Food/Drink

Willing to try Durian?

Are you willing to try durian?

Willing to try durian? If not, how do you know you don’t like it? If you don’t like a certain food there is no reason you should eat it! But, what if you have not tried a food and you “think” you don’t like it? Shouldn’t you at least try? Are you willing to try…

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Hatred of Durian

Taste Test of Durian

Hate Durian? These people sure do! Hatred of Durian is a real thing! Remember yesterday, I told you that durian evoked either love or hate! The love vs. hate debate is a strong one when it comes to Durian! Watch the video at the top of this article and you will most certainly see the…

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Durian Week on LiP

Durian Lover will eat this up

 Durian Week It is Durian Week on LiP It is Durian Week here on Live in the Philippines. The King of Festivals is quickly approaching in Davao City: Kadayawan. Kadayawan is a super festival in Davao City. It is a harvest festival, this time of year is when there is a bumper crop of…

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But Not Every Day

I was born and raised in an Irish Catholic section of Boston called Dorchester; the other major section for the Irish is called Southie (South Boston) where many of my cousins lived. An old joke about us Irish; “Do you know what a seven-course dinner in Ireland is, Six pints of beer and a potato.”…

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RIP to a Philippine Lover

Well, Anthony Bourdain was not my brother, but in some ways, he had a kinship with most anybody who would read this site. You see, Chef Anthony Bourdain had a real affection for the Philippines. I can’t really say for sure how long his Philippine connection went back, I think that it started about 10…

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Filipino vs. USA: Spaghetti

“I want Spaghetti and Meatballs for my birthday!” I exclaimed to my mother when asked what I wanted for dinner. When I was a young’un my favorite food to eat was Mom’s Spaghetti and Meatballs. As my palate developed Spaghetti and Meatballs grew old to me and I would order Fettucine Alfredo with grilled chicken…

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