271 – On Mid-Pandemic Meals: Triptych 46

I thought I would run out of new posts to write prior to publishing this entry. Thankfully, I now have more than enough materials to last me until the end of the year – up to early 2021! This year has been shitty for most here in Manila: From a dormant volcano reawakening after three … Continue reading 271 – On Mid-Pandemic Meals: Triptych 46

223 – On Japan Movement Coffee: UCC Clockwork, Vertis North

The phrase "made in Japan" connotes utmost quality—whether it's consumer goods or gadgets. Not surprising then, that UCC (Ueshima Coffee Company) is synonymous with coffee of superior quality and taste. The coffee company is very much known for its Sumiyaki (charcoal roast), Blue Mountain (Jamaica) and Kona (Hawaii) coffee blends, and has pioneered canned coffee … Continue reading 223 – On Japan Movement Coffee: UCC Clockwork, Vertis North