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Sweet Ecstacy

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This is my favorite painting amongst those on display at Sweet Ecstacy Milkshake + Cookie place.

IMG_6571Welcome to Sweet Ecstacy!

As promised I will share this Al Galang’s baby, Sweet Ecstacy, with you but since I am running out of time before midnight, here’s a sneak peak for now but I will return tomorrow with a bit of a virtual tour of this quirky arts place + cafe hang out place.

Good night for now. xo

UPDATED: 8 May 2013, Wednesday

I’ve passed by Sweet Ecstacy a couple of times in Cubao X and it seemed like a milkshake place, which I eventually found out that it really is indeed a milkshake + cookie place!

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IMG_6565And currently, they are also serving burgers! Which I have yet to try.. maybe after November *smirks*

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IMG_6568I love the simplicity and casual-feel it exudes with some vintage elements like these posters plus the use of red and white colors. Feels so retro!

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IMG_6580Another element that gave this place an interesting feel are the paintings that are displayed. My B and I love anything and everything artsy and this place seem to fit the bill. Plus a somewhat extensive milkshake and cookie line up under their belt doesn’t hurt. That could only mean frequent visits to try different milkshake + cookie combination, not to mention instant destress session just by admiring the paintings that will be exhibited from time to time.

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IMG_6589And this is what I’ve tried — Nutella + Chocolate Chip Cookie!!! It’s moist, it’s soft, it’s sweet, it’s heavenly! Only thing missing is a cup of fresh milk (if only I hadn’t gulped down a huge glass of warm calamansi juice from the neighboring resto)!

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Milkshake + Cookie place that offers beer? Hmmm… yes… and that’s my B’s preferred drink (instead of milk). *laughs*

Interestingly, they have this Cerveza Negra shake (and part of the top selling shakes!) which I’m urging my B to try, but he refused. I will have to schedule another milkshake + cookie date just so we can try that!

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{ His view }

IMG_6605{ Her view }

Alan’s Grill

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Recently we’ve been pulled towards Cubao X a lot more than I’ve expected and like the usual, we are on the look out for some new place to try. We first saw a place which seemed like a writer’s bar without the library but with the dark sexy appeal to it. Their staff directed us to Alan’s Grill though when we asked where we could dine for dinner.

Alan's GrillIt is a usual drinking place but we realized that there is not much restaurant in this little place where we can eat so we had to settle. And since I missed to eat this pork dish called Chuchifrito from NACI, I’ve been craving for this or something similar and this did not disappoint to satisfy my hunger for pork meat!

Fried chicken{ His: Classic Fried Chicken }

Pork chop{ Hers: Porkchop }

Pale{ San Miguel Pale Pilsen beer }

Marcos and Aquino

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We chatted the night away, reminiscing about how we started being “friends” and even before we started dating. And boy was I surprised that there are discrepancies on our memories! *laughs* This needs to be resolved before our big day! We don’t want to share conflicting stories about our love life. *laughs*

From reminiscing to appreciating art works… We’re off to Sweet Ecstacy! To be continued tomorrow…

Have a happy Monday! xo

Happy birthday, Tita Vi!

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A couple of days ago, it was my B’s mom, Tita Vilma’s birthday. My ever sweetest darling decided to cook for his mom and I would like to share with you what he cooked!

Truly a simple yet delicious meal that touched a mom’s heart… and my heart too! My fiance is THE SWEETEST! *swoon*

Tomato & Chili Penne Pasta with Pan-seared Chicken Fillet :)

{ Tomato & Chili Penne Pasta with Pan-seared Chicken Fillet }

The ingredients:

Chicken breasts seasoned with salt & pepper

{ Chicken breasts fillet seasoned with salt & pepper }

Parsley, tomatoes, garlic, chili & olive oil

{ Parsley, tomatoes, garlic, chili & olive oil }

Penne

{ Penne }

Garlic & chili in olive (left) With parsley & tomatoes (right)

{ Garlic & chili in cooking olive oil (left) With parsley & tomatoes (right) }

Pasta & sauce

{ Pasta & sauce }

The birthday woman:

Happy birthday, Tita Vilma! :)

Happy birthday, Tita Vilma! 🙂

Thanks for cooking, B! I’m sure Tita Vi really appreciated your effort! Pwede ng mag-asawa! Ha ha! *grin*