The most popular variation of the dish is chicken adobo, found almost everywhere across the Philippines, though pork adobo is also common.
We had a couple of appetizers, friend rice and some noddles.
Every year, hordes of tourists flock to the bright lights of go-go bars and massage parlours in Bangkok and other tourist towns.
On an overnight bus last week we stopped at a canteen around 1am and I ordered myself a delicious chicken noodle soup from the street vendor a 30-second walk away from the bus stop.
The battle of the sex workers for recognition of their status and for better working conditions is a long way from being won.
Perhaps that is not surprising.