Mandarin Deli – Makati

Have been swamped with loads of work that need to be accomplished in shifting schedules, so I have been terribly busy and quite out of the loop lately.

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I had to make time for Mandarin though, as the iconic hotel is about to close after almost 40 years of operations.

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I went to the Mandarin Deli one morning that I was craving for something rich and chocolatey.

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If I weren’t craving for a specific kind of cake, I would have had my all time favorite– their cheesecake!

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I’ve always like the Mandarin Deli because they serve good pcakes, breads, and pastries. Their coffee is also intense yet smooth and delicious.

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This is a bit pricier but a much nicer alternative to cake and coffee at Starbucks or the likes.

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I had a petite Sacher Torte. This intensely chocolate cake is named after the famous Viennese hotel. It’s dark and delicious. It also has apricot jam! I loved it!

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The torte went extremely well with the coffee. The brew was served with a fruit and pistachio bread stick. Cake and coffee for 400+, not bad at all.

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Ending my breakfast at the Mandarin Deli was a surprising and uplifting Bible verse. This made the breakfast much much more memorable. :)

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Too bad I’d have to wait for 2020 when the new Mandarin Oriental will re-open when I get to have this experience again. Anyway, until then, Mandarin!

// listening to Stevie Nicks – Landslide (Acoustic)

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