Bring out the Wee Nam Kee

The food industry can be subject to some very harsh whims.  A coupe of months back I took my usual route down the escalator at Alabang Town Center heading to the Metro supermarket, and I noticed a big white canvas stuck on one of the doors of the restaurants in that lane. It had the big bold words, “Closed by order of the Bureau of Internal Revenue” and the crest…

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Sorry, I forgot to take a picture!

This is really a problem I have.  I dunno, I guess it’s in my genetic makeup. Or maybe I just have low EQ. The thing is, as a food blogger, it’s really in your best interest to take a picture of every new meal you eat, for the, uh, sake of posterity and future readers. Well, I just wanted to share today how GREAT the Jalapeno Cheese Turnover is at…

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The Secret Foods You Won’t Want to Miss in Little Tokyo

Little Tokyo’s been around for a long time, but since I am too lazy to go up north to Makati, I never had the chance to eat there until last weekend. How to describe it? Little Tokyo is a little ramshackle collection of “authentic” Japanese restaurants run by Japanese nationals, all found in one little compound in the middle of bustling Makati.  It’s not in the saucier part of Makati,…

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The Magnum Cafe — not my Opus

There have been hushed talks of this foolish upstart restaurant that dared to serve as its centerpiece ice cream bars that cost 100 bucks each, which would only run for 1 year, and for you to sit down you would have to have at least 3 of you sitting down to order a plate of ice cream at 300 bucks or more per head. Does that sound crazy to you?…

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