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EAT TAGAYTAY: LIME & BASIL


It’s our second time in here after about 2 years? But it’s always a good start. ❤ Let me just warn you that everything you are about to see is SO DAMN BLISSFULLY GOOD.

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Fresh Spring Roll at Php 270 – Rolled herbs, carrot, cabbage, tofu, noodles with sweet chili relish. I sincerely cannot get enough of this. I can eat this whole damn thing and I’d still want more. The sauce pushes the oomph level.

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Pad Thai at Php 350 I am not the most optimistic receiver of Pad Thai but the crispiness of this one pulls it off.

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Tom Yum Goong at Php 410 – Hot and Sour Shrimps. I’m actually surprised that it’s not red. But it’s just as good. 🙂

2017_0226_145201002017_0226_14523000 Kaprao Nua at Php 410 – Stir fried beef in holy basil – It was really tender. It’s not woah but it’s not bad either.

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Salt Crusted Tilapia at Php 450 – This one is TOO damn salty. I know this is supposed to be but it’s at a level where it fuckin hurts your tongue and your whole mouth.

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Catfish Fried Rice at Php 380 We actually ordered Bagoong Rice too.

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Lime and Basil is ❤

 

EVERYDAY: CHRISTMAS WITH LOVE


HA! Finally got to spend time with the Love of My Life! It has been a stressful week. I’ve been so excited to see him and too tired to even stay awake at the same time. I am sorry babe.

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And after our third attempt, he was able to try Marcia Adams!

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We both chose the Amalfi Prawns as our starter.

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My Handsome Date ordered the Aromatic Pork which is very succulent and deserves to be the star of their menu.

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I ordered the Chicken Kebab. – A first for me, to actually pick a Chicken Dish. It was not bad, paired with its dip – I can actually finish the plate. But I was too full already.

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For dessert, the lovely date ordered the Banana Split.

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I ordered the Fried Banana with Chocolate Dip

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My Lovely Date and the person responsible for my happiness.

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From My Constant: Escada Perfume (which I have been thinking of buying for myself for the past months), 2 Bonnes Ventes White Top, Gray Maldita Dress, a very comfy nude flats and an automatic umbrella.

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Thank you so much, Love! They are my new favourite, thanks to you. I love you and Merry, Merry Christmas, Sweetheart!

EAT TAGAYTAY: LIME & BASIL RESTAURANT


Because this is a long overdue date. We have been having issues at home, thus I feel guilty to go on dates or to go somewhere. But this guy surprised me when my class got cancelled.

We both love Thai food so there was no argument that happened. 🙂

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It’s not exactly Thai when we don’t order Bagoong Rice, right? Bagoong Rice for Php 290. Good enough for 2 people.

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I knew he will order Chicken – so I had to go with Seafood. We ordered Pla Som Rod for Php 375 – Crispy Tilapia, Tamarind Sauce, Crispy Shallots Thai Basil. It’s a bit expensive, yes. But it’s already in fillets – and it’s so good. I loved it. The Tamarind Sauce was also not that strong, which for me is good. It goes well with the texture of the crispy basils.

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Sate Gai for Php 320. Grilled Chicken Skewer with Peanut Sauce and Cucumber and Salsa. I also liked this dish! It looks like the average Satay but it’s delicious! You don’t even need the vinegar!

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Until our next, L&B! 😀

EVERYDAY: Jude’s 25th Birthday


It’s that tme o the year again: Jude’s Birthday. It’s his 25th. There were no surprises this year, which I regret. (I’m sorry, babe). I was contemplating where to book a surprise, but unfortunately, in this scenario, Cebu is an ‘unfortunate’ excuse. A small get away before the actual one is impossible. So we settled for Tagaytay instead.

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Since we were more than early, we took our time in one of the biggest Starbucks, the new one.

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We were planning to eat Marcia Adams. But, as the prepared girlfriend that I am, I booked no reservations. :/ We ended up in Buon Giorno Caffe and Bistro. – No regrets!

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And here we are, glad we went here on a Weekday. It was almost just us. The view was clear and it was quiet.

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We started off with a wine. 😀 The boyfriend loved it.. I too, as it doesn”t have a bitter strong taste to it even though it’s red.

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I hope it comes to no surprise for you that we ordered Fettucini Alla Carbonara for Php 320. A classic with cream and eggs. It was absolutely DIVINE.

