Twin Peaks

| April 4, 2012

In a very recent lunch date, hubby and I went to a mountain lodge that offered scenic views practically anywhere and everywhere we looked.  The really cool thing was, we didn’t have to drive more than 20 minutes away from where we live. So where’s this mountainous region right smack in the middle of Round […]

Sap’s Fine Thai Cuisine

| March 27, 2012

Fans of Madam Mam’s Noodle(s) and More on West Gate Blvd. are all probably already aware by now of the name change to Sap’s Fine Thai Cuisine. You’ll find the reason for the said change at the very end of this Austin Chronicle article. The Sap’s staff assured us that only the name has changed. […]

Happy Hour at Kona Grill

| March 23, 2012

I love happy hour, not for the drinks but for the half-priced bar chow. True, choices are limited, but that’s something I can live with. To be honest, I really couldn’t care less about the drinks. I’m an eater more than a drinker. I actually prefer to drink water  or unsweetened iced tea more than […]

Kome Sushi Kitchen

| March 8, 2012

Hubby and I don’t do fancy Valentine’s Day lunches and dinners. It’s been that way since we got stuck in terrible Manila traffic one Valentine’s night 17 or so years ago. We were still in university then.  So for Valentine’s Day lunch this year, we stayed out of everyone’s way.  Hubby took me on a […]

Birthday Freebies (Part 2)

| July 18, 2011

Over the weekend, I continued to celebrate my birthday with my family. *big smile* I took full advantage of 2 birthday freebies that had a July 17 expiration date. Sadly, two freebies (with purchase requirement), I had no choice but to let expire. I can’t allow myself to balloon into the version of myself prior […]