Mr. Pizza is a Truly Unique Korean Pizza Sensation with Bad Nuts

We always think of Pizza as a uniquely Western invention, with its roots in Italy. But you know what happens when those wacky Asians take something Western and turn it into their own, right? You usually get a train wreck, but one with an astounding infusion of Asian virtues and a reinvention of a Western staple.  And we all love it in the end. And that’s exactly how I felt…

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Royce: the Very Best Chocolate

When it comes to popular chocolate, you have big names like Godiva, Lindt, Ghirardelli and the like, but the premium brand that is practically unknown and never mentioned is this little-known Japanese brand known as Royce. Unlike other brands, Royce is a young company, it was only established in Sapporo back in 1983, but since I first got a taste of its delicious creamy chocolate five years ago I have…

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Yakisoba at Ookini Yakitori

This is my second time blogging about Ookini. Ookini is the restaurant of choice of the Southern Chapter of Headphiles.  There is no other place we’d rather be than here… well when we’re hungry and not listening to headphones. If we want to listen to headphones our restaurant of choice is Starbucks. Hahahaha! Ookini’s food is amazing. It’s affordable, the servings are huge, and the taste is delicious. My first visit here….

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Yakisoba at Asahikawa Ramen Bangaichi

On day two of my yakisoba binge, I went to Asahikawa Ramen Bangaichi in Festival Mall. There’s really a dearth of good Japanese restaurants in Alabang, but we have our gems. Ramen Bangaichi, sadly, is not one of them.   This is actually the third time I’m blogging about Bangaichi, but I guess that just shows how few options I have that I keep eating here over and over.  First entry….

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Yakisoba at Teriyaki Boy

I’ve been in a Yakisoba mood all week, so I decided to try out Teriyaki Boy’s Yakisoba.  Teriyaki Boy has undergone a big change in their menu and has gotten more expensive. But it’s still one of the more convenient Japanese restaurants to go to here in the South. There are two easy access Teriyaki Boy branches here in Alabang. One is in South Supermarket, right next to Pancake House….

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Teresita’s Halo Halo — the Best Halo Halo

Shaved Ice snacks are very popular these days. With the rise of K-Pop, it’s quite fashionable to eat Korean Food these days, and Bing Soo has become very popular among Filipinos, whether K-Pop fan or not. Kakigori from Japan has also become very popular of late, not as big as Bing Soo but still seeing a resurgence.  But my favorite of all shaved ice desserts is still the Filipino Halo…

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Ice Flower — Watch Out Seol Hwa!

Seems that Bing Soo is all the rage these days. Although I consider myself a non-conformist, I can’t help but be interested in the awesome Korean cold dessert that is called Bing Soo (or Bingsu, or Bingsoo, or whatever).  It’s the Korean equivalent of Japan’s Kakigori, America’s Shaved Ice, and our very own Halo Halo. Of course, Halo Halo is still the best *smirk* but we must learn to appreciate…

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Today I learned about Korean Makgeolli

So I got to drink a little something special today. It’s this little white bottle of goodness right here: A bottle of white, milky fluid. It’s called Makgeolli, a traditional Korean liquor that is made out of rice. Makgeolli, or Makuli, or Macaulay Culkin, however you want to say it, is a liquor made out of fermented rice grains. The rice is mixed with something called “nuruk” a fermentation starter…

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TWG Macarons are 40% off until Monday!

The Wellness Group, a tea company from Singapore, revealed that they would be selling all their macarons at 40% off this weekend up until Monday. That’s from November 12 to November 16, 2015. So you still have today up until tomorrow to get yours.   Now, I am still waiting to try out Laduree, but I’ve had my fair share of yummy macarons here in my time, my favorite being Tous…

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Hog’s Breath Cafe — Possibly the Best Food in Festival Mall

Now, here’s a heartwarming story. Among the “Big Three” malls in the South — SM Southmall, Alabang Town Center and Filinvest Festival Mall, it’s a generally-accepted notion that Festival Mall has absolutely abyssmal food options. There was KFC at the bottom, Teriyaki Boy on the third floor, with a smattering of random stuff like Jack’s Loft, and the Italian Restaurant that nobody ever eats at. And there’s Pepper Steak, which is…

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