H Cuisine is a homey, casual restaurant by Chef Hannah Herrera-Bagatsing. It is best known for its signature dish called “Most Awesome Angus Beef Belly”. The resto is located along Scout Rallos, near the Tomas Morato area, found among the cute little establishments in between Tomassi and the Rub restaurants. We celebrated Momsy’s birthday in … Continue reading H Cuisine’s Most Awesome Angus Beef Belly
Our Definitive Guide to Philippine Holidays, Philippine Festivals, Philippine Fiestas, Liturgical Events, and Awesome Events! Copyright 2011. Our Awesome Planet Updated Dec. 1, 2011 with Proclamation 295 Declaring the Regular Holidays, Special (Non-Working) Days, and Special Holiday (for all Schools) for the year 2012. JANUARY 2012Best Time to Climb Mt. Pinatubo! 1 NEW YEAR’S DAY | Sunday (Every … Continue reading 2012 Awesome Calendar of the Philippines (updated with Proclamation 295)
The first international franchise of Bulgogi Brothers (with 29 branches in South Korea) finally opened in Manila! 🙂 At first, I thought it was just one of those franchises capitalizing on the booming expansion of International Chains here in the metro. I’m usually not a fan of restaurants based in a mall, but the … Continue reading Bulgogi Brothers now in Manila!
Ever since Benji introduced me to the awesome art works of Filipino Artists like Michael Cacnio, I’m starting to fall in love with Filipino art. Here is Michael’s latest exhibit in collaboration with LEGO. Don’t miss to see this exhibit! Most of them are sold already and this is the last time you’ll see all these … Continue reading Michael Cacnio – LEGO INSPIRED (Part 1)
Read this first: Michael Cacnio – LEGO INSPIRED (Part 1) Don’t miss to see this exhibit! Most of them are sold already and this is the last time you’ll see all these art pieces in one location. For those OAP readers who are not based in Manila, enjoy Michael Cacnio’s LEGO-inspired exhibit:
I love watching Broadway musicals because they are usually very innovative and offer a different perspective to life. IN THE HEIGHTS tells the story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the … Continue reading IN THE HEIGHTS, A Review
A lot of foodies have been waiting for Chef Him Uy de Baron to open his own restaurant. After gaining a following from his successful catering gigs, he finally decided to open Nomama — a Japanese restaurant with a twist, focusing on artisanal ramen with ingredients made from scratch. Nomama in Japanese means “That’s it”, but … Continue reading Nomama (2x) But You
Guactruck is the first LA-inspired food truck in Manila. This is the next evolution of the original food trucks of Burger Machine and the jollijeeps in Makati. The key difference is that the Guactruck is mobile. Plus, it is themed and serves good food. Guactruck (which stands for Guacamole Truck) offers open burrito bowls, which … Continue reading Guactruck: The First Food Truck in Manila!
This was a very special Ultimate Taste Test (UTT) for us. For background info, please read these first:OAP | The Ultimate Food Trip happens in Rockwell on September 3OAP | The Foodies’ Guide to Rockwell’s Ultimate Taste Test We loved collaborating with Rockwell for the 6th staging of this taste test series (in just 3 years!). We had … Continue reading My Cheers Moments @ Rockwell’s Ultimate Taste Test
Jeffrey Salon’s “Hiling” Oil on Canvas 66.5 in x 71.0 in 2011. Have you ever had the problem of figuring out which resto to bring your balikbayan family/friend who has been out of the country for years? You know they are craving their favorite Filipino food. You have to make sure that their favorite food … Continue reading Silya’t Sili – A Balikbayan Treat