I think we/I overate last night that I thought my tummy was going to explode. I was confident that I mastered the art of eating when I had a five-hour lunch in Bale Dutung during the Ultimate Kapampangan Tour last December. Maybe I was too regaled by (unintentional) eavesdropping to diners analysis of sex videos of you know who, that I forgot the techniques of gluttony. Kidding. Diners were so at home exchanging views about this issue. I felt like a minority because aside from that I was only thinking that it is a bad time for Atty. Adel Tamano to be associated with the lady wellness consultant, I have no much personal concerns. But I suddenly remembered Vicky Belo’s charming sisters who became my buddies during a tour. Moreso, my mind was flying to Farm Town. I only got to play a few minutes during the weekend.
Chowking in Abu Dhabi is alone in this area that it is now tantamount to being UAE’s Max’s. I have not visited Chowking when I vacationed several months ago. Hence, I have no idea if kare kare, sinigang na hipon and seafood platter are really part of their menu or just here. We also had their traditional chicken supreme (best to settle with this when you are craving for Jollibee’s chickenjoy), and of course halo halo for dessert. I do not know if it is just me, but I find Chowking’s halo halo not too beautiful. It is attractive on top, but after that it no longer makes sense. You probably figured out that I only ate the toppings. Or maybe, I am just too loyal to Razon’s of Guagua halo halo. It is served simply but more beautiful all throughout. It is the best halo halo ever.
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i’d take any halo-halo at any time these days. i’m even craving for the halo-halo from the vendor in front of our school, where my brothers and i enjoyed many a bowl when we were in grade school. it was dripped with pink food coloring from a “tanduay” bottle, and the “manang” scrapes the ice from a big ice block, while we wait anxiously. i can still hear the sound of it now. ^-^
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ako, i love halo-halo talaga! no choice lang ako kasi chowking lang ang meron dito. so kahit i don;t eat half of their toppings, go pa rin!
I sooo love the colors.
And yes, I sooo agree with your observations regarding Chowking’s halo-halo.
The best halo-halo for me is that of Agora Market in San Juan. Heavenly.
Dito sa Saudi, so-so lang ang mga halo-halo. Mga nagpapanggap.
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uhmmm… ang aga-aga parang gusto ko na tuloy maghalo-halo dahil dito sa post mo Jo. hehehe.
i agree with you, mas masarap nga ang halo-halo sa razon. actually, nirecommend ko nga sa ate ko na next time na maghalo-halo sila ng bestfriend nya try nila ang razon.
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seldom lang din ako kumain ng halo-halo ng chowking. ang dami kasing sahog. i still prefer simple topings like, matamis na siging, sago, macapuno or the best pa din nga ang Razons. simple but delicious pa din 🙂
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these are evil pictures! hahaha! i am SO craving for halohalo right now. my faves are (in this order): Razon’s then ChowKing then my sister-in-law’s =)
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i agree! Razon’s is the best! 🙂
it’s so hot here the past days! i wanna have some halo halo! 🙂
We ate at chowking’s when i was in Manila, i missed their beef noodles and siopao, but somehow, it’s not as good as i remember it.
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i’m not very fond of Chowking halo-halo either. napurga lang ako ng Chowking halo-halo when i spent a 6-day vacation in Puerto Princesa last year, and my friend wanted to eat halo-halo every afternoon. i prefer Razon’s kahit di ganon kadami ang ingredients, mas masarap. i don’t know if there’s still Digman at the malls…masarap din na halo-halo yon. my friend in Dubai told me that Chowking in UAE is different from our Chowking here…pati ang menu. Kare-kare, sinigang na hipon and seafood platter are not in their menu here. Personally, i don’t like Chowking…i’d choose Henlin over Chowking.
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agree ako, di kasarapan ang halo2 nila. pero pwede na ring pagtiyagaan. actually, isa yan sa pinaglihian ko kay chiko. 😀
so far, sa natikman ko, aside from razon’s halo-halo, masarap din ang halo-halo sa milky way.
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Ah Razon’s Halo-halo. I’ve had that once and I thought I wouldn’t like it because it was missing many usual ingredients, but it was surprisingly good. Chowking halo-halos in comparison seem like some big bowl of tasteless chunks of ice.
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I’m not a fan of halo halo because there are some ingredients in that dessert which I don’t eat like ube, langka and kaong. hehe
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I love halo halo. It doesn’t really matter if it has all the works, as long as there’s shaved ice, milk, and even one or two ingredients, I’m a happy camper. Of course given the choice I’d prefer to have all the wonderful toppings. I mean who wouldn’t 🙂
i like razons halo halo too kahit na ilang sahog lang sya. chowking is ok too kaso ang daming yelo tapos ang konti ng sahog!
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I love Razon’s famous halo halo too.
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