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Cupcake Hopping in the Philippines

Lamudi Cupcake Hopping in the Philippines

Leading property portal Lamudi provides a list of the best cupcakes in the Philippines

Forget bar-hopping. Cupcake hopping has no age limit and is perfect for you and your family, significant other, and friends. Leading property portal Lamudi has released an infographic that lists down the best cupcake places to satisfy your sweet-tooth wherever you are in the Philippines.

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Two potatoes, a block of cheese, a toy cow and a travel scale: Jollibee cooks up a surprise mystery

Langhap-sarap wrapper
Langhap-sarap wrapper

It’s not everyday that you get a surprise, mystery box from Jollibee.  Hmmm, the wrapper is emblazoned with the familiar “Langhap Sarap” theme interspersed with “Crispy” and “Baked”.

After the wrapper comes off, the mystery deepens.  Inside I found two large potatoes, a potato-powered clock science experiment, a toy cow, a block of toy cheese complete with a white mouse and a luggage scale.  So add these keywords to the clues:  “Potato”, “Time”, “Beefy”, “Cheesy”, and “Hefty”.

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Mamou’s Home Kitchen in Serendra

Mamous Lamb Tapa (P 395)
Mamou's Lamb Tapa (P 395)

I first met Malou Fores (Mamou as many call her), the sister of Margarita Fores, when I took on an assignment for a magazine that featured one of Malou’s food shop, The Blue Kitchen. It never occurred to me that I’d see her again but don’t look now, she has her very own restaurant. I even had to blink my eyes a few times if she was the one I met before. I loved her Blue Kitchen goodies so I was excited to see how she renders her favorites for Mamou, a restaurant at the heart of Serendra.

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Penang Favorites in Genting and Kuala Lumpur

Penang Food Village Kuay Teow Soup
Penang Food Village Kuay Teow Soup

Penang has always been synonymous with “Food Paradise” when you’re in Malaysia. But my recent visit to the country didn’t include the region in the itinerary. Good thing popular and established restaurants have branches in Malaysia. While in Genting Highlands, we had lunch at Penang Food Village and when we went back to the city, we had dinner at Nasi Kandar Pelita. Check out my favorites among the Penang food specialties we had.

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