Not really a fan of everything hot going on in noontime shows, and I'm the least person you can expect to join in on a bandwagon (except at least for food!), but this mash up that came up over the weekend while Jonjie and I were trying our best to incorporate "bae" in every single word we say is so hard to pass up :)) And with a little help from agency peeps, now I know the font Jollibee uses!
Now, if only I can find a picture of Jollibee doing the signature pa-bebe wave :))
I admit that when I still have not tasted any of Kumori Bakery's heavenly products, I would just shrug it off as yet another Japanese pastry shop. But really, if you pass by the ground floor of SM Makati, please please please do yourself a favor and try out Kumori Bakery's Hanjuku Cheese - among other things!
And their Blueberry Brioche!
Their cannolis, which they call Krone, are super fresh and super yummers too.
Thank you for bringing a piece of heaven on earth <3
Jonjie and I rarely travel together. Internationally, at least. Given his job is not as flexible as mine, scheduling a long trip abroad really takes time and foresight to plan. So, when we learned that Bali was in our cards for September 2015, we made sure to have a separate trip before Bali. Hence, the longest layover ever in Singapore.
We were there for 4 days, and I did our itinerary. And yes, we ate a lot. We stopped by at every Food Republic we saw for char siu, we went to Singapore Art Museum, the Universal Studios, the SEA Aquarium, the Typhoon Center, and a lot of cultural sightseeing. And we shopped a lot, too! A rare occasion :))
Enjoy our little visual diary!
Waiting at NAIA 3
Of course, McDonalds at Changi for first SG meal
Durian sighting at Changi lol
Getting lost looking for our hostel on Arab Street
After lunch at Chubby's, Jonjie and I checked out the other concessionaires at the Mega Food Hall. To the left of Mega Food Hall, you'll notice all the dessert shops, with most of them I never heard of including Dojo Japanese Ice Cream.
Loved the pints serving as backdrop!
And if you're looking for dessert, please please please try Dojo's milk ice cream! I wouldn't know how this one fairs with Japan's Milky Soft Ice Cream, which Kris Aquino loved (hahaha, pop culture!), but I love this one already. It's a 85-peso ticket to heaven! And we bought two!
They have a wide variety of flavors, which we're finding the right time to try! Weeee!
Since we couldn't last more than ten minutes in line for Halal Guys, we searched at the Mega Food Hall where our big lunch will be. Thank you Chubby's Rib Shack for the rescue minus the ridiculous line!
We were their customer 2 for the day, and we couldn't be happier that we will finally be eating! Hehe
We asked for their best sellers, and so I got their Southern Fried Chicken and Jonjie got their BBQ Chicken Bacon. Expect for the dessert-tasting gravy on my meal, it was great! Loved the breading and the java rice minus the beans!
What a treat! We even received a P100 coupon to use on our next visit!
Try Chubby's Rib Shack if your ketones are failing you from lining up at Halal Guys :))
I know others have a more interesting Halal Guys experience, but I'd like to add ours to the mix. After all, if there's one thing that glues everyone's experiences together, it is the patience and perseverance looming to be tested at the waiting line.
Ours started at 10 AM.
We thought lining up way early for lunch on a weekend will do us good, but everyone had that in mind apparently. So even at 10 AM, the line has already snaked across Mega Food Hall. We did try to wait it out for ten minutes, but seeing Jonjie's face turn cute to sour, I just knew that we had to eat somewhere else. It would be a petty reason to waste a perfect day.
Good morning, pila!
Apparently, there were a lot more who woke up early for this than us!
So, we ditched Halal Guys for Chubby's, which is also located also in the Mega Food Hall. But, more of Chubby's on a separate post because we loved loved loved their food.
With plans of waiting in line for Halal Guys already out the window, we decided to just head on over to Alabang and kill time with the movies I downloaded (piracy, yes!). But immediately after we bought snacks, our good friend, Julie, called to ask whether we were still in Megamall, and insisted that we fall in line again for Halal Guys. We couldn't say no being the kaladkarin couple that we always are :))
While we were on our way up the 5th floor, we bumped into our old college friend, Ivan, who tagged along with us! To cut the story short, we had the best one hour and a half waiting in line for Halal Guys! We just talked non-stop about our college lives, careers, adult pains, and the current political atmosphere. Hihihi
There is light at the end of the tunnel!
What did we get?
Two Combo Over Rice in small and regular portions and a small Falafel Sandwich. A bit on the pricey side, but the portions were commensurate naman. Plus, there's no MSG after-effect at all!
Sadly, this is the only photo of the food I have. And it's not even mine! Thanks, Julie for this!
I took a photo of half the menu, though! Quite useless :))
But we did scored these keychains!
Visit The Halal Guys at the 5th floor, Mega Food Hall. Weekday or weekend, lunch time or not, be prepared with the lines. Bring snacks if you have to :)))