THE PEASANT PALATE

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CAB GELATO: CREAMIER AND TASTIER THAN ICE CREAM | THE PEASANT PALATE | Text by Hannah A. Papasin | Photos by Julius D. Mariveles

Gelato is not exactly new in Philippines, nor indeed here in Bacolod. But the one that introduced gelato to the general awareness is Cafe Bob’s, which prides itself with using no less than imported ingredients perhaps for a more authentic taste (and perhaps to attract the colonial mentalists that thrive in these here parts). Continue reading

BUGSY’S DINER: LARGE IN FLAVOR, EASY ON THE POCKET | THE PEASANT PALATE | Text by Hannah A. Papasin | Photos by Julius D. Mariveles

And no, we’re not talking about under-seasoned, runny offerings you can find in a typical turo-turo or catering restaurants that serve home cooking. In this day and age where quality and flavour are often tossed out of the window, it’s downright refreshing to come across the place that delivers what it promises – and more. Continue reading

ENGLISH CAFE: HEARTY LATTE AND THE SORCERER’S SANDWICH | THE PEASANT PALATE | Text by Hannah A. Papasin | Photos by Julius D. Mariveles

Their desserts were soooo cloying, I swear I could see ants donning their napkins in the table beside us while Kenny G music plays in the background. Yes, it was THAT cloying. Continue reading

YELLOW CAB: HEAVY ON THE POCKET | THE PEASANT PALATE | Text by Hannah A. Papasin and Photos by Julius D. Mariveles

Still, not everything comes free, so just this once, we were willing to suck it all up and let our wallets drain as we decided to dip our peasant palates into the pizzas of Yellow Cab. Continue reading

FOOD REVIEW: TACORITTO | THE PEASANT PALATE by Hannah A. Papasin | Photos by Julius D. Mariveles

FOOD REVIEW | TACORITTO: So if your taste is sooooo elevated that you turn your noses up at pedestrian fare and cafeteria food, then this joint is not for you. Only an idiot will come to Tacoritto and expect Oaxacan moles in a restaurant that is clearly made for the working class and students. Continue reading

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