Author: FoodieViewsPH

The Food Hive 2.0

Beautiful, right? This food park along Visayas Avenue underwent minor renovations early this year. But the wait is over as it finally reopened it’s doors! The Food Hive 2.0 is now sporting a colorful “Umbrella Roof” perfect for summer. At night, this gorgeous design is complimented by bright outdoor lights giving off a wonderful vibe. Additional elements making your dining experience better is the vibrant Claw Crane and acoustic nights! Advertisements

Roti Prata, Shish Kebab and Other Must-Try Dishes at Oliva Bistro Cafe

Do you love dishes such as Roti Prata and Shish Kebab? Then make sure to visit Oliva Bistro Cafe in Quezon City because the 54-seater restaurant features an exciting mix of traditional Asian and Western flavors. They have a wide selection of appetizers, salads, pasta, sandwiches as well as Indian specialties making sure you will find a flavor that will suit your taste.

Time to Refuel at the PitStop Food Park in Quezon City

Have you visited the first motor racing themed food park in the Metro? YES, it exists! The food park is called PitStop and is located at Congressional Avenue Extension in Quezon City. ClariSays.com was at the food park’s Media Launch this August 2017. Jean, my co-blogger was also there with her kids. She will be sharing their experience in another post. Meanwhile, I will be sharing with you what you need to know about the stalls.

Sweet Finds for Sweet Tooths

Have you experience craving for a certain food, let’s say sweets and end up buying assorted desserts? Well I did and let me tell you, it satisfied every sweet craving I had. In fact, I ate all of it in one day. 🙂 Of course, I shared! It was a Sunday morning when I realized I had the desire to eat cupcakes. I guess that’s the effect of watching too much DC Cupcakes, the American reality television series. But I don’t blame that show because I really have a strong desire for sweets. So after mass, I went to TiNoma and checked out different stores.

Filipino Favorites: Mami, Siopao, Pares at Tapsilog

Filipinos love to eat. In fact, we can’t start the day without eating breakfast. It gives us energy to face the day. But it does not end there. The average Filipino eats five times a day. So after breakfast, we have our merienda or snack. After lunch is another merienda then dinner for a total of five times. But some eat snacks afterwards while watching late night TV shows. We are not that particular with the food we eat perhaps because Filipino cuisine is influenced by American, Chinese, Spanish, and Mexican to name a few. However, food such as mami, siopao, pares and tapasilog will always remain a Filipino favorite. Mami and Siopao Mami is a noodle soup introduced by Ma Mon Luk, a Chinese Filipino chef and entrepreneur. It comes in a variety of flavors such as beef, pork, and chicken. This is often paired with siopao or steamed buns which comes in two different stuffing. It can be asado or bola-bola. These two are a Filipino favorite merienda which can actually be eaten …

Sweet Temptations: Ice Cream, Crepe and Cupcake

Craving for sweets? Let’s be honest, no one can escape that feeling. According to Christine Gerbstadt, MD, RD, dietitian and spokeswoman of American Dietetic Association, sweet is the first taste humans prefer from birth. In addition, Susan Moores, MS, RD, registered dietitian and nutrition consultant in St. Paul, Minn said that the taste of sugar also releases endorphin that calm and relax us, and offer a natural “high.” Clearly, we can’t avoid sweets like ice cream, crepe and cupcakes even if we know these have high fat content. But with limitations it won’t be a problem. During my two-week Christmas vacation, I had an extreme craving for sweets. Since we did not prepare anything sweet for our Noche Buena and Media Noche, I was able to discover the following sweets.