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The Bill July 30, 2014

The Bill

GPS waypoint: 14°38'34.1"N 121°03'31.1"E
Location: Z Bar, Malingap St., UP Village, Quezon City, Philippines

Lea and Me
Lea and I go a long way...back into the old neighborhood, in our childhood days when as a budding teenager, she would ask guys on a bicycle if she can borrow it for a fun ride. I had a nice bike and somehow, I don't think I ever lent her my bike. I guess my hormones haven't kicked-in then. We lost touch but every once in a few years, we would cross paths again and catch-up. My visit to Quezon City was one such occasion.

Z Bar
Z Bar is actually a cluster of hip eating and drinking holes that sprung up in the increasingly fashionable strip along Malingap Street in UP Village. The place is unpretentious with UP-likes as the usual denizens. Think Cubao Expo but without the live bands. We got a table in one of the eating places and ordered a bottle of wine, a platter of pica-pica, more wine and more pica-pica. When the bill came, we were both surprised and shocked! Almost at the same time, we loudly exclaimed,

TheLoneRider: "That's a lot of money !!!"
Lea: "Oh my God! It's dirt cheap here !!!"

--- TheLoneRider

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Reader Comments:

Armin BernardinoArmin
(Aug. 13, 2014) views coming from opposite sides...it's all relative

Lea AgravaLea Agrava
(Aug. 14, 2014) hehehe....now you're going to lend me your bike!!!
The bill was unbelievable....imagine P500 for a bottle of Chilean red wine, and a platter of pica-pica, which we could even hardly finish....food served was as delectable as any restaurant charging sky high rates...overall that place is a winner! Thumbs up Gigit, you sure know cool places around Q.C.

July 30, 2014

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