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


People in the street

As the days and months go by I get all the more unhappy with the quality of pictures from my camera. Perhaps it’s because I now know what this camera cannot do, and you don’t get as much ‘respect’ when working with a quasi-point and shoot. In addition to that, I haven’t really been in a good state of mind. It shows in the breeding papules in my face. I digress.


Smoggy Manila

As your plane descends, you pull up the shade of your window and you can instantly tell that you’re home. The Makati skyline is enveloped in thick smog, and patches of greenery are very sparse. It’s not at all pretty. I’m sure Manila used to be a breathtaking place to come home to.