Kusina Maria

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Crazy Maki by Tsuru Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar

Japanese food is not Japanese food without the raw seafood, right? Hmmm… not really. If you want to try some maki without venturing into the “scary” world of raw seafood, give the Crazy Maki a try.

Tsuru Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar Crazy Maki

Crazy Maki by Tsuru Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar

Maki” is a type of sushi. It is a cylindrical piece composed of rice with meat, vegetables, or fruits, usually wrapped in nori (seaweed) and covered in sesame seeds or fish roe.
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Chloe’s Cheesecake

Chloe’s Cheesecake made their mark as the first homebased bakery in Davao to produce yummy cheesecakes in bite sized pieces. Who knew you can pack so much sweet yummy goodness in one bite?

Strawberry and Blueberry Cheesecake Bites by Chloe's Cheesecakes

Strawberry and Blueberry Cheesecake Bites by Chloe’s Cheesecake

Each cheesecake bite is only 1 ounce, which makes it the perfect pop of cheesecake goodness. The cheesecakes have a delicious graham crust with a smooth, creamy cheesecake topped with fruits or cream to complete the perfect bite.
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YuYu Cafe and Dessert Shop in Tagum City

YuYu Cafe and Dessert Shop is definitely a must-go-to destination for any foodie visiting Tagum City.

Yuyu Cafe's Chocolate Praline

Yuyu Cafe’s Chocolate Praline

YuYu Cafe is a homegrown establishment that is best know for their desserts. That Chocolate Praline looks yummy, yes? It tastes even better than it looks. Believe me.

But wait… before you try out their desserts, order from their menu of salads, pasta, pizza, and rice meals. For a light meal or snack option, try the Caprese Salad.
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Thai Fish Cakes with Cilantro Brown Rice

Yup, I joined the health craze. And I’m happy that a new restaurant has opened with healthy dining in mind.

Thai Fish Cakes with Cilantro Brown Rice

Thai Fish Cakes with Cilantro Brown Rice

I’ve been to the Sea Green Cafe and Lifestyle Shop several times and it’s currently one of my favorite restaurants. My favorite is their Thai Fish Cakes with Cilantro Brown Rice.

The fish cakes are made of white marlin fillet seasoned with cilantro, chili, and other fresh herbs and spices. The fish cakes are seasoned well without the taste being too overpowering. It is coated lightly with breadcrumbs and fried perfectly with the fish fillet still moist. And it’s not too oily, either. It’s so good you won’t notice you’re eating something healthy.

Thai Fish Cakes

Thai Fish Cakes

The Thai Fish Cakes are served with a sweet dipping sauce which I haven’t quite figured out what it’s made of yet. While the fish cakes are great on its own, the dipping sauce add another flavor to the dish which makes it more interesting. The sauce perfectly complements the herby taste of the fish cakes.

The Thai Fish Cakes comes with a heap of Cilantro Brown Rice.

Cilantro Brown Rice

Cilantro Brown Rice

Sea Green serves its rice meals with organic brown or black rice. Brown Rice makes the Thai Fish Cakes meal more satisfying. The brown rice has a mild nutty flavor and a bit of bite which I like. The brown rice is seasoned with some cilantro which mimics the taste of the fish cakes. Cilantro has a mild taste so the cilantro in the fish cakes and the cilantro in the rice doesn’t overwhelm.

This dish is satisfying, with a great combination of flavors. The Thai Fish Cakes, the dipping sauce, and the Cilantro Brown Rice all complement each other resulting in a meal that would satisfy your appetite, your palate, and your need eat something healthy.

Thinking about this dish makes me excited to go back to Sea Grass right away.

Sea Green Cafe and Lifestyle Shop is located along the Circumferential Road, Dona Vicenta Subdvision in Davao City. You may reach them at +6382-3054765 or at +63939-9361081. They are open Mondays to Saturdays, from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm and from 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm. For more information and inquiries, like their page at this link.


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Clawdaddy’s Boiling Bag

Imagine a bag full of the freshest seafoods and all their juices.

Clawdaddy's Boiling Bag

Clawdaddy’s Boiling Bag

That is exactly what Clawdaddy’s Boiling Bag is. The chefs of Clawdaddy have chosen out the freshest seafood picks from Davao’s markets and seasoned it with herbs and spices. Plus some potatoes and spicy sausages. All these are packed in a food grade bag and boiled until all the herbs and spices have penetrated every piece of seafood.

The result is a delicious blend of seafood with all its sumptuous juices in a bag full of yummy seafood goodness. The seafoods maintain their juiciness while absorbing the delicious blend of Clawdaddy’s herbs and spices and the flavors of the sausage. And the juice is so delicious you won’t resist dipping some bread into it and munching every bite of it. Even the tender potatoes are so flavorful. If you’re a rice eater, you will definitely love soaking your rice with the juices of the seafood.

The Clawdaddy Boiling Bag is a great way to enjoy Davao’s delectable seafood selections with your family and friends. You will certainly not think twice about getting your fingers soaked in the seafood and its juices. Just thinking about it makes me salivate. It’s definitely a yummy way to enjoy seafoods.

In Davao City, Clawdaddy Crabhouse and American Grill is located at the Ground Floor of the Fountain Court of SM Lanang Premier. For more information and updates, like their page.

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Sizzling Squid by Fiesta Sorpresa

Sizzling Squid by Fiesta Sorpresa

Sizzling Squid by Fiesta Sorpresa

Another favorite of mine at Fiesta Sorpresa is their Sizzling Squid. The squid is served with a sweet and salty sauce with a hint of sour and spicy. The meat is tender and the entire dish is served sizzling hot on a sizzling plate.

Just a warning though, the Sizzling Squid is best enjoyed with lots of rice. Or beer. It’s great as a viand and as a beer match.

When you’re in Digos and craving for a great meal or wanting to chill with a bottle of beer, drop by Fiesta Sorpresa and try their Sizzling Squid.

Fiesta Sorpresa is located at Rizal Avenue, Barangay San Jose, Digos City, Davao del Sur. It is beside Hotel Crisabelle. They are open from 11 am – 2 pm and from 5 pm – 10 pm. For more information, like their page at this link.