Las Flores Dining+: Is Intimate Dining the New Normal?

Manila’s favorite Las Flores restaurant brand not only survived but thrived in the pandemic with the flagship BGC Branch, the Podium Mall branch, the new Salcedo branch (the former Rambla) and Las Flores Dining+ (the former Test Kitchen original location). I had an intimate lunch with Rache and friends, and here are some tips… Related … Continue reading Las Flores Dining+: Is Intimate Dining the New Normal?

Staycation in Manila: How to Do it Safely with the family @EdsaShangriLa

Covid-free Staycation is trending in 2021 because of this yearning to travel with the kids, to experience the great outdoors without going on a plane, to take a rejuvenating break from online distance learning and working from home. Here are our awesome tips to go on staycation safely with the family… Edsa Shangri-La, Manila1 Garden … Continue reading Staycation in Manila: How to Do it Safely with the family @EdsaShangriLa

POCO DELI: Surviving the Pandemic

Poco Deli is one of the best neighborhood delis in Manila. Now also in Coron, it continues to survive this pandemic despite a lot of restaurants closing down in Brgy. Kapitolyo, BGC and the Coron neighborhood. Listen to our Awesome! LIVE discussion with Sonny de Leon on their ongoing Covid-19 survival story: đź”´ POCO DELI: Restaurant … Continue reading POCO DELI: Surviving the Pandemic

The Fatted Calf: Best New Restaurant in Silang?! (2021)

The Fatted Calf Farmhouse Kitchen is a farm-to-table destination restaurant by Jayjay and Rhea Sycip featuring locally sourced ingredients and desserts by Flour Pot Manila. Its name is inspired by the feast of the return of the prodigal son in Luke 15:23. This is one of the best new restaurants that opened near the Tagaytay … Continue reading The Fatted Calf: Best New Restaurant in Silang?! (2021)

Club Paradise Palawan: Our very own Private Island!

Post-lockdown beach escape!  Due to the pandemic, many of us are still unsure about the idea of traveling after all, COVID-19 still lurks in the shadows. This weekend, I finally had the courage to fly out of Manila for a much-needed beach getaway. My first air travel since the lockdown!  Join me as I rediscover … Continue reading Club Paradise Palawan: Our very own Private Island!

Best of 2020 | Awesome Blog

2020 is the toughest year in our 15 years of blogging career—marked by the global Corona-19 pandemic, the Taal Volcano eruption and the crash of the global and local economies, especially the food and travel industries. This is also the most innovative reset, reminiscent of the time when blogging and social media technologies started during … Continue reading Best of 2020 | Awesome Blog

And the Best Home-Based Food Businesses in Manila 2020 are… #UTT2020Winner

Presenting… the Winners of the Ultimate Taste Test 2020 Masters Edition! Most people say this was the “Best UTT (Ultimate Taste Test) Ever” because of the awesome home-based entrepreneurs who mastered their craft while on lockdown and throughout the quarantine. This was also was the most challenging because of the safety protocols we needed to … Continue reading And the Best Home-Based Food Businesses in Manila 2020 are… #UTT2020Winner

How to Buy the Best Ergonomic Chair?

Sitting for back-to-back zoom sessions can put a strain on your body if you are not using a proper chair for the right ergonomic posture and comfortable sitting arrangement. Carpal tunnel syndrome, lower back strain and stiff neck issues can be serious ergonomic consequences of all this zombie-like work-from-home madness. Choosing the right ergonomic chair … Continue reading How to Buy the Best Ergonomic Chair?

Best of Quarantine Food in Manila! (Instagram Guides)

We are launching our first set of Instagram Guides featuring the best food we tried during the quarantine season in Manila! Follow our Instagram Guides series where we answer your frequently asked questions about the most awesome food in Manila:https://www.instagram.com/ourawesomeplanet/guides/ Guide to the Most Awesome Burnt Basque Cheesecake in Manila!  We tried a lot of … Continue reading Best of Quarantine Food in Manila! (Instagram Guides)

Announcing… Ultimate Taste Test 2020 (Masters Edition)

As part of our mission to promote the food industry and home-based entrepreneurs in Manila, we are organizing the Ultimate Taste Test 2020 Masters Edition on December 15, 2020, Tuesday at Gallery MiraNila by The Blue Leaf! About the Ultimate Taste Test Legacy For the past 12 years, Our Awesome Planet’s “Ultimate Taste Test” has … Continue reading Announcing… Ultimate Taste Test 2020 (Masters Edition)