Monthly archive July, 2009
The Best of Bohol

The Best of Bohol

Finally after all the craziness that is life these past 2 weeks, I begin my tale that is my Bohol family trip. Bohol, the eponymous island known for the subliminal Chocolate Hills, is like the gift that keeps on giving. Not only are the hundreds of Kisses-like mountains a highlight, there are so many sights...
The Brazo That Made Me Convert

The Brazo That Made Me Convert

Filipinos around the world: Do you remember those parties back in the 80s/early 90s where the designated dessert was either Crema De Fruta and/or Brazo De Mercedes? Non Filipinos with Filipino friends: Have you or your loved one suffered thru a Filipino party wherein you were guilt-tripped into eating either presentably challenged desserts? For my...
Hello Tummy, I Want Chelsea

Hello Tummy, I Want Chelsea

So this is what I’ve had this weekend alone (not including meals which don’t deserve a shout out): Five Cheese Macaroni with Garlic Mozzarella Toast Cheese Fondue with Croutons and Veggies Rainbow Roll and Dragon Roll NS7 aka Braised Beef with Mushroom Wanton Noodle Soup Salmon with pesto and pine nuts Italian Sausage with Sauerkraut...
When the Intangible Is More Important Than the Visible

When the Intangible Is More Important Than the Visible

Note: This entry is not about the Bohol experience. The Bohol Experience (TBE) is independent in its own rite and should not, in any way, be misconstrued as part of my review below. TBE will be dealt with I’m done reviewing my resort accommodations. Have I told you I liked to travel? Well, I do....
Why, Cilantro. Why?

Why, Cilantro. Why?

photo from www.nooschi.com Being a temporary native Angeleno and New Yorker, I’ve had more than my tummy’s share of Mexican food. From Baja Fresh (hello Baja burrito!), Burritoville, Blockhead’s and La Salsa’s fast food twist, to Lula’s, Dos Caminos, Cafe El Portal and Frontera Grill’s delectable decor and authentic taste, Mexicana is ALWAYS on my...
ToT Inspired by the Faux Eggs Benedict I Had

ToT Inspired by the Faux Eggs Benedict I Had

I have a love affair with Eggs Benedict. I especially love it when the poached egg is slightly runny and the yoke hasn’t had the chance to form, its creamy goodness becoming the sauce for the perfect assembly of bread, hollandaise and some sort of ham/bacon. But last Sunday I was on the tail end...

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