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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I’m a Bloggy’s 2015 Finalist and I had no Idea

I mean, wow. To be honest, I had no idea. I just looked in my Facebook inbox and found that Bloggy’s has been trying to contact me for the past month to let me know that I’m a 2015 Finalist under the Food category. What started out as a personal journey to get my thoughts on food and tasty dining all of a sudden became, you know, real. Now I…

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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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Seol Hwa Korean Dessert Cafe

The Philippines has been invaded by the K-Pop Sensation, and somehow this also translates into the food!  Cafe Seol Hwa, a famous Korean Dessert Cafe, has been making waves with its famous Bing Soo, and I just had to see what all that was about. Cafe Seol Hwa opened in Alabang’s Commerce Center, right next to Westgate and smack dab in the middle of Filinvest’s beautiful landscaping. I dropped by…

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Pop Tarts 50% off at Metro Alabang

Hey guys! Today Metro has some really awesome stuff in their sale section. The most amazing one is the big row if Buy 1 Take 1 Pop Tarts. They go for 178 bucks for two boxes of eight tart each. There’s also one pack of 12 cinnamon Tarts you can buy for 178 bucks — buy 1 take 1.  That’s a whopping 24 Tarts for 178! Who’s the lucky one…

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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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8Cuts Burger Blends #meatourblends

Alabang Town Center just got a new burger joint, the fabulous 8 Cuts Burger. It’s found in the exterior food wing, right beside Wingstop, which is near Fully Booked and Jamba Juice — right behind Makati Supermarket.  After one visit, I’ve come to the conclusion that this perhaps is the best burger joint around. It’s far better than competing spots like Stackers or Burgoo. The burgers can be a bit pricey,…

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Sancho’s Churreria [Maginhawa Chronicles]

After what amounts to 300 years of slavery at the hands of the Spanish, perhaps the finest thing to come of it is our great taste for Churros and rich Spanish chocolate. You’ll be sure to have a good taste of it here at Sancho’s Churreria, just a few blocks away from Katipunan Avenue where Filipino Revolutionaries started it all and threw off that yoke of oppression. As the last…

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The Nook — Harry Potter’s little place in Manila [Maginhawa]

People who go to Maginhawa Food Street are looking for something a little different.  Anyone can go to a mall and hit it up at Yabu or Friday’s or Kenny Roger’s. But if you’re looking for something unique, you go to these little-known places that you won’t find anywhere else. The Nook is one of those really unique places.  This is the “Harry Potter” restaurant. It’s the places where you can…

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Santouka – Grand Opening Buy 1 Take 1 Ramen!

After being in construction limbo for God knows how long, Hokkaido Ramen Santouka finally opened today at the Alabang Town Center!  I had only eaten at Santouka once before, in Trinoma, and wasn’t all that happy with what I ate. But today with the chance to get an effective 50% off on my ramen bill, I had no choice but to stop by and eat! Yes, that’s because on this…

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