Balaw-Balaw Restaurant and Art Gallery (Angono, Rizal): Local Delicacies and Folk Art

Balaw-Balaw Restaurant - minaluto

The town of Angono in Rizal province is dubbed the Art Capital of the Philippines, so it’s no wonder that it’s where you can find a unique concept such as the Balaw-Balaw Restaurant and Art Gallery. Balaw-Balaw Restaurant and Art Gallery Balaw-Balaw Restaurant combines good food and art. It started in the 1980s as a […]

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Kamayan sa Palaisdaan (Quezon): Floating restaurant + Hotel and resort

Kamayan sa Palaisdaan Hotel and Resort

Kamayan sa Palaisdaan is the original kamayan floating restaurant in the Philippines. It’s one of the best places to eat in Tayabas, Quezon, and is in fact a tourist attraction in itself! Currently, aside from the restaurant, a hotel & restaurant which offers more dining options such as Air Summit Gourmet and Summit Bar & […]

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Asiong Restaurant, Cavite: Enjoy authentic Spanish-Filipino heirloom dishes

Asiong restaurant - pancit pusit

Cavite is yet to be known for its dining options, and if you’re yet to start exploring its restaurant scene, we recommend checking out Asiong’s restaurant in Silang, Cavite. Asiong Cavitenong Restaurant Asiong’s is a local restaurant serving home-cooked Spanish-Filipino fare to Cavitenos. Built in the 1960s, it started as a small carinderia and is […]

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Calabarzon Food Crawl: Appreciating authentic local dishes in South Luzon

Asiong restaurant - sapin-sapin

Last April, I joined a 2-day food tour in Calabarzon covering selected traditional Filipino restaurants in this area. This tour is in line with the Philippine’s first National Food Month, organized by QuePATTA (Quezon Province Association of Travel and Tour Agencies) and Department of Tourism. What I love about this food tour is that I […]

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Joliant Restaurant: Delicious Filipino meals for casual get-togethers

Filipino food at Joliant restaurant

Joliant restaurant is one of those restaurants which made me think, “Why haven’t I heard about this place before?” It’s definitely somewhere I would bring my family over. Joliant restaurant serves your beloved Filipino favorites, including fried chicken, sisig, sinigang and more. What makes them stand out is the quality of their food — because […]

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A taste of Kapampangan cooking at Barqun Resto

Barqun Resto - fried noodles

When I think of Pampanga, I think of food. Kapampangans are known for their delicious cooking. Early this April, we stopped by to a local restobar in Sta. Rita Pampanga called Barqun Resto. It is owned and operated by four sisters from the Lapid family. We were welcomed by Khate and Kim Lapid’s husband chef, […]

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