Lissa’s Writing

Lissa's Writing

Restaurants, relationships, and the value of consistency

One hot morning in Manila, I sat in the garden of my mom’s next door neighbor, Georgie Encanto. As my children and her grandchildren played together, we chatted about anything and everything over brewed coffee and Mrs. Cunanan’s famous ensaymada sprinkled with finely grated queso de bola. Our conversation swiveled towards my column, and I shared with her the editor’s…

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