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Sumptuous Lunch At Gloria Maris

One fine Saturday, an aunt celebrated her birthday at Gloria Maris, Greenhills. This is the first time again that I've eaten in Gloria Maris since May 2012 because the restaurant moved to its new location. Will blog about it soon!



Fried Chicken. I know its yummy but I've been avoiding chicken like crazy for the past months now because of allergy. :(  Luckily, I can still eat the kropek while watching my family savor the chicken.




Cold Cuts Platter. I love love the jellyfish and century egg. The meat are also good.




Mixed Veggies and Mushrooms. Big slices of mushrooms that sends off juicy yummy goodness with each bite. Chew carefully though or you might choke. Hehehe.




Sweet and Sour Fish. Its okay. I just don't heart any sweet and sour dishes. But I love the carrot bird decor. So cool!



Birthday Noodles. I guess eating this year after year on one's birthday will really give you long life. The noodles are really really long! Dish is flavorful and the meat, tender. I just don't like the shrimps because its the frozen-type that you can buy from the supermarket.

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