SHILIN MARKET Taiwan: Xiao Tze (Small Eats) Food Trip Guide! (Part 2/2)

One of the inspirations for Mercato is the street food night market scene in Taiwan’s Shilin Market. We love the Xiao Tze (which means “small eats”) from the different food stalls in Shilin. Here are the top food picks you should try when you visit Taiwan… Read Related Post: Philippine STAR | Taiwanathon by RJ Ledesma  … Continue reading SHILIN MARKET Taiwan: Xiao Tze (Small Eats) Food Trip Guide! (Part 2/2)

LAS FLORES: Modern Spanish Resto by (former) Barcino + Andilana (Spain) Group

โ—๏ธUpdate 11/2019: Introducing… LAS FLORES Degustacion by Spanish Chef Ignacio Alcala! LAS FLORES, which means “The Flowers”, is a collaboration between the former Barcino owners and the popular Andilana group of restaurants in Barcelona. They flew in a Catalan chef to help create an authentic modern Spanish restaurant here in Manila. My P&G friend Mon … Continue reading LAS FLORES: Modern Spanish Resto by (former) Barcino + Andilana (Spain) Group

SHILIN MARKET: #1 Shopping Attraction in Taiwan! (Part 1/2)

SHILIN MARKET is the premier night market in Taiwan for bargain goods, clothes, accessories and yummy street food. It’s our favorite night market and one of the reasons why we fell in love with Taiwan. Here’s a photo essay on what to expect in Taiwan’s #1 Shopping Attraction… Flavors of Taiwan Series (2012): DIN TAI FUNG Experience … Continue reading SHILIN MARKET: #1 Shopping Attraction in Taiwan! (Part 1/2)

OREO MOMENTS: Our Friends’ Awesome Oreo Moments (3/3)

Read First: We want you to be part of the 100 OREO Awesome Moments! Thank you to all our OREO Lovin’ Friends who shared their own Awesome Oreo Moments with us! I personally love this collection of OREO Moments… Enjoy! AWESOME OREO MOMENTS SERIES: OREO MOMENTS: Oreo More FUN Under the Manila Sun ๐Ÿ™‚ (1/3) OREO … Continue reading OREO MOMENTS: Our Friends’ Awesome Oreo Moments (3/3)

OREO MOMENTS: In Search of the Best Oreo Dessert in Manila (2/3)

Read First: We want you to be part of the 100 OREO Awesome Moments! Our family loves OREO, especially the kids. Oreo has been a part of our family history. Over the past seven years of blogging, we’ve hunted down the best OREO desserts to cap our memorable family meals. Here is a glimpse of our … Continue reading OREO MOMENTS: In Search of the Best Oreo Dessert in Manila (2/3)

OREO MOMENTS: Oreo Childhood FUN Under the Manila Sun :) (1/3)

Read First: We want you to be part of the 100 OREO Awesome Moments! OREO has been a part of every generation’s childhood for the last 100 years. Eating Oreo is synonymous with childhood fun, and for adults, it evokes memories of our playfulness when we were young. Have fun with this Collection of Oreo Moments … Continue reading OREO MOMENTS: Oreo Childhood FUN Under the Manila Sun ๐Ÿ™‚ (1/3)

UTT 9.0: Tips to have an Awesome Ultimate Taste Test Experience @SODERNO!

  3 days to go to the first ever Ultimate Taste Test in the South!  Here are some tips to have an awesome Ultimate Taste Test 9.0 Experience in Soderno: ◯ Decide who would you like to enjoy the UTT experience with? Family or Foodie Friends? (Note: We will continue to sell tickets this Sunday during … Continue reading UTT 9.0: Tips to have an Awesome Ultimate Taste Test Experience @SODERNO!

JAM FOODS’ Angus Beef Salpicao!

UTT8: Global Gastronomy Winner #1:JAM FOODS 4.58 217 foodies rated 5- Awesome! I would recommend it!  61 foodies rated 4- I love it!  32 foodies rated 3- We had a good time.     2 foodies rated 2- It is OK.     0 foodies rated 1- Thanks, but it could be better.   We’ve loved JAM Foods Tapa ever since we discovered it in Ultimate Taste … Continue reading JAM FOODS’ Angus Beef Salpicao!

MASATAMI’s Rainbow & Swiss Cheese Shave Ice!

UTT8: Global Gastronomy Winner #2:MASATAMI SHAVE ICE 4.39 194 foodies rated 5- Awesome! I would recommend it!  60 foodies rated 4- I love it!  38 foodies rated 3- We had a good time.  12 foodies rated 2- It is OK.    4 foodies rated 1- Thanks, but it could be better. Masatami Shave Ice offers really fine ice shavings (finer than the crushed ice used … Continue reading MASATAMI’s Rainbow & Swiss Cheese Shave Ice!

HAPADOG’s Californippon Dog, Kat’s Meow and Shifudo Pasta :)

UTT8: Global Gastronomy Winner #3:HAPADOG! 4.32 106 foodies rated 5- Awesome! I would recommend it!122 foodies rated 4- I love it!  90 foodies rated 3- We had a good time.  28 foodies rated 2- It is OK.    0 foodies rated 1- Thanks, but it could be better.  CALIFORNIPPON DOG (P175 and P90 half-a-hapa). California roll toppings – avocado/mango, cucumber, tamago, kani, ebiko, nori flakes with … Continue reading HAPADOG’s Californippon Dog, Kat’s Meow and Shifudo Pasta ๐Ÿ™‚