Be a Wanderer: Japan – Temples & Shrines

We went to Japan last October 2016 stopping by at Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka. One of my favorite parts of our trip is our visit to their shrines and temples. I’m not really familiar with their religion nor am I religious myself but I love how I got to experience a part of their culture…

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Be a Foodie: Downtown & Halsted

Downtown & Halsted is more than just a food and drinks place. Getting inspiration from art, their food goes beyond the traditional limits. They combine various techniques and flavors to come up with a different experience for your palate. The place is well decorated with artworks and graffiti that evoke the same creativity as their…

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Be a Foodie: Takami

Takami brings our favorite Japanese dishes at The Yard at Xavierville. Their dishes at are at a whole new level with the twists that they’ve added. I got to sample some of their dishes at The Yard’s 1st anniversary. The okonomiyaki is really tasty although the bacon on top feels a little bit like the…

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Be a Foodie: SosyDog

SosyDog is one of the new stalls in The Yard at Xavierville. They offer sausage stuffed crust pizza in varying flavors such as Hawaiian, Seafood, Bacon and Burger, and Vegetarian. I got to sample their seafood pizza and their orange-flavored Sosy Float. The seafood pizza is good and is not just stuffed with sausage but…

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Be a Foodie: Puluts

Puluts is a food stall at The Yard at Xavierville that offers every Filipino’s favorite street food. During The Yard’s first Anniversary I got to sample some of their food. First one is their Sisig which is really yummy and makes you want to have some rice. I like that it’s not that oily as…

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Be a Foodie: Tokyo Tempura

Starting out as a small food cart, Tokyo Tempura now has 70 branches including one at The Yard at Xavierville. They offer unlimited tempura, which started out as a marketing experiment when they noticed howย Pinoys really love tempura when they eat at buffets. Aside from the unli tempura they also serve a selection of special…

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Be a Foodie: Baking Mum

Baking Mum is a collaboration between a young couple and one of their moms who loves cooking. Baking Mum combines the age old favorite, mojos, and special dips. Their special dips are a fun twist to your childhood favorite meals, such as Pizza and Lasagna, in dip version.

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Be a Foodie: Sandwicheese

“Created because of the love for sandwiches and cheese, Sandwicheese is your stop for yummy sandwiches stuffed with extra ordinary sauces and cheeses.” You can finally get your sandwich fix from The Yard at Xavierville! Sandwicheese is one of the new brands that could be found in The Yard at Xavierville. During the Yard’s 1st…

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Be a Foodie: Prawn Star

I got to try Prawn Star during The Yard’s 1st Year Anniversary and I can’t believe I’ve missed this place during the times I’ve gone to The Yard. They server different kinds of seafood and a variety of sauces to choose from! It’s located at the 2nd level of the food park.   Right off…

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Be a Foodie: The Minokaua

I was invited to the new band place in Malate, Minokaua. It’s not just a place to listen to live bands, they also serve a wide selection of food. We went there on a Saturday night and Sinosikat is playing at 9:30 PM. They have a cover charge for events like these.

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