I know! I know! I just started my diet last week ... I already lost 5 lbs. in one week just eating Nestle Fitnesse cereals for breakfast and dinner. I declared a DIET day off.
When I woke up this morning, I looked outside my window and the sun was not shining so brightly. It was really hot yesterday, so ... today was perfect for an excursion.
I texted Mayette: Elar's ???? She said YES!
I got to Elar's, Quezon Ave. first ...
... and she asked me to buy already so we could get good parts. We both like the belly. I got us 2 platters, 1/2 K. for Mayette and Jon and 1/4 K for me. When I got my order, people were staring at me as I was carrying the tray to our table. They probably thought all the Lechon was for me!!!
Mayette texted me not to eat yet and wait for them but I was hungry already so I ordered Pork and Beef Sinigang.
They finally arrived after a few minutes and we enjoyed our Lechon. The skin was crispy and had the pre-requisite layer of fat. The belly was really tasty. We dipped it alternately in liver sauce and in soy-vinegar.
After eating our lunch, Jon said we need dessert. Betty's was just around the corner.
We ordered 1 slice of sans rival each.
Since we were already in the area, I told them I wanted to go to Causeway Bay along Banawe Street... according to Spot.ph., it serves the best siomai in Metro Manila.
I just had to try it! I could not give it justice because I was really so full from my last meal.
Mayette said they have very good chicken feet ... so.... we tried it as well.
We also ordered steamed spareribs.
I like the spareribs of Le Ching better because it is more tender.
We were soooooooooo stuffed! I did not think I could eat another bite of anything anymore. I mentioned to Mayette I will only eat cereals for dinner. But it did not happen. We went to Metroclub in the late afternoon and I had Cheeseburger.
The whole day was a Diet "day off"!