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I am just a harmless blogger, 'k?

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~ good girl ~ said…
Harmless blogger, copy. Lol.

I can't say I have heard of all that's on your radar list (I'm a creature of habit lately) but Les Amis has rarely failed me. Food is sigh-inducing every trip there but god only knows the wine does major damage to pockets.

Haven't been to Oso in a while but the lamb it is (or was, haven't been in ages) famous for is mmm-mmm-scrummy on a good day but on 2 occasions, had been a tad dry. Lovely little joint though even if the tables are a wee bit too close for my liking.

If Japanese is your thing, my few visits to www.eatbma.blogspot.com unearthed quite a few fab recommendations.

Enjoy Buko Nero on ur forthcoming visit. It's got to be one of my fav comfort joints. Have you tried booking out the whole resto yet with a group of friends? They do incredibly great value at $85 pax for 6/7 courses and are generous with wine corkage. They're also very patient with inebriated noisy guests :-)

Keep eating so we know where to go!
Chubbypanda said…
*patpat*

Good blogger.
janice said…
hey mia,
i finally got down to blogging kai san.. cant wait to head back there again.you got me addicted!

cant wait for buko tommorow =)
Mia said…
hi GG, chubbypanda and janice,

thanks for stopping by.

and btw GG, i do check out the blog you recommended for Japanese food. I am a FAN! But i think that boy has an expense budget which I unfortunately do not have. But I would love to try a lot of his recommendations. Ah, one day.
anu said…
heyyy mia! LOVE your blog! (((:
ki^O said…
yes i love ur blog too! thanks for ya recommendation! i tried the oscar's instead!! hhehes. love ur entries!! :)

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