Sharwin and the Temple of Sushi

Posted on: March 12, 2013

It was such as ungodly hour that I half expected a ghost or apparition would appear in my tiny hotel room to scare me to death. Unlike most days, however, I didn’t mind waking up this early. After all, I was going to Tsukiji Market, the Temple of Sushi.


Why I Didn’t Work on Monday a.k.a. Last Day w/ Dia

Posted on: January 15, 2013

I was excited when Carla Dunareanu invited me to join her and Boom Gonzalez to their booth last Monday, not only because Dia Frampton was performing live, but also because I am a fan of On Demand on Magic 89.9.


Why I Eat Veggies a.k.a. Cooking for Dia Frampton

Posted on: January 12, 2013

Call it premonition or even anticipation, but in the days leading up to Dia Frampton’s arrival, I had yet to finalize the menu I would cook for her and her party, which included manager Mike Kaminsky and guitarist Danny Bemrose.  When they finally indicated their intentions to visit the house, Mike mentioned what I sort […]


Why I Answer Every Tweet a.k.a. How I Met Dia

Posted on: January 10, 2013

People often express surprise that I try to answer every tweet and Facebook message I get, but for me, it’s a no brainer. I am a fan just like everyone else so I know how it feels when someone you’re a fan of answers back.


Chef Sharwin’s Cebu Adventures Part 2

Posted on: April 18, 2012

Before I got to Cebu, I made sure to ask around for good food places to visit. I asked my chef friends, foodie friends and my twitter followers and I got all the answers I needed and more. I made sure to try as many of these hyped places as possible and here I tried as much as I could.