Food, Entertainment and Culture Philippines Pinaytraveller

Tambok’s: Ilonggo Comfort Food in El Nido

a review by Joanna Ruiz   “Maayo-gandang gabi!” Josef Sagemüller says to a security guard, and quickly laughs at himself. Bacolod-born and bred and German-educated Josef has just opened a restaurant in El Nido, Palawan, and is still getting used to the language differences, although Ilonggo is one of the dialects commonly spoken in El Nido. …

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Pinay Traveller Recommends: Happon Ramen House in Marikina

Marikina, formerly known as the Shoe Capital of the Philippines, is now becoming quite the food hub. Alongside old-timer restaurants that serve the traditional Marikeño fare of pancit pinagulong, everlasting and puto, there are now modern food parks and restaurants that attract the foodies of Metro Manila. One of these new restos is the quaint  Happon …

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Travelling the World with Retrato

Thinking of following the Inca Trail in Peru? Or going to off-the-beaten-track spots in New Zealand? Maybe my friend, photographer Dody Peña, can help. Dody is the publisher of Retrato and has recently become a travel consultant. Here, he talks about his profound love for travel and how his experience may be able to help …