Contrary to its name, Gold Ribbon is not just a bakeshop. It's a gorge-yourself buffet of Philippine dishes combined with a Mongolian stir-fry. The buffet includes some standout dishes such as pork afritada, sontanghon and chicken tinola. But, for better or worse, our favorite was the dinuguan, pork blood stew.
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Sometimes, when grazing from an all-you-can-eat buffet, it's best not to know exactly what you're stuffing into your mouth. More on that in a minute, but first some background: Gold Ribbon Bake Shop, contrary to its name, is not jus...
Every evening, when the late shift shows up, the Medical Center begins to look like an outpost of Manila. For reasons that, to me at least, are not perfectly clear, the night crew that keeps the Center going, from doctors down to th...
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