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The Black Pig, Taste of Modern European Cuisine

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A few weeks ago I started checking some new restaurant, bars, and those restaurants that I've never been before. There are places that you know that you can just sit and just order anything on the menu without being intimidated by the place or the people eating at the next table.

Casual Dining can be, somehow luxurious but one thing is for sure " You only live once and we work not just to sleep and pay bills, so giving yourself a treat for a sumptuous meal is a must.

Someone asked me this question,
"Is it expensive to eat in a European restaurant?", at first, My answer is Maybe Yes, Maybe Not?
Just yesterday I chat with her and told her about my dining experience in a modern European restaurant, called the Black Pig.


Black Pig is a modern European restaurant located on the 2nd floor of Commerce Center, Alabang. One thing I like about this restaurant aside from their unique and delicious food is that they don't have a specialty. Chef Carlos, the one who is in cha…

A Bowl of Ramen Goodness at Butamaru

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Ramen is one of my favorite comfort food and I've been keeping track of the best restaurants that offer the best ramen. Sometimes, my husband and I are going out to find more restaurants that can satisfy my cravings for ramen.
Pop up ramen houses and some supermarkets offer their own versions of ramen, but I still prefer my ramen to be cooked with fresh ingredients and freshly made noodles that brings out the authentic taste in ramen and makes your experience more delightful.
Recently I visited Butamaru, one of the well-known ramen house in Ortigas. this is a newly established branch next to their other shop which is located at Westgate Alabang, and I can say that I had a very pleasant experience.
Their staff was very accommodating and polite, not to mention that the place was very inviting and cozy that gives you that feeling that you are having you're ramen in Japan.

here are some of their specialties that I can also say as my favorites.

I can tell that the noodles are fres…

Gangnam Wings Continues to Satisfy Diners with Their New Korean Dishes

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Korean wave continues to be a phenomenon across the world. A lot of people are being charmed and becomes an avid fan of Korean culture. From Cosmetics, K-dramas, K-pop and one of the most popular now here in the Philippines are the Korean foods
Tried a lot of Korean Restaurants, but there will always be this one restaurant that will stand out and will always make you feel that you are in Korea while tasting their food. This is what Gangnam Wings always makes me think, every time I order and taste their Korean Style Fried Chicken and other best seller.
Gangnam Wings became popular to diners and food enthusiast because of the huge serving of their chicken and it's at the same time, having an authentic taste of Korean Fried Chicken. As they continue to delight customers with their authentic and flavorful Korean dishes. They are also proud of their ingredients and other products that are inside the resto-bar which mostly are imported from Korea, as they want diners to experience the r…

TKM Sweet and Sour Pork

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One of my daughter's favorite dish is the Sweet and Sour Pork. I also prepare this dish for her school lunch. I like this dish because it has meat and vegetables. This dish becomes family favorite when I added Jolly Pineapple Tidbits.



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TKM's Sweet and Sour Pork by The Kitchen Mom by dhess August-8-2017 So here is the recipe guys. It's my own version.
You can also add pineapple chunks. Ingredients One kilo Pork Sirloin 1/2 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper 1/8 teaspoon Salt1 teaspoon Brown sugar 1 PC ( cut 1 inch ) Green Bell Pepper1 PC ( cut 1 inch ) Red Bell Pepper2 medium size ( diced ) Onions 1 medium size Carrots1/2 cup Del Monte Tomato Catshup2 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar2 teaspoon Brown Sugar1 cup Oil 1 teaspoon Lee Kum Lee Soy sauce1 medium Egg1/2 cup cornstarch Cornstarch1 can Jolly Pineapple Tidbits Instructions Marinate pork for 30 minutes.Use a deep fryer or medium size pan . Add oil Dip the marinated pork in the egg then coat it with cornst…

Mister Donut Unboxes A New Kind of Fun in Manila

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Last June 23, 2016, Metro Manila experienced new treats and surprises from Mister Donut within all shops in the city, surprising promos was offered and launched on this day, there were FREE donuts that were given away at certain areas within the city like bus terminals or even at specific offices. I was glad to be a part of the said event in which free donuts were given away in P2P Buses and I was able to see all the smiles from all the passengers with their free donuts, the entire bus ride was filled with happiness from all ages, a very amazing way to uplift and make someone smile, only from Mister Donut.



Mister Donut has been delighting customers in Manila for more than 2 decades now, it has became part of the list of the local favorites for the usual "pasalubong" that you can grab from their terminal or town mall branches, or for a quick afternoon merienda at the dine-in branches. It is already a part of fun, eating habits.
I remember my grandmother bringing home a box f…

Zark's : Taking Your Burger Experience To The Next Level

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“We did a study and found out that during that time, walang casual dining burger joint. So, I filled the gap sa market, yung need sa market na I think may potential mag scale up. Hindi naman ako nagkamali. Sinimulan ko yung Zark’s.”, Zark recalls. 
Young entrepreneur, Rolandrei Viktor “Zark” Varona, found the middle ground in offering hamburgers that truly satisfy even the most gargantuan appetites, yet at prices that do not break the bank. 
It began eight years ago on a casual stroll along the Malate area, Zark discovered a vacant 20-sqm. commercial space along Taft Avenue. At that time, the former OFW, who had just concluded a two-year stint in the kitchens of a cruise ship already owning a franchise for a noodle shop that unfortunately did not work. After six months, he revisited the spot and knew that the location held much potential. The concentration of a young market gave him the idea to put up a burger joint. Everything was history!

Fresh. Huge. Great
Consistent with Zark’s Bur…