283 – On A Greek Summer Meal

(From left to right)Mahi-Mahi Souvlaki: Skewered mahi-mahi cubes, tomatoes, peppers, and onions served with homemade pita bread, garlic yogurt and side saladCyma Lemonade: Cyma's signature lemonade with lemon slicesYemista: Rice, pine nuts, and sultanas stuffed in a green bell pepper served alongside a braised potato (Taken at Cyma Greek Taverna, Eastwood Mall)

278 – On Washoku Wonders: Triptych 50

It’s exactly a year since the Philippines was locked down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and life has indeed returned to normal. The government initially declared the stringent enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila where I am based back in March 2020. This was eventually downgraded to the less strict general community quarantine … Continue reading 278 – On Washoku Wonders: Triptych 50

270 – On Pandemic Breakfasts: UCC Park Café, Eastwood Mall

(AUTHOR'S NOTE: It is with some sadness that I update this entry. UCC Park Café at Eastwood City is now officially defunct. A Filipino restaurant took over its old location at the Eastwood 1800 Building, beside Uniqlo. Timestamp: 13 November 2021, 22:09.) I have been able to leave the house ever since Metro Manila was … Continue reading 270 – On Pandemic Breakfasts: UCC Park Café, Eastwood Mall