Friday, July 26, 2013

Arriba Akiba!

As a first-timer in Akiba Cafe, I really don't know what to expect nor what to drink and what to order. Also, the cafe was celebrating its second year when we visited so it was really full of people availing of the P22 only on all drinks. Wow! Cool, right?

So I told my new foodie friend HOP to just order for me.





Yummy cakes! I'm glad that HOP was the one who ordered because its just hard to choose when everything looks so good.


Green Tea Cheesecake. Akiba Cafe's bestseller. This is a REAL green tea cheesecake. No kidding. It even has matcha powder. I can't say its love at first bite for me since I prefer the sweeter cakes. But once you get past the initial bitter taste of the green tea, its easy to fall in-love with this cheesecake. 



Sweet Potato Cake. From the selection of cakes, this is what I find the most interesting. Its very Japanese looking; a bigger version of "konapun," except that you can actually eat this one. I like how refine the cake is especially the "flower" detail made of almond and icing. A zen-looking cake. 


Mango Cheesecake. It may be decorated a bit poorly but don't be fooled. This is the BEST MANGO CHEESECAKE ever! I love how it tastes really like cheesecake unlike some that are soft and mostly jell-o.


Creampuff Cake. I hope I got the name right. I mean, with all the cakes that I've been eating tonight, I can feel the sugar rush in my head. Haha. Guilty. I'm having a candy crush withdrawal syndrome. Another winner here. There's also three baby cream puffs for each slice. Sweet and yummy, just the way I like it. :)


Hazelnut Coffee. It looks interesting and tastes like coffee but I am not a coffee connoisseur so I won't pretend to be one. Besides, I get sleepy when I drink coffee- how weird is that, right? But I bet this is good also since Akiba's cakes tastes delish, so it only mean that they are really serious about the quality of food and drinks. Thumbs up.


The friendly Akiba crew. It was already way past closing time and I know they're so tired from serving a million coffee today but they gamely pose for the camera. And btw, the inspiration of the Cafe's name comes from Akibahara or Akiba. It is a district in Japan that is famous for manga, cosplays, animes, and games.


And last but not the least, I'd like to thank (again) HOP and JIM for inviting me tonight for some Akiba bonding. Hope to see you guys again soon. Arigato gozaimasu! :)

2 comments :

  1. i hate cheesecakes that taste like it's made of jell-o. you're supposed to still be able to taste the cream cheese in it. hehe.

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  2. Your post made me crave for cake! I want a slice of that mango cheesecake!

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