One of the best burgers is served on this island

I like burgers but I don’t crave it all the time. I actually like chicken burgers more than the classic beef burger. I rarely enjoy a beef burger unless it’s really good. But I will never forget one delicious burger I had while on an island. Last December, I was on a short three-day trip…

Good food = good date

It’s Valentine’s Day today and love is in the air, as well as jealousy, envy, regret, and bitterness. Just kidding. For me, I really don’t care about flowers and chocolates and other material things companies are trying to sell us. A simple dinner would do or rather, a simple dinner at a good restaurant would…

Pineapple on a pizza? Perhaps

Does pineapple go on a pizza? This is probably one of the most debated issues in the food world. Even famous chefs like Gordon Ramsay have weighed in on this tropical topic. The Hell’s Kitchen head honcho’s answer was not surprising but does it really matter? It boils down to preference. If you don’t like…

The South District: Alabang’s newest food hall

If you ask me to choose between a food park and a food hall, I will choose the latter, right off the bat. Why? Because I feel more safe and comfortable in a food hall than open space food parks. Most food halls are located inside malls, too, so it is even more convenient. And…

Genki Sushi opens new branch and adds new items on its menu

Popular for its sushi delivery system, Genki Sushi is quickly becoming a favorite among sushi-loving Filipinos. And I see why. The Japanese restaurant chain recently opened its fourth branch at SM Aura Premier in Bonifacio Global City, proving that they are doing good business in the country. Managed locally by the Mother Spice Group, Genki…

Recipe: Fried Soft-shell Crab with Tartar Sauce

So someone gave me a box of soft-shell crab, specifically mud crabs from Indonesia. Soft-shell crab are basically crabs that just molted or crawled out of its old shell. Like what happens to snakes and some bugs. I’m not sure if these crustaceans are farmed or fishermen catch them by waiting for molting season (is…

All-seafood feast

After watching chef Gordon Ramsay decry the use of frozen food on television so many times, I came to a conclusion that frozen food is bad, especially frozen meat. But not after cooking premium frozen seafood that I realized that it’s not bad at all. While it is true that fresh is still the best…