Our first day in Osaka was spent exploring the city, not for culture or amusement, but just to check out shopping stuff and what not. We made our way around a Don Quijote department store (known locally as Donki) and some random arcade filled with restaurants and shops that we decided it was time. Time for us try out what the world has been screaming and clamoring for the longest time: Ichiran Ramen. Continue reading →
As you very well know, I am busy preparing for my trip to Japan. Tricia and I are in the final stages of itemizing each and every place we would be visiting. We’ve talked about the sights, the sounds, and most definitely the food we would be sampling. Like any good foodie and traveler, I’ve taken the liberty of doing my research beyond the usual Lonely Planet guidebook or food blogs, I’ve added a book as well to help me out. Continue reading →
People from Marikina or those who flock to Marikina certainly know this place. It needs no introduction, no blaring horns, grand trumpet entrance, it’s just there. Small, simple, quiet, unassuming, but a wonderful introduction to the food world Marikina has to offer. Meet Tamagoya, the famous, cheap but very satisfying Japanese restaurant in Marikina. Continue reading →
I always look forward to Saturday’s when my feet would take me somewhere new and Tricia and I devote the weekend to having fun and de-stressing.