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…

New Year’s Eve Stay-cation and Walk-about

I hate New Year’s celebrations because it means smoke, noise, and more smoke and noise. And since I’m not amazed by fireworks, I don’t wait up for it. Every New Year’s eve, I celebrate the coming of the year by sleeping early. Party pooper? Not really. If other people want to party, let them party; but…

Curious Bear Early Morning Driveabout and Walkabout

Yawn!Why hello there!So this is what the South Super Highway looks like.Air so fresh! (ahem … compared to Manila) So clean! So rural!Hello there little doggie.Checking out Stonewell Residences in Sto. Tomas, Batangas.Like a ghost town.Deserted playground. Where have all the teddy bears gone?Got bored. Checking out the clouds.Hello little birdies.Checking out mummy’s old-fashioned kung fu…

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,…