Tag Archives: cheesecakes

Uno, Dos, Cheese: The Powerpuff Cheesecake of Uno Restaurant

What’s important is what’s inside, we’ve always thought. The world’s preoccupation on the superficial looks is not only expensive for the endless parade of men and women who heavily value external beauty, but also the bane of those who believe that what’s essential is invisible to the naked eye (the last part was uttered by a contestant in a beauty contest, we know, which merely makes it ironic, not untrue). What’s important is indeed hidden. This is true in larger life; true with food. Take, for instance, the cheesecake of Uno Restaurant. Continue reading Uno, Dos, Cheese: The Powerpuff Cheesecake of Uno Restaurant

My One and Uno Restaurant (Quezon City)

An aura of stillness, of peace and quiet, permeates the two-floor Uno Restaurant; a surprising ambiance considering its location, Tomas Morato in Quezon City (corner Scout Fuentebella). The ambiance is the reason why we chose to come back to Uno Restaurant. The other reason would be the cheesecake. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Continue reading My One and Uno Restaurant (Quezon City)

Take Two at Bag of Beans, Tagaytay City

Love is sweeter the second time around. We can start a whole new round of debate on whether love is indeed sweeter the second time around, but we’d rather focus on something else: food. Is food better the second time around? We’ve visited Bag of Beans before, you see, and we’re trying to figure out if things have changed for the better. Continue reading Take Two at Bag of Beans, Tagaytay City

Banoffee at Banapple Pies and Cheesecakes

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. I’ve read and heard that this is true, so I try to regularly eat an apple a day even if apples are not endemic in the Philippines. I’ve also heard that bananas have pimple-fighting properties — because, ahem, as one funny scientist said, monkeys love to eat bananas. Monkeys have no pimples. Continue reading Banoffee at Banapple Pies and Cheesecakes