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Dining with a View in the Philippines: Photos of the Day

It’s amazing how food nowadays is enjoyed in two different levels — in the stomach and in social media. Admit it, you take a photo of your food before diving in. We also do that (in our defense, how can we post those lovely photos if we don’t snap a shot before the first bite?). Food can be an experience by itself or it can be a part of a bigger experience. Here are some of the photos we found, most tagged with #visitpinas in Instagram, of how food is enjoyed, with a view, on some random day in the Philippines. Continue reading Dining with a View in the Philippines: Photos of the Day

Hainanese Delights (Barbeque and Hainanese Chicken Rice)

We first encountered Hainanese chicken rice abroad. Love at first sight, er, taste, best describes the encounter. There’s the steamed chicken, with immaculately white meat and perfect meat strands. There’s the dip, three separate kinds — soy, chili and ginger sauces — that you mix and match depending on your taste. So when we heard that there’s a “fastfood” chain specializing in Hainanese chicken rice in the Philippines, we lost no time in seeking it out. Continue reading Hainanese Delights (Barbeque and Hainanese Chicken Rice)