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Wicked Kitchen, Quezon City

Wicked Kitchen popped up several months ago a few meters away from my office. It has an interesting facade, so my friend Chi and I decided to give it a shot. It's a small place, with a few tables on the first and second floors, and a small veranda for the smokers. Since that first visit, we've been there several times, when the weather is nice and we are up for a (very) short walk.

Their menu includes the typical pasta offerings, appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and entrees. There isn't a lot on the menu for a pescetarian like me, since majority of the dishes have meat in it. The last time I went there, I ordered shrimp poppers, which is on their appetizer list. I thought that the batter was a bit too thick, and at P180 for six pieces, the rather small pieces of shrimp end up costing P30 each, a bit costly for the merchandise in my opinion.

Shrimp Poppers

I've also tried their broccoli soup, which I like because it is very creamy. I also like that it's priced just a l…

Goodbye, Jollibee Ice Craze Mais con Hielo

For the past three weeks, I've been treating myself to a cheap (and fattening) thrill. For only P39, I've been made very happy by Jollibee Ice Craze Mais Con Hielo. The cornflakes on top and the coco milk give it a flavor distinct from the homemade variety. I am a bit embarrassed to admit it, but I've been having it EVERY single day. Everyday until two days ago, that is.


The day before yesterday, I drove through my usual haunt, but the attendant on duty told me that they were out of stock. Out of stock? I thought to myself, rather petulantly. How can they run out of corn? Or ice, for that matter? These ingredients are easily available from any grocery. If I sound obsessive, that's because I was used to having this treat every day, and I didn't want to go through withdrawal.

Anyway, I went to the same drive through yesterday, and they gave me the same answer. "Out of stock." I refused to give up, so I went to another branch. Again, they didn't have any M…