Palmera's Dimsum House

Natry ko na din sa wakas ang Palmera's Dimsum House. I ordered the basic menu, Shark's fin dimsum, Spring Rolls and YangChao Rice. Nalasahan ko yung difference ng lasa specially sa Yang Chao rice pero between Palmera and Mel's, pantay lang sila sa lasa for me. Mas mahal lang ng slight sa Palmera. This order combination is P175 sa Mel's pero sa Palmera P195. Sa serving naman, both shark's fin and spring rolls pareho lang ng dami. Pero nagkatalo sa Rice. Halos same price pero mas kaunti. Sa Mel's P65 good for 3 person while sa Palmera ay P65 pero good for 2 person lang. Kaya ayun nung naubos ko yung Rice, pinapak ko na lang yung spring rolls hehehe.

For more info and location details. Look for them on facebook. 

Mel's Tea House

I'm a sucker for chinese food specially dimsum and fried rice. But we all know di naman ganun kamura ang chinese food. The cheapest chinese food I can afford is Chowking and Paotsin for dimsum. But even that is still pricey for me. Kaya nang madiscover ko ang Mel's Tea, sinabi ko talaga na ito na ang sagot sa mga Chinese food craving ko in budget friendly prizes.

This menu that includes a platter of Shanghai Rice (good for 3), 4 piece Shark's fin and 1 order of Spring Rolls is only P165. If I will compare this to Chowking, P165 can only buy me 2 orders of Chaofan and 3 piece of siomai and a small glass of softdrink. With Paotsin naman, P150 I can avail 2 orders of dimsum with rice plus smallest cup of buko juice. At first look it may look like they don't have big difference but Mel's tea house house s is definitely better than the two. The P65 fried rice platter is way better than a bowl of chao fan or a cup of lemak rice from paotsin. The dimsum of Mel's Tea is also beyond satisfactory. The filling is tight and full. And lastly the spring rolls is more than just a lumpiang shanghai. Kung may irereklamo lang ako sa place is yung cooking time. Most dishes takes too long tp cook. Last time I visit, my order took 45 minutes tops while earlier it only took them less than 30 minutes. I really hope they can improve on making their cooking and prep time more consistent. 

To sum it up, if you are willing to wait then this place is fo you. But if you are the kind that always in a hurry, better ignpre this foodie place. 

SM City Masinag Food Court First Ever Food Crawl

It is the weekend again and most of us if not at home is outside enjoying the day with friends and family. Of course having a food trip is not so far off the agenda. But how can you enjoy a big tasty meal if your budget is quite limited? Well that is why mall foodcourts are made for. But wait, I know what you are thinking. Foodcourts? Those small boring food stalls that don't offer varieties to choose from? Well that's kinda true... before.  But now worry no more, because Malls are starting to shake things up on their foodcourt lineups. With the sudden boom of food parks, Malls are acknowledging the challenge to offer variety of tasty food merchants. A week ago, we are given a chance to visit SM City Masinag to check out their latest lineup of food merchants. And boy they are really good to say the least.

Merienda Madness at SM Center Angono

If you want to have Merienda, what do you want to have? Probably most people will prefer Burgers, Fries, or maybe a slice of pizza or two. But I really want to change things up. Let's go back to basics and also try something off-shore. No fast food for now. Just good old traditional Merienda.

Win a Trip to Japan with M&M's Screenbite Awards

Oh it is that time of the week again when you just want to settle in your living room, drink a cup of coffee and scan for movies in Cable or just pop one from your DVD collections. Of course, binge watching is not fun without snacks. But no sodium for you now. Open a pack of M&M's chocolate and overload yourself with sugar goodness while watching your fav movie.

But wait there's more. Did you know you can get a chance of winning a trip to Japan just by snacking M&M's. Yes! Get your phone or camera and shoot yourselve a snapshot or video while enjoying the day with movies and M&M's Chocolate.

Sounds simple right? To know the rest of the mechanics and rules, drop by M&M's Screenbite Awards website for full details. You can also check out there the other entries that are submitted.