Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2013

Last week, June 14 to 16, I had the privilege  to join the annual Davao Food Appreciation Tour or DFAT; a 3-day food event where participants where treated to the best gastronomic treats Davao has to offer.

The 3-day event was sponsored by:

Drooling yet? Watch out for my food reviews! =)

Golden Euphoria: Ferrero Rocher in a Cake

I’m a rigorous book reader, but lately, I’ve been having lapses in my reading momentum. I would usually reach a novel’s end cover in a span of three days (500 pages, more or less) even when I’m not in the mood. Recently though, I find it hard to finish one within a week. Is there such thing as “reader’s block”? I’m not sure. All I know is that, I needed to do something about it. I was pondering on how I could boost up and be inspired to read again. It didn’t take long for me to realize that chocolates were the way to go. My desperation to enjoy a good book brought me to Maitre Chocolatier Boutique Cafe (God’s gift to the chocolate-eating world!)
I ordered the one and only chocolate cake that I’ve tried in this cafe – The Golden Euphoria.
There’s no simpler way to describe this than saying, this is Ferrero Rocher in a cake. Golden Euphoria is basically a chocolate mousse cake with a touch of Fererro. I first had a taste of it last year and I could vividly remember how I fell in love with it. Indeed, it was love at first bite.

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Clawdaddy’s Great American Picnic Opens its Door to Davao

One of the newest restaurants to hit the shores of Davao is Clawdaddy’s Great American Picnic. They recently opened their first branch in the city  at SM Lanang Premier and I was privileged to be one of the few who were invited to an afternoon of food tasting. Executive Chef, Peter Ayson prepared a lineup of exquisite dishes featuring the best recipes in the house.