Samalamig and San Mig beer – Villa Escudero

Samalamig - Villa Escudero
Brown sugar flavored beverage with gulaman (gelatin).
Villa Escudero, San Pablo City PHILIPPINES

They serve this “welcome” drink when you first arrive at the plantation. It tasted ok, but I didn’t really like it so I just ended up fishing out the gelatin pieces from the bottom.

San Miguel light beer - Villa Escudero
San Miguel light beer. I love how they individually wrap the napkins around each bottle for service so it doesn’t fall off!

Mano Filipino tradition statue
Awkward “mano” Filipino tradition statue. Hehe!

Peanut brittle and brown sugar cookie – Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous

Peanut brittle and brown sugar cookie - Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous
With sea salt. $2.50
Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous, San Francisco CA

It may be a little difficult to tell from the pic, but this cookie is actually pretty sizable. And DELICIOUS! I’ve got to say that this was probably the best cookie I’ve had in a while! SO good!

7×7 Magazine’s The Big Eat San Francisco: 100 Things to Eat + Drink Before You Die – 2012

Traditional dance performance, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
Traditional dance performance, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. I emerged from the 24th Street Bart Station one weekend and was treated to this random dance performance. Very cool!

Apple Jack cocktail – Farmerbrown

Apple Jack cocktail Farmerbrown

Bourbon, brown sugar, apple orange bitters and fresh lemon, garnished with apple slice.  $7 for happy hour
Farmerbrown, San Francisco

This was appliciously tasty and refreshing!  I’m not a huge bourbon fan, but this drink had lots of other flavors to smooth out the effect on my amateur palate.  I love that they serve their drinks in mason jars.  And it’s $2 off house cocktails during happy hour, yay!