My brother-in-law got his Filipino food fix from this amazing find in San Pablo, Laguna. Thanks to my Waze dependent husband, we ended up taking a long detour from San Juan, Batangas and ended up in these parts en route to Manila. This is Palmeras Garden Restaurant. A wonderful discovery! The place is vast and … More Filipino food fix at Palmeras
For Buwan ng Wika, Akira went to school in her baro’t saya. They read about a makulit little boy named Botbot, and learned why he makes the grownups around him go “Ay naku!“ Also, every Friday of August the children sampled local food treats like taho and sorbetes. My kid and her classmates are happy, … More Super champorado for Buwan ng Wika
Cebu. My only beef with you is you tend to send me home 10 lbs heavier. You’re impossible. On a trip last month to Cebu, I got to try Rico’s Lechon for the first time. I’ve never heard of it before, but it was 10 minutes away from the airport, and lechon for lunch in … More Cebu Foodtrip: Conching’s and Rico’s
Well, just the afternoon if we’re going to be accurate. And not just any kind of farm, which makes this a great discovery and warrants more future visits and recommendations to friends. My mom made her birthday all about Akira by whisking us off to Costales Nature Farms in Majayjay, Laguna. Upon arrival, the first … More A day in the farm!
Nick Hornby’s About a Boy inspired my brother and I to go vegetarian. We loved that book so much we took turns reading it. I think he didn’t anticipate getting hooked, so he willingly waited for me to finish a couple of chapters before he would read. I don’t remember anymore how long he lasted … More Loving Corner Tree Cafe