DENNIS COFFEE GARDEN: A Homey Tausug Merienda Place

A Zambo Homey Foodventure! I identify with our comrades who deem the boisterous city life could be quite taxing. For such a time as this, we pine for a cozy, sublime nook we could retreat ourselves to. Dennis Coffee Garden is one such place. Not only does it boast high standards of quality chews but…

Bay Tal Mal: A Taste of Moro Cuisine

A Luxurious Moro Cuisine Experience at Zambo! Zamboanga may be esteemed a conflation of disparate rhythms and cultures. In it sits a vast range of cookery selections and I must swear with the life of me that they do not disappoint. Now if you’re greeding for food rich in strong aromatics and exotic spices that’s…

Zugba Grill: Experience Ihaw at Kamayan at Gapo!

COME HUNGRY, LEAVE HAPPY! The Best Seafood Cuisine of Visayas; First turo mo, luto ko in Olongapo Have you ever wanted to just go berserk on eating? Just throw the utensils and dive in bare hands, glut on whatever is served? Zugba Grill in Olongapo will let you have all the freedom to enjoy their…

Kawayan Kitchen: A Taste of Tribal Food Prep

The sun is up and it’s a whoop for another ride and adventure, this time in the middle of the forest of Subic Bay. Tired from the commotion of my day gigs and personal activities, I gladly took my cam and haste to plan the day. It’s been a year since I last visited Magaul…

Of Memories, Old and New: Bisita at the Taal Vista

A gastronomic stay… it is! Tagaytay always reminds me of friends, reunions, and of, well, bulalo. It’s ironic—in a good way, of course—to think that a city known for its cold breeze would be reminiscent of memories that bring warmth to one’s heart (and tummy, if you may). So whenever a chance presents itself, I…

The Wander Space: A Wanderful Stay

This space at Maginhawa is saying Hi to you! Later on our trip at the Tagaytay Taal Vista Hotel we went straight to Maginhawa Quezon City, to visit this impressive place called The Wander Space. I became curious when our tour master Carla aka Blissful Guro mentioned to us about this place, she described it…

Sefina’s Bakery and Cafe: Where Cakes Are “Better Than Sex”

When it’s just Love and no heartbreaks at all… You know what’s best about cakes? It is when the right amount of sweetness and a little bit of bitterness are mixed well. But why “Better Than Sex”? You’ll know after you’re done reading this story. I visited Sefina’s Bakery and Cafe this week, another original…

Sugar & Dice Ph.: First Board Game Cafe in Olongapo

Sugar, Dice and Everything Nice! We all know that waiting for your orders in a cafe takes a quite a little of time and which easily bore us out. Have you tried playing a card game or any pocket board game in a restaurant and was asked to put it away cause you and your…

The Cafe Balooga 16th Anniversary

GOOD FOOD | GOOD MUSIC | GOOD TIMES The Cafe Balooga, one of Olongapo’s original hangout places, just celebrated its “coming of age” anniversary last August 19, 2017. We are happy and excited to cover this event, for we consider it our camp in the city. Many thanks Cafe Balooga! Anyway, let’s start the recap!…

Cafe Cueva: A Hidden Treasure In A Magnificent Rubble

Ili Likha’s Cafe Cueva! They say, there’s always beauty underneath the ashes, a rainbow after rain, and you can always find silver lining behind all the dark clouds. (I’m getting emotional now.) tears* But seriously, this next restaurant is fit to describe as a hidden treasure in a magnificent rubble. 😀 BACKGROUND: Ili Likha is…

Gossip Coffee Shop: Your Cheat-Chat-Stop-Over Beyond the Pines

Nothing beats a good talk over a shared food! Ok, you’re about to see a simple yet unconventional cafe (well, at least for me) on this entry. From the interiors down to the unique names of their menu. Introducing (drum roll) The Gossip Coffee Shop in Baguio City! Let’s start. 🙂 INTERIORS:  Ecstatic! That’s what…

The Coffee Library: Caffeine Rush and Pho Bo Lush

The Coffee Library If you’re a fan of rustic themed cafe, The Coffee Library is your place chill and fill. Situated at a distant building away from the loud tourists, this restaurant is perfect for “Me Time”, or even for group study. It is located at the ground floor of Rex Hall Student Residence near…