Caffe Bene: Perked and puckered up – A Kiss I’d Tell

Now let me tell you the love story I had with this Kiss mug.

As I entered Caffe Bene, I never expected to see what would perk me up and get me puckering. I got too overwhelmed with the activities. The program was going on, people were busy chatting and appreciating the luxurious interiors of this relatively new Cafe in Eastwood Citywalk 2.

I myself too got caught up in appreciating the cozy chairs and interior.

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Cute Chairs
Cute Caffe Bene Chairs 🙂

Even the chairs were adorable and customized to  Caffe Bene. I couldn’t help but snap away. It’s really nice to hang out here, it was cozy and comfy and it isn’t too crowded! The arrangement and spaces of the tables and chairs were well thought of too. So for those who like their privacy, i’d go for Caffe Bene.

We also got to sniff and identify the difference between medium roast coffee and dark roast coffee.

Left: Dark Roast, Right: Medium Roast
Left: Dark Roast, Right: Medium Roast

Dark Roast coffee has longer shelf life but has that quite burnt taste whereas Caffe Bene only serves medium roast which has to be fresh always, and thus served just right to the taste.

Soon after.. the cup of bittersweet kisses found a spot on our table.

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Americano (Php 120) :*

Jed noticed it first. Then I couldn’t stop gushing about it. I instantly stole the first kiss! I mean. SIP.

Caffe Bene’s Americano could be drank without sugar or creamer. It was perfect just the way it was.

Liege waffles then arrived and I fell in love with the blueberry waffle.

Blueberry Cream Cheese Liege waffle
Blueberry Cream Cheese Liege waffle (Php 165)

I’m a sucker for granules and this waffle had that texture to it. It wasn’t the usual pancake mix and they import pearl sugar straight from Belgium.

Caramel Banana Cream Liege Waffle
Caramel Banana Cream Liege Waffle (Php 145)

Caramel Banana Cream was yummy too, but I personally liked Blueberry Cream Cheese better since there was a balance of flavors. It was sweet and sour at the same time and it had an interesting mix in my mouth.

puckered up
puckered up

Of course every bite had an accompanying sip. 🙂 It actually neutralizes the sweetness of the waffle.

Garlic and Cheese Honey Bread (Php 165)
Garlic and Cheese Honey Bread (Php 165)

We also had the Garlic and Cheese Honey Bread which is kind of like pizza except the  thick crust is the star. Sliced into 9 square pieces, this can be shared by 2-3 persons, and it was actually filling.

Strawberry Bingsu (Comes in Big Php 218 and Huge Php 280)
Strawberry Bingsu (Comes in Big Php 218 and Huge Php 280)

As if the liege waffles weren’t dessert already, we also got to taste their dessert specialty. Bingsu, a Korean dessert could be compared to “Halo-Halo” dessert for us Filipinos. It was shaved ice with azuki red beans, strawberry preserves, and topped with ice cream and this Caffe Bene square chocolate.

I have such a sweet tooth and if I weren’t too full yet from the waffles and the Honey bread, I would have devoured this all by myself. Honestly.

But going back to the kiss mug which is shaped like human lips.

Kiss Mug
Kiss Mug

I wondered, could this ease the single hood gloom on Valentines day? Eh. Nevermind. =p

The night was finally over and I was kind of sad to depart from it so I took my last long sip.

Jed with his kiss mug
Jed with his kiss mug
Probably the biggest Cafe in Eastwood :)
Probably the biggest Cafe in Eastwood 🙂
More coffee
More coffee

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I had a bene night, thank you.

 And as for me and my kiss mug (Glad to own one of these, Thank you Caffe Bene!),

Smelling the Bene Difference
Taste the Bene Difference

I don’t wanna (ever) miss this Kiss. 🙂

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Caffe Bene

Eastwood City Walk 2

http://www.caffebene.com.ph/

Twitter: @CaffeBenePh

#BeneDifference