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Showing posts from May, 2017

First Dine Out Fast Food Experience in Doha, Qatar at SBARRO

SBARRO is a familiar pizza and pasta chain eatery as it is also available in the Philippines.  I am not honestly a fan of SBARRO but have tried some of their pizza and pasta back in SM City Cebu.
This specific Italian chain of pizzeria at this particular branch is memorable to me since this is the very first eatery that we have dined outside of the house when I first arrived in Doha, Qatar early this year.  Hence, a blog post is a must.

SBARRO SUCCESS STORY via the wikipedia...
Sbarro, LLC is a chain of pizzeria that specializes in New York style pizza by the slice and other Italian-American cuisine.  Sbarro was founded in 1956 by Gennaro and Carmela Sbarro. The couple and their three sons, Joseph, Mario, and Anthony immigrated to America from NaplesItaly. The same year, the Sbarro family opened their first salumeria (an Italian grocery store) at 1701 65th Street and 17th Avenue in BensonhurstBrooklyn, New York, which became popular for its fresh food and Italian fare.  
And as they s…

Revisiting the Renovated LA VIE PARISIENNE in Cebu City, Philippines

LA VIE PARISIENNE has been serving gourmet pastries and one-of-its-kind French "feels" in the city of Cebu since 2014 (correct me if I am mistaken).  It was also my very first visit to this unique and "it" place to check out that year.   Rewind 2015, my first blog post about this deli bakery / cafe finally came out.  My photos that time were more of the alfresco dining areas and highlighting those igloo-inspired structures, you can see it HERE.

My third visit to LA VIE PARISIENNE on January 2017, was a sheer delight.  I was so surprised of the total make-over inside the bakery / cafe.  I was mesmerized on that visit and I am very much excited now to show you the transformation they have made. Let my photos take you inside the rustic and elegant interior designing of the newly renovated cafe with instagrammable details that are worth posting and reposting on all your social media accounts.  

I need not say much for this post.  Let these photographs speak for themselve…

Something Japanese in Cebu City, Philippines - TEMPURA

Ebi Tempura or Shrimp Tempura is another Japanese dish that I love, aside from salmon sashimi, salmon sushi, miso soup and gyoza.  And to a foodie, like me, it is but a great delight to have a restaurant in Cebu City Philippines that brags to be the best tempura in Manila (capital of the Philippines located outside Cebu).  This restaurant is worth visiting indeed.

The name of the restaurant is nothing special as it simply is called TEMPURA.  But its being sounding so simpleton makes its appealing as it does not need further elaboration on what it offers.  The name TEMPURA is so straightforward that allows no room for questioning and imagination.

Fast Fact:Tempura is a Japanese dish of seafood or vegetables that have been battered and deep fried. - wikipedia

The restaurant's complete name is TEMPURA JAPANESE GRILL and has several branches in Luzon and Visayas regions.  The restaurant is located at the upper ground floor and is seemingly accessible.  However, it was only last year, 201…