Sambo Kojin Grill at Home!

Missing your favorite Korean/Japanese grill? Here’s an EATSperience that’s perfect to satisfy that craving of yours! In this edition of EATSplorations, we will be sharing our Sambo Kojin Grill at Home EATSperience! It’s been more than 6 months since we last dined at Sambo Kojin and during the long quarantine, we were able to EATSperience their amazing meats and banchan once again because of their Grill at Home sets. We actually vlogged about it, if you’d like to watch it, here’s the link to the video. Since it’s already the holiday season, we would like to share about Sambo Kojin’s Grill at Home! It would be great to celebrate Christmas or online reunions while grilling some quality meats at home, right? Keep on reading to find out more! 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…

Lovely and Tasty Cakes from Hearts and Bells

Every business has an origin story. For Heart and Bells, it all started when owner Marita Laddaran signed up for a cake decorating class 23 years ago. She was in awe that a simple pastry could be made into a gorgeous centerpiece for special occasions. In fact, she was so inspired that she made her own wedding cake that year and established Hearts and Bells, a bakery specializing in customized wedding cakes. Marita later pursued further studies, graduating a few years later as a pastry chef from the Northwest Culinary Academy in Vancouver, Canada. Keep on reading to find out more about the Lovely and Tasty Cakes from Hearts and Bells! Continue reading…