We watched the homecoming screening of BOSES at Cinemalaya, and Wolverine last Sunday. Wolverine was visually entertaining, but we never talked about it after the movie. BOSES, on the other hand, kept us reflecting on child abuses at home or around us and what are we doing about it. During the times when you become … Continue reading BOSES: A Tagalog Indie Film about Child Abuse Every Filipino Parent should Watch! @BOSESTheMovie
GINZA BAIRIN pioneered the modern Katsu House in Japan in Ginza, the luxurious district in Tokyo, in 1927. It’s a boutique family-ran Katsu franchise with branches in Tokyo, Hawaii, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul and now in Manila. Ginza Bairin’s claim to fame is that they invented the modern Tonkatsu sauce formulated by pharmacist epicurean … Continue reading GINZA BAIRIN MANILA: BEST Katsudon, Kurobuta Rosu Tonkatsu and Unagi Katsu @GinzaBairinPH
(Guest Blog Post by Liz Yin from our friends from Curate Hub) (Bacon | Image credit: rikomatic) Hey there Bacon Fanatic! Not one yet? No worries. Just wanted to share some creative bacon treats and discuss crispy vs. chewy bacon. Which do you prefer? We often eat bacon with eggs or some other breakfast items but … Continue reading BACON RECIPES: How do you like your Bacon? Crispy vs. Chewy?
OCEAN ADVENTURE is a marine conservatory and adventure park located in Subic Bay and founded by animal behaviorists and trainers. It is owned by Subic Bay Marine Exploratorium, that is the same Philippine corporation running Camayan Beach Resort beside it. Here is a family’s guide to the must-experienced attractions at Ocean Adventure: Top 10 Adventure Attractions … Continue reading OCEAN ADVENTURE SUBIC: Planning Guide to the Best Experiences of Ocean Adventure Park!
MAGOSABURO is a posh Japanese restaurant and wine bar hailing from the Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan founded in 2009. The Mago Manila franchise specializes on Mago Kaiseki which is a 9-course set (think degustation) with Japanese Wagyu steak cooked on a Lava Stone as the highlight. Some foodies are familiar with the Magosaburou in Singapore … Continue reading MAGOSABURO MANILA: Mago Kaiseki & Japanese Wagyu Steak on Lava Stone with Wine Pairings!
STOCKTON PLACE is hip and cozy restaurant by Chef Celine de los Angeles hidden in Legaspi Village, Makati City. Its well- curated menu is described by the Chef as “approachable and thoughtful”. Chef Celine is a fresh young talent who shifted from a para-legal and advertising career in LA to a culinary field back … Continue reading STOCKTON PLACE by Chef Celine: Hidden Makati Resto Every Foodie is Raving About!
Update Sept. 6, 2013: Countdown to Ultimate Taste Test 2013 @ Rockwell… 8 Days to go! Finally, we are ready to announce the most exciting tasting event that most food lovers and connoisseurs in Manila are waiting for. Our Awesome Planet and San Miguel Lifestyle Brews present the 3rd Rockwell’s Ultimate Taste Test 2013, the celebrated food tasting event, … Continue reading Announcing… Rockwell’s 3rd Ultimate Taste Test 2013 on September 14, Saturday! (Now Open for Applications!)
VICTORINO’S is a homey restaurant in Quezon City specializing in authentic Ilocano-Filipino dishes with signature cakes by Heny Sison. It is owned by DV Savellano, the vice governor of Ilocos Sur, his sister Queenie Paras, and family friend Chef Heny Sison. It is a tribute to their father and patriarch of the Savellano’s of Ilocos. Finally, we … Continue reading VICTORINO’S: Sunday Lunch @ Authentic Ilocano-Filipino Homey Restaurant in Quezon City 🙂
TAMARIND is the SM Aura level-up version of the popular Thai resto Jatujak by Chef Tum and Al Purugganan. It offers the same comfort Thai food at affordable prices with a nice contemporary Thai ambiance. This is like the “SukhoThai”, the comfort Thai resto of this generation. It’s always fun to be here if you are … Continue reading TAMARIND by Chef Tum: Level Up of Jatujak Thai Resto @SMAuraPremier
We always envisioned to expand nationally and bring the Mercato experience to key foodie areas around the Philippines. We were hesitant to go out of Manila, but we found the right partner location – Ayala’s MarQuee, and the right foodie city – Angeles City, Pampanga, to launch our first ever Mercato market outside Manila – … Continue reading COCINA CENTRALE: The Story of the Mercato of Central Luzon, at MarQuee, Angeles, Pampanga @MarQueeTweets