Oreo Thins French Vanilla and Tiramisu boxes

Oreo Thins - I'm Missing the Creme

When I saw tall, slender boxes of Oreo Thins for the first time, my lips involuntarily curled up. I was excited. Vanilla Delight and Tiramisu. How delicious! I imagined it’s going to be like After Eight Mint, where its cookie-to-creme ratio…
Sweet Lips Gossips Dolcetto & Syrah bottle

Gossips Dolcetto & Syrah - Reminiscent of Baguio's Strawberry Jam

Bearing the luscious mark of Sweet Lips, Gossips Dolcetto & Syrah throws sweet wine lovers a come-hither look that’s hard to ignore. A light, fizzy red, this wine is a palate pleaser. It reminds me of Baguio’s strawberry jam. Sweet and…
Nestea Milk Tea Wintermelon and Hokkaido-Style Sachets

Nestea Milk Tea - Boba is the only thing missing!

Can you still remember when milk tea broke through Bacolod’s food scene? I can say it was a craze. Everyone around me was going out of there way to have a sip of the new cold beverage in town. Never mind that back then you can count the number…
Tavernello Lambrusco Emilia with empty wine glass

Tavernello Lambrusco Emilia Amabile Rosso Wine Review

I learned a handful of knowledge from Tavernello Lambrusco Emilia.For starters, seing the word Lambrusco doesn't automatically make it a sweet wine.I have no idea where I got my assumption, but before I picked this wine up I thought…
fortunella-premium-sweet-red-wine

Fortunella Premium Sweet Red Wine Review

Wines are seldom labelled Dry or Sweet outright. Most of the time it's the grape variety that's prominently stamped across the label — cabernet sauvignon, merlot, shiraz, and many more. So, for a sweet wine hunter like me, I was thrilled when…
Bottle of yellow tail pink moscato and a wine glass

Yellow Tail Pink Moscato Wine Review

Yellow Tail Pink Moscato is a sure hit with sweet wine lovers. It's fragrant, fruity, and fizzy. The back label says expect the taste of strawberries, musk, and fairy floss (aka cotton candy for us, US-english users), and it delivers all that.It…
bottles of locally ph juice drink on a flowery silk background

Locally PH Juice - Proudly Our Own!

I don't know if it was fate, but I saw Locally PH's sponsored Instagram post while I was still at the final stages of getting over my disappointment in  Del Monte's Pineapple Pomelo and Pineapple Lychee.A lone bottle of You've Dandalandan…
1 liter carton packages of Del Monte Pineapple Lychee and Pineapple Pomelo

Del Monte Pineapple Lychee & Pineapple Pomelo - Good That It's Only Limited Edition

Lately, my immune system has been taking one hit after the other: cold, fever, dry cough, pesky mouth sores, and even an unusual case of zits on my chin. To cope with it, I've been amping up my Vitamin C intake by taking a supplement and…
3 Kitkat Green Te Cones

Kitkat Green Tea Ice Cream - Wonderfully Subtle

If there's one thing I could say to Nestle right now, it would be, "Thank you."Thank you for officially introducing Kitkat Green Tea to the Philippines.Thank you for shining the spotlight on green tea itself.Thank you for proving…
magnun infinity individually wrapped ice cream

Magnum Infinity - Intense Dark Chocolate Experience

Eating ice cream is not a smart move when  a persistent dry cough keeps you awake at night. I haven't slept straight these past few nights due to an invisible hairy caterpillar lodged in my throat. I'm well into my third pack of Strepsils…
CDO premium hotdog jumbo package

CDO Premium Hotdogs - Worth the Switch

What makes a good hotdog? For me, it should be firm. It should be succulent. Most importantly, it should be perfectly tasty, no trace of weirdness whatsoever. If a hotdog ticks all three qualities, then it's a "good" hotdog for me.CDO,…
4 matcha covered Kitkat wafers

Kitkat Green Tea - Introducing Matcha to More People in the Phils

Kitkat Green Tea, or should I say Kitkat Matcha, is delightful. It's the same slim, crunchy wafers we've loved but this time matcha dissolved into creamy white chocolate takes the place of chocolate. Instead of looking dark and brown, Kitkat…
pancit canton Lucky Me curly noodles O shape

Lucky Me Pancit Canton Makeover - OMG! O-mazing! O-some!

