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Lisa Leung at Tang City

October 9th, 2008 1 Comment

Top Singaporean chef Lisa Leong flew in to Manila recently to demonstrate the uses of MCT products by hosting a cooking demo at Tang City in Glorietta. Aside from being a top chef, Chef Leong has long been an advocate of healthy living and healthful eating.   Normally, when we hear healthful food, we think […]

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Milky Way at the Powerplant Mall

October 8th, 2008 3 Comments

After a blog event in Makati last Saturday, Arpee, Noreen, Eric, Bong and I headed to Rockwell for the Negros Trade Fair. A freak thunderstorm had us changing our plans at the last minute — it was pouring so hard that visibility was zero! Luckily, we were already inside the mall during the sudden downpour. […]

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Chowking's Chao Fan (Fried Rice)

September 22nd, 2008 4 Comments

Good news to all Chao Fan lovers like myself! Chowking now has four variants of Chow Fan: Spicy, Beef, Pork and Yang Chow. I love all four, but I have to say that the Yang chow– with Chinese chorizo, shrimps, chopped vegetables and fried egg–, and the Beef Chao Fan–packed with a rich, beefy flavor, […]

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The Freshest Picks At PICK Manila

September 20th, 2008 No Comments

Two weekends ago, I was invited to this weekend market out in Manila. I love going to the market, especially weekend markets because of the wide selection of products available. There’s cooked food, fresh meat and fish, poultry, produce, clothes, home ware, even pets on sale. At the back of SM San Lazaro in Manila […]

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A taste of Cebuano: CNT Lechon

August 22nd, 2008 42 Comments

The second weekend of August found me, Eric and Melo in Cebu to cover the Pasigarbo sa Sugbo festival, as well as to be reacquainted with Cebuano favorites. One of Cebu’s best delicacy of course, is the lechon. I don’t know what it is about Cebu’s lechon, but its Manila counterparts simply can’t measure up. […]

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The Return Of The Amazing Aloha And Cheesy Bacon Mushroom

August 7th, 2008 8 Comments

Two all-time Jollibee favorites are making a comeback! I am happy to announce that Jollibee is bringing back the Amazing Aloha and Cheesy Bacon Mushroom burgers! Cheesy Bacon Mushroom Solo- Php 82.00 / Value meal- Php 108.00 I’ve always loved the Amazing Aloha, so I was a bit dismayed when I found out that it […]

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Do you know how to Shabu Shabu?

August 1st, 2008 4 Comments

The invite for the Healty Shabu Shabu event intrigued me. Not only was it unique (the invite was a mini poster posted on a bamboo mat along with a pair of chopstick), it also asks, “have you been doing it wrong?” How the heck can you go wrong with shabu shabu?   As it turns […]

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La Paz Batchoy Style Noodles @ Jollibee

July 12th, 2008 5 Comments

As Filipinos brace themselves for the cold and wet season, count on leading fast-food chain Jollibee to offer special treats that give customers that warm taste of home. New in its top-selling soup menu is one of the Pinoy’s all time favorite soups that is guaranteed to provide comfort during these rainy months. The new […]

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New things to try at Dong Bei

July 11th, 2008 4 Comments

We all know how much I love Dong Bei’s dumplings. I love it so much that after discovering how to go back there, I’ve been back three more times AND going back again tomorrow. It’s easy to see why I love this hole in the wall dumpling place: their fresh dumplings are simply the best […]

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Guinataan Bilo-Bilo

June 6th, 2008 6 Comments

Another popular Pinoy merienda is the Guinataang Bilo-Bilo. It is also known as “Guinataang Halo-halo” and more commonly, the simple “Guinataan”. Guinataan is anything cooked in cocunut milk. It comes from the root word gata, which is Tagalog for coconut milk. Guinataan Bilo-Bilo   A combination of bilo-bilo(which is made from glutinous rice flour mixed […]

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