Food

From root crop to table: An Ilocano dinner

When one thinks of the province of  Ilocos, the crispy bagnet and the colonial architecture of Vigan come to mind. But beyond the regular tourist spots and dishes, there are cultural practices that lie within the famed cobblestoned streets and...

Sisigs of Ateneo

Sisig is not a quiet food. It crackles on a sizzling plate, billowing smoke in the face of passersby. It always makes its presence known, especially when one is instantly drawn to the strong smell of its charcoaled meat and flavourful spices. A...

Sweet wonderland: Chocolate Palate Exercise 2

Every child dreams of a land filled with chocolate—a food of comfort and sweet wonder. In the Philippines, though, we don’t have our own Willy Wonka bar to wish for; instead, we grow up hearing names like Hershey’s, Cadbury, and Kinder....

JP Oracion: Discovering the art of beer

Popular for his contribution to the Ateneo Men’s Football Team as goalkeeper (and currently, team manager), there is no question that communications technology management supersenior JP Oracion loves the game. Away from the pitch and away from the...

JSEC Round-up 2017

Every year, the John Gokongwei Student Enterprise Center (JSEC) offers a new roster of inventive food stalls run exclusively by Atenean student-entrepreneurs. Despite the chaos of the noontime lunch rush, JSEC always proves to be an Atenean...

Pitas of Manila review

The quintessential tita brings a certain flair to family reunions. Pitas of Manila, on the other hand, knows that straightforward flavors done well trump flair any day. Here, convenience and comfort food are rolled into a handy pita—and that’s...

¡Fuego! review

Even before you see the stall, a whiff of Fuego’s garlic sauces and rich meat will leave your mouth watering. Once you do get a meal from the counter of Mexican-themed banderitas and and colorful lights, you won’t only have your taste buds...


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