Have you seen the new Lucky Me Pancit Canton commercial? The Megastar Sharon Cuneta is crying O-MG, O-some, and O-mazing on the new and improved noodles. She seems so thrilled and happy that the old favorite has  "levelled-up and gotten…
instant lomi lucky me bowl

Lucky Me Lomi, Not for Summer but Perfect for Rainy Weather

One of the perks of usually working from home is having the freedom to turn the TV on, occasionally glance at it, and use it as background noise. It also gives me the opportunity to watch out for new food product ads I can BUY, try, and…
sachets nescafe coco mocha berry mocha

Coco Mocha & Berry Mocha - New Nescafe Flavors

When it comes to instant coffee in the Philippines, Nescafe leads the pack. Relentless in releasing new products, it keeps Filipinos, especially coffee lovers, buzzed and on their toes for what's new, what's chilling, and what's brewing.…
sachets Nesfruta Guyabano tall glass with ice

New! Nesfruta Guyabano Juice Drink

Have you seen the new Nesfruta TVC?Instead of Mommy Cheska it's Daddy Doug with the ever-adorable little Kendra who's singing the new jingle. Daddy Doug happily chirps "Yes, yes, yes" and "No, no, no" in response to Kendra's melodious…
B'lue Water Based Drink Calamansi Lychee Orange

B'lue Flavored Vitamin Water - Go for Orange & Calamansi but Say No to Lychee

I’ve never been a fan of flavored water. If I want to drink water, I’ll have it plain, clear and odourless. Nothing gets better than that. Water is liquid gold as it is.I’ve seen bottles of B’lue vitamin water at supermarkets…
coffee Kopiko 78 C bottle

Kopiko 78 C Latte - Too Strong, Too Bold, Too Sweet

I can’t help but compare Kopiko 78 degrees with Nescafe Smoovlatte. First, they’re both lattes. Second, they look almost identical — bottle, colors, design. The only outright difference I could find at first is the price.Nescafe…
classic Cocio philippines

Cocio Classic - Oh So Sweet & Creamy

Sometimes, you can tell a product’s popularity based on the shelf space allocated to it at supermarkets. I was surprised that Cocio only had a few bottles worth of width the last time I made a trip to Robinson’s supermarket.But whyyyyy?…
Tiramissyou Cornetto cone ice cream clutched by a little girl

Cornetto Tiramissyou (Tiramisu) Ice Cream - Sulit ang Bente Mo!

That's my niece in the picture. Isn't she adorable? She's also one of the pickiest eaters I know.At two-and-a-half years old, she still seems to want nothing but milk. I've been with her countless times to know and experience first hand…
Magnum White Almond - vanilla ice cream covered in white chocolate and almonds

Magnum White Almond - Ticket to White Chocolate Heaven

Rejoice white chocolate lovers! Magnum White Almond is your ticket to white chocolate heaven.As soon as your teeth sinks into the thick white chocolate cover and the smooth, oh-so-creamy vanilla ice cream, you'll hear a symphony of cherubic…
cocio chocolate milk dark

Denmark's Cocio Chocolate Milk is Now in the Philippines

"Ay abi ko 28 pesos lg, tag 60 galeh!" (I thought it was only P28 but in fact its P60!)My mother prattled as she put her bags of groceries down. When my Dad and I asked her what it was about, she showed us a bottle of Cocio chocolate drink.I…
450 ml bottle lipton iced green tea

Lipton Iced Green Tea - Clear, Clean & Cool

I'm not a "pa-healthy" person. I eat chicken skin with relish. I get a kick out of spooning bone marrow into my mouth. I love capping meals with a slice of blueberry cheesecake. But green tea, a definite frontrunner in the "pa-healthy" category,…
Nescafe White Mocha Coffee Box

#KapeSarapInABox: Is it really, Nescafe?

I like coffee but I'm not crazy about it. I like it because it smells good and it's a legal, safe, fast-acting upper. It's a quick fix for extremely lazy mornings and pulling an all-nighter. But if I'll be a subject at a blind taste test between…
Quaker Good Start Banana Creme Vanilla Malt

Quaker Good Start Oat Dairy Drink

I have a friend who hates oatmeal. It reminds her of the times she was ill as a child. For her the taste is okay BUT the texture, detestable. She describes it as someone else's regurgitated mess. Now that she is her own person no one can make…