Apag Marangle, Bacolor, Pampanga

Apag Marangle, Bacolor, Pampanga

While I was born and raised in Quezon City, I am genetically Kapampangan. My parents and older siblings hail from the land in the north known for some of the best food in the Philippines. As you guys known by now, I am also fond of “hole-in-the-wall” restaurants… and...
Pawikan Conservation Center, Bataan – July 23, 2011

Pawikan Conservation Center, Bataan – July 23, 2011

On the same trip as my failed visit to the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, was a planned trip to the Pawikan Conservation Center. I had read about this here and there, and some friends did mention this place to me. Due to its proximity to the power plant, this seemed like...
EPIC FAIL! Bataan Nuclear Power Plant – July 23, 2011

EPIC FAIL! Bataan Nuclear Power Plant – July 23, 2011

I am often asked where I get ideas for my lakwatsas. Sometimes I hear stories from friends about a place they visit. Sometimes I read about it from someone else’s blog. Sometimes I see on television. And sometimes… I read about it in the newspaper. A few weeks ago, I...
Mesa, Filipino Moderne, SM Mega Mall

Mesa, Filipino Moderne, SM Mega Mall

As followers of this blog will note, I normally would not blog about a restaurant like Mesa. Why? I prefer hole-in-the-walls. And Mesa, at its price range, does not fall into that category. But then again, I do blog about great food, and my experience at Mesa included...