That Japanese Coffee Shop: Akiba Cafe
I love being with the Open Ricers! Always kwela and ang laidback lang. And of course, foodies kung foodies! Yesterday (as blogged here), spent my (much-loved) coffee break with the team and my blog friend Sarah T aka Ms. Eggplant (hehe) in AKIBA Cafe in SM Megamall:
AKIBA Cafe is located sa 2nd floor of Megamall Bldg A. Sa likod siya ng Spam Jam, near Payless (magandang landmark to, hehe)
I love that it is not your usual crowded, hyped coffee shop. And quaint and dainty ng feel nya, with the wooden walls and floors. It's a concept cafe daw -- everything inspired by Japan's coffee shops in AKIBA (a place in this country pala na tech and coffee shops district, please confirm Ashley Dy?;)).
Cute nun TV, very Japanese feel nga:
Kristian of Akiba Cafe welcomed us to their fine coffee place, and introduced us to the brand and what they offer:
Open Ricers Khaezel and Dani with my blogger sister Sarah, are you ready!? :D
Here are the AKIBA CAFE must-tries that we luckily get to umm try! Yeah! Haha! :D
Hot coffee, forever my favorite!
Macadamia-flavored cappuccino with sesame seeds on top, which gave it a unique twist to our usual hot beverage - P115 / 130
The BEST! Not a green tea fan before, but this cake made me a CONVERT! P1200 whole / P130 slice
P110 / 125
Best to order this with your drink, for only P35!
First time to appreciate GREEN TEA!
P80 / 90
I love the taste of this drink! Ang soothing and smooth ng feel nya, and with that parang mapupunta siya sa list of comfort foods ko, haha! Notable din ang temperature... Hindi suuuper init na nakakapaso inumin!
Sarah Got Milk? Nyahaha:
If you want it cold (lalo na pa summer na)...
P90 / 100
The Matcha Trifle Tea is AKIBA's cold refreshing fresh tea topped with original Japanese trifle cream!
The interesting yogurt drink:
P120 / 130
Healthy ice-blended yogurt drink with whipped cream on top.
And lastly, the Azuki Bean:
I am not good in reviewing foods (sakin basta nakakain ko, masalap! Haha!), so do read Sarah Tirona's very pro review of each AKIBA drink we had HERE.
And since hindi naman talaga ako food critique, here's my "commoner" (hahaha) say of the place: I love that it is not crowded, so I will definitely go back in AKIBA CAFE when I am in Megamall and I need my daily caffeine intake or para tumambay or if pagod na kakaikot ng mall. In fact, I'll recommend this coffee shop to my sistahs Pax and Melai when we hold our next Bloggers United meeting in this mall! Love the service too, very prompt, friendly, and accommodating (lalo na pag hihingi ka ng tubig, e ako si tubig haha). Thank you Kristian for taking care of our group during our visit! My personal favorites are AKIBA CAFE's hot beverages-- So remember Nutty Macadamia or hot Green Tea when you tryout this place! :)
...Very true! :))
And with that....
2nd Floor SM Megamall Building A