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Review: Best crispy pata in town at Jamicos Restaurant

If you are looking for a place where to eat or order a cripsy pata that you will never forget and regret, you should try visiting Jamicos Restaurant in Malabon City.

Osaka Ohsho’s “flying noodles”: A one-of-a-kind gastronomic experience

Osaka Ohsho is a Japanese franchise which specializes in gyoza. But recently, the restaurant started offering noodles that are not only good for the palate but also for the eyes.

Review: Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse

“Smoked goodness” is what this restaurant called “Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse” does best.
Fat Daddy’s Smokehouse, which can be found in UP Town Center, Katipunan, offers quality smoked meat.

Review: Taft’s Exile on Main St.

If you are craving for some cheap, yet flavorful chicken wings in Taft, we got you fam! 
Introducing, Exile on Main St. 

Review: Best lugaw in town, Lugawan sa Tejeros

Lugaw or rice porridge is one of TheEatventurers’ favorite comfort food. It doesn’t cost much, yet it is very filling. Some are exquisitely delicious which makes it a bang for your buck.
No wonder, it was used in the idiom"tubong lugaw" which means with small capital, there is a large return.
Lugaw is Chinese in origin. It is very easy to digest, which makes it a perfect dish for people under the weather. It has different variations, from goto to arrozcaldo, to whatever toppings you desire. It is the cousin of your favorite risotto.
In a small place in Makati, The Eatventurers discovered a restaurant packed with people of all social status. You guessed it! We are talking about Lugawan sa Tejeros also known as "LST."

Review: There is something ‘Between the Buns’

Malabon is known for its pancit and sweet delicacies such as pichi pichi and kakanin but it is also becoming a food trippers’ haven with several food establishments mushrooming in the area.
Among Malabon’s famous restaurants is the floating restaurant, Balsa sa Niugan. It now houses a cafe called Kapihan sa Balsa where Between the Buns, a joint that offers comfort food, is also being housed.
The Eatventurers tried out Between the Buns last month and here’s our review.

Underrated: Fritcone’s P40 Graham Fruit Chill goodness

Did you miss Mr. Sun?

The past few weeks have been rainy and so seeing sunshine was such a rare thing, but how do we enjoy this hot weather?

The Eatventurers discovered Frit Cone’s stall in 2016 but it was only this year that we tried their Graham Fruit Chill.

Introducing: Edgy cafe called 'Black Lightning'

Say hello to this new cafe-restaurant in town! A must-try for people who wants something new near DLSU, DLS-CSB, or St. Scholastica.

Review: French-Japanese cafe Le Petit Souffle surprises

You might want to chill at French-Japanese cafe, Le Petit Souffle.

When translated "Le Petit" means "The Little" in French.

This cafe is the brainchild of Chef Miko Aspiras and other partners Kristine Lotilla and Chef Noel Mauricio.

Review: Why Rap Steaks and Cakes is our go-to restaurant for steaks

"Life is too short for bad steaks," the menu of Rap Steaks and Cakes says and we agree.

Closing time: Trying out Cafe Ysabel before it relocates

Before they move to their new home, the Eatventurers decided to say goodbye to the legendary location of Café Ysabel.

Review: Exploring Space Food Park

Several food parks have opened in the metro but we rarely see ones in Pasay City as most are established in Quezon City.
A space-themed food park just opened in Pasay City four months ago and unlike other food parks, it caters unique food choices. 
Space Food Park, managed by food park specialist Mark Isais, is divided into three floors, Earth - ground floor, The Sky - second floor, and The Galaxy Space Room - inner part of second floor.

VIRAL: Japanese vendors sell P25 ramen, P5 churros

Another male Japanese student went viral lately as he was reportedly selling omu rice or omelette rice in the streets and near an MRT station but before him, two other Japanese nationals also went viral for selling food on the street.
In October 2016, friends Yuki and Moto’s humble stall called “Ramen Daruma” went viral after a netizen named MauricioBrozo posted a photo of their ramen stall...and the rest was history.

Review: Conutink Philippines' coconut ice cream delight

Ice cream is one of the most common desserts in tropical countries.
In Mall of Asia, one of the largest malls in the Philippines, the Eatventurers stumbled upon a stall offering delicious ice cream very close to the heart of Filipinos: coconut ice cream! 

