Eating Out: Cafe Juanita | Kapitolyo, Pasig City, Philippines

The next time I’m in the Philippines, I really need to explore more of Brgy. Kapitolyo in Pasig City. Café Juanita has been around for more than two decades, but it’s a recent discovery. Good thing my friend brought me there. We only ordered three items: Goi Cuon (Vietnamese Fresh …

Food Finds: Lunchbox Diet | Quezon City, Philippines

What’s Lunchbox Diet? It’s a food delivery service here in Metro Manila. It includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and delivery. They deliver meals daily at your doorstep. Here’s how much their low-calorie meals cost for five days: 1200 calories – ₱1,700 1500 calories – ₱2,000 1800 calories – ₱2,300 2000 …

Eating Out: Tipulo | Antipolo City, Rizal, Philippines

If you’ve ever driven along Sumulong Highway, then chances are, you have passed by this pretty good Filipino restaurant without knowing it is in the area. Located inside the campus of the First Pacific Leadership Academy, Tipulo is a relaxing open-air restaurant serving delicious Filipino cuisine that’s easy on the …

Eating Out: Hokkaido Ramen Santouka | TriNoMa, Quezon City, Philippines

It was my first time to go to Hokkaido Ramen Santouka. They have branches in the U.S. and Canada, apart from those in Japan (of course), Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and the Philippines. But the branches close to where we live (and when I say “close”, I mean …

Food Finds: Happy Diet Delivery | Quezon City, Philippines

What’s Happy Diet Delivery? It’s a food delivery service here in Metro Manila. For PhP 500/day (PhP2500/week roughly US$50/week), it includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, two snacks and delivery. They deliver meals daily at your doorstep (delivery time: 6-10am). Standard meal plan is 1200-1400 calories per day, but you may increase …

Eating Out: Provenciano | Quezon City, Philippines

Provenciano is one of my parents’ favorite restaurants in Quezon City that serve traditional Filipino cuisine located at the famous Maginhawa Street in Teachers Village. In the parking lot, you’ll find a a horseless kalesa (carriage) that’s good for a quick photo session. Before you enter the restaurant, there’s this …