Read: 10 Most Awesome Chinese Restaurants in Manila! GLORIA MARIS Restaurant, specifically the one in Greenhills, is our all-time favorite go-to place for authentic Cantonese food in Manila since 1995. My wife’s Chinese family likes holding their special celebrations here, and I love the yummy consistency of their food every single time. Last year, Gloria Maris … Continue reading GLORIA MARIS Greenhills: Modern Cantonese Fine Dining at Our All-Time Favorite Chinese Restaurant in Manila!
K-PUB BBQ Meat All You Can is a K-Pop Stars-Themed resto owned by a Filipino-Chinese. It promises a “funtastic” Korean BBQ Experience while watching K-Pop MTVs. We were curious about the facade but had hesitations going in because we thought it was a Korean Super Pub. But I’m glad our curiosity won out, and we … Continue reading K-PUB BBQ: Meat-All-You-Can at K-Pop-Themed Resto 🙂
There’s something very primal about eating meat-on-a-stick and that’s what makes it fun. Apart from the taste, it’s also the eating experience that defines the food and that’s what I like about street food. In the Philippines, there are a lot of barbecue stalls that peddle all kinds of grilled meat. Other countries have … Continue reading GIGA-BITE: One-Stop Shop for Barbecue and Kebab @IsaKebab @MercatoCentrale
THE INTAN, which literally means “rose-cut diamond”, is the Peranakan house-museum of Alvin Yapp, collector and curator of Peranakan antiques and purveyor of Peranakan culture in Singapore. Peranakan means “descendant” and pertains to the ethnic Chinese who migrated in the 15th-16th century to the Malay peninsula, which includes Singapore. Although they have assimilated the Malay … Continue reading THE INTAN: Peranakan Heritage Home-Museum by Antique Collector Alvin Yapp @VisitSingapore
The Food and Restaurant scene in Manila is booming, and finding the latest restos here is exciting as ever. Here are the best sites/apps for discovering new restaurants in Manila in 2013: #1 looloo Looloo has a cool mobile community of restaurant reviewers who are very active in discovering and sharing their finds with a … Continue reading LOOLOO vs. ZOMATO: The Battle for the Best Site for Discovering New Restaurants in Manila in 2013!
Text by Nikka Sarthou and Photos by Michael Angelo Chua It all began when Luchi Dimatulac’s brother requested her to make some homemade chicken feet. Since she used to work in a Chinese restaurant, she thought of asking the chef how to make it. What she got was a recipe for siomai, which was an easier option … Continue reading LU CHI: From Siomai to Shabu-Shabu @MercatoCentrale Midnight Snack
One of the most recommended places to eat in Little India is The Banana Leaf Apolo. It’s like a turo-turo Indian fast food joint but with a resto format. It’s the perfect lunch spot after the long and appetizing LITTLE INDIA WALK: Dhobis, Saris & a Spot of Curry. Here’s a preview of the Banana … Continue reading BANANA LEAF APOLO: Indian Food We Love in Little India @VisitSingapore
Dhobis, Saris and a Spot of Curry™ A Little India Walk is a a 3.5+-hour heritage walking tour of Singapore’s Little India, created by Journeys Singapore. If you have not been to India, this is a good tour to join as an introduction to the Indian culture and way of life. Here’s a photo essay review of … Continue reading SINGAPORE LITTLE INDIA WALK: Dhobis, Saris and a Spot of Curry™ (A Review) @VisitSingapore
After an experimental market test in Rockwell in 2005, COLD STONE CREAMERY finally opened its first store in Manila at Serendra, Bonifacio Global City. Its claim to fame is that it offers super premium ice cream made fresh everyday, which is mixed with flair on the spot on a cold stone. There’s also a wide … Continue reading COLD STONE CREAMERY PHILIPPINES: Ultimate Ice Cream Experience in Manila? @ColdStonePH
IKKORFYU FUKUOKA RAMEN is a Tonkotsu ramen from Yamagoya Ramen of Japan, which has been around since 1970, specializing in Chikuho noodles. Their original store in Manila is in the East Wing of Shangri-La Mall, and a bigger branch has opened in SM Aura. Check out our Ikkoryu Fukuoka Ramen experience: The Best of Edsa … Continue reading IKKORYU FUKUOKA RAMEN Philippines’ Black Garlic Tonkotsu Ramen! @ikkoryuph