Category Archives: Restaurant

The Hungry Plate Resto

It was still early for lunch but we were all hungry after a short visit from my children’s pediatrician. Since there are so many newly-rise establishments in our city, we tried dining at the The Hungry Plate. I was hesitant at first because I knew it was a fine dining restaurant, meaning, quite expensive compared to our go-to restaurant. But my husband wanted to try it…and the kids were also famished. So, off we went and voila, we were their first customer that day, hehe.

But they have a nice ambiance. Their staff were friendly and accommodating. While waiting for food, they have this area where kids can play so my little one didn’t waste her time playing. Their menu was not really that expensive yet not so cheap.

When our lunch was served, we were delighted to see that their good for 4 menu was more than enough for us. And the food tasted good! Overall, we enjoyed our good meal and all were fully sated. It was worth trying in that new resto and we definitely want to go back in there to dine again!

If you want to try this place, visit The Hungry Plate at Corrales St., Cagayan de Oro City.

Oh, I just love their tagline – “We are open when you are Hungry” (“,)

Newly-Opened Kitchen Classics in CDO


There’s a newly-opened restaurant in Cagayan de Oro and it is located at 6th-17th st., Nazareth Subdivision. Kitchen Classics had its soft opening last July 28, 2016 and for only P199, you will enjoy their eat-all-you-can Filipino dishes.

We were invited by Kitchen Classics for their Thanksgiving dinner the night before their soft opening. Food served were Beef Calderetta, Grilled Pork, Chicken, Shanghai rolls, Pancit Malabon and more.

When you dine at this place, it will give you a ‘homey feeling’. The place was actually a residential house before it was turned into a restaurant.

Kitchen Classics is a family-owned business. It is ran mostly by the Bautista’s. This concept was planned a few years ago and they were thankful that finally, it became a reality.

If you want to dine at this place, they are open from 10:30 am-2:00 pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm from Tuesdays to Sundays. They are closed on Mondays.

Below were some of the pics I took during their Thanksgiving dinner. Thank you for inviting us and congratulations on your newly-opened restaurant!


Kitchen Classics entrance


Eat-All-You can lunch or dinner for only P199


Leave nothing. Eat everything 🙂


My Dig :-p


Overlooking from the 2nd floor


Facing the entrance. You can see stairs that will lead you to 2nd floor. It’s a conference room.

Choobi Choobi Grand Launching at Limketkai

Choobi Choobi photo IMG_2654_zps7ontybp7.jpgLast May 1, 2016, Choobi Choobi officially launched their newest branch at Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City. The store originally opened its first branch in Cebu on July2013. Currently, the store has 16 branches nationwide and still continues growing.

Choobi Choobi’s tag line is “Lingaw Lingaw Kaon!”, a Visayan word for Enjoy, Enjoy Eating! To give a brief background of this store, it is a family oriented casual dining restaurant. Although some thought that this is a Korean establishment because of how the name sounded, the restaurant actually offered Filipino Food Comfort. Their house specialties are mostly shrimps, and there are also squid, shellfish, fish, lobster, giant bamboo clam and baby lobster.

For the not so seafood-lover, you can order their Choobi crispy pata, Fried manok, crispy adobong kanding, fried herbed spring duck, belly dance, sizzling boneless bangus and many more. Try to check their food posted below so that you know what to order when you are planning to visit the restaurant.

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A selfie with Erich Gonzales

Choobi Choobi’s grand opening at LLKS was attended by their new brand ambassador, Kapamilya actress Erich Gonzales. Fans flocked at the mall’s rotunda to get a glimpse of her and fortunately for some, they got to dine with Erich at the store located at the 2nd floor of the mall.

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Q & A with the Media

Local Medias were invited to grace the event and as a member of CDO Bloggers, I got the chance to see and interview Ms. Erich up close and personal. She entertained all questions thrown at her on why she chose to endorse the said restaurant. Being a seafood-lover, she did not hesitate to accept Choobi Choobi’s invitation to be their brand ambassador.

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Social Media CDO Bloggers with the Brand Ambassador Erich

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The proud Endorser

In case you have not yet tried the restaurant, visit Choobi Choobi at the 2nd Level East Annex Building at Limketkai Mall or you can also visit them at the 2nd floor of Centrio Ayala Mall, Cagayan de Oro City.

Posting some of their menus below:

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Newest Menu – Chesapeaks Bay Crab and Shrimp boil

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Grilled pompano fish

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Stan’s Fried Black Pepper Shrimp and my Favorite!

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Chilean Mussels