martin espino

Martin Espino is a caffeine-reliant, analogue-loving individual who writes in his spare time. You can follow him on Instagram at @frozen_armpits.

Articles by Martin Espino:

“Authentic” Versus “Gutom”: We Taste-Test Mesa Iloilo’s Best Dishes

It was a cold and rainy Monday afternoon as we went inside Mesa Filipino Moderne, a restaurant that, as its name suggests, serves classic Filipino food with a modern flair. As opposed to the harsh weather we just came from, the place was warm and cozy, which seemed appropriate since the interior pays homage to.. Read more

A Forgotten Ilonggo Delicacy is Still Being Made in San Enrique

Kaya FC Might be Iloilo’s Best Chance to be a Real “Football Capital”

4 VERY Ilonggo Qualities of Miriam Defensor-Santiago

On the morning of September 29, 2016, the whole Nation was in shock over the death of former Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, who lost the battle to stage 4 lung cancer after fighting it for 3 years. Many took to social media since to express their grief, sympathy, and affection for Asia’s Iron Lady. Santiago achieved.. Read more

San Joaquin’s Pasungay-Pahibag: A Raw Display of Power and Masculinity

Bulls on Parade: Pavia’s Carabao Carroza Festival in Photos

Paraw Regatta: Through the Lens of Two Photographers (Photo Essay)

The Paraw Regatta is touted as the oldest traditional craft event in Asia and the largest sailing event in the.