I love food. It’s not a secret to family and friends. I love everything that entails food – from the act of mastication to the calories that come with it (especially if they’re so worth it). It’s not just about the idea of eating: I once said that food is the easy substitute to traveling and that tasting new flavors is like mapping the once uncharted areas of your tongue. My desire for food, travel, and books stems from my desire to try new things.
I’ve been on a couple of food quests lately and I even have plans to try other new places this weekend. I figured I would be doing more food posts than I expected, so I think food deserves its own category.
I asked Chris to suggest a title for this upcoming blog post because I couldn’t think of one and he initially suggested I make an own title for posts about days I go out with friends (never mind the fact that he actually suggested these things: “Friends For Keeps”, “Unplanned Soiree”, “Galaan* With My Peepz”). I sneaked in food titles into the conversation instead. After several proposed titles (“Food Voyage – Foodage?” “Snack Snooping” “Rummage” – No. I am not a trash collector wtf), we finally decided on Grub Affair because 1) I LUB GRUB; and, 2) It’s witty enough to be my very first featured category!
So, yesterday I went out with my friend Pao to catch up. Living 40 minutes away from each other limits the places we could meet up and not knowing how to drive, he almost always gets his way. I wasn’t willing to drive that far in this heat so he miraculously suggested somewhere close to where I live this time, at UP Town Center, Katipunan. Continue reading