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Eats around Dinagat Island

By on June 12, 2016
Dinagat island food trip: Mabuhay Dina Gat Restaurant, Denor Restaurant and balut in pretty glass enclosures.
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Manila Food Trip: Wildflour, Din Tai Fung and Ooma Japanese Bar

By on April 14, 2016
My brief weekend in Metro Manila a few weeks ago was very memorable for at least three reasons: a very delayed return flight, watching Les Miserables and a food trip around the city.


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Eats around Mandaue: Levantine shawarmas, two cafes and the best ramen in Cebu

By on February 2, 2016
There’s a lesson or two here of course. That I have consumed more calories than what’s necessary. And that there’s certainly more to Mandaue, a city in Cebu that seems to be plagued with EDSA-esque traffic woes lately.


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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.


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Cagayan de Oro food trip: around Divisoria

By on February 1, 2014
These downtown establishments have been facing that delicate balance between that stubbornness to stick to their long-standing legacy and that urge to make bold steps into the future.


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Cebu City Food Trip: The Tour Guide Edition

By on November 2, 2013
I played the accidental tourist guide when two of my good friends and I sneaked in to Cebu almost a year ago. It was not a role that I wanted to play at the onset, since these are very voracious foodies.
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Cebu City Food Trip: Larang na Tagotongan

By on October 29, 2013
From the get-go, this eatery looks like most karenderyas in the Philippines, the beloved ones where ambiance and sanitation are not necessary.


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Coron Food Trip – from eateries to pricey restaurants

By on October 12, 2013
For such a small town, Coron, in the island of Busuanga, provides a variety of food choices - from the beloved eateries to slightly pricey restaurants.


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Baler food trip: from rolling stores to grills on a red Volkswagen

By on September 9, 2013
While Baler is still on its way to become a foodie destination, there are still many surprising food hunts that can be had there.


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Two Cebu karenderyas: Koko Dine and Mingnan Chinese Cuisine

By on May 19, 2013
To some extent, these humble karenderyas also contribute in preserving the memory of a city and of a bygone era that has not yet seen big air-conditioned supermalls with fastfood franchises.
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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