Foodgasm: Chopsuey in Ka Rey Seafood sa Kubo Restaurant

I am not a food blogger nor a traveler, What am I? I am someone who wants to just enjoy my food, enjoy my experience in every places I visit. I tasted the best vegetarian chopsuey in Tagaytay.

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Ka Rey Seafood sa Kubo Restaurant, Tagaytay City

For those who enjoy eating vegetables and some Filipino food, this is one of the best place in Tagaytay that you should not miss. I happened to be incited by a friend who loves to eat vegetables to a late lunch treat at Ka Rey Seafood sa Kubo Restaurant located at Aguinaldo Highway Maitim II East, Tagaytay City. If you are from Manila it’s 2 kilometers before the Rotunda.

Ambience is also great, you have to leave your footwear before you enter the Kubo (Nipa Hut), There is a display of bananas at the entrance and you can eat all you want for free. You will also be served appetizers such as peanuts, turnip, etc. The food
prices range from 150-400 pesos. But it’s really worth it. They serve the best chopsuey in town, They have all sorts of Filipino food like Lechong Kawali, Calamares, Tilapia, Boneless Milkfish, Mostly seafoods and vegetables. You should also try their Karey seafood kare-kare.

And since Filipinos nowadays love to post pictures right away. Ka Rey (although just a nipa hut) restaurant has FREE WIFI. So you can tweet, post a status, post a shareable selfie on Facebook and Instagram.

Happy Eating!

What is your contribution to our Mother Nature?

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3 goals

I am committed to bringing forth an

Environmentally Sustainable

Socially Just

Spiritually Fulfilling human presence in this planet

 

Ask yourself now? How can you contribute to make this planet a wonderful world to live. I am not an enviromentalist but I love nature and I want my kids, my grandkids, my great grand kids to experience nature and to be able to live beautifully, and be able to breathe clean air.

Note for today: Pain is inevitable, and we feel the pain because we love and we care. Remembering the Yolanda victims made me sad because I care about the nature and the lives that were lost during that time.

Only in the Philippines Experiences: MRT, LRT, Bus, Footbridge, Jeepney

I stayed in Manila for 7 days. I tried all means of public transportation to also experience what the mass have all experienced. I was so dizzy to look at so many people in the train station. They have two train transportation called MRT( Mass Railroad Transit) and LRT (Light Railroad Transit). I did try it for the sake of experience. I wondered why all people were so eager to jump out from the train. It was in the second to the last station that I noticed people were already at the door, the time it halted to the last stop. It was me and my friend Jean who were left there. I have to do it, because the last time I tried their pace when I put my card for the first time it went out again and the person who was standing at my back got mad because I was very slow.

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I tried the Bus ride from Trinoma to Ortigas because I would be attending church at VCF Robinsons Galleria. I love the Bus ride, I could not complain. But what I did not like about riding the bus is the tormenting footbridge walk. You have to climb a footbridge to be able to cross to the other street. I forgot to take pictures though, I was bringing my bags, my hands were full, the scorching heat of the sun made me want to run and get it over with.

I was so lucky for this trip because I did not have to ride a jeepney. I have a friend who has a driver who always picked me up to be able to get to the location I needed to go, I even boarded her Porsche Cayenne (said with the hint of pride, because I don’t know if I could buy or even rode it again.) While I was inside the car I saw the jeepney. I was surprised to see that their Jeepneys have bars like that in the picture.Image

 

I asked my friend’s driver and he said it was use for protecting themselves from thieves
during the night.I was just surprised. That’s all.

 

I gotta say ONLY IN THE PHILIPPINES.

Foodgasm: Okra aka Ladies’ finger

Okra also known as ladies’ fingers to some English Speaking countries is a popular nutritious vegetable here in the Philippines.

Nutritional Facts

Calories 25
Dietary Fiber 2 grams
Protein 1.52 grams
Carbohydrates 5.76 grams
Vitamin A 460 IU
Vitamin C 13.04 mg
Folic acid 36.5 micrograms
Calcium 50.4 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Potassium 256.6 mg
Magnesium 46 mg

Source: (http://urbanext.illinois.edu/veggies/okra.cfm)

My friend is on a faceless diet also known as Vegan diet. With the attempt to make her eat something outside from her diet. I bought salted anchovies (salted small fish). Yummy.And yes, It was a successful ploy.

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Okra is especially delicious when dipped with Salted Anchovies. And if you have rice on the side and a delicious Chicken Adobo, who would not be tempted to eat ’em?

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My second home: Tagaytay City, Philippines

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This is my home for the next 10 days. Today is my second day in Tagaytay, it’s cold as usual, I checked the temperature it says 24 Celcius. For someone like me who lives in the city with temperature of 30 to 33 Celcius, so close to having a fever, the weather in Tagaytay made me want to sport a sweater. And yes I have been wearing a sweater for 2 days now.

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I enjoyed the Funicular train ride in Tagaytay Highlands.If you know of a member in the golf club you will be able to enjoy the ride for free.

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Tagaytay City is 56.2 Kms away from Manila. So this is the closest place to go when someone is exhausted with the hustle and bustle of the city. You will love the peaceful feeling just by looking Taal Lake and the foggy mountains. I love it here, but I can’t stay here longer because I miss my daughter.

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I did a relaxing walk today, just to kind of breathe some fresh air and I saw these beautiful sunflowers. There are still more beautiful and colorful flowers that grow in Tagaytay because of its cold weather.

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Things I love about Tagaytay

1. The 23-25 Celcius temperature
2. Majestic view of Taal Lake
3. Beautiful Flowers
4. Plastic-Less shopping bags
5. Quiet and Serene
6. You can drive fast. As fast as you can.

I still have 8 more days to experience Tagaytay