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Filipino food is the best comfort food!

Food & Drinks, Travel, Where to eat

I’ve always wanted to drive down around the South of Manila and just eat my way through the different towns there. Three must-haves when visiting the south are bulalo, lomi, and longganisa. All of these taste so much more delicious after driving around in the new Countryman, shout out to Mini Cooper for letting me…

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Food & Drinks, Travel, Where to eat

Despite being an insanely hot country, the Philippines cannot get enough of their bubbling hot dishes. From saucy stews like kare-kare to bowls of sinigang or tinola, Filipinos find comfort in the warm and the soupy. Enter a Filipino classic that has its roots in both the Spanish and Chinese influences that have permeated the…

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Food & Drinks, Travel, Where to eat

I recently went on a Sweet Potato Hunt in tokyo. In Japan, come winter time, you will see different types of Satsumaimo (sweet potato) flavoured snacks. For about 3 centuries, ishi yaki imo (roasted sweet potatoes on stones) were sold street side from vendors and then eventually trucks. This tuber has been popular in japan,…

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Food & Drinks, Travel, Where to eat

Making an Overnight Tokyo guide was something I’ve always wanted to do ever since we started doing the series. But it always seemed like a gargantuan task because of how huge the city is. Thanks to Tokyo Metro, we were finally able to create Overnight Tokyo! Please watch and enjoy the video below: Here’s a…

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Food & Drinks, Travel, Where to eat

Food in Tokyo is known to be expensive—it will definitely eat a large part of your budget especially if you’re aiming for high end dinners and classy bars. But like with any city, expenses are a choice. Don’t think that all the local Tokyo citizens spend hundreds of dollars every meal every day. Of course…

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Food & Drinks, Where to eat

Halo halo, literally translated to “mix-mix”, doesn’t actually originate from the Philippines. Rather, inspiration may have come from the Japanese dessert called “kakigori”, as seen in other Asian icy desserts like Singapore’s “ice kachang”, Malaysia’s “cendol”, and Vietnam’s “che ba mau”. The idea of putting sweetened toppings and creamy syrups or liquids may have come…

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