266 – THIS OR THAT 1: Banapple’s Creamy Chicken Pie or Casa Daza’s Chicken Empanada

Before I proceed, I’d like to give an introduction on this new post. As we all know, we can’t simply leave our houses anymore for non-essential travel so every venture outside ought to be planned. Leaving the house for supply runs puts us at risk for the coronavirus. With that said, most of us can’t … Continue reading 266 – THIS OR THAT 1: Banapple’s Creamy Chicken Pie or Casa Daza’s Chicken Empanada

204 – On Fraternal Food: Triptych 28

My younger brother is currently in his last year of undergraduate studies. Part of his arrangement for senior year is that he will stay in a dormitory near his school, so he wouldn't have to brave the long commute home. You see, our actual house is located at the northernmost part of Manila, the Philippine … Continue reading 204 – On Fraternal Food: Triptych 28

123 – On Finding The Things Nearest You: Banapple, Fairview Terraces

Sometimes, it takes a long time for someone to notice the things nearest to them. A substantial amount of time will pass before one sees what has been right beside him or her all along. Such is the case with this review. Ever since Fairview Terraces opened in 2014, Banapple has been one of its … Continue reading 123 – On Finding The Things Nearest You: Banapple, Fairview Terraces

88 – On Restaurants Closing Down: An Update

Walang forever (there's no forever). This infamous phrase has been thrown around like an overused rag across social media, perpetuated by clueless millennials who read the works of infamous writer Marcelo Santos III. Despite the misguided ideas underlying their use of this phrase, its essential truth remains; nothing lasts forever—even restaurants. Some close due to … Continue reading 88 – On Restaurants Closing Down: An Update