tagayan ng lambanog sa quezon province

Tagayan sa Quezon Province

Drinking is an old age tradition here in the Philippines. Whether to cap the night off or a grand celebration, we, Filipinos drink. There’s even an old practice of coming into a community settlement while drinking and it’s the tagayan ritual in Quezon province. The tagayan ritual gathering is called “umpukan” where everyone is welcome, … Continue reading Tagayan sa Quezon Province

gin pomelo

Gin Pomelo 101

Gin pomelo is probably the most popular cocktail in the Philippines. So popular a local band even turned it into an infamous song with the same title. But do we know its origin? Gin was believed to be originally an herbal medicine due to its key ingredient, juniper berries. Then, it evolved to a distilled … Continue reading Gin Pomelo 101