Max’s Restaurant

When it comes to Filipino food, there are several options in northern New Jersey. Our favorite place may be a small joint in Bergenfield or the addicting sisig at Mama Fina’s, but for simple, comforting Filipino grub we head to Max’s Restaurant in Bloomfield. Known for their special chicken recipe that became an instant favorite…

A Filipino Breakfast at Sari Sari Store

Once again, it was game day! The Devils were playing the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center, arena 2 of 4, for a St. Patrick’s Day game in a bit! We had to eat something before the game of course. My friend suggested checking out Grand Central Market to see what breakfast options we could…

Tropical Hut: A Turo-Turo Joint

Want a fast and reasonably priced meal? Craving Filipino food? Then you’ll want to check out a Turo-Turo restaurant, a dining concept developed in the Philippines. One such place is Tropical Hut in Hackensack, New Jersey. Turo-turo means “point point” in Tagalog. Walk in and you’ll find various dishes on display where you just point…

Pandan Asian Cuisine

It was my aunt’s birthday and we celebrated at Pandan Asian Cuisine in Bloomfield. It was my first time and I was looking forward to some good Filipino food. In addition to Filipino cuisine and desserts, they also serve Thai and Chinese dishes. The menu was set and the food started coming out. We started…