One More Chance Sequel

Punong-puno ang timeline ko ng posts ng trailers ng sequel ng One More Chance. Hindi naman nakakagulat. Ito na yata ang pinaka-matinding drama movie ng generation na ‘to. Almost a decade has passed at hindi pa rin nawawala ang appeal ng love story nila Popoy at Basha lalo na ‘yung “sana ako na lang uli…” at “you had me at my best…” hugot lines.

Shempre curious silang tayong lahat kung ano nga ba ang kinahantungan nung dalawa. May forever kaya sila?

My thoughts upon seeing the trailer:

1. Bakit ganyan ang wig ni Basha?!???

2. Don’t cry, Popoy. Halika dito, ihu-hug kita.

3. May mga relasyon na mas bagay yata na No More Chance.

4. For sure may mga tao na mag-e-EL paglabas nito sa sinehan. Emergency Leave? Hindi. Emotional Leave.

Ikaw, nakita mo na ba? Watch it here.


// listening to Nexxus – I’ll Never Go

Paper Moon – Glorietta 3

Paper Moon, a new café in Glorietta offers a decadent dessert- the Mille crepe. It’s twenty layers of paper-thin crepe + super light pastry cream + torched caramelized crust!


Paper Moon is located at the ground floor of Glorietta 3, across Marks & Spencer. The Mille Crepe comes in 3 sizes in an assortment of flavors-  original, strawberry, chocolate and mango.


The large cake (10″) costs P2,000 or P225 a slice. The medium which measures 6″ costs P1,400. The mini is 3″ and costs P350.


Aside from the crepe cake, they also have sandwiches, quiches, salads, cakes, macarons, cream puffs, cookies, cupcakes, and coffee.


Thank you to Madame Emy Wada for making these specialty cakes! She started making mille crepes in Tokyo in the 70’s. In the 80’s, she opened Paper Moon Cake Boutiques all over Japan. And in the 2000’s, she expanded to New York.


Aside from Glorietta, there’s also a Paper Moon in Trinoma.


// listening to The Cardigans – For What It’s Worth

Tiny Duchess and Green Cheese – Hole in the Wall, Century City Mall

Had dessert with Tine to celebrate her return from her “wedding leave”. Nice to have my partner back and even nicer when there are sweets involved! :p


We tried the eclairs from Tiny Duchess– Double Chocolate and Strawberry Lovela (140php each), the Original Japanese Cheesecake and Green Tea Latte P140 for the combo)from Green Cheese. Everything was yum-oh, but the best was the chocolate éclair.


Tiny Duchess sells sweet and savory eclairs. Other flavors are Chocolate, Chocolate and Green Tea, Blueberry Cheesecake, Caramel Popcorn, Green Apple, French Vanilla Crème Brûlée, and Lemon Meringue for the sweet. Fushion of Four Cheese, Goat Cheese with Caramelized Onions, Fresh and Smoked Salmon with Wasabi and Croque Monsieur for the savory.


Green Cheese sells cheesecakes (original, chocolate, and matcha), smoothies, tea, and coffee.


Not really sure why there’s no smiley on top of their cheesecake, when I thought that’s their trademark and so they claim to be the “Happiest cheesecake in the world”. :p


And with this, the only dessert place I’m left to try in Hole in the Wall is Scout’s Honor. Mmmmm…cookies!!!


Tiny Duchess
Green Cheese
Hole in the Wall,
Fourth Floor, Century City Mall,
Kalayaan Avenue, Poblacion, Makati City

// listening to Teriyaki Boyz – Tokyo Drift

Tim Ho Wan – Glorietta

Grabe ang pila dito when it opened its doors here in the Philippines. Even if my friends tried to lure me by describing the famed pork buns, I still didn’t budge because I have no patience for long queues.


It was only last Sunday when I was in Glorietta around 2pm when I noticed there were only 3 people in line. Ganon pala talaga dapat ang technique! Pumunta ng alanganing oras! Hehehe!


I got the Congee with Lean Pork, Salted Egg & Century Egg (140php) that’s very tasty and filling. Add some drops of chili oil para mas masarap. :D


The highlight of my meal was the pork buns of Baked Buns with Pork Barbecue (145php) na in fairness masarap naman pala talaga. I now understand why one of my friends can finish 3 orders (9 pieces) in one sitting!


For dessert, I had the Tonic Medlar and Osmanthus Cake (90php). It’s basically gelatin with flowers. Osmanthus is native to China and Japan. The flkavor is similar to apricot and peach.


Will go back for the pork buns and maybe try the spinach dumplings and pork rib rice!

Tim Ho Wan
Ground Floor, Glorietta 3,
Ayala Center, Makati
02 7299367

// listening to Incubus – Drive

The Rib Shack – Pilar Village, Las Piñas

Southside people, rejoice! There’s finally a go-to place for ribs in your area, apart from the usual Racks and Tony Roma’s. (Well, at least that’s where I used to eat when I was still living in BF Paranaque, saan pa ba meron?)


The Rib Shack opened its doors mid-July. It’s located at the PDC Compound in Pilar Village, just a few meters away from the Pilar Road guardhouse.


Didn’t expect lots of people to be there last Saturday because it was raining hard. Oh well. Walang ulan na makapipigil sa taong gutom na may pakay! :p


And so from Quezon City (Miko) and Makati (me), we went to Las Piñas to dine at the shack. Good to know that instead of hanging out in Town, Westgate or BF, we can go to Pilar. (Too much routine is boring!!!)


You can enjoy your meal inside or at the al fresco area. Our friend Dave wanted to spare the other customers from my ingay (pffftttt. me? noisy?) so he chose the (kinda far away) gazebo area.


We got the following for dinner and drinks!

Beer, mojito, and margarita. Drinks agad? Alcoholic kasi ‘yung nasa background. Hihihi!


Citrus Mixed Salad. Loved the citrus dressing… gusto kong kopyahin sa bahay!


Flavorful and fall-off-the-bone RIBS with garlic potato balls, buttered vegetables, and grilled corn as sides. For a SINGLE order, you get 1 side. For an IN A RELATIONSHIP ORDER, you get 2 sides. For an IT’S COMPLICATED order, you get 3. :p


Four Cheese Pizza. My favorite among all the dishes because I’m a cheese monster. Good cheeses used and crisp thin crust.


Buffalo Wings. Very saucy and moderately spicy. We’ll try the Big Bad Breast next time. (For our macros, haha!)


Fish and Chips. Flaky and tender fish in light (grease-free?) batter, yummy tartare sauce, so-so chunky chips.


Cheesecake. One of the best cheesecakes I’ve ever had. Sobrang panalo, naka-dalawang order! :p I’d buy a whole cake if it’s possible. (Paging the owner of The Rib Shack, pwede pong bumili ng isang buo?) See that brown thing on top? That’s dulce de leche.


Brownie A La Mode. Super fudgy brownie. Miko-approved. :p


Tequila Sunrise and more Mojito and more beer. Just because.


Loved our experience at The Shack. Great food, steady ambience, fast and friendly service. This place is worth going back to. (Bedan friends, let’s go? Reunion na dito? Hehe!)


Here’s their menu. Hope to see more kinds of rib dishes soon!

the rib shack lp menu

The Rib Shack
PDC Compound, Pilar Village, Las Piñas

// listening to Jeff Buckley – Everybody Here Wants You