05/10/14 – philippines: first few days

Posted on May 10, 2014



After over 24 hours of traveling, my mom and I finally made it to Cebu. After Cebu, we took a ferry to her home island, Leyte.

DF9A2215-2Our ride from the airport.

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DF9A2224-2My mother’s home she grew up in on the island of Leyte.

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DF9A2232-2Dinner prep.

DF9A2235-2Our ride to the jungle.

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DF9A2258-2We had a picnic at a little camp on the San Agustin river.

DF9A2249-2John Paul, one of my nephews.

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DF9A2267-2 (1)Our picnic site, right next to the bank of the river.

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DF9A2283-2There are few things better than this super fresh grilled fish.

DF9A2287-2Also there’s real coke, another reason why the Philippines is number one in the food game.

DF9A2276-2Grilled pork (lechon)

DF9A2294-2“Free range” chicken that roamed the jungle– doesn’t get more organic than that.

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05/04/14 – amy in nyc

Posted on May 4, 2014

DF9A1867-2Amy came to NYC for a spontaneous weekend aka quick food tour of the city

DF9A1835-2belgian fries from Pomme Frites in the East Village

DF9A1838-2coffee/tiramisu pudding from Sugar Sweet Sunshine

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mosaichousemosaic house on Wyckoff Street in Cobble Hill

DF9A1886-2brioche french toast from Cafe Luluc in Cobble Hill

DF9A1888-2eggs benedict from Cafe Luluc

DF9A1903-2Sheep Meadow in Central Park

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DF9A1926-2best chocolate chip cookies in the world from Levain Bakery on the UWS

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