Category: Food and Travel

Food and Travel

Highway to Hell

   The reptilian complex (R-complex) attempts to explain, among others, the origins of rage: in a nutshell, some of the higher brain functions of higher mammals are similar to those of reptiles.  Sometimes, the R-complex is triggered to override mental functions like conscience and reason, leading to unpredictable results that span the gamut from bouts of […]

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Food Trough

   Lisa of I-Baguio wrote today about the bum rap Baguio restaurants are getting because of bad service.  Lisa writes: Personally, I may forgive lousy food but never, ever, bad service. Slow service, maybe, if they’re full, or if understaffed (that sometimes happens). But lousy service? There’s just no excuse for that.    Because the general […]

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Bulalo and the Art of Bus Maintenance

   Nothing is more comforting than a steaming hot bowl of bulalo.  If anything, bulalo is my favorite Filipino dish.  I’d go to many places to look for it, to eat it, and to warm my heart and soul with its quintessential simplicity and taste.    Because bulalo is served on almost every bus stop […]

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Night Out

   I had a lot of fun last night.  Too bad I didn’t bring my own digital camera, so the pictures will have to wait until next time.  Although I must point out that a few things didn’t go according to plan: I didn’t get really drunk and wasted; I didn’t get to watch the […]

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Gala Gall

   Last night, me and a few friends scored invites at a gala dinner sponsored by Shell Northern Luzon, held at the Baguio Country Club.  It’s a lot like a Hollywood buffet, without Wolfgang Puck, the caviar canapés, and Jack Nicholson.  It wasn’t bad… but as long-time Marochaholics would already know by now, I’m not […]

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