12/26/2019: New Year’s Eve Party Ideas: Manila Countdown to 2020! (Copyright by Marksim Pasko) New Year’s Eve (NYE) Parties in Manila is getting exciting in 2015. You can decide to celebrate in a hotel – Sofitel, Solaire, Manila Peninsula or Best Western, or in the malls – Mall of Asia GMA 7 Countdown and Eastwood Quezon City … Continue reading New Year’s Eve Manila 2015: Awesome Guide to New Year’s Eve Party in Manila!
Text by Paul Wenceslao, Photos and Video by JR Velasquez Mercato Centrale, the country’s premier chain of food markets, has served as a launch pad for a plethora of successful food establishments, such as Manang’s Chicken, Spring and Chuck’s Grub among others. Recently, it held a competition for budding food entrepreneurs, doling out a much needed avenue … Continue reading The Next Big Food Entrepreneurs: The Four Big Winners @MercatoCentrale
Text by Paul Wenceslao, Photos by JR Velasquez Emerging as the overall winner of The Next Big Food Entrepreneur, Bakmi Nyonya impressed both the judges and the buying public with their take on Indonesian food – they serve Indonesian noodles topped with mushrooms, herbs, spices and one’s choice between beef, pork and seafood. Complementing the noodles … Continue reading BAKMI NYONYA: Best Indonesian Cuisine in Manila!
Text by Paul Wenceslao, Photos by JR Velasquez Triumph and having a keen eye for detail are the keys to success for Benguet band vocalist, JR Royol. After all, stringing together words for songs and meticulously minding the taste of cooked dishes are never easy tasks. Royol, however, isn’t one to back down from a challenge, and … Continue reading BIGOROTS: Bicol + Igorot Heritage Cuisine by Pinoy Master Chef JR Royol!
Text by Paul Wenceslao, Photos by JR Velasquez Who would’ve thought that a regular afternoon snack such as turon could be tweaked and stylized to become an artisanal meal? Danz Semilla, a food enthusiast, didn’t think of it as a possibility, at first. It just so happened that the game of chance landed on his lap, literally, … Continue reading TURONNE DE MANILA CAFE: Best Pinoy Dessert Innovation!
Text by Paul Wenceslao, Photos by JR Velasquez College is the breeding ground of young entrepreneurs, as students learn the fundamentals on how to come up with a business concept and make its products quite tempting to its target market. Such is the case with Erika Cantor and her friends, owners of the burger booth Hunger Buster. … Continue reading HUNGER BUSTER: Best Affordable Gourmet Burgers in Manila!
Señor Pollo is a Latin American Chicken street joint by the owners of El Chupacabra, who perfected the formula of unique Latin American food + street artsy ambiance + good value for money. Here’s my Sunday date experience with Rache … SENOR POLLO PHILIPPINES5767 Ebro Street (near Kalayaan Avenue), Makati CityMobile Number: +63 977 142-9273Operating Hours: 11:30am – … Continue reading SENOR POLLO: Famous Latin Chicken Hole-in-the-Wall in Makati @SenorPolloPH
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BEST OF MANILA: 40 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila 2014! (Top 1-10) | (Top 11-20) | (Top 21-30) | (Top 31-40) You can see the list of the Top 50 of Manila’s Most Awesome Restaurants in the new Our Awesome Planet App! The OAP App gives you a curated and updated list of the best restaurants in Manila–no need for a restaurant book! Plus, you can download any restaurant’s information to … Continue reading BEST OF MANILA: 40 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Manila 2014! (Top 31-40)