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#migosaiho: Philippine Shark Summit 2014

By on August 13, 2014
In the next few days, Cebu City plays host to the Philippine Shark Summit, the first of its kind in the country. This is a gathering of like-minded organizations from both the public sector and various NGOs, in celebration of #SharkWeek2014.


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Durian halo-halo and other dessert treats at Frozen Snackbar

By on June 30, 2014
When I stepped inside Frozen Snackbar, I wanted to burst a few lines from "Let It Go," that catchy song from Frozen, the Disney movie where this new dessert place took its inspiration from.


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Affordable brew in Parian: Shepherd’s Heart Cafe

By on June 15, 2014
Although Shepherd's Heart Cafe is located right across the Heritage of Cebu Monument, you probably didn't know that this unassuming coffeeshop or a coffeeshop for that matter even existed in this portion of the city.


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Great Filipino comfort food at Kuya J Restaurant

By on June 12, 2014
The similarity perhaps ends in terms of execution and in serving dishes that are slightly re-imagined: an unmistakable edginess in texture and taste, but with a careful respect for the familiar flavors that they were built on in the first place.


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Pusô keychains from Polycrafts

By on June 8, 2014
I've tried making pusô once and suffice to say that my creations were palatable but were aesthetically wanting.


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Stonefish, pompano, blue crabs, prawns, lobsters and so much more fresh seafood at Isla Sugbo Seafood City

By on May 1, 2014
For a good few seconds, I was fixated at the lone stonefish swimming in one of the aquariums at Isla Sugbu Seafood City.


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The siopao that packs a punch: Taitong Steamers Foods

By on April 19, 2014
When everyone else was glued to their TV sets or projected screens or internet streams for the Pacquiao-Bradley boxing match, my friends and i went instead to Taitong Steamers Foods last Sunday.


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An afternoon of medieval fun

By on April 6, 2014
UP Cebu's A.S. Lobby was buzzing with cosplayers, boardgame junkies, and hardcore Game of Thrones geeks, for a few hours yesterday afternoon. It was aptly titled 'Medieval Day,' the first major event launched by Folk Fiction.


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No struggles at this taquiera: La Lucha

By on March 30, 2014
If La Lucha's name does not give itself away, then its counter could only overemphasize that it is in fact a food joint serving Mexican food.


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The Oriental Spice Gourmet

By on March 23, 2014
It was a little over 10 AM and his small restaurant, which used to be a secret shared by expats working nearby, foreign divers and students, was largely empty.
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.

Awards
Best of Cebu Blog Awards Best of Cebu Blog Awards
2015
    Best Food Blog
    Best Creative Writing in a Blog
    Finalist, Best Travel Blog

2014
    Finalist, Best Food Blog
    Finalist, Best Travel Blog

    Grand Winner, Visit Davao Tuloy ang Byahe Experience Blogging Competition.
    Winner, 2013 TLC Asia’s The Layover contest
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