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A Celebration of Food, Diverse Culture & Friendship at Mercato Centrale BGC

What’s That? Indian Food Festival. Where’s That? BGC, Taguig City. The Embassy of India in Manila is celebrating 70 years of India-Philippines friendship. As part of the celebration, the Embassy is hosting a “FESTIVAL OF INDIA” starting this month. One of the events is an Indian Food Festival, a collaboration with India Tourism Office, (Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India), Royal Indian Curry House, Filipino Indian Commerce and Welfare Society, Mercato Centrale, and Zomato Philippines. Advertisements

Grand Burger – Central Kyoto

Here’s another entry from one of our FoodieViewsPH friends. Aside from “Katsukichi’s Tonkatsu and 500 Imari Ware Sobachoko Wall Display”, Charlie also discovered the go-to restaurant for Kyoto’s carnivores. What’s That? Where’s That? The place is called Grand Burger restaurant which is just a short walk east of the north end of the Kyoto Gosho Imperial Palace Park. The burger cafe was launched in 2015 but before that burger lovers did not have a lot of options besides the usual international and local burger chains. If you happen to be in the area and craving for burgers, this is the perfect place to visit. Just take note that the Grand Burger is just a few steps from the walls of the Imperial Palace. This means that people sightseeing will likely choose this spot. Since it is a simple restaurant with a chef and one waitress, serving time may take a while. But do not worry because it will be all worth it. Grand Burger serves tasty burgers with toppings such as avocado and bacon. They …

Katsukichi’s Tonkatsu and 500 Imari Ware Sobachoko Wall Display

As mentioned in the title, Katsukichi specializes in tonkatsu (pork cutlets). Their chef makes sure that they only use fresh and top quality pork meeting Katsukichi’s standards. They’re also very particular with the ingredients they use. Charlie, one of our FoodieViewsPH friend was able to try their tonkatsu on her recent trip to Japan and she totally enjoyed dining here. Their pork are really of top quality. They’re tender and flavorful, too. Aside from their delicious tonkatsu, Katsukichi features something else. Refer to the photo below and look at the wall. What do you see? Besides beautiful solid wood interior and a relaxing ambiance, Katsukichi also features a very interesting wall display. Those small bowls you see on the wall are 500 Imari-ware soba choko which are used for dipping soba buckwheat noodles. According to research, Imari-ware also called Arita-ware is a Japanese porcelain made at the Arita kilns in Hizen province than began in 17th century. FoodieViewPh found this interesting because one of the most important minor arts in Japan is pottery and porcelain. …