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The Overloaded Greenwich Experience

I had the pleasure of having one of the best Greenwich experiences one could ever have.

Check out all the yummy delights we were served during the Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2013: Greenwich Ultimate Overloaded Dinner.

Let’s start with some appetizers.

Greenwich Pizza Fries

Greenwich Pizza Fries

Greenwich Onion Rings

Greenwich Onion Rings

And let’s move forward with their Ultimate and Overloaded Pizzas.

Greenwich Ultimate Hawaiian Overload Pizza

Greenwich Ultimate Hawaiian Overload Pizza


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Crazy Maki by Tsuru Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar

Japanese food is not Japanese food without the raw seafood, right? Hmmm… not really. If you want to try some maki without venturing into the “scary” world of raw seafood, give the Crazy Maki a try.

Tsuru Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar Crazy Maki

Crazy Maki by Tsuru Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar

Maki” is a type of sushi. It is a cylindrical piece composed of rice with meat, vegetables, or fruits, usually wrapped in nori (seaweed) and covered in sesame seeds or fish roe.
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La Vetta Restaurant and Wine Bar in Cagayan de Oro City

People would probably think that good food is hard to find in Mindanao. Time and time again, we have proven them wrong. Here’s another restaurant that deliver great food in the south: La Vetta Restaurant and Wine Bar in Cagayan de Oro City. I had the pleasure of eating at La Vetta Restaurant and it was a totally enjoyable experience.

La Vetta Pasta Al Salmone

La Vetta Pasta Al Salmone

My friend Kym and I weren’t even supposed to eat there but the restaurant we had planned to go to had transferred to a different location, so we decided to try out La Vetta. And I am happy that we did.

La Vetta has a cozy, quiet ambiance perfect for intimate meals. They serve French, Italian, Mediterranean, and other European dishes. Their dishes might seem bit pricey but every peso you spend here is definitely worth it.
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Yakimix Sushi and Smokeless Grill Restaurant at Veranza Mall

I’ve always been an unabashed HEAVY buffet eater. I can eat from a good spread for hoursss. Recently, I had a fantasticly yummy buffet experience at Yakimix Sushi and Smokeless Grill Restaurant at Veranza Mall in General Santos City. I even broke my strict personal rule of not being late to appointments just so I could enjoy the buffet longer. And if I didn’t have that abovementioned appointment, I could have eaten for an even longer period of time. Why wouldn’t I? There was a spread of Asian food that I could eat, eat, eat.

Unlimited Salmon Sashimi at Yakimix Veranza

Unlimited Salmon Sashimi at Yakimix Veranza

I began my Yakimix adventure with a whole lot of Salmon Sashimi and an assortment of other sushi, sashimi, and maki. Let’s just say, the amount of Salmon Sashimi I consumed was more than enough to cover the amount I was going to pay for the entire buffet. LOL!
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Army+Navy Burger Burrito

Army+Navy Burger Burrito is one of those places that defies description and convention. The restaurant serves “fastfood fare” but at a different level, so to speak.

Army+Navy Burger Burrito Fearless Chicken

Army+Navy Burger Burrito Fearless Chicken

Army+Navy Burger Burrito serves burgers, burritos, sandwiches, chicken, french fries, soda, iced tea and milkshakes. All within the fastfood price range. Their service is however, not quite as fast. But the wait is definitely worth it. No stale fries, no undercooked or cold chicken, and definitely no unattractive or smooshed burgers or sandwiches here. Everything is pretty, well prepared, and hot.
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Tramontina Versalhes 7 Piece Cookware Set

Any good cook worth one’s salt can cook even with the barest tools and cookware. Then again, every cook wants to have the best equipment to make things easier. Or more convenient. And the Tramontina Versalhes 7 Piece Cookware Set definitely makes my every cooking session in the Kusina easy and enjoyable.

Tramontina Versalhes 7 piece Cookware Set from Lazada in box

Tramontina Versalhes 7 piece Cookware Set from Lazada in the box

The cookware set includes the following:

  • a 20 cm Frying pan,
  • a 22 cm Frying pan,
  • a 16 cm Sauce pan with glass lid,
  • a 18 Saucepan with glass lid,
  • a 20 cm Casserole with glass lid,
  • a 22 cm Casserole with glass lid, and
  • a 14 cm Milk boiler.

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