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Restaurant Feature

Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken is now in Cebu

By on January 18, 2017
From its first restaurant in Greenhills back in 2006, the Filipino-owned Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken has since expanded to a handful more stores around the Philippines and very recently, overseas in Myanmar. Having said that, I actually wonder why they took quite awhile to open a branch in Cebu


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Restaurant Review

An unassuming chicken wings place

By on January 17, 2017
Although Southside Chicken Wings is quite near my apartment, I was able to visit this unassuming open-air restaurant only a few days ago. This was largely in part because of a colleague's glowing recommendation - that she finds their affordable wings delicious and cooked home-style as well.


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Restaurant Review

Cagayan de Oro’s Cucina Higala

By on January 2, 2017
The relatively new Cucina Higala is one of the very few restaurants in my hometown that I’d highly recommend. It is located along Capistrano St. in downtown Cagayan de Oro.


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Myanmar Travel

The Strand: a luxurious heritage hotel in Yangon, Myanmar

By on October 25, 2016
The soothing sound from the pattalar, a traditional Burmese musical instrument, filled the luxurious lobby of The Strand Hotel in downtown Yangon. Its bamboo keys were expertly played by a lady garbed in a light yellow blouse and a local wrap called longyi.
Brennan Mercado
The Philippines

Brennan is an electronics engineer by profession. From time to time, he gets to travel beyond his office cubicle, try new restaurants or catch up with his terribly long list of unread books. He likes museums, spicy food and talking with habal-habal drivers. For now, he's still deciding on whether to play Pokémon GO or not.

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