A Crab Feast

Last Friday night, I had the pleasure of joining a group of food bloggers in a crab feast. Our gracious host, The Red Crab Alimango House – Lucky Chinatown Branch, was more than happy to send us to crab heaven by serving us with not just one nor two but a total of 24 crab dishes for dinner!

It was raining hard outside but that didn’t stop our tummies from having a party complete with unlimited rice, free-flowing drinks and contemporary music played through surround speakers. Yes, seriously. Add to that the good conversations and even better company and we all went home super satisfied.

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Lucky Chinatown Mall in Binondo

Last Friday night, the hubby and I braved the heavy rains so I could attend a food event at Lucky Chinatown Mall in Binondo. I would find out later that this newly-opened mall is run by Megaworld Corporation, the one that brought us Eastwood City at Libis, Quezon City and Venice Piazza at McKinley Hill, Taguig City. The mall is a five-storey shopping complex, complete with a supermarket, shops, cinema houses and parking spaces.

Lucky Chinatown’s atrium

There’s no denying that the mall looks posh and decent, not to mention good-smelling. Personally, I liked the shops there, though most of them looked pricey to me. I think I saw some beauty bars and clothing stores, an SM Appliance Center and even an office supplies shop that sells nice desk grommets. As for restaurants, they have a clean-looking food court dotted with Chinese eateries (and with my fave Chicken Charlie, too!) as well as free-standing restaurants such as Chicken Bonchon, Italliani’s, The Red Crab Alimango House and Tao Yuan, among others.

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