Bitter than B4 – Fond Memories and New Memories at Ampalaya Monologues’ 4th Anniversary Show

My love affair with spoken word My first encounter with spoken word (outside of YouTube) was a poetry slam in a book shop. I was getting my undergraduate at UP Baguio, and I had attended for bonus points in my literature elective. In the aftermath of it all, gushing and comparing favorites with my friends, I knew I was hooked. Those who have known of … Continue reading Bitter than B4 – Fond Memories and New Memories at Ampalaya Monologues’ 4th Anniversary Show

What to Bring to Pride March

The Metro Manila Pride March and Festival is just around the corner, set for June 29, 2019, 12 noon at the Marikina Sports Center. In the meantime, stay updated on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and get some essentials ready for the big day. Friends You can register for Pride ahead of time as an individual or as a company or organization. Pride is safer and … Continue reading What to Bring to Pride March

Indulgent Dining at Miguel & Maria Restaurant

Marikina is only a jeep ride away from our place, but I haven’t explored it much except to visit a spa and attend last year’s Pride Parade. One Sunday date night was spent at Miguel & Maria, one of many establishments along Lilac Street that offers good food and drinks. It was hard to pick just one dish because everything on the menu sounded so … Continue reading Indulgent Dining at Miguel & Maria Restaurant

Pancakes for All Your Cravings at Pi Breakfast & Pies

Once in a while, I get an extremely specific, can’t-be-ignored kind of craving. And sometimes, that craving is for pancakes. I got exactly what I needed at Pi Breakfast & Pies. The branch along Malingap Street (in the Maginhawa area) is one of three. It’s right next to Pino Restobar, across from Malingap Central Food Hall. There’s ample seating inside for you and all of … Continue reading Pancakes for All Your Cravings at Pi Breakfast & Pies

Heavy Meals for Hungry People at Meat Yard

Meat Yard is a casual dining joint that boasts “Traditional Comfort Food”. They prepare all of their food fresh, so anticipate a bit of a wait when you eat there. Meat Yard is set up in a way that makes the most of limited space. Their sleek, simple interiors frame a decent amount of seating, including a long table by the window for solo diners … Continue reading Heavy Meals for Hungry People at Meat Yard