Someone tipped me that there is this karenderya somewhere in Naga, a third class city in the province of Cebu, that serves very affordable seafood. When I heard about it, I wanted to pay it a visit immediately.
Sioplets are in fact, miniature versions of the siopao or steamed meat buns. But what it may lack in terms of size, it has more than made up with its big flavors.
So did I become a snobbish wine connoisseur or an expert sommelier after 7 different glasses? Far from it of course. But it was an extremely satisfying learning experience, something that I'd like to do again in the company of friends, especially on a perfectly lazy Saturday night.
Maybe one of these days, I will get to enjoy this burger all by myself. By then, I'll finally attain that ultimate burger sensation, a sensation that hovers somewhere between a near death experience and a religious conversion.
Although it's not necessarily my favorite shawarma in the world, Jafar's huge portions and better flavors (and in that order) present the best bang-for-buck among its kind in the metropolis.
Cadi Shack Diner is tucked somewhere in Mabolo, in a village where I least expected to find a good restaurant, or even a restaurant to begin with.
They say that the 'patani' or black native chicken is a rare find. And that it is usually sought after by the Chinese for its supposed medicinal properties. And that because it is quite elusive, a kilo of it would cost you a considerable sum.
It's all about heart, or puso at the end of the day, thus Max's Restaurant brilliant#PusoToTheMax campaign.
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.
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.