6.12.2015

Panadero Ilonggo

A lovely and colorful brand new bakery recently opened in Tabuk Suba, Jaro is making waves online as a destination to visit. I was glad when Ms. Gigi Sy invited me to try their products. I could never say no, so along with my fellow bloggers we dropped by the place when we had our Saturday Food Trip last week. Upon entering, we were welcomed by Ms. Gigi. She prepared several pieces of freshly-baked ensaymada, cinnamon and other bread sliced in quarters, ala pica-pica!
But if there's something here that shouldn't be missed is their Roti. I used to buy several packs of preserved flat bread such as this in the supermarket and then I would pan-fry it. This one tasted really good. It's soft and chewy too. It comes with the dips: garlic yogurt, babaganoush and hummus. Such a delight!

Roti with Strawberries and Vanilla Ice cream:


I look forward to coming back soon and try more specialties that Panadero Ilonggo has to serve.

6.09.2015

Clarke Quay Singaporean Restaurant at The Shops @ Atria

I was given the chance to photograph some of Clarke Quay's newest offerings for Outdoormaster yesterday. Not only that, it was a taste test that I didn't expect. The beautiful panoramic shot of Singapore's Marina Bay highlights the Singaporean feel of the resto. Clarke Quay is a famous landmark in SG lined with different pubs, restaurants and bars.
According to Mr. Andrew Lee, the Singaporean owner, they are officially opening on the 13th this month. But they might have their soft opening anytime today.

Honestly, I don't have the names of the dishes yet but I will try my best to describe each one we had in the photos below.
Rice cooked with bits of coconut and pineapple topped with pork floss.

Crispy fish fillet with salted egg.

Lapu-lapu soup with seaweed and other ingredients.
Chili soup
 
Crunchy Squid with lemon-i sauce.
Stir-fry veggies

Tofu
Squid with cereal
Chili Crabs @ Clarke Quay Singaporean Restaurant at The Shops @ Atria in San Rafael, Mandurriao, Iloilo City

Clarke Quay Singaporean Restaurant
The SHOPS @ Atria Park District
San Rafael, Mandurriao, Iloilo City
11AM-10:30 PM

New favorites at Perri Todd's

Perri Todd's is back! It was once the city's most famous restaurant not only for its big-time burgers but because everything they served really tasted good. But after a few years, some people noticed that their burgers began to taste differently. The magic that was once in their servings slowly faded and their loyal customers went to other new restaurants. Much worse, they were closed for a few weeks because of some tax issues. Chef OJ Salazar admitted that he had other priorities during those times. But for me, it remained as one of my favorites over the years. I usually order their burgers with a slice of pineapple and their all-time favorite creamy carbonara.

Recently, I was on my way to Jaro Plaza for a taping with #KMJS when suddenly they informed that the schedule was moved. So I just decided to drop by at Perri Todds! The place always brings back memories with my high school and college friends. It was never too far away from us. 

Now, I'm glad to share with you some of their newest dishes!

Chicken and Mango Salad
Fish and Fries
Premium Burger with Bacon and Cheesy Mushroom Sauce
2-way Pork Ribs
Family-style Fried Chicken
 Watermelon and Mint Spa
 Thanks to the Management and Staff of Perri Todd's in Jaro for accommodating us bloggers!
Apple, Mythe & Pau Pestano, Raymart, Nonoy & sir John.

6.03.2015

Ferra Hotel Boracay Part 4

Since we arrived in the island, we've been busy getting to know the hotel, exploring places, eating and having fun trying the helmet diving and paraw sailing for the 1st time. (see Part 3)
We headed back to the hotel for some rest and to prepare for our dinner.