Shanghai Like a Diamond with Happy Roll PH!

Shanghai Like a Diamond with Happy Roll PH! Lumpia is one of favorites when it comes to Filipino / Chinoy dishes. It’s a quick and easy dish anyone can prepare. Many of us know lumpiang shanghai, a dish with minced pork and finely chopped vegetables stuffed in spring roll wrappers. This famous and classic dish has been a staple for most Filipino celebrations. Happy Roll PH is here ready to share with you their love for lumpiang shanghai and their healthier take on it! Continue reading…

Merce’s Chow – Taft’s Favorite Fried Chicken is BACK!

This is probably the best news of 2020 for people who were in Taft, Manila almost 20 years ago. Merce’s Chow – Taft’s Favorite Fried Chicken is BACK! Yes, that’s right! Merce’s Chow, after being away for 12 years, is now back and yes, their signature Butter Chicken with Lemon Sauce, too! Awesome, right?! To those of you who are not familiar with them, Merce’s Chow was a small family-run eatery that operated from 2003 to 2008, located then in Leon Guinto, Taft Avenue, Manila. They were well known to serve quality Chinese food at an affordable price. Their restaurant was popular with residents nearby and students from De La Salle, St. Benilde, and St. Scholastica’s. Keep on reading to find out more about Merce’s Chow and their famous Butter Chicken! Continue reading…

Classic Chinese Food from The Humble Chef PH!

Fresh Lumpia, Hong Ma, Cha Misua, and Kiampung. Four of many Chinese dishes that I grew up eating. Dishes that remind me so much of my childhood, growing up right at the heart of Manila’s Chinatown. It’s been almost 20 years since my family and I moved from Binondo to Quezon City and now I live with my own family in Pasay. I still miss these classic Chinese / Chinoy food. Food that reminds me of family, relatives, and friends. In this edition of EATSplorations, I will be sharing about our most recent EATSperience about some amazing Classic Chinese Food from The Humble Chef PH! Keep on reading to know more about The Humble Chef PH and its Chinese food offerings! Continue reading…

Escape to Spain with Cocinalo!

Cocinalo, meaning ‘Cook it!’, is all about bringing authentic Spanish ready-to-cook comida or food into your homes. Go on a food trip to San Sebastian, one of the world’s culinary capitals, where Chef Mikel Martija was born, raised, and trained! Keep on reading to find out how to Escape to Spain with Cocinalo! Continue reading…

Best Sushi Bakes in Manila – Eleven Baker Street

Those of you who have jumped on to the sushi bake bandwagon may have already tried the basic California or even the salmon and tuna variants, but Eleven Baker Street takes it up a notch with their Uni Aburi Sushi Bakes and Truffle Scallop Aburi Sushi Bakes. Keep on reading to find out more about the Best Sushi Bakes in Manila – Eleven Baker Street, enjoy! Continue reading…