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10 Must-Try Flavorful Regional Dishes in the Philippines

May 20, 2017 7:00 pm by Marky Ramone Go

Describing Filipino food is similar to discussing the film Inception – because of the varying layers that comprises it. When you think you figured out the overall character of Filipino cuisine, venturing into another province will once again introduce you to another strata of taste, texture and smell – essential […]


10 Special Places To Celebrate Mother’s Day

May 9, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

Mothers do more work than they are thanked for, and while it might take becoming one to understand yours completely, all it takes is a little empathy (and research) to find out how exactly to make your mom (or wife) feel like she’s number one, especially on a day that’s […]


Take Your Taste Buds Around the World in Poblacion, Makati

April 25, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

With Maginhawa in the North, Kapitolyo in the East, and Aguirre reppin’ the far South, Makati in the West is not left behind with its own little nook of good, cheap eats. Wittingly christened “Williams-burgos” by some of its residents, Barangay Poblacion may be widely known as Makati’s Red Light […]


Tanjong Katong / Joo Chiat: Singapore’s Peranakan Neighborhood

April 20, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

“Going around Singapore is like walking through a duty-free store,” said a long-time resident and friend. Upon closer inspection, however, there is much more to the little city-state than Orchard Road’s luxury stores that have infamously rubbed many a credit card strip and chip raw. Recently, the opportunity to stay […]


Cheese Buffet: Your Dinner Party Must-Have

April 4, 2017 12:00 am by Karla Ramos

Photo courtesy of La Petite Fromagerie IG  Cheese іѕ hіgh іn рrоtеіn аnd contains lots оf calcium bесаuѕе іt іѕ a dаіrу product. Mаnу fіnе сhееѕеѕ аrе made wіth ѕhеер’ѕ оr gоаtѕ’ mіlk аnd these аrе hіghlу еѕtееmеd bу thе cheeses соnnоіѕѕеur. There аrе several wоndеrful сhееѕеѕ in thе market […]

12 Spots to Celebrate Graduation Day

March 7, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

It’s toga season and pretty soon fresh grads will be entering a new chapter of their lives. Give the hard-working graduates in your life a treat, or, if you’re graduating yourself, here are a few picks for where you can eat, drink, and be merry after receiving that well-earned diploma. […]


Creating Oral History

December 23, 2016 11:42 pm by Karla Ramos

How Nicole Ponseca and Miguel Trinidad are making Filipino food part of the new American dialogue Text by Zorinah Juan | Photos by Nathan Ma Food is often considered one of the most important elements of any culture. To say that is the case with Filipino food would be an […]


A Taste of New York with the Borough Group

December 6, 2016 9:00 pm by Bettina Bacani

The Borough Group is known for bringing concepts that provide authentic New York experiences to Manila, like L.E.S. Bagels, Borough, Nolita, and The Bowery. During my last visit to these restaurants, I discovered that they don’t only offer dishes inspired by the Big Apple, but the group also partners with […]


The Great Eatscape at SM Aura Premier (Part 2)

December 5, 2016 10:00 pm by Bettina Bacani

As promised, we’re back to share more about our food adventures during The Great Eatscape at SM Aura Premier. During its first leg, we visited five restaurants located at the mall’s Sky Park namely COCA, Mona Lisa Ristorante, NBA Café, Tuan Tuan, and Tamarind which you can read here. Now, […]


The Great Eatscape at SM Aura Premier (Part 1)

December 3, 2016 10:30 am by Bettina Bacani

Food crawls are becoming more and more popular in the metro. A month after the success of Beyond Manila Bites: Global Meets Local (read our two-part coverage here and here ) at UP Town Center, we did another crawl, this time, at SM Aura Premier. The Great Eatscape is SM […]