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Another one of our favorites, Quattro Formaggi for Php 375. It’s four cheese, obviously. And it can never go wrong! Cheese? Yes please! 😀

20151007_131842Now, the gift.  wanted to give something that can be treasured, and kept with for a really long time. Not to be overly excited, But I wanted to give something that we hopefully pass down. 😀 Hopefully. It’s his 25th, right? Definitely, a watch. I went over with Tsovet, Nixon and Meister. Originally, I wanted Rolex (Classic) or Omega but that was clearly out of my pocket’s capacity. But look where it got me! A classic looking watch. 😀 I was literally crossing my fingers that he’d like the watch. And thankfully, he did. :)))

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Happy, Happy Birthday, Babe! I love youuuuu.

EAT TAGAYTAY: MARCIA ADAMS


Looking for a place to eat in Tagaytay? A fancy Dinner for the better half I suppose? A catch up lunch with your best buds or A Family get together? Whatever it is, Marcia Adams is the place to be. Every corner is picturesque. Every wall can be a backdrop – pretend you’re in Greece.

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The place is full of greens.

So here’s the tricky part. How to order? Every person will have to pay a Minimum Rate of Php 700 depending on the Main Course that you choose. Whatever the price of your Main Course, that is all you have to pay. Once you decided on your Mains, it comes with 1 Appetizer and 1 Dessert. They do have aa lot of choices though.

For our Appetizer, complimentary bread and dip

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Everyone except one ordered the Amalfi Prawns – Crispy and succulent sea prawns marinated in salt, pepper, olive oil and coated with bread crumbs and pan fried.

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I am 100% certain that everyone will relish the taste of this appetizer. It is everything you can ever hope for. As if dreams are encapsulated inside the crumbs. It’s so good I almost inhaled it in seconds.

Someone also ordered Soup of the Day

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Grilled Aromatic Pork – Pork massaged with aromatic herbs and spices (Php 700)

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Beef Tenderloin and Bacon Kebabs – Provencal style beef marinated in garlic and achovies (Php 875)

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Italian Porkchop – A grilled loin chop seasoned in fennel and pepper. Accompanied with special organic rice made with leeks and chives.(Php 755)

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Classic Shish Kebabs – Lamb marinated in lemon, salt, pepper and olive oil. (Php 985)

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Corsican Beef Stew – (Php 755)

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Grilled Orange with Vanilla Icecream

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Fried Bananas with Chocolate Dip

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Banana Split with Chocolate Icecream

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P.S. Choose your mains as fast as you could because the service is pretty bad. The Appetizer took about 45 minutes before they served it. After finishing the starters, we still had to wait about an hour for our mains and another 20 minutes for our dessert. Whew!

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I told you the serving was pretty slow. Taking pictures in between meals was such a breeze.

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Serving was pretty slow. But the food, thumbs up! I’ll come back!

EAT Tagaytay: Bag of Beans & Sky Ranch


Yes, I’ve made a promise to bring my love here. Another take at Bag of Beans! 

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Diving in at the Buffet.

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De-Virginized, once again!

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Savoring our time at the little nipa.:D 

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Now, we’re off to Skyranch.

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Entrance? Php 50.00

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Skyranch Ride? – Php 150 for 10 minutes.

Goodbye, BOB. See you next time! 

EVERYDAY: Saturday with Tito Alex


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A day at Tagaytay. Where to? Leslie’s!

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Grilled squid

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Hito

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The famous bulalo. I wasn’t able to take a picture of the Pla Pla and the ensaladang mangga.

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Tito Alex, Tita Lon, Mom, myself and my dad.

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Vanilla Icecream for dessert and turon langka.

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Bag of beans again for some adult talks. White mocha coffee for me!

EAT Tagaytay: Bag of Beans


I’m not going to lie. It’s my first to be here and it’s embarrassing how long it took me to get here. Haha.
Currently, they have two branches. The new one near tagaytay rotonda and the original one further.
Parking? They have two parking areas.

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The main entrance to where the buffet is.(:

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Amazing place.

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Perfect for romantic dinners.😍

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There are secluded areas.

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Pictures isn’t even near to how it looks like.:/ sorry it was raining and there a lot of people.
Anyway, we had the buffet so to give you a glimpse of tiny pieces of their buffet.

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That’s lechong kawali, adobo, tapa, garlic rice, shrimp in pacific fish and buttered vegetables.

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I had another set of adobo. Now with bagoong and tomatoes with stir fried chicken and chicken inasal.(:

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Macaroons, carrot cake, brownies, chocolate mousse and fruits with nutella.

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I’ll be back to bring my handsome date.((((: