Jacob’s Shawarma & Kebab

My friend Jenny told me about Jacob’s Shawarma since she knew how much I love shawarma and it was just a few minutes walk from my store. Is he Jacob? He reminds me of Ben Affleck and Chris O’Donnell. Amazing that they’re open 24 hours. A strong aroma of spices assaulted my senses I soonContinue reading “Jacob’s Shawarma & Kebab”

Green Tea Cheesecake from Cheesecakes by Guy

I have a food blog because I love to eat and I want to share my experiences with my friends and family. I don’t write to earn money or to get free food. But when I get an email that I will be receiving a green tea cheesecake to sample it makes me realize thatContinue reading “Green Tea Cheesecake from Cheesecakes by Guy”

New Year’s Eve Dinner 2011

Happy New Year to everyone!! I want to interrupt my posts about my recent trip to the United States with this post on how my family celebrated New Year’s Eve. Every year my cousins from my father’s side come to our house for dinner. Last year I had it catered and this year we wereContinue reading “New Year’s Eve Dinner 2011”

Rosemary Roasted Cashews

Last August I hosted a simple dinner for a few friends. I don’t even remember why I did it. I didn’t cook anything except for these rosemary roasted cashews. I’m lucky I have a good cook who did all the cooking for dinner. I got this recipe from Ina Garten aka The Barefoot Contessa. TheContinue reading “Rosemary Roasted Cashews”

Chicharron ni Mang Juan

Two years after Oishi came out with the popular vegetarian chicharon, Marty’s Cracklin’, Jack n’ Jill finally came out with their own version which I got to try while we were in Tagaytay last March. There were two variants, espesyal suka’t sili (special vinegar with chili) and sukang paombong (palm vinegar).espesyal suka’t sili This variantContinue reading “Chicharron ni Mang Juan”

Army Navy Burger + Burrito

Last October Army Navy Burger + Burrito opened right across the building where my store was. I was so excited to try it. Since my favorite fast food burger, Hotshots closed their branch in the same street I didn’t have any place nearby to get my burger fix. Army Navy and Yellow Cab pizza areContinue reading “Army Navy Burger + Burrito”