Tag Archive: food

ILOCOS NORTE: LA PRECIOSA RESTAURANT

Still in Laoag.  It was almost noon when we left the market.  We decided to have lunch before going back to the hotel.  We drove around for a couple of minutes not knowing… Continue reading

ILOCOS NORTE: BERGBLICK RESTAURANT

Dead tired, sweating, aching limbs, sunburnt… we climb back to our vehicle and drove off somewhere for lunch — rather late lunch.  I wasn’t really hungry since I’ve been downing bottles after bottles… Continue reading

ILOCOS NORTE: HERENCIA RESTAURANT

Home of Pinakbet Pizza., it said on the signe.  We were not going to pass upon the chance to sample that.  My friends will not let me get away with this one either.… Continue reading

VIGAN: OKOY

Sold along side the popular Vigan empanada in the Empanadahan in the plaza area, Okoy is crispy shrimp fritter  and served with sukang (vinegar) Ilocos with garlic, onion and hot chili.  It’s a popular… Continue reading

BACOLOD: COMFORT FOOD

Has the rainy season started? I doesn’t matter… whether it’s the changing of seasons or just summer rain, the respite from the heat of the past months is more than welcomed.  And there’s… Continue reading

PRE-CHRISTMAS GET TOGETHER

Got together with some law school friends last night.  Everyone took some time off before the year ends to celebrate the holidays and friendships.  Had dinner and lots of laughs… and drinks for everyone.… Continue reading

DUMAGUETE: CHICHARON BULAKLAK

While walking along Real Street from Robinsons Dumaguete, we were told that a particular area sells lechon along the road.  I saw from across the street, I small store with a couple glass… Continue reading

DUMAGUETE: PUTO AND TSOKOLATE

All the stalls in the Painitan had the same menu,  at least those I have managed to read.  They all served Budbod, puto, pandesal, tsokolate (chocolate drink), and coffee (though we didn’t find… Continue reading

DUMAGUETE: BUDBOD

Relatives who frequented the Oriental side of Negros often brought with them Budbod for pasalubong.  I never paid much attention to it for I always thought it was a local version of Suman… Continue reading

DUMAGUETE: PAINITAN

A trip to Dumaguete will never be complete without having breakfast at the Painitan.  A lot of travelers say that in order to know the character of a town or a city, one… Continue reading

FILM: PHP-FACine – Namets! – Jay Abello – 2008

I guess, this is Masskara Hangover… NAMETS! is an entry to the 2008 Cinemalaya.  The film was shot entirely in Negros Occidental.  It’s a romantic comedy, which stars Christian Vasquez and Angel Jacob…… Continue reading