Sunday, October 16, 2005

Comfort Food

It was not until recently when I understood what Comfort Food really meant. I have been very depressed lately; bear hugs and shallow jokes were not enough to cheer me up. Though I feel blessed for having a lot of friends who are always by my side, I wanted more... I wanted something simple yet powerful enough to make me smile and forget my pain.

As I walked past too many two-legged omnivores/carnivores/vegans/or-what-have-you in the mall, I knew I needed to sink my teeth into something, you know, comforting. Funny but my stupid craving brought me to Chowking. Yeah, I must admit, it's one of my favorite fastfood. Yes, thanks to steamed kangkong and bagoong, I felt happy! Truly comforting. Here's a short list of my comfort food from the top of my head:
  • Chowking's Kangkong with Chinese Bagoong (Shrimp Paste)
  • Kinilaw na Nokus (Surigaonon for squid)
  • Dried Nokus and Danggit
  • Inihaw na Talong (Broiled Eggplant) at Bagoong
  • Ansuhan (Surigao's crushed and fermented shrimp paste)
  • Jollibee's Choco-mallow Pie
  • Jollibee's Coffee Jelly
  • Shawarma from Makati Jolli-jeep or wherever for that matter
  • Fried Tofu
  • Jollibee's ChickenJoy
  • Wendy's make your own salad
  • Raisins
  • Champoy (I used to have this as a reward everytime I ace an exam in grade school)

And oh, craving is probably an understatement. I felt I needed food to make me feel a lot better. Like how clownfish Nemo finds comfort within the stinging tentacles of a sea anemone.


mayetski said...

mine is KFC's hot and spicy chicken, thigh part with extra gravy and corn and carrots and ripe mango shake! :)

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