Tag: Boracay

Dining in Boracay: Filipinized at Ka-on, Overwhelmed at Ambassador

The Tides Lamb Shank Caldereta
The Tides Lamb Shank Caldereta (Php 550)

One of the great pleasures of revisiting Boracay is the eats.  For an island no more than 10 square kilometers, the place offers a wide range of international cuisine, establishments wooiing diners with new flavors and treats.   After the sun goes down on White Beach, it’s a heady experience wading through restos and discerning which ones are worth the visit.   I was fortunate enough to visit for a writing assignment.  Appropriately, food was the topic so even though stuffing your face day in and day out to gather notes on the food is hardly the way to really enjoy the eating experience, I’m grateful for the opportunity.  Here, I write about Ka-on and Ambassador in Paradise, two dining destinations on the island worth revisiting.

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Boracay Breakfast Picks

Lemoni Yogurt with Granola and Fruit
Lemoni Yogurt with Granola and Fruit

I’m not into the party/gig thing so the times I found myself in Boracay, I’m almost always an early riser.  That means I have to have coffee and chow to perk up my morning while looking out to that postcard-pretty beach before launching into work or heading for a swim.  Hard to imagine that years back, there’s not a lot of good breakfast places to go to along White Beach.  Not anymore.  Hmmm, maybe not everyone parties all night after all (or maybe, all- nighters head straight to grabbing breakfast before succumbing to sleep).   I figure it might be a helpful idea to share nice places to get breakfast in arguably, the Philippines’ most popular beach.

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