LU’s halo-halo haven

LA UNION — The season of chasing waves is back with this year’s Surfing Break. Attracting varied markets from college students on semestral break to families and buddies with interest in surfing. Plain sports spectators are welcomed too.   If there is one thing that I love about the coastal heat, it’s not the vibe…

Spoon meets paint brush at Negative Space

MANILA– As a foodie, sometimes the hottest thing to try at new restaurants in the city isn’t on the menu: It’s a side of art in it. Combining art and food makes sense. While dining, for once people have that rare luxury of time to appreciate their surroundings, to take in the room and to…

Say hola to the budget friendly diner in Tondo

MANILA— Raise your hands if you love pizza and craft milkshakes…okay, it’s unanimous — or almost, anyway. In Tondo, Manila a new diner has caused quite a buzz in the area after it opened its door to the public with its selection of some of the American comfort foods. New to its neighborhood, it easily catch…

The exotic taste of Manila

MANILA– Metro Manila, the center for trade and commerce of the Philippines is home for 11 million people who are always crisscrossing its congested roads and trains. Always on the go, life in the city follows a regular fast phased path of hungry individuals. While restaurants and other large establishments sprout like beans to cater…

Ilocos Norte: The merienda chronicles 

MANILA –Five hundred kilometers north of the capital, awaits a delectable food trip where I indulged myself into—the filling meriendas of the North. Coming from Manila, you’ll first pass-by the town of Currimao, Ilocos Norte. Odd as it may the name sound, this quiet own is a perfect place to kick-off your Ilocos Norte food…