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Comfort Food, Open Space at Taaleña Restaurant (Tagaytay City)

This place has all the right ingredients, the must-haves when you wish to enjoy good food when visiting Tagaytay City. Fresh air. Cool temperature. Great view of Taal Volcano and Taal Lake. And, of course, the food. But there is something else that makes Taaleña Restaurant stand out from the rest of the Tagaytay City restaurant crowd. Continue reading Comfort Food, Open Space at Taaleña Restaurant (Tagaytay City)

Surprises in Angat Dam Journey (Bulacan)

“Let’s go to Angat Dam.” It was not the first time we’ve traveled based on a spontaneous decision. It takes two to tango, so any answer other than an unqualified and spontaneous “ok” from the recipient of the “challenge” would nip the spontaneity. And the journey. Continue reading Surprises in Angat Dam Journey (Bulacan)

Deep Fried Goodness at Judy Ann’s Crispy Pata

If I’m on death row, it’s my last day and I’m given my last food request, I’ll order two. The second would be crispy pata. The first, of course, would be the birthday party staple which is traditionally consumed for long life, pansit or noodles. Who knows it will work. But in case it doesn’t work, here’s where the deep-fried goodness of crispy pata comes in. Continue reading Deep Fried Goodness at Judy Ann’s Crispy Pata

Crispy Pata at JIJF Lutong Bahay ni Inay (Candelaria, Quezon)

Let me guess, you’re in the car frantically searching where on earth (or, to be more specific, where in Candelaria, Quezon) is this famous crispy pata. You’re also trying to figure out which tastes better — the JIJF crispy pata or the Lutong Bahay ni Inay crispy pata. Let me start by saying that there’s only one famous crispy pata in Candelaria — the JIJF Lutong Bahay ni Inay. Scroll down to see the exact location of the two branches of JIJF. Continue reading Crispy Pata at JIJF Lutong Bahay ni Inay (Candelaria, Quezon)

Boneless Crispy Pata at Serye Restaurant

In the rare instances that I want to eat in a restaurant, when doing transactions at the Quezon City Hall or in that area, there are just a few restaurants I can think of. These are the restaurants I usually mention when acquaintances ask for recommendations in the immediate vicinity (there are other good restaurant strips in Quezon City, like in the Tomas Morato area, but let’s limit ourselves to restaurants within walking distance from the City Hall). Continue reading Boneless Crispy Pata at Serye Restaurant