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Easy mornings at St. Mark Hotel

By on August 9, 2015
Breakfast folks like myself can rejoice at the thought that there's another good and quiet place in Cebu where we can enjoy the first meal of the day.


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Affordable, delicious buffet at Pino Restaurant

By on July 11, 2015
But even if there is no special occasion, I think that Pino will still be full. You see, ever since they opened in 2007, this restaurant has been known for their delicious and very affordable buffets.


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Meximama – An affordable Mexican diner that’s worth all the long trip to Mactan

By on May 10, 2015
He would later share to us that he and his partners launched Meximama, the first branch of which is at Marina Mall in Mactan, to serve proper Mexican food. With that in mind, the masa harina and the various chili peppers are all imported, if only to make their dishes as authentic as possible.


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New restaurant feature: Ramen Sora

By on May 7, 2015
I wish though the answers were all on my bowl, perhaps hidden somewhere beneath the tamago, the slices of pork chasu and menma (pickled bamboo shoots) - all of which looked contentedly resting on the bouncy noodles immersed with the umami-laden broth.


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New restaurant feature: Mrs. Jones’ Mealbox

By on April 22, 2015
It was named then after the Cebu's famous street, but the "Mrs" was only added because his partners believe that it is good feng shui to have 8 characters in their restaurant name.


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Golden Cowrie’s Feast All-You-Can: unlimited baked scallops, crispy pata and other house favorites

By on March 22, 2015
At first glance, Golden Cowrie's buffet spread at their AS Fortuna branch is a bit underwhelming. I could easily count the number of dishes placed at one corner of this new 50-seater restaurant.


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A quick but memorable breakfast at Abaca Baking Company

By on March 12, 2015
I wanted to wait for my good friend Virgil to arrive, but since the aroma of freshly baked pastries was already difficult to resist, I eventually gave in. I was then comfortably seated at a corner table at Abaca Baking Company, a new bakery/cafe at Crossroads in Banilad, Cebu.


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Gerry’s Grill opens AS Fortuna branch

By on March 7, 2015
Gerry's Grill recently opened their 3rd Cebu branch at Lightsite Parc along AS Fortuna in Mandaue. This newest addition to their family caters to its growing clientele in Cebu, especially the gated communities and various educational institutions within the vicinity.


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Beqaá: A taste of Lebanon in Cebu

By on November 16, 2014
Apart from its national flag, I simply know nothing about Lebanon, its complicated history, even its place in the world map and most especially its cuisine.


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Food Trip

Cebu’s Boneless Lechon Threeway

By on November 9, 2014
The boneless lechon belly wasn't exactly invented in Cebu. But in recent years, it has taken the Philippines' lechon capital by storm.
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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