By Krishia Faith Legaspi
When I was a high school student, I was just a typical thin student who had all the stresses in life and did not have the appetite to eat a large amount of food in every meal of the day. Noodles were just alright for my breakfast. I was contented with a small bunch of rice and viand. But then, things changed when I entered college. I have met new set friends. Take note, they are not just my friends. Unconsciously, they taught me how to eat a lot, eat like a pig. Their great enjoyment in eating foods is contagious. Sometimes, after eating in a place, we would go to another establishment to eat again. What a life. Eating and eating again (especially during frosh days). From then on, I started liking different foods and I am enjoying it. We have our memorable “Pig Out Days” wherein we eat a lot of foods in a certain food establishment. One of the best pig out days with them is the day when we ate Mediterranean food.
I have been very familiar with the French and Italian cuisine for we attend functions which served such type of foods. My favorites are Bouillabase, Risotto, Gnocchi, and Tiramisu. Since we are adventurous persons, we have decided to try another cuisine which is Mediterranean and we chose the restaurant, Cyma.
Cyma (pronounced as see-ma) is a Greek-inspired restaurant nestling within those rows of other good restaurants in Greenbelt 2, Makati. It is now the hottest place in Greenbelt. I'm not surprised that this became an instant hit during lunch time for Makati yuppies and during dinner time for the gimmick crowd. The Greek fusion food is full of flavor and distinctly different from your usual restaurants. You won't go wrong from choosing any of the dishes from the menu. No doubt, Cyma made me realize how sumptuous Greek food is. I have never been a fan of Greek delicacy, but since that night, everything has changed.
As we entered the restaurant, a wait staff warmly welcomed us and assisted us in...