An Intimate Dinner to Celebrate Gastronomy by Joy’s 1st Blogiversary

Vignette Bistro

Vignette Bistro | www.thepeachkitchen.com

I was both surprised and flattered when Joy of Gastronomy by Joy invited me for dinner to celebrate her blog’s first anniversary, after all I only met her once. Although I tend to frequent her blog to check out her latest restaurant and food adventure, we never really sat down and talked.

But I could tell I could easily like this woman…..

Because, number one ~ she loves food.

I so wish I am as thin as her and I could eat what I want like calories never existed.

Number two, she is very  nice and she has lots of stories to share..

I met her at Pages Deli last saturday. I also met Chef Anna of My Pink Wasabi, Raymond of Food Health Reviews  and Yedy of Yedylicious Food Blog . Chef Anna and Raymond had to leave early, though, so I never really had the chance to talk to them.

Vignette Bistro | www.thepeachkitchen.comSpicy Tofu Appetizer

Joy, Yedy,Ykaie and I transferred to Bistro Vignette, a cozy and tastefully designed restaurant at Ortigas center in the middle of the park.

This struck me as one romantic restaurant…perfect for “date night”.

Vignette Bistro | www.thepeachkitchen.comRatatouille served with steamed Rice

Yedy and Joy could be my long lost bffs as we could talk about anything under the sun~ well, mostly we talked about food and blogs.

Vignette Bistro | www.thepeachkitchen.comWe had two kinds of pasta but I sort of forgot what this is. I think this was Carbonara…

Vignette Bistro | www.thepeachkitchen.com..and this one was Scalloppini {?}

These were both delicious but Ykaie favored the pasta above.

Vignette Bistro | www.thepeachkitchen.comVignette Bistro | www.thepeachkitchen.comDessert was on the house… The Revel Bar and the Oatmeal Bar were both perfect to end that delicious feast…

 

I was more overwhelmed because aside from the wonderful dinner, Joy also prepared goodies for us to take home. She gave us some Kashi Makis made by Chef Anna….

Vignette Bistro | www.thepeachkitchen.comShe also gave us a couple of those cute Halloween cupcakes she makes which Ykaie loved and a bottle of  Balsamic Vinegar from Italy which I have yet to try.

Vignette Bistro | www.thepeachkitchen.comIt was a wonderful night with wonderful food and two new wonderful friends!

Thank you so much Joy and Cheers to more food blogging years!

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5 Responses

  1. Love this post Peach!  Kiss Ykaie for me will you, hope I spelled that right this time.   I was telling stories about how cute your baby is to my kids and we will definitely arrange a time for all of us with my kids and Ykaie.  I surely did had a lovely time with you, thank God, He allowed that to happen!  See you soon!

  2. that was really full of great food and fun 🙂 I had balsamic vinegar but i haven’t used it yet, any idea on what recipe it might be perfect sis? 
    anyway, i will just wait for your post on it hihi

  3. Sounds fun! The ratatouille looks so appetizing, and the pastas are simply mouth watering. I wish I were eating them at this very moment. *sigh*

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I'm a foodie mommy living in the Philippines. I'm a mom to two daughters named PURPLE SKYE and PERIWINKLE MOONE and wife to a loving husband I fondly call peanutbutter♥. I am a foodie by heart, a coffee lover and a froyo and yogurt junkie. Learn more →

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