Kyoto has always been one of my favorite cities in Japan. Personally, I think it is one of the best places to visit for first-time travelers who want to see what Japan was like back in the day. Hence, I always try to make sure to do a day tour of Kyoto whenever I’m in … Continue reading THE SHINMONZEN: KYOTO’S HIDDEN LUXURY GEM (Hotel Review 2023)
Sakagura, meaning sake brewery, is a quaint izakaya and sake bar by the Nikkei Group located on the second floor of One Bonifacio High Street Mall (behind Nikkei). The ingredients are air-flown from Japan to ensure quality, and the 50+ premium sakes are curated with the sake breweries in Japan. Manila is getting addicted to … Continue reading SAKAGURA MANILA: Best Izakaya + Sake Bar in Bonifacio High Street!
Hamilton, one of the most inspiring musicals of all time, finally opens in Manila! This Asian premiere is the only stop in Asia on the international tour before heading to Abu Dhabi. The musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton, one of the founding fathers of the United States, and the American Revolution and politics … Continue reading HAMILTON in MANILA! (A Review) + Guide
Kiwami, a Japanese word meaning “Masters,” has finally opened its second branch in Alabang Town Center. It features the best of the best in Japanese cuisine, including: Ippudo’s award-winning ramen, Yabu’s signature tonkatsu, Hannosuke’s tempura tendon, and Hachibei’s mouth-watering yakitori. The first Kiwami branch in Bonifacio High Street was a huge success, and we’re sure … Continue reading KIWAMI: Best Japanese Food Hall in Alabang!
Here are the 10 best authentic Thai SELECT-awarded restaurants in Manila: 1. MOR THAI: Still the Best Authentic Thai Restaurant in Manila!2. BENJARONG Vol. III: Best Thai Degustation in Manila! (Is it Worth it?)3. AZUTHAI: Thai Select Awarding Lunch with Thai Ambassador H.E. Tull Traisorat4. SAMYAN: Authentic Thai Street Food by Chef Tonn5. MOO BAAN … Continue reading 10 Most Authentic Thai Restaurants in Manila!
Verona Brunch Club (VBC) is the signature Sunday brunch of Ristorante di Verona at Swissôtel Clark. It features free-flowing food, alcoholic, and non-alcoholic beverages. The food is presented as an order-all-you-can curated à la carte menu (not a buffet) so that the food is fresh upon order. The drinks are served on tableside carts, accompanied … Continue reading Verona Brunch Club @ Swissôtel Clark (Is it Worth It?)
Subic Bay Yacht Club is a landmark establishment in Subic that is worth the drive. Our last visit was when it was being renovated, and we were glad to see that they have finished replacing all the carpets with tiles and are continuing to restore it to its former glory. Every long weekend in August, … Continue reading Subic Bay Yacht Club Staycation (2023)
Thai BBQ Manila is an American franchise with branches in Los Angeles and Manila. They serve authentic Thai cuisine using high-quality ingredients and offer the biggest portions among all Thai restaurants in the metro. Thai BBQ Vertis North and Thai BBQ Tiendesitas have been awarded the prestigious Thai SELECT recognition by the Ministry of Commerce, … Continue reading THAI BBQ: Authentic Thai SELECT Restaurants in Vertis North and Pasig
Moo Baan Krung Thai stands as one of the country’s most enduring and authentic Thai restaurants, having been located in Marikina for 38 years. Founded by Beatriz “Betty” Srimata and her Thai husband, Chef Sorn, it began as a modest stall in the public market before blossoming into a cozy Thai restaurant at Marikina’s Liwasang … Continue reading MOO BAAN KRUNG THAI: Authentic Thai Restaurant in Marikina City
Benjarong Experience Vol. III is the last part of the Thai Degustation trilogy by Chef Watcharaphon “Ja” Yongbanthom. This third iteration is a collaboration with Chef Bo Songvisava and Dylan Jones of the Michelin-starred Bo.lan in Bangkok. It features authentic Thai recipes inspired by Chef Ja’s latest culinary trip back to her roots, with innovative … Continue reading Benjarong Vol. III: Best Thai Degustation in Manila! (Is it Worth it?)