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LASA: Leveling Up Pinoy Food in L.A.

November 7, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

Octopus and Fresno Chiles Dish | Photo courtesy by Lasa By Darleen Principe Brothers Chase and Chad Valencia, like many other second-generation Filipino-Americans, grew up eating all the classics of the Philippines. Dishes like adobo, sinigang, kaldereta and lechon, plus a lot of lutong Kapampangan—cooking from the Pampanga province, where […]

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When Dinner Makes A Difference: Eye Society’s Annual Dinner in the Dark

August 31, 2017 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

When we sit down for dinner in a restaurant, we use all our senses to absorb that meal. We see the appealing colors of the food and admire its beautiful presentation. We can smell the dish, which enhances our appetite. We take a bite, and enjoy the nuances of flavor […]

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Where to Eat: Estancia Mall

July 21, 2017 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

If you are out in Capitol Commons, be sure to check out the posh Estancia Mall. It has a luxurious yet laid back vibe perfect for bonding with friends and family. It is dog-friendly too, so those of you with fur babies can bring your pets for a walk while […]

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5 Places to Dine In At Ayala Malls The 30th

July 13, 2017 7:00 pm by Karla Ramos

Photo courtesy of  Ayala Land A fairly new mall, Ayala Malls “The 30th”, is the first Ayala mall in Pasig. A sprawling commercial area with abundant open space and greenery, The Ayala Malls the 30th has the makings of becoming your new favorite getaway from the hustle and bustle of […]

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Behind the Mulberry Door

July 7, 2017 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

First came nawwTy’s kitchen, an ala carte food service and custom catering business that Manila’s elite would order for their private parties and gatherings. Next came The Gourmand Market, a fresh open-air food market where foodies could wander around and discover new finds. Three years after Trish Panlilio first ventured […]

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5 Seafood Dishes That Will Have You Hooked on HOOK by Todd English

May 11, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

You know it’s Lent when restaurants start scrambling to offer seafood dishes on their menus in preparation for multiple requests from diners to “cut the meat” till Easter Sunday. But after taking a glance at the menu at HOOK by Todd English, you’ll be wishing Lent were all year round. […]

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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 […]

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Farm-to-Table: Earth Kitchen

April 5, 2017 7:00 am by Bettina Bacani

How often do you find yourself eating at a restaurant and wondering where the ingredients they use come from? I bet not that often. Let’s be honest, it’s not something we usually wonder about. Most of the time, we focus on the quality of the food and its price, but […]

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. […]

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10 Valentine’s Date Places

February 10, 2017 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

We know that Valentine’s Day can be a cliché with its red roses, boxes of chocolates and overpriced meals, and yes, it’s not for everyone. But for a majority, it’s a holiday where lovers can vocalize and demonstrate how much their loved ones mean to them. If you are the […]