Posts Tagged ‘Pinakbet’

Comfort Food

The Mouse (and The Cat) is (are) back. Short trip to Hilo, semi-business for The Cat, The Mouse went along kinda as driver. Pics and stories coming. In the meantime, last night dinner. Schedule still out of whack, jet lag and all. Hee hee.

Max’s of Manila, near The Mouse’s workplace.

Dishes that meet The Cat’s food preferences.


Vegetables? Check. Soupy? Check.

A little too much shrimp paste for The Mouse’s taste, good with rice though.

Papaya Chicken Soup

Again, soupy? Check. Vegetables? Check.

Well cooked. Chicken was not “dried out” from overcooking, papaya was soft, but not falling apart.

Really though, the main reason for coming here was for the ube ice cream (The Cat was jonesing for).

Ube Ice Cream

The Cat would have gone for a bowl of Halo Halo, but watching her weight and too much food.

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse


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We seem to be into Pinakbet right now. Hee hee.

Sunday lunch (not Ruby Tuesday routine).

Plate Lunches

New Filipino cuisine take out spot. Just opened this month. Pork adobo, pinakbet, lechon kawaii. Nom!

Generous portions. Enough for another meal.

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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Pancit and Pinakbet

Co-worker made lunch for the office.


Pancit on top, pinakbet below. Noodles and pork and vegetable stew.

The Mouse contributed by going to the farmers market for ingredients. Pat pat. Hee hee.

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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