Medley Buffet @ Okada Manila

Buffet Lovers like me, be sure to find your way to the Medley Buffet of Okada Manila.

Before you get to the restaurant, you will first be amazed with the Grand Lobby that is Okada Manila. Pink hues will welcome your arrival. Colorful gems adorn these gigantic shell shaped curtains dropping from the ceiling!

Medley Buffet is fast becoming the star of all buffets. With its very classy interior and its vast selection of international cuisine, people are really flocking to see what’s in store for them!

We managed to reserve the private room. Look how dainty it is. Even the chair is intricately carved.

I randomly took photos of the buffet spread. From Filipino cuinese to Japanese cuisines, to Korean, to Chinese and other international cuisines, you can find it all here.

And more importantly, so much variety of desserts they offer here!

Medley Buffet has weekdays promo now, so better enjoy it while you can.

Bon Appetit!

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Photo Jog inside Malacanang Palace Grounds

I felt like jogging one Saturday morning so I did and it was refreshing.

Jose P Laurel Street is a long stretch. I pass by this street everyday by car and I love how the trees line the street especially near the Malacanang Gates.

While jogging though, I can’t help but stop at the wonderful things I see.

The first thing to see is the National Shrine of St Jude Thaddeus.

The church holds novena service every Thursday to St Jude. St Jude is known to be the patron saint of hopeless cases.

Farther along the stretch, there is a public park known as the Freedom Park. It is located in front of the Administration and Executive Buildings of Malacanang Palace. There is a tower with an Aguila (Eagle) on top, this represents the Liberation of Manila and is erected for the innocent victims of World War II.

Somewhere along the stretch, there is an ancestral house that has been converted into a full blown restaurant, Casa Roces.

One old house has also been turned into the Presidential Complaint Center.

Old houses can still be found along the street.

On the other end of the street is another church, the Regal Parish and National Shrine of Saint Michael and the Archangels, also known as San Miguel Church.

It is a church dedicated to the seven archangels namely Saint Michael, Saint Gabriel, Saint Raphael, Saint Uriel, Saint Selatiel, Saint Jhudiel and Saint Barachiel.

Trivia

  • Former President Ferdinand Marcos married former First Lady Imelda Marcos here.
  • The remains of Don Domingo Roxas, patriarch of the Zobel de Ayala-Roxas-Soriano clans, is buried here.

Saint Michael fighting off a dragon in this statue in the front of the church.

Grateful for the sun rises anew, it brings hope and a new beginning.

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