243 – The Monching Walks: Intramuros, 2015

It's been literally years since my last The Monching Walks post – and I was still in a relationship then! It's a different chapter now. Among the things I chanced upon during the extended community quarantine period (which was extended until April 30) was this set from a trip to Intramuros five years ago. Originally … Continue reading 243 – The Monching Walks: Intramuros, 2015

199 – On Tasting The Liquors: Destileria Limtuaco Museum Part 2

In my previous post about the Destileria Limtuaco Museum, I mentioned availing of a wine tasting upgrade - which I will be tackling in this entry. Here are the museum's admission details to refresh your memory. Admission costs P100, but senior citizens and students can avail of a P50 entrance fee when a valid ID … Continue reading 199 – On Tasting The Liquors: Destileria Limtuaco Museum Part 2

198 – On Looking At Histories: Destileria Limtuaco Museum Part 1

Filipinos are no strangers to Destileria Limtuaco products. There's the Siok Hoc Tong / Sioktong (now Vino de Chino) tonic wine infused with Chinese herbs, promoted as an elixir for vigor and stamina. Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers gulping down White Castle Whisky during drinking sessions would reminisce the different ladies who endorsed the brand every … Continue reading 198 – On Looking At Histories: Destileria Limtuaco Museum Part 1

96 – On “Churros Del Famoso”: Triptych 12

Wikipedia defines a churro as a pastry made out of fried dough, that can be either thin or thick. Dipped in chocolate and eaten as breakfast fare, churros can now be eaten as a snack any time. It's popular both in Spain and other areas influenced by Hispanic colonization like Latin America. In the Philippines, churros … Continue reading 96 – On “Churros Del Famoso”: Triptych 12