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Site Description: The blog chronicles restaurant finds and regional fare all over the country
Date Joined: May 13, 2012

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Camarines Sur's Avenue Plaza Hotel for Excelente and Mango Royale Ice Cream Cake
on Apr 14, 2013 in Camarines Sur ice cream Bicol Luzon Naga City dessert My favorite hotel in Naga City is Avenue Plaza Hotel, not only because of its great hospitality and excellent design, but also because they serve wonderful meals. Their desserts are to die for, and it's quite difficult picking the...

Happy Returns: Ukkokei Ramen Ron
on Apr 11, 2013 in Metro Manila ramen Luzon Manila Japanese You will recall that I wrote triumphantly of finally locating Ukkokei Ramen Ron's Mabini branch in an earlier post. I was happy with the Shio Tan Tan Men, and I vowed to return for more, hopefully with the holy grail: the best-selling Tan T...

Davao del Sur's Belito's Vineyard for Paella Negra and Crispy Spareribs
on Apr 7, 2013 in Davao del Sur Mindanao squid Davao City pork dessert Last February I had to make a quick trip to Davao. Except for my hotel, I did not have much planned ahead. I only zeroed in on where to eat lunch after flipping through the pages of my plane's inflight magazine, where the black paella of Belito's Vin...

Poqui-poqui Face-Off: Saramsam and Preciosa
on Mar 19, 2013 in vegetables eggplants Luzon Ilocos Norte face-off During my visit to Laoag City, I had the fortune of eating at two premier restaurants, Saramsam Ylocano Restaurant and Bar and La Preciosa. Saramasam means an informal gathering, or pica-pica, and is quite the iconoclast, serving traditional reg...

Ilocos Norte's Saramsam Restaurant for Bagnet
on Mar 18, 2013 in Luzon Ilocos Norte pork Bagnet with KBL (kamatis, bagoong, lasona). Bagnet is a staple in Ilocano cuisine, so be sure to sample it when traveling north of the country. These are pork chunks that are boiled, air-dried, and deep-fried. Bagnet appears to me as hefty chich...

Ilocos Norte's La Preciosa for Crispy Dinuguan (Blood Stew) and Kilawin na Tanigue (Mackerel Ceviche)
on Mar 10, 2013 in Luzon fish stew Ilocos Norte pork No trip to Laoag is complete without going to La Preciosa Restaurant. A quick look at Tripadvisor yields the  factoid that it is ranked #1 among 22 restaurants in the city. If you're after a sampling of Iloko cuisine, such as higa...

Margarita's Paella Negra at the Salcedo Saturday Market
on Feb 27, 2013 in Metro Manila Makati weekend markets seafood I love weekend markets, and my favorite would have to be the Salcedo Saturday market. Every time I visit, I'm drawn to the stall of Margarita's Paella. So far I have not been disappointed.Margarita's paella negra is the bomb! Squid ink paella lovers,...

Laguna's Nila's Special Puto BiƱan
on Feb 26, 2013 in Luzon rice cake Laguna My friend brought this to the office one day, and it was so good. It was cheesy, moist, subtly sweet. Having grown up in Pangasinan eating Calasiao puto, I know that cheese and puto goes well together.The curiously named puto is steamed rice cake com...

Bohol's Inday's Ube Jam
on Feb 26, 2013 in sweets Bohol root crop Visayas Ube, also known as purple yam, is a tuber originally from the Asian tropics. Most of us are familiar with it's incarnation either as ice cream or jam, and these tend to be too sweet . Ube jam is particularly highly perishable, and is thus consumed wi...

Boon Tong Kee's Hainanese Chicken Rice
on Feb 23, 2013 in Pasay City Metro Manila chicken Just a quick note: I have always thought white chicken and Hainanese chicken were the same. They're not, apparently. Although both are of Chinese origin, white chicken is cooked in salt and ginger, and when the water begins to boil, the fire is turne...

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