The Halal Guys is open in Manila!

Who doesn't know about the Halal Guys Cart on 53rd and 6th in New York? It's a must visit for anyone going to the city. There are so many copycats but there's only one food truck with long lines that only end in the early morning. You can just imagine the anticipation of Filipinos when it was ... [Read More]

Macao: Cotai Central Food Court & Afternoon Tea at Palms Lounge

Sand's Cotai Central is a mall with a food court and several restaurants. This mall is in the middle of Sheraton and Conrad hotels as well as Holiday Inn. All these hotels are connected to Cotai Central. ... [Read More]

A Week in Instagram

With so many forms of social media around it's confusing for someone in my generation. I recently got more proficient with Instagram which I found interesting and entertaining. With one post on Instagram I can also share my pictures on Twitter and Facebook. I also discovered several fascinating ... [Read More]

Melbourne: Hanaichi Japanese Fine Food

 Eating fast food in a mall is not exactly on my list when I go abroad but Deb assured me Hanaichi was better than your regular fast food fare. ... [Read More]

Cafe de Coral (October 2012)

Sometimes you just want a quick and cheap meal in Hong Kong and the best place to do that is at Cafe de Coral which has branches all over the city. Each time I go to Cafe de Coral they have new items on the menu. Last October they were promoting organic oat steamed rice dishes. It's ... [Read More]

Famous Belgian Waffles

I haven't been to SM Megamall Building A in quite a while. I went there to buy a gift in Toy Kingdom. Imagine my surprise when Toy Kingdom disappeared from the ground floor. I was told they moved to the basement where the bowling lanes used to be. Whew! After accomplishing my shopping in a very ... [Read More]

Lunch at BonChon Philippines

The first time I tried BonChon was in 2008 when I was in Virginia. I didn't even have a blog then. I loved it so much that I had to eat BonChon every time I went to the USA. I hoped someone would bring it to Manila and in November 2011 my wish came true and the first branch in Ayala Triangle Gardens ... [Read More]

Dieting while on vacation

I've received a few emails from some Cohen dieters who are going to the USA for a vacation and asking how I managed my diet. Here are some of my tips for all those who are traveling and are on a diet.In the US fast foods get a big flack for serving fattening and unhealthy food. I did manage to find ... [Read More]

Food Options at Century City Mall

I should have told Sidney earlier that I wanted to go to Universal Studios. Since we weren't able to plan it he brought me to Century City Mall instead.I've never been to this outdoor mall. It was pretty nice but I was all shopped out so we just walked around a bit.I was fascinated with the food ... [Read More]

Off The Grid: Food Trucks at Fort Mason Center

Food trucks are really popular in the USA specially in San Francisco. I didn't think I would be able to eat at one considering my short stay in the city. After dropping off my luggage at the Marriott hotel Kit surprised me by saying we were going to Fort Mason Center where all the food trucks ... [Read More]