Hello Kitty Cafe Uptown Mall - Catching Carla

“Brand is just a perception, and perception will match reality over time.” – Elon Musk When it comes to iconic logos or brands – there is no other cat out there as popular as the world-renowned: Hello Kitty. Admit it. If you’re a girl from Asia, your parents must have brought you something pink – and it most probably has that Hello Kitty face or logo imprinted on it. It’s almost as if a female rite of passage. But still, you know what I’m talking about – it…Continue Reading “Hello Kitty Cafe: Is it worth the hype?”

Pizza hut: Catching Carla

“Problems comes and goes – but pizza is forever.” – anonymous Pizza Hut has been my family favorite for years and it has never left us disappointed. In fact, I believe that this is one of the most convenient restaurants in the Philippines with almost a hundred branches nation-wide! It has definitely hit the food market by storm and has since then, been loved by a lot of Filipinos. The secret to their success? Affordable delicious food – and always keeping up with the trend. With…Continue Reading “Pizza Hut : Bigger Store, Better Food”

The Gardens at the Grove | catchingcarla.com

“My mood will be determined by how good my breakfast was every morning.” – anonymous The Grove by Rockwell is a refined establishment located at the heart of Pasig City. To Alabang-girls like me, this is a place where I almost never venture into, mainly because it is way far from where I live in. However, my thirst for food adventure is too great for me to ignore, and it feels very satisfying to discover great places such as this – it makes the travel…Continue Reading “THE GARDENS: The Perfect Way To Start Your Day”

Sunrise Buckets: The Wings of the North | catchingcarla

“Left Wing, Right Wing, Chicken Wing – it makes no difference to me.” – Woody Guthrie Looking back, chicken wings in a bucket was popularized by one of the top global food chain, KFC. Since then, the hype for chicken buckets has always been a constant norm – even today. But if you are looking for a whole new twist to your typical chicken wings, drive up north and visit – Sunrise Buckets. They offer a full bucket of chicken wings in lip-smacking flavors, paired…Continue Reading “Sunrise Buckets: The Wings of the North!”

MESA - Ayala 30th Filipino Cuisine | catchingcarla.com

“Food is a central activity of mankind and one of the single most significant trademarks of a culture.” – Mark Kurlansky Filipino food is known to be an influence of diverse cultures, despite our origins implicating a more Austronesian nature – our dishes have gradually evolved along with our history. Mesa (closely translating to high-table in Spanish), one of the leading Filipino comfort food restaurants in the Philippines, backed with 30 years of culinary expertise, continuously attempts to cater the historical taste of Filipino cuisine. From the Spanish-influence…Continue Reading “MESA: Satisfying Filipino Cravings at Ayala Malls 30th”