While I live in a country that only knows two seasons–the dry and the wet– I have started appreciating more the seasons in countries like the US, having a full appreciation of the summer weather during my recent trip to Continue reading Strawberry Picking in Michigan
CHICAGO (Yep, I’m still here) — I think I have a mental list of people I wish I’d bump into when I am here in the States. And while I am Chicago, of course, I would want to meet one Continue reading Oprah's Favorite Popcorn
CHICAGO – There are two ultiate dishes that are must-eats for anyone who visits this windy city. One is Chicago’s Deep Dish Pizza (which I will write about very soon). The other is the Chicago Dog. I got to try Continue reading Portillo's Chicago Dog: A Must-Eat!
CHICAGO — Yipee! My Tito Joy (Uncle Joy) has driven all the way from Minnesota to see me here. Tito Joy is my mom’s brother, and has taught me a tremendous lot about the joy of cooking– and dining. He Continue reading Shokran: A Taste of Morocco in Chicago
CHICAGO — My sister, Gianina, gave me two choices. The first: she brought me a burger place with the usual menu. It was empty, but according to her, the restaurant had proclaimed itself as having a strong cult following. The Continue reading Ra Sushi Bar: Japanese Fusion at the Suburbs
Aside from loving May because of my birthday, I love it because of the mangoes. Mangoes are in season here in the Philippines every May, and yes, while they are available all year, the best mangoes are the ones you Continue reading Mango and Kesong Puti Bruschetta: Antipasto with a Filipino Twist