While digging into my bowl of steaming Lechon Arroz Caldo from a local Cebuano restaurant, the thought of Filipinos smelling like pork crept into my mind. For the majority of Pinoys, pork is a consistent table choice.
Cebu is well-known for its mangoes, lechon and amazing cuisine—but once you venture your culinary experiences from the restaurants to the streets, it gets even more interesting. CEBUANO STREET FOOD, ANYONE?
I have my own favorite, but for my own security I would rather keep my mouth shut and show you noodles around East Asia. Which ones are your favorite?
Siargao is (so far) my favorite island in the Philippines, and is considered as the Surfing Capital of the Philippines. Most of the tourist activity is centered in General Luna in Siargao, and there are plenty of gems in the area to dine, party, and do activities. If it's your first time to visit the beautiful island, this blog will help you identify the must-sees.
If I had to come back to South Korea, for the food alone, I still definitely would--in a heartbeat. Back home, there are a lot of Korean transplants and hence Korean restaurants peppered in the city--but admittedly, I was not much of a fan of Korean food, until I got to the country. Everything is … Continue reading Food Guide: Must Try Foods in Seoul, South Korea
Filipino food is notorious for being unhealthy: high in fat content, often deep-fried with a lot of carbs. It’s difficult to order vegetarian or vegan meals in Filipino restaurants, whose food items come with meat. It may be difficult, but it’s not impossible. A lot of vegan restaurants have popped up around the city, and … Continue reading LUNHAW VEGAN CAFE – HOW TO BE VEGAN IN CEBU
On two afternoons during our Cambodia trip in June 2014, Aya and I went to the local market and feasted on something you wouldn't expect: beetles, crickets, silkworms and tarantula. How did Cambodians develop such a taste for the exotic?