Monthly Archive: January 2014

Vigan Empanada Battle

When the topic of Vigan or Ilocano specialties in general is raised, three dishes usually come to the fore: bagnet, longanisa and empanada. For this entry, though, the focus will be on the humble but glorious (think Strider/Aragorn) Vigan empanada....

The Refinery, Saigon

Given my seemingly insurmountable blog backlog of almost half a year, I’m endeavoring to celebrate “Throwback Thursdays” by writing about something that I had long been meaning to, but had put off for one reason or another. First up for...