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2 posts categorized "[World Travel] USA: San Jose, California"

November 24, 2011

P.F. Chang's in Manila?

1/19/2012To P.F. Chang's or Not to P.F. Chang's in Manila?

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In my recent trip to the U.S., I found out that when people crave Chinese food they either go to a quick serve Panda Express or to one of the most popular American Chinese restaurant chains there -- P.F. Chang's China Bistro.

P.F. Chang's, with its modern Asian ambiance, is like the Friday's of Chinese restos, accented with huge Chinese decor and artifact replicas.

I saw the restaurant's logo in one of the boarded-up construction sites in BGC. Are they finally opening a P.F. Chang's branch in Manila? I asked a few people in the foodie community and got confirmation about its opening.

Here is our P.F. Chang's experience in California...

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November 23, 2011

My Chipotle Experience

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Chipotle is named after the Mexican seasoning made from smoked Red Jalapeno peppers. I've always wondered why foodies keep raving about Chipotle and why it inspired Ristras, Chihuahua and Faburrito here in Manila.

It's been said that it changed the way people look at a burrito -- "It's not just a burrito. It's a foil-wrapped, hand-crafted, local farm supporting, food culture changing cylinder of deliciousness." Chipotle.com

I made sure to try it when we were in Santana Row in San Jose. Here is my Chipotle experience...

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