Indian Grocery Store Finds

I loooove rose flavored things as proven by this post and this and this. It is very different from the usual flavors favored by the Filipino palate, and because of that it is difficult to find. After visiting my cousin at the hospital, I decided to walk home along U.N. avenue, and since I was going to…

Chinita in Paco

Look at those eyes! Those chinita (Chinese) eyes! For the longest time, I have been curious about this dingy looking eatery along Pres. Quirino Ave. but somehow never had the guts to come in. I live about 1.5 kilometers away which is a short and pleasant walk on a non-humid and non-hot day. Turns out…

Tokyo No. 1 Chicken Ramen

Really? This we have to try. The place looks interesting. You can sit on the floor and pretend you’re in Japan. Painful knees? Don’t worry. There’s a hole under the table where your lower legs go. They give you a menu and an order sheet, both of which are hopelessly misspelled. You can further customize…

Shopwise Cheapo Roll Cakes

Cheapos have said it before and it will be said again: Shopwise bakery offerings are not bad! Take a look at their Swiss rolls in pandan flavor … … and ube flavor. They are filled with generic vanilla flavored butter cream frosting. Each is about 8 inches long and costs around P100. Given that price,…

Street Food Woes

Yesterday when I went grocery shopping, I debated with myself if I wanted to buy some turon, but since  I’m supposed to be on a diet, I decided not to. Then before dinner I saw this Nat Geo show about street foods like taho, dirty ice cream, buko juice and sisig, which are all commonly available everywhere…