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Saboten et al.

I had the worst case of sniffles last week & since my poor Lovey is always beside me, she caught the virus too.

Because of our body clock, we both woke up early in time for school even though she was staying home. :P We were just staring at each other (and Jela -who was VERY gassy & kept farting!) the whole morning & I decided enough was enough. I asked her which mall she knew how to get to. BGC daw. I was hoping for Shangrila Mall coz I really REALLY wanted to try GREEN PASTURES, or at least GRACE PARK in Rockwell. But we didn’t know the way, baka kung saan pa kami pulutin ni Kap!

I wanted to go up & down the many number-named, confusing streets of BGC to look for a place we can have brunch, but my GPS was nervous, lels. She wanted to just stay in Serendra & park there to be safe. Anong klaseng adventure naman yan??? BOW-RING.

So we had brunch in SABOTEN instead. (Visit their facebook page HERE) At least it was someplace we hadn’t eaten in yet. Sayang naman ang budget kung paulit-ulit! ;)

Saboten

G/F Serendra, McKinley Parkway

Fort Bonifacio, Taguig

(02) 625-2000

Saboten is similar to YABU in concept. Actually I couldn’t tell the difference between the two. Everything was the same down to the shredded cabbage & dressing, they were passable as a branch of the other.

Our server was so cute! ;) She asked me if I wanted cabbages. To which I enthusiastically replied: I LOVE IT!! She then gave me this.. talk about making a mountain out of a molehill hahaha!!! ;))

And of course, I drowned it in Sesame dressing coz after all, cabbage isn’t magical.. it needs A LOT of help to taste good.

My Lovey’s Tenderloin (Large) Katsu 425 php which, might I add, she finished with gusto notwithstanding her illness! ;)

My very tasty Curry Tenderloin 410 php. I was VERY happy, sufficient to say. I <3 CURRY! ;) And the pork was very tender & fat free too! m/ That, by the way, is the difference between TENDER & TENDERLOIN. If you want your katsu with some fat, get the TENDER. But if like me, you want it fat-free, ask for the TENDERLOIN KATSU.

Strawberry Shortcake 195 php. This was ridunculously yummy! Loved it more than my chocolate hazelnut cake.

And as if those sinful desserts weren’t enough, we had to stop at COLDSTONE for the yummiest ice cream in the planet ever!!! <3 I mean, come on, how many times will we ever set foot again in Serendra??? ;)

Cold Stone Creamery

G/F Serendra, 11th AveFort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 846-0460

All those beautifully-colored ice cream called out to me! <3

But the CAKE BATTER flavor won my heart. If you haven’t yet? YOU MUST TRY IT!!! <3

My Lovey got the BIRTHDAY CAKE REMIX. <3 Nagpaparinig?? Malapit na ang birthday! ;)

Small cup 140 php

The dee-lightful Miss Jena! ;)

Walked around BGC a bit to settle the thousand-pound cabbage salad in our tummies.. and remember what I said about the perils of walking around??? GAHHHH!!! @_@ (Rawr Bag from Aldo, 2k)

Of course, we can never EVER go home without buying any pasalubong for the brood back home! <3 Swiped 2 dozen yummy cupcakes for family & friends.. masaya si SONJA! ;))

Cupcakes by Sonja

1C03 Serendra Piazza, 26th St
Fort Bonifacio, Taguig
(02) 856-0308

Hindi ko naman masyadong inubos ang paninda! ;))

And whad’ya know?? Sonja made a cupcake in honor of Dessert Comes First, Lori Baltazar! It’s made out of speculoos peanut butter. Read about it HERE in her blog! :)

Hoarded cupcakes like there’s no tomorrow! :P

By the time we got home, some were already melted boohoo. But they were still delish! <3

Next week, my Lovey will be home for 7 straight days because her class has a retreat, while ate will be let out early all week long!! Hoot hoot saan kaya kami aabot? Oh wait, I forgot.. these are the 2 road nincompoops I’m talking about. DRAT! Will buy a digital GPS tomorrow! :P

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14 Comments

  • Reply himynameische

    Yehey! Shopping and food trip galore!!! Green Pastures in over hyped! I didn’t have a great time there! Malangaw pa!

    October 1, 2013 at 11:24 am
    • Reply Sugar and Spice

      Ay ganun? Baka kasi organic din haha kaya hindi masyadong malasa! :P Si jana lang pala mag-eenjoy jan haha.

      October 1, 2013 at 1:56 pm
  • Reply jeng

    Mama bear!!!! Go to QC!!! Hahahaha eat in Tomas Morato Area… :D :D :D So you could try something different! :D :D :D or if that is too far… go for greenhills’ wilson st. area. There are a lot of great restos there. :D :D :D better yet, you could try green pastures just shy away from the plants. LOL

    October 1, 2013 at 10:56 pm
    • Reply Sugar and Spice

      But we don’t know how to get there huhuhu.. how I wish! :'((

      October 2, 2013 at 6:32 am
  • Reply (@carlamansi)

    try going to kapitolyo, they have lots of cute, affordable and yummy resto. try poco deli first (they have it in ayala traingle too but i think kapitolyo is still better – experience wise). kapitolyo is near shang mall lang (magugulat ka haha), probably 5-10 mins away by car (depending on traffic). I can offer to go with yoou!! or teach you how to go :)

    October 2, 2013 at 9:48 am
    • Reply Sugar and Spice

      yay totoo yan ha carla! ikaw ang tour guide ko? ;)) I’m really hopeless when it comes to roads, walain talaga ako & my 2 darlings girls are the same. We can only venture far when kap or my babyson are with us.

      October 2, 2013 at 10:38 am
      • Reply Carla Ley (@carlamansi)

        i know what you mean, my sister is also hopeless with directions and she’s 34 na! atleast useful ako when driving and travelling bec may “skill” ako when it comes to directions haha. im sure your 2 boys feel so macho when they “lead the way” haha kaya ok na rin yon :) but anytime you need directions, let me know :)

        October 3, 2013 at 10:59 am
        • Reply Sugar and Spice

          But the problem is the 2 boys are always busy, Carla! :P Kailan pa kaya kami matututo haha.. you can’t teach old dogs new tricks. Wala na akong pag-asa! ;))

          October 3, 2013 at 5:54 pm
  • Reply Dandasha_8

    How I wish donya din ako like you para I have time to sama-sama & drive you around to explore the new restos in town! Nasa places to visit ko din Green Pastures & GracePark. Oh well…

    October 2, 2013 at 9:49 am
    • Reply Sugar and Spice

      What are you talking about mega donya ka kaya hahaha!! ;) nag-raffles ka nga waaaa I wanna go there too meding!!! </3

      October 2, 2013 at 10:36 am
  • Reply Donna Ocon -Juezan

    By far Ms. Jane, this is the post I loved. Andaming sweet treats sa isang lakaran lang,,hehehe…

    October 2, 2013 at 10:13 am
  • Reply kasseopeia

    Sama ako, Mommy Jane. Ako GPS nyo. We can use Google Maps on my phone… hahahaha!

    Enjoy!

    October 2, 2013 at 12:41 pm
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