Dessert Museum is all over the social media already. So we gave a twist on our visit by dressing SWEET. Featuring the members of Philippine Gothic and Lolita Community in their sweet coord.
To those who are not familiar with LOLITA Fashion.
*Lolita is not a cosplay or costume since it does not portray any characters whatsoever. It is a fashion subculture from Japan.
*Sweet Lolita is one of the common Lolita styles. According to lolitafashion.wikia.com ,common motifs for sweet lolita includes, but are not limited to, desserts, berries, children books, and fantasy elements. Animals and flowers are also quite common. Colors are usually baby pinks, blues, white and pastels.
As for me, I am wearing a light blue jumpskirt with a hint of cake house print.
My outfit is quite simple compared with my co-members.
About Dessert Museum, it is located inside Conrad hotel at the back of MOA SMX convention. Each room has a design or theme base on the desserts it represents like ice cream, donuts, gummy bears, marshmallows and etc. They also give samples of each dessert in each room. We booked the venue as a group so we only paid P600.00 each. In metrodeal.com as of this writing, it is now only P599.00! This is the link.
I think my ONLY COMPLAIN would be that they don’t remind everyone to bring water before going inside. Or better yet, they should also provide free water also along with the sweets. But well, we survived without water for two hours. And it helped because we don’t have to look for a comfort room within that period because there was no CR inside too.
So I hereby present the photo explosion. Full album is in my fb page Gurezu blog.
A Girl Dressed in Lolita Eating Chocolates in Dessert Museum
Gummy Bears Room
The Ice Cream Room
My most favorite would be the cotton candy room because it looks fluffy and pink is my thing nowadays.
The journey ended in a shop where you can avail souvenirs and of course, more sweets to take home.
That’s all for my Dessert Museum escapade! I won’t apologize for the explosion of photos here.
How about you? What is your favorite dessert or sweets? And what do you think about the lolita fashion?
Photo by: Gurezu and Tomi Xu
Food of the Day: “BARI KARA RAMEN” , the newest flavor of Ramen Kuroda,
“A very spicy taste of extraordinary pork based soup with perfect combination of spices that touches the soul of a Real Ramen taste!” – Ramen Kuroda
I’ve been a fan of Ramen Kuroda. It’s been my number one Ramen Resto until “Mendokoro Ramenba” entered the picture. That’s why when I heard about their new spicy ramen offering last February, I’ve been wanting to taste it. I only got the opportunity last March 23 at their Eastwood Branch. And it did not disappoint. Rich and thick in taste indeed. Of course, the pork meat is soft just like before. (Banayad sa dila as I use to describe it). The spicyness is tolerable and won’t hurt even the non-spicy fans foodies. But comparing to my favorite Aka Ramen, I would still choose Aka. It’s the ramen that made me fall in love with Ramen Kuroda and still think its more delicious than Bari-Kara.
Final Verdict: 4.5/5 stars. Spicy Ramen Lovers should check this out!
And sharing with the photos of my friends who immediately agreed when I suggest Ramen Kuroda for our dinner for tonight.
And some food photography. I didn’t take much photos this time because I was so famish I am starting to have dizzy spells.
Some Photography Notes:
Lens: 35mm 1.4 Fujinon Lens
Post Process: Lightroom using “BeArt-Presets”
Smaller and Smaller Circles (2017) This film is based on the book dubbed as first crime/mystery book of the Phillippines. (Maybe the first of its kind in the Philippine cinema too. I can’t remember a Filipino murder mystery film. If you know one please educate me.) Our detectives here are actually priests who are trained with forensics so they are called to help solve a series of gruesome murders of young boys. Bodies were found with no genitals, no faces and no hearts anymore. Since our crime solvers are priests, they are not only faced with the problem of chasing the killer but also, the questions of faith and forgiveness, idagdag pa ang mga corrupt na mga pulis at alagad ng simbahan. In short, mabigat at malaman ang pelikulang ito.
Another thing to commend. This film has beautiful sountrack. Haunting, creepy and wonderfully chorals interweave in the movie scenes. Ilang beses tumaas balahibo ko! And lastly, Nonie Buencamino (Father Saenz) is such an underrated actor. Whatever character he plays, he plays it with sort of magic. Sid Lucero (Father Lucero) as support added dynamics to their team. Not another beautiful face I must say. Napakagaling!
I don’t agree much with sequels but this time,I would strongly suggest it. I demand more cases for Father Saez and Father Lucero to solve. Not only because of their brilliant minds but they have heart of gold with a lot of inner conflict themselves. Philippine Cinema had enough of love teams already. We should perhaps give way to crime-solving team this time.
This movie is not on PH theaters anymore but from time to time, it has screenings at Cinema76. This movie house features Filipino Indie Films for only P150.00. I totally recommend you to like their fb page so you can be updated with the schedules.
Here’s the trailer of the movie. Let’s celebrate Filipino films. Maraming magagandang Pelikulang Pinoy. Kailangan lang ng ating suporta. 😉
NOTE: Photos not mine. Grabbed from Google.
Special shoutout to bequietkate . I originally posted this review on my facebook page “Gurezu Blog” where I usually post my capsule reviews. Just today, I read her blog about her review on the book which prompted me to re-post this here as well. Hi Kate! I super love your review and it was nice to see someone who love this book (and movie) as well!
Day 12 of 30 Day Blogging Challenge.Done!