Category: Light & Hearty

  • Mt Kalugong Kape-an: Bringing Benguet Coffee to new Heights

    Mt Kalugong Kape-an: Bringing Benguet Coffee to new Heights

    A cafe found 1,400+ meters above sea level among the cliffs and the clouds? Now that’s an interesting prospect to climb up a mountain. Mt Kalugong Kape-an in La Trinidad, Benguet is nestled among the limestone outcrops at the peak of Mt Kalugong. The cafe has a magnificent view of La Trinidad valley and offers […]

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  • Ritual Ph Philippine Vinegar Discovery: In a season of sweetness, why not try some sour

    Ritual Ph Philippine Vinegar Discovery: In a season of sweetness, why not try some sour

    Happyfoodies have been loyal customers and fans of Ritual Philippines since it started out in its original location, the now defunct and demolished The Collective along Malugay Street in Makati. It was a bit of a homecoming of sorts visiting them now in another location, this time along Arnaiz Avenue (formerly Pasay Road) in front […]

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  • Kape Agape: Anao’s Community Cafe

    Kape Agape: Anao’s Community Cafe

    Amidst the small town of Anao, Tarlac, is Kape Agape, a small community cafe inspired by the highest form of love “agape” – the love of God for man and of man for God. Located at the heart of town abundant with ylang-ylang trees, the cafe not only serves nourishing food for the tummy but also for the soul.

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  • SaladStop! Eat Wide Awake Movement

    SaladStop! Eat Wide Awake Movement

    More often, salads play the role of the sides or appetizers but never the main course. As September is officially a “Salad Month”, SaladStop! brings salads and mindful-eating in the spotlight. Known for their hearty fresh salads, wraps and tasty yet nutritious snacks, SaladStop! launched their “Eat Wide Awake Movement” with activities running throughout the month to encourage people to go on a healthy diet and proper fitness. New offerings are also introduced in their menu.

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  • Plato Wraps Introduces the Peri-peri Latino Wrap and Crabby Rappu

    Plato Wraps Introduces the Peri-peri Latino Wrap and Crabby Rappu

    Hand-baked goodness and a healthy alternative snack is readily available on the go. I have long been a patron of Plato Wraps. This plato-shaped bread with a variety of choice for filling is one of my go to snacks when I see one. My staple orders would be the Yummy Tuna, Beef Gyro and Chunky Chicken on on pesto wrap. Other choices are Very Veggie, Wrap and Roll Dog as well as Ham and Cheese. After 16 years in the business, the family-owned venture adds a couple more flavors: the Peri-peri Latino Wrap and Crabby Rappu.

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  • Cafe Shibuya Salted Egg and Green Tea Lava Toast

    Cafe Shibuya Salted Egg and Green Tea Lava Toast

    It was a year ago when we were introduced to the one-of-a-kind toast from Cafe Shibuya. Their 2  1/2 inch thick rectangular bread toast were not only sumptuous but has a pleasant interplay of flavors. With the colder season coming, who wouldn’t yearn for a good toast along with afternoon coffee?  It’s also a good […]

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