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Sucking the Marrow out of Life: Bulalo of Rose and Grace (Batangas)

“Suck the marrow out life,” a figure of speech which means making the most out of life, is based on the act of eating not only the meat attached to the bone, but also what’s inside the bone: the bone marrow (much better than “sarap to the bones”). The phrase is attributed to an American author but it could very well be coined by a Filipino, like Rose or Grace, who hails from the land of delicious bulalo: Batangas. Continue reading Sucking the Marrow out of Life: Bulalo of Rose and Grace (Batangas)

The Original Hawaiian Bar-B-Que in Tagaytay City

The restaurants that abound in Tagaytay City, a city which offers a breathtaking view of the Taal Volcano / Taal Lake, offer different cuisines to satisfy a whole range of tastes. There’s the usual Filipino food, anchored by the bulalo. Steaks, pizza, pasta, desserts and a whole lot more. Distinctly standing with the rest is Hawaiian food, the specialty of the original Hawaiian Bar-B-Que. Continue reading The Original Hawaiian Bar-B-Que in Tagaytay City

Patis Tito Garden Cafe (formerly Kusina ni Salud)

The sun was out in all its glory during the Pahiyas Festival in Lucban (Quezon province), showing off how Philippine summer feels like. The cool, fresh breeze from Mt. Banahaw gave a bit of relief, but the heat grew more immense as lunch time approached. Ah, lunch time, how can we miss that. We’ve witnessed the colorful kiping and fresh farm produce proudly displayed  during the Pahiyas Festival. The search was on for a great place to have lunch while in the area. Continue reading Patis Tito Garden Cafe (formerly Kusina ni Salud)

Tagaytay City Horseback Riding

You visit Tagaytay City primarily for the great view of Taal Volcano and Taal Lake, the delicious bulalo, the cool weather and a host of other reasons, probably least of which is horseback riding. But should you — particularly the kids — look forward horseback riding, it’s just within a short distance from the other attractions and other must-see in Tagaytay City. Continue reading Tagaytay City Horseback Riding

Great View, Good Food at RSM Lutong Bahay Restaurant (Tagaytay)

We know Tagaytay as a place of great view, cool weather, laid-back lifestyle, and, of course, great food. There are so many choices of restaurants here and that profusion of choices could be confusing (and frustrating). The usual default mode, at least as far as we’re concerned, is to choose food that is tried and tested since childhood — lutong bahay. Continue reading Great View, Good Food at RSM Lutong Bahay Restaurant (Tagaytay)

Bulalo at Leslie’s Restaurant (Tagaytay)

The main attraction of Tagaytay is the view of Taal Volcano, which could be seen along the edge of the outer crater. I’m not sure if “outer crater” is the appropriate term, but I have to hazard a guess considering that Taal Volcano is known as the “volcano within a volcano” or, its related phrase, “the lake within a lake”. Continue reading Bulalo at Leslie’s Restaurant (Tagaytay)