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

254 – On Tempura Throwbacks: Cube 8

Metro Manila has been under general community quarantine status (GCQ) for almost two months now, after the more stringent enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) was lifted in June. Incidentally, the move to GCQ triggered a spike of Covid-19 cases in the country - with a good majority coming from the national capital. People are advised to … Continue reading 254 – On Tempura Throwbacks: Cube 8