoor setup. Since we didn’t have reservations, we were escorted to another side of the restaurant.
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ON THE TABLE
Chili Crab: SGD50/kg
We were served a pretty big crab with lots of meat in it. The sauce was on the spicy and salty side. It was so-so for me. Actually, I preferred the one in Thailand, Somboon. Will try another restaurant known for their chili crab tomorrow.
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No Signboard Beancurd: SGD20
Reminded me of the lomi sauce. Good combination of beancurd, mushrooms and vegetables.

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Salted Egg Shrimps: SGD25
This was a nice dish. Loved the salted egg sauce.

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All in all, the food we ordered was so-so. Hoping to try a better chili crab tomorrow. I personally prefer one that’s a bit on the sweet and spicy side.

We took a taxi going back to Orchard. The ride costed us SGD10.
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Details
No Signboard Seafood
414 Geyland Road
Singapore

 

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Simple Eats: Early Bird Breakfast Club

Early this year, we have made it a routine to go to church with Warren every Sundays. Except for when we were out of the country, we’ve never missed this weekly ritual. After church, we’d go out for either breakfast, brunch or lunch. I’ve always loved breakfast food and so staples have been – Maple / Pancake House / McDo for breakfast good. Having known this, a good friend of mine recommended trying out this restaurant that served all day breakfast with a twist. Hence, after our Sunday church one Sunday, we drove to Fort in search of Early Bird Breakfast Club. We found it in the same complex as Fitness First and the old Pier One.

The place is rather small which gives it a rather homy ambiance. We had to wait for about 15mins to get seated but the staff were friendly and accommodating enough to make the wait bearable.

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ON THE TABLE
All the things we ordered were nicely plated.

This was hubby’s initial order meant to be an appetizer but this was SO heavy. I took one bite and that was filling enough for me. This is their version of a French toast – Peanut Butter and Caramel French Toast.

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Viva Longganisa (Php345.00): 4 piece heirloom Longganisa with garlic rice and your choice of egg.

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French Toast Fondue (Php210.00): Nice use of egg shells to put the variety of dips – maple syrup, cinnamon powder and chocolate.

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Mother in law ordered their arroz Caldo variation and liked it as well.

Our total bill is around Php2k. Will come back to try the other interesting items on the menu. 🙂

DETAILS
Early Bird Breakfast Club
Unit C Ground Floor Fort Pointe 2 Bldg
The Fort Complex, 28th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

 
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Posted by on July 28, 2013 in Simple Eats

 

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Simple Eats: Miyabi

Been exposed to quite a few Japanese food lately but still find myself craving for more. Will tell you more about it in the next few weeks or so once the current project I’m working on can be formally announced.

Our Ninang recommended this restaurant on the 2nd floor of Pan Pacific Hotel. Being the rice guru, she said that this place serves authentic Japanese rice and not your usual daya ones. So, we trooped to Manila and decided to give this a try this month.

ON THE TABLE
Hubby ordered this Tamago Tofu for our appetizers. Yummy! A definite must try if you’re here –

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Also ordered their Cuttlefish Teriyaki (Php250). Nothing special to note about though.

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Hubby and Mother-in-law each ordered a Jumbo Chirashi Jo (Php980) which was supposed to be composed of imported ingredients. Both thought that Nihonbashitei served better Chirashi Don than Miyabi.

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I ordered this Tokujo Bento Box (Php1080) with Gindara Teriyaki, sushi and tempura. The sushi and tempura were really good. The Gindara was so-so.

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Unlike other restaurants, Miyabi has an encyclopedia like menu. Too many options, too little stomach.

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Till next time!

DETAILS
Miyabi
2nd Floor Pan Pacific Hotel, Gen Malvar Street Adriatico Malate Manila
Tel No.: (02) 536 0351 – 54

 
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Posted by on July 28, 2013 in Simple Eats

 

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