6.28.2013

[RUSTIC MORNINGS & QIZIA with good friends]

Neither time nor distance can affect friendships that span years, even as far back as college days. This  holds true of my bond with these three ladies, two of whom are my 'kumares', Joy & Auji. I always meet up  with them & their families for a simple gathering during the holidays

And so we got together one Monday morning, just one  of those spur-of-the-moment things.  We had to find a place that was within Marikina only because Joy had to attend to her son & prepare him for school. It was then that I remembered RUSTIC MORNINGS,  a quaint, country-style restaurant somewhere in Marikina, which another best friend recommended.




The interiors were basically in shades of blue & white.

mosaic tile-clad post

a hodge-podge of tiles 

brown sugar
& liquid creamer 

china plates
& cafe curtains
a simple dining set-up of
mismatched white chairs & round table
brewed coffee on
blue gingham placemat

The yummy breakfast plates we ordered.

Mine was the FRENCH TOAST, SCRAMBLED EGGS & BRATWURST LINKS,


Auji got the 2-PIECE REAL BUTTERMILK PANCAKES, BACON & HASH BROWN,


Didit went for the FILIPINO BREAKFAST TRAY (CRISPY TAWILIS served with 2 free-range eggs, garlic parslied rice, tomato wansoy salad, red wine vinaigrette with red onions),


& Joy ordered the BACON, EGGS & HERBED HASH BROWNS.


Two-thumbs up for the food & our cups of warm brewed coffee & capuccino!


Before leaving the place, we explored the alfresco dining area.

colored bottles, mismatched white chairs
for a long white table

gauze & shell curtains
Inside their studio cum dining area/function room.

with my girlfriends
(l-r): Didit, Joy & Auji

gallery

a long glass-topped table
with 'batibot' chairs

From there, we headed to an extended tete-a-tete in QIZIA CAFE after lunch where we ordered these cake slices 

red velvet

brazo de Mercedes

after having the chicken quesadilla & 2 pasta dishes with our glasses of iced tea.

The four of us enjoyed this day so much that we thought of doing this every other month. ;)


11 Isabelo Mendoza St.
San Roque, Marikina City 

*QIZIA CAFE
SDS Medical Center Compound
Katipunan Ext. cor Pio del Pilar St.
Concepcion II, Marikina City


2 comments:

  1. Super like the place! I've been begging my friends to visit this place. Hopefully, soon :)

    You got me craving with the hash brown ;)

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  2. Second time for me to see the food pics and again, it made me drool, Peachy! Yummm! Oh I love those floor tiles!

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