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Hokkaido Ramen Santouka: Of Rich, Milky Broth and Komi-Tamago Bliss

A ramen place that takes time to perfect its soup base, that is tonkotsu. Mild and pearl colored, this soup takes hours and hours to prepare. A rich and delicate pork broth, kept at an optimal temperature for everyone’s enjoyment. Hokkaido Ramen Santouka, one of the popular ramen franchises in Japan opened its first store in Glorietta and is now thrilling foodies and ramen aficionados around Makati.

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This is their signature variant, the Tokusen Toroniku Ramen; oh soothing broth served with slices of choice pork meat, Their toroniku is simmered pork cheeks, so tender and flavorful it was love at first bite.

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Undiscovered Gem: LoLa Cafe + Bar at Quezon City

I’ve been doing food trips long before I started this blog, usually we go to an area and try a bunch of restaurants there. Recently we did another one and did some scouting along the Tomas Morato area and chanced upon this undiscovered gem of a restaurant. The place is called LoLa Cafe + Bar and it’s just gorgeous. It’s a mom-and-pop kind of restaurant that serves really nice comfort food.

lola_cafe_tapa_benedicts1This is their unique take on one of my favorite breakfast staples ever, the eggs benedict. Instead of  the usual ham, bacon or salmon they used succulent strips of tapa, awesome!

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