The Week that Was: Pig out to the Max!

Oh men!  I think I gained 5 pounds over the week.  As in pig-out to the max!

It is the birthday week of my firstborn and it was one eating fiesta after another!  It started with a lunch in Chili's last Sunday.  A Miensan lunch and a special dinner at home on Tuesday.

My son's favorite dishes from home Iberian Chicken and Vongole plus Sugarhouse's Cashew Toffee Torte.

An overflowing potluck on Friday and ended with a buffet at Vikings today!

Grover!  Kung dating mukha akong 3 months pregnant,  ngayon ang tanong na sa akin, "Anytime now?"  As in!

Last Friday,  I helped organize an after QT (quarterly test) party for the classmates of my son at a classmates' house.  I'm so happy because all the moms are so supportive and we got almost half of the class attending the party.


And with any potlucks with so generous people,  the food was overflowing!  The boys were all over the house, swimming, playing basketball or football, basta burning calories.  While we moms,  oh my,  the moms were eating and chika galore from 12 noon till 6pm!!!  Ang saya!

As for our Vikings,  satisfaction to the max!  It is my family's first time in Vikings.  We are really not into buffets.  First, medyo kuripot kami.  We compute the amount we are going to chunk and equate to how much we can buy if we cooked at home instead.  Once in awhile though we indulge ourselves in fancy dining and lavish buffets.   Secondly,  ok medyo jologs but may thinking kami na kailangan sulitin yung bayad so we stuff ourselves to the max, we regret it after.

So today ang mantra namin when we went into Vikings is  --- Ang buffet dapat i-enjoy, hindi sinusulit.

We had a wonderful meal.  We were stuffed but we didn't pig out to the max, ok maybe a little, but not over:-)

My usual fave at any buffet.  Salmon sashimi:-)

My usual fave at any buffet. Salmon sashimi:-)

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And steamed shrimps, crabs and baked oysters. Not in the picture but I equally love, roast beef and lechon!

Nice ambiance at Vikings Marikina.

Nice ambiance at Vikings Marikina.

Vikings delivered very well.  The selection is wide and the quality of food is very good.    My husband and I felt the quality of food and selection is comparable to hotel buffets already.  Although of course sa hotel they give you sugpo instead of suahe and the oysters are bigger and crabs fatter.   But generally it was very, very good.   The food is chosen, prepared and cooked well and not mass style. One of the best buffet, if not the best buffet, that isn't in a hotel, my husband says.

The restaurant is well kept and clean and it even has the hotel feel to it.  The service was also very efficient.  They are fast in replenishing empty food trays and the waiters are very attentive in cleaning up your area so you can get your nth plate:-)  Since it was my son's birthday,  giving my son a birthday cake (which you can take home) and singing him a simple happy birthday (by the staff) added a nice touch to the mini-celebration we had.  They also have a special birthday treat for celebrants.  If you are dining on the day of your birthday,  celebrant is free as long as accompanied by one paying adult.  If you are dining within the month of your birthday,  celebrant is free as long as accompanied by four paying adults.  Bring an ID with photo with birthdate or for kids ID plus photo copy of birth certificate for birthday verification.  Lastly,  do make reservations in advance since the resto can be full especially on weekends.

Tomorrow, I swear diet na!

How about you?  How did your week go?

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Disclosure:  We paid for my family's entire meal at Vikings, Marikina.

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