Iloilo

I have a weird eating habit and quite absurd palate. I usually skip meals but I always indulge on a feast when engaged on the table. I do not eat beef but I can devour a whole slab of back ribs in just one sitting. I rarely eat rice but I can’t resist the urge of sugar. I despise oily food but love pizza and pasta and olive oil! I prefer to start and end my meal with a dessert – cakes, pastries, ice cream……Continue Reading “Where to Eat in Iloilo City”

Affogato is a coffee-based dessert that usually takes the form of a scoop of gelato or ice cream topped with a shot of hot espresso. It is a traditional Italian dessert that has taken the world by storm. The term affogato is in fact an Italian word for “drowned” as in “drowned in coffee” or “affogato al cafe”, the long and original name for this sumptuous creation. While affogato’s popularity in the Philippines is not as it is in Italy, it is slowly getting the attention it deserves as…Continue Reading “12 Places to Satisfy Your Affogato Cravings in the Metro”

Ham's Cup

Masbate City, the provincial capital of the province of the same name, may not be the ultimate haven for food trippers. But if you happen to visit the city, might as well venture into a gastronomic tour of its homegrown eat places. Forget Jollibee, Chowking or Mang Inasal for a moment, and check out these interesting spots to satisfy your thirst and hunger. Ham’s Cup With its cool ambiance and budget friendly menu, Ham’s Cup is the go-to place of everyone – youngsters, elders, families, barkadas, lovers and even…Continue Reading “Where to Eat in Masbate City”

Tacloban

It has been a year since Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit Central Philippines and devastated the Province of Leyte. One that was hardly hit was Tacloban City, which today is obviously already back on its feet. Like a rising phoenix, the once bustling metropolis is quickly rising from the debris of the tragic calamity. Tacloban City is currently in important phase of its history. The city is bouncing back and reinventing itself. Traces of devastation are almost gone, people’s lives are almost back to normal,…Continue Reading “Where to Eat in Tacloban”

El Nido

A journey will not be complete without venturing into culinary adventure, for me it is an integral part of every trip. For some, the food experience breaks or makes the entire journey. For others, it defines the place. For me, it casts an unforgettable impression to a destination. For a beautiful place like El Nido, food can serve as icing on the cake if you know where to best satisfy your palate. Well, taste is subjective, but with lots of restaurants and hole in the…Continue Reading “Where to Eat in El Nido?”

Bacolod

Bacolod City, the City of Smiles and the capital city of Negros Occidental, is also the stage for the yearly Masskara Festival, one of the most colorful, anticipated and well attended festivals in the country. But aside from Masskara Festival, Bacolod City is also a known destination for food lovers! Lined up in the streets and outskirts of the city are countless restaurants, cafés, hole-in-the wall eateries and other specialty diners that will sure make you fall in love with the city. To help you…Continue Reading “Where to Eat in Bacolod”