Browsing All posts tagged under »comfort food«

Alminz Kakanin

July 7, 2015

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As I was on my way home today, the rain was beating down my car. Stuck in traffic, I started drifting back to old memories from childhood of walking in the rain. When the rain falls hard back in Manila enough to cancel school, my friends and I would be strolling amidst the rain, celebrating […]

Flock

July 4, 2015

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Thursday was one of those days that came by so quickly and I was going through my work with one task after another. It was such a blur of things that I forgot to stop for lunch. An hour before it was all said and done, I sat on my desk, satisfied that I plowed […]

Lechon Kawali

June 27, 2015

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Originally posted on Ann's Filipino Food Diary:
There was one time where I was in a cooking frenzy trying to get ready for family and friends to visit. As a new friend with a kid was part of the group, I had the foresight to ask what her son liked and she said “anything…

Ihaw-Ihaw sa Kanto, Grilled Filipino Food!

May 30, 2015

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Thursday was that kind of day where I was mentally convincing myself not to lost my temper at work. You know, that kind of day where one problem just opens up another. All that kept me in check was that I was planning to have some good ole fashioned Filipino Inihaw at Diona Joyce a.k.a […]

Nam Sandwich Shop

July 26, 2014

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I was definitely waiting for this weekend as it is a time I can finally relax and give myself some “me-time” (Translation: find a new dish or restaurant to blog about). This weekend, I was invited by Nam Sandwich Shop to try their food. Banh mi always give me comfort as it has the flavours […]

Gordo Ex Cafe

May 15, 2014

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It seems that lately I haven’t been able to get to any new restaurants.  Last week, I finally found the time to do so and I scoured the internet for up and coming restaurants in Toronto.  Gordo Ex Cafe caught my eye as I find that the items in their menu I could easily call […]

The Citizen

March 22, 2014

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Last Tuesday, I was invited to the media tasting of The Citizen. I almost did not make it as I had a long road trip to Washington DC the weekend before (That would be for another blog post). I was glad I found one more burst of energy to get there as the food was […]

Momofuku Noodle Bar

July 5, 2013

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The infamous Momofuku Noodle Bar has been opened for a several months now and seemed to be going strong on its presence among foodies.  When it opened, the onslaught of social media reaction was overwhelming.  The anticipation for its opening was too hard to miss.  I kept myself in fair distance, waiting for initial craze […]