2/26/13 UPDATE: Maimee’s is now closed 🙁 Maimee’s Garden Cafe falls right into the type of resto we love — hidden, in a garden setting, away from the malls, and serves really good, no-nonsense, home-cooked food. It’s also a plus if you are welcomed and treated like a family guest by the host/owner. I thought … Continue reading Maimee’s Garden Cafe: Little Baguio’s Little Secret
UPDATED: 9/2 – Final List of 55 Food Vendors. Here are some foodie tips for the upcoming Ultimate Taste Test Event at Rockwell: 1. Make it memorable by sharing the experience with your closest friends or family. It is best to enjoy the tasting event with your family and friends who enjoy food. This is … Continue reading The Foodies’ Guide to Rockwell’s Ultimate Taste Test
Can you share your most awesome road food trip in 2011? I’m hosting a blog carnival on the topic “Your Most Awesome Road Food Trip“. Here are the submission mechanics: 1. Write a blog post about your most awesome road food trip in the Philippines in 2011.2. Submit your entry by entering it in the comments … Continue reading [Blog Carnival] Your Most Awesome Road Food Trip
Dear Our Awesome Planet Friends, Anton here. First of all, thank you for all your awesome support for Our Awesome Planet (OAP) for the last 6.5 years. Thanks for all the 614 survey feedback responses last year which greatly influenced my directions and plans for OAP. After a year, I would like to get feedback … Continue reading Favor, can you answer this OAP survey for me?
The most beautiful street in the Philippines can be found in Vigan — Calle Crisologo. It was restored to its pre-war beauty with its cobbled streets and old Spanish houses. It is the only town during World War II that was saved from destruction because of a love story. Legend has it that a Japanese … Continue reading Captivating Calle Crisologo
Finally, here is an innovative alternative to your Team Building Events and Christmas Parties… The team that eats together, stays together. Give your team the unique Mercato experience! It’s like treating them to an eat-all-you-can buffet in a market setting. We book your company for a private event in the Mercato Centrale tents in Bonifacio Global … Continue reading Introducing… The Mercato Experience
In Vigan, there is an empanadahan in the plaza near the Church, where one can get Vigan Empanada and Okoy from a series of street food stalls. We were told that this is actually a commercialized empanada area designed for tourists. Since you are already in Vigan, why not troop over to where the locals … Continue reading Where is the best place to eat Empanada and Okoy in Vigan?
Have you ever wondered how the famous Vigan Longganisa, Ilocos Bagnet, and Okilas (a.k.a. “Chicharon with Dinuguan Dip ala Vigan”) are made? Last Monday, I had the chance to discover just that as we visited a local butchery and longganisa/bagnet maker — Manang Ida in Vigan. She shared the secrets behind our Ilocano food favorites…
Have you seen this exhibit of the Philippine map and famous regional landmarks all made from LEGO Bricks?
in cooperation with presents Foodies of the Philippines, get wild! It’s that time of year when the table’s set for the most exciting event for food lovers and connoisseurs. Our Awesome Planet, in cooperation with San Miguel Lifestyle Brews, presents Rockwell’s Ultimate Taste Test, the celebrated food tasting event, on September 3 at the Rockwell Tent … Continue reading The Ultimate Food Trip happens in Rockwell on September 3