The Little Baguio, San Juan area is starting to feel like Malate and becoming a melting pot of different European and Asian cuisines. Monchet and Ellen Carballo of Sabor de Espana fame in Salcedo recently opened CALDERON, a Spanish Kitchen and Tapas Bar, together with their partners (including my foodie friend Marmi Perez who is … Continue reading CALDERON: Raphael’s Spanish Birthday Dinner
I’m always looking for romantic escape ideas with my wife to spice up our relationship. We recently tried Dusit Manila’s Just for Two Package, specially targeted at couples seeking that lovey-dovey rendezvous in the heart of Makati City. I would like to share with you our learnings and give tips on how to maximize the package. This … Continue reading Couple Date Idea: Lovey-Dovey Rendezvous at Dusit Makati
(Image credit: subbotina / 123RF Stock Photo) Valentine’s is around the corner. And if you are like me and most guys, we usually plan the last minute. Since the actual V-day falls on a Thursday, that presents an interesting predicament for Romeos because we have to plan for the day itself, Friday night, and the … Continue reading The Valentine’s 2013 Romantic Gameplan in Manila
2015 Update: 10 Most Romantic NEW Restaurants in Manila for Valentines 2015! (Image credit: agencyby / 123RF Stock Photo) Most couples decide where to go on a romantic date based on: LOCATION. Whatever is most convenient to both and how much travel time is needed.This blog post showcases the Top 14 Romantic Restaurants in the South in the following … Continue reading SOUTHERN EATS: Manila’s Top 14 Romantic Restaurants in the South!
2/14/2019 Update: Manila’s Most Romantic Restaurants: Valentine’s Edition 2019! Most couples decide where to go on a romantic date based on: LOCATION. Whatever is most convenient to both and how much travel time is needed.This blog post showcases the Top 14 Romantic Restaurants in the North in the following areas: Manila, Mandaluyong, Pasig, San Juan, Quezon … Continue reading NORTHERN EATS: Manila’s Top 14 Romantic Restaurants in the North!
The lovely Martthida Ritthinarong (simply known as Feb), owner of Dek A, finally responded to the customers’ clamor for bigger space and better ambiance, but still serving authentic, home-cooked Thai food. Dek A opened its second branch as a cozy resto hidden somewhere in Makati, near Rockwell. It’s a good place to hang out with friends … Continue reading DEK A 2.0: Homey Resto, Authentic Thai Food, Khantoke and Thai Wall Art
Read: 10 Most Awesome Chinese Restaurants in Manila! MABUHAY PALACE is the Chinese fine-dining restaurant of Manila Hotel that serves authentic Cantonese Chinese cuisine, with an elegant modern Chinese ambiance. It’s one of the yummiest Chinese food restos in Manila with a well-curated menu, and innovative food that are usually off the menu list. It’s the … Continue reading MABUHAY PALACE: Our Favorite Cantonese Fine Dining and Chinese New Year @ Manila Hotel
LŌLA CAFE is a hidden ancestral-house-converted-resto along Sct. Lozano, Quezon City, serving home-cooked food plus fruit-based cocktail drinks and designed as a homey hangout place. The resto is owned by Howard and partners, new restaurateurs, who are passionate about eating and drinking. They named it after the mother of the Sanvictores family – Lōla (pronounced as Loe-La), who … Continue reading LOLA CAFE: A Hidden Homey Cafe along Sct. Lozano
EARLY BIRD Breakfast Club is an all-day breakfast restaurant that embraces the belief that by inspiring people to have beautiful breakfast, one can be happier everyday. The resto even goes to the extent of opening 24 hours on Friday and Saturday to provide recovery food after a good night out (especially for the people coming from URBN … Continue reading EARLY BIRD Breakfast Club: Start of the All-Day Breakfast Era in Manila?