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Om Indian Kitchen at The Grove by Rockwell

When my husband was still working in Ortigas, my boy and I would usually wait for him to leave the office so we could have dinner on our way home. The Grove by Rockwell is along our route and, back then, Sunrise Buckets was the only resto that we found appealing. I’m just glad that there are now so many dining options at The Grove and Om Indian Kitchen is the latest we’ve tried.

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From what I gathered, Om Indian Kitchen is owned by the family of Magic 89.9 Radio Jock, Sam YG. Actually, his mom was busy in the kitchen while we were there. I knew it was her because there were also newspaper and magazine clippings displayed on the walls of the place. There were 2 Indian nationals dining then and I guess she was making sure that the food that was served was as authentic as it can get...

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Mercato Centrale now in a better location in BGC

Mercato Centrale has officially moved to a new and more accessible location in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Now set up at the corner of 7th Avenue and 25th Street, foodies can now easily find it across The Forum and in front of the “Between  The Lines” art mural (or The Spaceman as it is more popularly known. It’s now nearer to the offices which is good news for the yuppies of BGC who are looking for an affordable place for a Friday hangout.

RJ Ledesma, co-founder of Mercato Centrale

RJ Ledesma, co-founder of Mercato Centrale

Mercato Centrale is open every Friday and Saturday from 6 pm to 3 am. It still has the same lively, food fair vibe it’s known for. Most especially, old-time favorites such as Auntie May, Cuisiner, and Don Churro, are still around to serve their famous fare.

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Streetfood Trippin’ at Old Chang Kee in Singapore

For our recent trip to Singapore, my boy did his research and specifically concentrated on finding the best hawker centers in town. Aside from finding about Kopitiam, he was also able to read about Old Chang Kee. Luckily, we passed by the stall along North Bridge Road just across Funan Digitalife Mall so we bought some of their bestsellers for snacks back at our hotel.

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Zubuchon, Cebu’s World Famous Lechon

Internationally acclaimed food expert, Anthony Bourdain, called it the “best pig, ever!” I couldn’t agree more.

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