Missing “Just Like Mother’s”

Tucked away in Forest Hills (Queens, NY) was a Polish restaurant named “Just Like Mother’s“. I thought that it was one of the best restaurants in Forest Hills. I used to live nearby and would go there sometimes for a Saturday or Sunday brunch–a plate of sauerkraut and mushroom pierogies, cheese and fruit blinztes or…

Shake Shack Burgers

I have only been to Shake Shack once in downtown Manhattan (215 Murray Street). It was full of the office crowd during their lunch hour break. The line was long, but it was definitely worth the wait. Just check out these cheeseburgers that I got! Yummy!

Cha-An: My Favorite Japanese Tea House in NYC

When work got tough and stressful and my co-worker friends and I needed to bitch about it in style–over dessert, tea, and a glass of delicious sake mojito, we go to Cha-An. A Japanese tea house located in the St. Marks area. It was our favorite, and the sake mojito became our favorite drink. Unfortunately, Cha-An…

Bareburger @ Astoria, NY

Whenever I crave for burgers, I think about Shake Shack or Bareburger. The latter is my favorite–I have been to four Bareburger joints in New York City but the best one that I had been to is the one located at 33-21 31st Avenue, Astoria. I would order my usual, the Habanero Express with medium-rare elk…

Federal Donuts – A Must-Go-To in Philly

Two of my friends and I headed out to Philadelphia, PA. We took the SEPTA train from Trenton, New Jersey and got off at 15th Street. Before heading out to the Philadelphia Art Museum, we decided to get our brunch at Federal Donuts located on 1632 Sansom Street. We ordered three different doughnuts: cookies & cream,…

Make Your Own Burgers at The Burger Project

The Burger Project is a small restaurant on Maginhawa St., Teacher’s Village, Quezon City, which lets customers design their own burgers. Actually, they give customers two options – either to design their own burgers, or to choose from the store’s designer burgers. We’ve been hearing good things about this place, so M and I didn’t…