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Ryuma Restaurant

Yesterday, I accompanied a friend to a meeting in Tagaytay. We drove through McDonald’s for breakfast, stopped by Sonia’s Garden so that he could buy their famous Spanish Bread, then ended the day in Makati by watching The Hobbit. But in between Tagaytay and Makati, he took me to a den of pitch in the […]

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Kagay-Anon Restaurant, Cagayan de Oro City

When you are in a new place, it is always a good idea to try the local cuisine. This is not easy when you are in a place like Cagayan de Oro City, which has an active dining scene that covers the spectrum of traditional to contemporary, making it hard to squeeze all your eating into […]

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Why Not, Dumaguete City

Dumaguete is one of my favourite places in the Philippines. Unfortunately, I never have enough time to explore all of it. While I’m I’m the city to give a talk on horror writing in Silliman University, I’m also taking time out to explore as much of Dumaguete as I can before returning to the weekday […]

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21 Restaurant, Bacolod City

Ask someone who has been to Bacolod were to eat when visiting the city and you will get a long list of restaurants to try, all of them serving a range of cuisine from the requisite chicken inasal to the fresh seafood that the seaside city is known for. Different people have different tastes, but […]

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