FRANCO’S ROCKWELL: Casual Comfort Food Reinvention of Myron’s! @PowerPlantMall

FRANCO’s is a casual comfort food reinvention of Myron’s by Mon and Monique Eugenio. The name is a loving tribute to their son, Franco.   We were going to have our power lunch meeting with Butz Bartolome, franchising guru for our Mercato business, so it was a good opportunity to try out the best of Franco’s! 

SM AURA EATS: 10 Most Awesome Restaurants @SMAuraPremier to Kick Off Your SM Aura Food Trip this 2014!

Here’s a 2013 wrap-up of our 10 Favorite Restaurants to kick off the SM Aura Food Trip this 2014:   1. PAUL BOULANGERIE AND PATISSERIE PAUL Boulangerie and Patisserie has been baking bread and pastries in France since 1889. Finally, after 124 years, they have opened a store in Manila this December 2013. Their bread is baked … Continue reading SM AURA EATS: 10 Most Awesome Restaurants @SMAuraPremier to Kick Off Your SM Aura Food Trip this 2014!

LUGANG CAFE: What to Order in the Best Contemporary Taiwanese Restaurant in Manila? @SMAuraPremier‎

 Read: 10 Most Awesome Chinese Restaurants in Manila! LUGANG CAFE is the best contemporary Taiwanese restaurant in Manila. They were able to beat their rivals in this category and continue to expand with the same yummy consistency in the Metro. They have a huge menu, and I’ve often asked what the best food to order on … Continue reading LUGANG CAFE: What to Order in the Best Contemporary Taiwanese Restaurant in Manila? @SMAuraPremier‎

COCA RESTAURANT: Thai-style ‘Suki’ Steamboat Dining in Manila! @SMAuraPremier‎

COCA is a Thai Hot Pot place famous for their Thai-style ‘Suki’ steamboat dining, created by Mr. Srichai Phanphensophon and his wife, Mrs. Patama, in 1957 in Soi Dejo, Thailand. We loved our COCA experience at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore, so we were happy when they finally opened a branch here in Manila at SM … Continue reading COCA RESTAURANT: Thai-style ‘Suki’ Steamboat Dining in Manila! @SMAuraPremier‎

GREEKA KOUZINA: Greek Food & Arni Lemonato (Roast Lamb) @SMAuraPremier

GREEKA KOUZINA is a Greek-inspired restaurant known for their lamb dishes, Greek salads, and big servings for sharing with family and friends.  They recently opened their 2nd branch in SM Aura Premier.  Here’s what to expect…

SHINE BAKERY & CAFE: Chorizo Rice & Chashu! @ShineBakeryCafe @SMAuraPremier

SHINE is a bakery and cafe by celebrity chef couple Rob & Sunshine Pengson, featuring fresh gourmet interpretations and Parisian-inspired desserts via Gourmandise. Check out SHINE if you are looking for a feel-good place in SM Aura Premier…

OGETSU HIME: “Goddess of Food”: Japanese A la Carte Dining by the Villavicencio’s @SMAuraPremier

OGETSU HIME is a Japanese A la Carte Restaurant specializing in Sushi/Sashimi, Teppanyaki, and Table-side Sukiyaki Cooking. Its name literally means “Goddess of Food” and is from the proponents of Saisaki and Sambokojin.   Here’s our Ogetsu Hime experience at the Sky Park in SM Aura Premier…

MAHARAJAS KABABS: Hole-in-the-Wall Northern Indian Kababs in Makati!

MAHARAJAS KABABS is a Northern Indian Kababs place by Aasish Mirpuri which started as a stall at Sunday Legaspi Market in 2011, and eventually opened in Salcedo Saturday Market. They also won in the Food Magazine BBQ Cook-off in 2012 for their Ashman’s Pork Kabab recipe. Towards the end of 2013, they finally opened a hole-in-the-wall place … Continue reading MAHARAJAS KABABS: Hole-in-the-Wall Northern Indian Kababs in Makati!

TIPSY PIG: Capitol Commons’ Coolest Hangout! @tipsypig_ph

Conceptualized by Ton Gonzales, TIPSY PIG is known for its signature brews, extensive drink selection, and good food by Chef Rainier Barbers. The name is inspired by the after effects of alcohol and the food they want to be known for. This is the coolest place to hang out at Capitol Commons in Pasig. We … Continue reading TIPSY PIG: Capitol Commons’ Coolest Hangout! @tipsypig_ph

11 BIGGEST BUSINESS TRENDS in the Philippines 2014! (*Must Read for Every Filipino Entrepreneur)

( Image credit: peshkova / 123RF Stock Photo ) I’m super excited for 2014 because it’s a pivotal year for the Philippines in terms of technology, life stages, and starting a new cycle of business innovations. When I was giving a talk to entrepreneurs about how I started OAP and related businesses, one person noted … Continue reading 11 BIGGEST BUSINESS TRENDS in the Philippines 2014! (*Must Read for Every Filipino Entrepreneur)