Garlic soy glaze, polenta, roasted pineapple, Maui onions, foie gras teriyaki butter. 5 course tasting menu $85 Le Pigeon, Portland OR
Mmm, this was a really tasty dish too! The pork was really flavorful and I liked all the components. After the really salty skate dish though, this teriyaki glazed pork tasted super salty as well. I think my salt tastebuds were shot at this point.
Canadian bacon topped with juicy pineapple tidbits. Marcello’s Pizza, San Francisco CA
Hawaiian pizzas have always been my favorite and they tend to pack relatively fewer calories which is a bonus! I love the pizza crust at Marcello’s. It’s on the thinner side and has a great bite to it.
Caramelized coconut, pineapple, kaffir lime. $17 1760, San Francisco CA
I think that this dish was pretty to look at, but it didn’t taste very good. I don’t think that all the tropical flavors really accentuated the lobster, and the sticky white sauce on the bottom was just weird and had a off-putting texture. I couldn’t even recognize some of the ingredients and was left wondering what exactly went wrong.
Cheese bites with sweet jelly, micro basil. Complimentary
Hash browns, mushrooms and tomato, pineapple, cranberry raisin bar, roll, orange juice. Complimentary
Manila (MNL) to San Francisco (SFO), Philippine Airlines
Ugh, not the best way to end a vacation – with subpar breakfast food from PAL. The ham was a bit salty and the hash browns were super mushy. I never expect much from airplane eggs so I really didn’t dock PAL points for them. Oh well…
Shaved ice with mango soft serve, mango, banana, pineapple, watermelon, jackfruit, red bean, powdered milk, condensed milk and chocolate sauce, topped with a cherry. 150 PHP
Halowich – Boracay PHILIPPINES
Omg, it’s been really hot here in San Francisco this week so I thought I’d post this awesome halo-halo dessert from Boracay! This thing was monster and so delicious to eat on a hot sunny day. I’m not sure how much sugar is packed in this cup, but I don’t want to know! Just shove it into my belly. 🙂
Laying on the beach soaking up rays is exhausting, lol! All the hard work deserves a nice cold refreshment so we went on a little walk to find something to drink. We came back with this fresh fruit shake that they put in a portable bag, cute! And yummy! 100 PHP
One1Bar, Boracay PHILIPPINES
Ugh, I was disappointed overall at how badly Manila made cocktails. They were either super weak or super sugary. Now I like to drink, so you better make my cocktails right, Mr. Bartender! White Moon Bar fell into the crappy cocktail category. All the cocktails were a little off. The mojito was probably the most drinkable. The malibu pineapple was too sweet and the electric ice tea was ridiculously awful. We had to send that one back. I asked if they could make the lychee martini on the not-so-sweet side, so their solution was so mix in olive juice! Lychee + olive juice, can you imagine?! LOL, that tasted like crap too! Omg, where can I get a decent cocktail?!
Malibu pineapple. 195 PHP
Electric ice tea. 195 PHP