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  • Davao’s Torres Street as durian heaven…

    The durian season takes place from August to October – at least “usually”, with these months recognized as the period when...

    Kiki TanDecember 23, 2016
  • Checking out goat meat at Kambingan ni Kap

    Not everyone is a fan of goat meat. I have encountered more people, in fact, who consider this only as good...

    Mikee dela CruzDecember 5, 2016
  • ‘Halang-halang’ at Iligan City’s Wet Market

    A “secret” that is not very well kept in Iligan is the city’s “halang-halang” – a “sabaw ng baka” (beef soup/broth)...

    MindanawMag StaffDecember 2, 2016
  • A taste of Digos City’s ‘bibingka’

    From all over the Philippines, there are versions of ‘bibingka’ (rice cake) – e.g. in Manila, for instance, when the rice...

    Kiki TanNovember 25, 2016
  • 5 Things you can do on Mantigue Island

    That the Philippines has over 7,000 islands is a known fact – no small thanks, I suppose, to its repeated claim...

    Kiki TanNovember 13, 2016
  • Carmen celebrates ‘Kahayag 2016’

    The municipality of Carmen is slated to host its annual Kahayag Festival this December, when it will illuminate the town hall and...

    MindanawMag StaffNovember 11, 2016
  • Discovering ‘dodol’

    Many people may say it’s nothing but “malagkit” (literally, sticky; though also referring to the “kakanin” or snack food made from...

    Kiki TanOctober 24, 2016
  • Durian without the ‘umay’

    Durian – that thorny fruit long described as something that “smells like hell but tastes like heaven” – remains very divisive. That...

    MindanawMag StaffSeptember 6, 2016
  • Craving for ‘pastil’

    Some may just dismiss it as Mindanao’s version of the Tagalog “binalot” – that is, rice meal wrapped in wilted banana...

    Mikee dela CruzSeptember 5, 2016
  • Surigao del Sur’s best kept secret

    After a lazy whole day and serene overnight stay at the Cagwait White Beach, we headed to our next destination, the...

    John Ryan MendozaJuly 12, 2016