Bulalo and Lichens

There were supposed to be 6 of us set for the Tagaytay trip last Sunday, but Kwe got sick, Mari’s family came to town and Shani cannot be contacted. So after quick drinks in Heaven & Eggs, we headed south for the r&r we were all dying to get. Dying? Haha, baka ako lang pala ‘yun. :p

That’s me with my vanilla low-fat milk and my bemused expression. Low-fat to prepare me for the foodtrip hahaha and bemused because I heard a name that I wasn’t prepared to hear double hahaha. Almost choked btw. :p New thing about H&E, they already have live music. We missed Carla because the guy sang The Promise and Mad World. Sayang, walang Jason Mraz. Wahahaha.

After an hour drive  and listening to happy (adjective synonymous to GAY) sounds, we attended mass in Our Lady of Lourdes Chapel. The gospel was about love and hope and forgiveness. Errrr… ahhhh… God naman. Always nananadya. Hehe. :p Lighted a blue candle for me and my loved ones. Good girl na sana, but when we saw a monkey near the parking lot, I immediately called it Jose. When it didn’t respond to that name, I tried ALL names of my exes. I think it warmed up to “Jeff”? Na hindi ko naman ex. Hahaha.

Lunch was at Antonio’s Grill (or The Grill by Antonio’s). Had bulalo, ensaladang mangga and pritong hito with buro. I wanted tawilis but it wasn’t available. Guess I’ll just have it with sinigang the next time I’m in Tagaytay. Maybe in Mahogany Market. The bulalo of Antonio’s was delish but I’ve definitely had better. Like my mom’s or Myrna’s in QC. Antonio’s hito with buro, however, was probably the best I’ve ever had. 🙂

Coffee/tea and cake at Taal Vista Lodge after. This is where I sang Brokenhearted Me to the waitress kaya hindi na siya bumalik sa table namin. Too bad, she didn’t see me singing and dancing to Sexy Back. Hehe. Taal Vista was also where we  talked about condensation, music, love, (amazing) lichens, seahorses et cetera. Also where most of the photos were taken. Most of them of me. :p

Soup and bread dinner in Buon Giorno. Loved my Crema de Funghi and bread with evoo/balsamic vinegar. Looked like Joko was also glad with her Minestrone and Mike was also satisfied with his Zuppa di Zucca Arrosto.  🙂 Dessert was at Mochiko, but I skipped the sweets and just walked around the Cliffhouse.

That was an enjoyable and calming Tagaytay trip.  I wish I can go back before June ends… Or before monster typhoons arrive. 🙂

Ow-kaaaaaayyy… it wasn’t a tranquil trip from start to finish. I kicked the door of Taal Vista’s washroom because someone’s an idiot. :p Good thing the Tagaytay weather was able to cool my head within a matter of minutes. Hahaha!


listening to: Metronomy – On Dancefloors

More Banio Kreek Farms Pictures

Thank you, Michaela Giles aka second cousin for the fantastic pictures! You’re stellar! Love you!

And thanks to Joko and her family for the warm welcome in their wonderland!


listening to: Paolo Nutini – Rehab

Banio Kreek Farms, finally!!!

Must have done something right for the universe to finally bring me to Banio Kreek Farms.

Thanks to the Magalong family!

by the stream... errr... kreek... with Mikiboo and invisible neon dragonflies

Sa gusto kong mag-pose eh.


before going to Carlo's Pizza Mile-Hi

I’ll post more pics as soon as Miki uploads in FB.


*Photos from Carla Viloria-Manaloto


listening to: BuzZZZZzzzzzzz

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