Category: American

Taco Bell (New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand)

Yes you are seeing it right, we are reviewing Taco Bell, while it can be so normal for Americans in New Zealand this is something special because we never had a Taco Bell up until last November 2019.  New Zealand is far from everyone, we don’t have a big population...

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Pasta

I am pretty sure this dish is not Italian, first because the pasta is not cooked al dente and it uses a type of cheese that is not commonly used in Italy, the quick melt variant which is more of a processed cheese, that’s Velveeta or Kraft Eden cheese. Filipinos...

Chicken Fried Steak

The first time I tried this I was confused, I thought it was chicken, but it was made with beef. Chicken fried steak also known as country-fried steak is an American style breaded beefsteak cutlet coated with seasoned flour then pan-fried, served with a creamy gravy and mashed potatoes. So...

Cheesy Fried Wedges

Cheese Powder at last I saw you, I was in search for you for the longest time. The last time I had this is when we left Philippines early 2000’s where I enjoyed it in French fries, popcorn and sweet corn. During those days I suppose this powered was just...

Bourbon Steak Sliders

So what is a slider? Is it really just a small burger? Let’s find out. The official definition of a slider is “a very small meat sandwich typically served on a bun especially : a small hamburger”. So, basing on the definition a small burger can be a slider, but...

Edamame Succotash

Have you heard about this dish? Perhaps not if you don’t live in America but for Americans this is quite popular specially in the American states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Pennsylvania where it is commonly served during Thanksgiving celebrations. This recipe has quite a...

Bobby McGees (Melbourne, Australia)

Like I mentioned last week with our conference we have a different venue during the evenings and if it’s our company who organizes it, it would definitely be one hell of a party, a party like what you have seen in the Wolf of Wall Street, we definitely know how...

Pullman on the Park (Melbourne, Australia)

From my last two review posts you might have noticed that we had our conference in Melbourne and the actual hotel that hosted us as Pullman on the Park which is a great venue, we had our two days of conference there and the hotel most probably would have catered...

Crispy Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Crispy Parmesan Crusted Chicken is a type of breaded cutlet prepared with chicken breasts, don’t get it confused with Chicken Parmesan as that’s a totally different dish. While both consists of breaded chicken, Chicken Parmesan is just breaded and cheeses are just added together with the sauce unlike Crispy Parmesan...

Epiphany Donuts (North Shore City, New Zealand)

First there was just Dunkin Donuts, then came Southern Maid, then Al’s Deli, next was Krispy Kreme and now we have Epiphany. I love that these new places started to pop up, now we have many options and definitely some friendly competition. Thirteen years ago, I was dismayed with my...