Bai's Boneless Lechon Cebu

The tricycle I rode from the Pasig Public Market stopped at a little open-air eatery along Mercedes Ave, just a stone’s throw away from the San Miguel Elementary School. The space was festive with balloons and loudspeakers blaring out music. A group of people, I think bloggers, and the owner’s friends were huddled together in separate tables. Servings of food were at the counter table while a hot roll of boneless lechon was placed delicately on the chopping board. I was all eyes on the…Continue Reading “Bai’s Boneless Lechon Cebu opens in Pasig”

It’s December and it’s not just the cold temperature and shorter days, but almost everywhere in the Philippines, you will almost, always stumble upon something that will remind you of the festive season: Christmas carols on radio, decors in many buildings, malls and houses, vendors selling lanterns and Christmas stuff and all these mall sales, gift packs and Christmas party reminders. Yes, Filipinos are serious about Christmas, and it’s a fact that once the ‘ber months come in, starting September, be sure to expect that…Continue Reading “Christmas is all around in the Philippines”

I got rather excited when I saw in my Facebook wall feed that an acquaintance, Monica, just opened their shop of toasted siopao in Makati City yesterday! The shop is Golden Wowie and that’s great news for someone who has been visiting Naga City and tasted this wonderful but cheap morsel there. For the uninitiated, Naga City is not only known for pili products and as a gateway to Caramoan. It has a vibrant food scene and there are two very popular food products: kinalas…Continue Reading “Naga City’s toasted siopao now in Makati”