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Food / Philippines

Whimsical Café Noriter

I now have a somewhat decent camera phone and it has made me take more pictures in the past month or so 🙂 My trusty point and shoot has long given up on me, and for obvious reasons I don’t really carry around my (crop) SLR everyday.

Noriter means playground in Korean, and this cosy themed café indeed has a playful, whimsical feel.
Cafe Noriter
Cafe Noriter

The decor & details are delightful.
Cafe Noriter
Cafe Noriter
Cafe Noriter
Cafe Noriter

Café Noriter serves the usual hot and iced coffee-based beverages, blended drinks, and smoothies. The savory food selection limited to waffles, toast, and sandwiches. They also have ice cream and halo halo.
I really don’t have a sweet tooth (at least I’d like to think so) and I’m glad I ordered the honey bread (Php 120), it’s not too sweet and done just right. Would definitely order this again. Iced cafĂ© latte, Php 100.
Cafe Noriter
Andrea’s meal
Cafe Noriter French Toast

Café Noriter
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2nd Flr. Reyes Bldg,
Estrada St. cor. Taft Ave., Malate, Philippines
Mon-Fri: 10:00am – 10:00pm; Sat: 11:00am – 8:00pm
cafenoriter@gmail.com
Phone: (632) 489-5223

Food / France

Croque Madame at Café de la Mairie

The Église Saint-Sulpice was our first stop in Paris. It was a Sunday morning, we heard mass and briefly stayed for the organ concerto. It was past noon when we finished, and we were starving. We walked around the Saint-Sulpice area looking for a place to eat, but most restaurants are either closed or above our price range. We finally settled for Café de la Mairie, which is just outside the church.

I like simple things, simple food. In this post I shall rave about a fairly simple sandwich called the croque madame. A croque madame is basically a grilled ham and (gruyere) cheese sandwich with bĂ©chamel sauce topped with a glistening fried egg; without the egg it’s called a croque monsieur. It’s a simple meal but it made for a wonderful food memory; the crunch of the toasted gruyere with every bite, the sauce and the yolk running through the sandwich– it was delicious.
Croque Madam
I did a quick google search and found out that the café uses the famous Poilâne bread for this dish, however in mine they used American white bread. I suppose they ran out of country bread. I honestly preferred the softer bread, as I still have scratches on the roof of my mouth from my hard sandwich the night before. I would love to have a croque madame again and I will be in search of a good one in Manila, or perhaps make one myself.

Angela’s chocolat chaud (hot chocolate) and my cafĂ© crème
chocolate chaud and cafe creme

bread
bread

We shared a salad
salade

Angela’s three-egg omelette
three egg omelette

Café de la Mairie
Place Saint-Sulpice
Paris, France 75006

Czech Republic / Food

Bohemia Bagel

Comfort food, breakfast food. LOVE.
Bohemia Bagel

Three eggs scrambled with spinach and tomatoes then topped with cream cheese, American bacon, hash browns and mini bagel.
Bohemia Bagel

Charles IV Stack
Two fried eggs, American bacon, sausage patties, two American pancakes, 100% maple syrup, butter and mini bagel.
Bohemia Bagel

Bohemia Bagel
Mala Strana, Prague