Freakshakes, freakshakes! At Kitchen Central Staff House

Freakshakes are those messy Instagram-worthy shakes topped with various goodies such as jellies, pretzels and chocolate sticks, fresh strawberries or other fruits, and much more. Freakshakes originated in Australia, and in the Philippines we simply call them… shakes. Right? We should start calling them “freakshakes” simply because it sounds better and it properly depicts the […]

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This is Why We Don’t Post Hugot Memes

Things have been slow lately. I’d been flicking through posts about blogging and remembered that I wanted to write about this–why we don’t post hugot memes in our Facebook page or joke about that here–even though hugot posts are a proven way to get likes and shares. For our non-Filipino readers, hugot (literally “to draw” […]

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Looking for the Magic in Siquijor

Siquijor is many things at once. It’s the Isla del Fuego (Island of Fire). According to old stories, the island of Siquijor used to be illuminated at night with swarms of fireflies. Another version says this island rose out of the ocean, amidst thunder and lightning, hence the monicker. For those of us who were […]

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