Review: Mr. Poon Restaurant's 'Probably the Best Mami in the Country'

If you are looking to warm yourself up this rainy and cold season, try eating at Mr. Poon Restaurant and order their Braised Beef Mami.

Independence Day eats: SALU, the Filipino Restaurant

On the 119th Independence Day celebration, The Eatventurers will take you to a Filipino restaurant.
What better way to celebrate our liberty and Filipino culture but to feast on an all-authentic Filipino restaurant – SALU is a representation of that.

8 stories to tell at the World Street Food Congress 2017

It's that time of the year again! The World Street Food Congress is back in the Philippines and it is now being held at the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds in Pasay City organized by Chef KF Seetoh.

A total of 13 countries, including the Philippines, are participating this year. Other countries are China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Taiwan, USA, and Vietnam. There are 32 food stalls to choose from.

The Eatventurers reviewed some of the dishes from various countries at the World Street Food Congress Jamboree and here are the stories to tell about them:

Drinking Durian: Blugré Coffee brings Davao to BGC

Blugré Coffee was established in 1998 in Davao, Philippines. It is one of the famous cafes in the city, known for incorporating one of the local fruits, Durian, in their coffee. 

Korean eats: Finely shaved Snowboom Dessert Cafe’s Bingsu

Ever since there was a Korean craze in Manila, people got to recognize the Korean culture including its food and famed desserts. 
Among the most popular desserts which reached the Philippine soil aside from Korean ice creams are Bingsu, sometimes spelled here as “bingsoo.”
Bingsu is a Korean shaved ice dessert with various toppings like chocolates, fruits, and beans, served in a bowl. Milk and other flavorings serve as its syrup. It is similar to our very own Halo-halo.
In the neighborhood of Taft Avenue, The Eatventurers discovered a hangout place which mainly offers Bingsu. It is called “Snowboom Dessert Cafe.”

Worth a visit: New air-conditioned indoor food park in Quezon City

There is a new food park in Quezon City and it's not your usual for it is located indoors, roofed, air-conditioned, and has WiFi for its guests.

Lovecraft Food Park has only been operating for a few months.

#GreenbeltEats: Restaurant inspired by a classic 1994 film

There's definitely a reason why Bubba Gump has been in Greenbelt for years.

The Eatventurers tried it for the first time and we had an idea why.

Review: Ooma’s modern take on Japanese cuisine

Treat yourself this payday! Enjoy a modern take on Japanese Cuisine managed by no other than The Moments Group. We are talking about Ooma.

Beating the heat with Chatime's Sunset Obsession

Since it is already what Filipinos call "summer," The Eatventurers tried to look for thirst-quenchers worth less than a hundred and came across Chatime's Sunset Obsession.

Holy Week breakfast stop: Cafeño in Batangas

Ala eh! If you happen to be in Batangas this summer or Lenten Season, stop by this antique-inspired cafe standing in a century-old Spanish home, Cafeño. 
It is only a short drive away from your favorite beaches in Laiya!

Review: Entering, eating inside ‘The Rabbit Hole’

After a long, tiring day of work, one can head out to The Rabbit Hole. No, we are not talking about Wonderland or you going crazy. We are talking about this hip restaurant located in Makati City.

Take a peek: First book café near Taft serves Fil-Mex dishes

There is a growing Fil-Mex restaurant in town - and it is also a book cafe!

Introducing: A simple burger joint in the outskirts of Quiapo

If you’re already used to eating on commercialized burgers, The Eatventurers will introduce you to a not yet famous burger joint that can compete with mainstream ones.

Review: 1010 Bistro gives you Paris-feels at an affordable price

Looking for a new date place or just want to hang out with friends? Check out 1010 Bistro.
We found this Paris-inspired place a week ago — only a few steps away from Hotel Benilde.
1010 Bistro might appear to be slightly intimidating and shady. This is because it does not have any signage except for a noticeable cardboard menu of smoothies and frappes. However, when you enter their place and see their menu, you'll be surprised to know what they offer.