En Route
Of travel, food and people – the road to learning
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Selecta Magnum Choco Cappuccino Flavor in the Philippines Cover

    This flavor seemed to sneak into the market a few months ago and into grocery stores without much of a stunt compared to the other Magnum flavors that made a controversial bang. Keeping a low profile for a change to silence the haters? Selecta now brings in this Magnum Choco Cappuccino flavor to […]

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Hibok-hibok from Cainta and Taytay Rizal Cover

    It’s been quite some time since a Philippine native dessert delicacy was featured here. But since there was an opportunity to purchase a PHP 600.00 bilao worth of this chewy, gooey, coconut-flavored calorie mini-monsters, what better way than to share the goodness through pictures? What you see here is what people in the […]

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Sans Rival and Silvanas Cakes and Pastries Dumaguete City Negros Oriental Philippines Cover

When in Dumaguete, aside from chomping on the native delicacy Bud-Bod Kabog, never miss out on the sweet, buttery goodness of Sans Rival and Silvanas from Sans Rival Cakes and Pastries. An institution that started in Dumaguete in the 1970′s, Sans Rival Cakes and Pastries has churned out countless Sans Rival Cakes and Silvanas that […]

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How to Make A Coco Coffee Choco Martini Dessert Drink Cover

Had this experiment way back in 2008 during the hey-days of the sudden desire to concoct different alcoholic drinks (although to be quite frank, nothing has really changed much since then). This one is on the very sweet side, and will work as an after-dinner drink to keep the good times rolling. Since milk adds […]

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Binggrae Samanco Ice Cream Sandwich in the Philippines Cover

And so the quest to taste some not-so-common ice cream and ice cream bars found in the Philippines continues. This effort just came out because of so much controversy over the introduction of the Magnum ice cream bars by Selecta, that it has actually caused quite a divide on whether it was just overhyped that […]

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Binggrae Encho and Melona Ice Cream Bar in the Philippines-thumbnail

We can’t deny it that Korean popular culture or K-pop has already taken Manila by storm.  Can you say kimchi? For us at En Route, while we glimpse a few Koreanovela episodes every now and then, and go for the occasional bulgogi, the next closest we’ve gone to appreciate what’s from Korea is to eat […]

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Baker's Hill Palawan Mitra Road Sta. Monica Puerto Princesa City Palawan Philippines Cover

While touring Puerto Princesa City, one of the places that shouldn’t be missed (especially if you have kids) is the popular Baker’s Hill and Restaurant. It is just beside the Mitra’s Ranch that is normally part of a tour package. One thing that makes Baker’s Hill in Puerto Princesa popular are the baked goodies. Although […]

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En Route Magnum Ice Cream Bar by Selecta Unilever in the Philippines-thumbnail

Magnum is the latest ice cream craze from Selecta! Choose from 3 flavors: Classic, Almond, and Chocolate Truffle. Made with Belgian Chocolate, it’s indulgence in a bar.

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En Route Patchi Chocolate Cover

Patchi Chocolates have been in the Philippines for a couple of years already. Its unique value proposition? Some of the best chocolate indulgences you will ever sink your teeth into. Patchi started in Lebanon and now has over a hundred boutiques around the world. These are premium chocolates meant to be savored with every bite. […]

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Spoon is Flat Cupcakes-6 thumbnail

Thinking of gift ideas this Christmas? Doesn’t matter if it’s for yourself or for others. :P What matters is that the cupcakes from Cupcake Boutique are all so good and worth it!

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En Route Gayuma Ni Maria Maginhawa Street Quezon City Philippines Cover

People have always been drawn to the mysteries and taboo ideas of witchcraft and old wive’s tales, particularly ones that involve the play in the laws of love and attraction. It is no wonder then that Gayuma ni Maria invites intrigue for would-be diners, even if it moved from its old place in the Katipunan […]

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For dessert lovers, mochi lovers, and food lovers in general, Dezato Mochi Cafe will most likely have something that will tickle your taste buds.

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En Route Moron and Binakol of Leyte Philippines Cover

After sorting through the rips of waves in Calicoan Surf Camp and charmed by the simple life of its host town, Guiuan, it’s back to Tacloban to hitch on the plane back to busy Manila. With only a few hours to spare, little token treats, or pasalubongs, was mandatory for Filipino culture. A fellow food […]

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En Route Strawberry Shortcake by Baby Yulo Cover

Take a minute to observe this delectable treat that is quite popular to a few foodies in Metro Manila. Observe its imperfect surface. It gives away that this is a home made cake filled with labor of love. Look at its creamy texture. Marvel at the large strawberries that top it off. It’s the strawberry shortcake […]

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En Route The Goose Station Fort Bonifacio Global City Philippines Cover

  Haute cuisine is rare to find in the Philippines, given their intimidating dining settings and steep price tag one has to pay, which normally is inversely proportional to the serving sizes. But with the advent of a more competitive foodie scene and the continuous searching for new and exciting flavors, small places pop out […]

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Restaurant 101, Enderun Colleges, Enderun, Louis XV dessert, dessert

A 3-course meal that is definitely a play for the senses. But the highlight of this meal was the sweet note at the end. Restaurant 101, Enderun Colleges’ application restaurant will not disappoint.

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