Paella Mixta @ Ole Spanish Tapas Bar & Restaurant Boracay

While being transported from Kalibo to Caticlan courtesy of SEAIR, I met En Calvert, the lovely owner of Boracay’s best destination Spa called Tirta. While having an interesting conversation, I took the opportunity to ask about her favorite restaurant in the island and she immediately suggested “Ole Spanish Tapas Bar”.

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Ive been seeing this restaurant since my first Boracay trip but I guess the facade and interior design of the restaurant never attracted me to tryout their offerings. There are several food joints in the island that offers Spanish fares but only Dos Mestizos and Ole Spanish Restaurant remained authentic and popular.  (more…)

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Ensaymada @ The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Aside from Paella and other dishes, Ensaymada is one of the pastries that Spaniards brought to the Philippines during the Spanish colonization. Originally from Majorca – the largest island in Spain, Ensaïmada is a pastry made from flour, water sugar, eggs, mother dough and pork lard… I cant imagine but Yes Its “Pork Lard”.

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Last week, I tried the Ensaymada from The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf and I think it is one of the best tasting Ensaymada in the Metro. (more…)

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Buy Krispy Kreme to help Ondoy Victims

Krispy Kreme Philippines is one with the country during this time of need – giving priority to seeking ways by which they can provide assistance to those who have been affected by Typhoon Ondoy.

Among one of the most immediate actions they have taken was to give away free doughnuts to typhoon victims and relief operation volunteers.

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Buy Krispy Kreme and Help Typhoon Ondoy Victims in your own Krispy Way!

But as the past days have shown, no one could do it alone. That is why they are encouraging everyone to help them in their fund raising efforts to provide relief for Ondoy victims, by simply purchasing an Original Glazed doughnut this coming Sunday, October 11, 2009. For every Original Glazed doughnut you buy, the sale will automatically go to Krispy Kreme’s relief fund which will distributed to the Philippine National Red Cross-Rizal Chapter and ABS-CBN Sagip Kapamilya. (more…)

Pancit Malabon Express secret revealed

Have you had a fast-food burn-out recently? When pizzas, burgers and fried chicken are just “blah” to your taste buds and you are looking for “local” comfort food? And thoughts of countryside savories abound in your head?

Pansit Malabon Express
Pinoy Food at its best!

But, you are trapped in the urban jungle? Search no more! Dial 828-88-88 Pancit Malabon Express’s delivery service. (more…)

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The New Jollibee Chicken Barbecue

Together with fellow local food bloggers, we were invited by Jollibee in the recent launch of their new Jollibee Chicken Barbecue. Continuing the tradition of offering innovative food products and amazingly delicious meals – Jollibee proved once again that they are the brand to beat when it comes to Pinoy comfort food.

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New Jollibee Chicken Barbecue

The launch was held in Astoria Plaza and was attended by a lot of Print, TV and New Media personalities. Everyone in the function room knows what Jollibee will be launching that day but the curiosity is still there and of course most of us are all excited to taste their newest offering. (more…)

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Grilled Ham & Three Cheese on Italian Bread @ Starbucks

I was about to go home from work earlier this morning when I realized that I have an appointment at around 9am. Instead of going home, I just decided to have a cup of Coffee in Starbucks Pacific Star.

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I ordered their New Caramel Latte Cream, Its the same old Caramel Latte but it has whip cream on top… It taste good but its not for people who wants reduced their calorie intake. Coffee pairing is not that hard but just to be safe, I asked their new Barista and she immediately recommended their new Grilled Ham & Three Cheese on Italian Bread. (more…)