LOLITA’S NUT BAR: Chewy Pili and Walnut Goodness #UTT2015Winner

About UTT 2015: Most Remarkable Ultimate Taste Test Ever @AyalaMalls! (Photo Essay)  Homegrown and locally harvested in Bicol, pili nuts are becoming a favorite nut of the Filipinos. We like the chewy texture and generous amount of nuts in each bar. The healthy walnut version is also recommended. This homemade recipe which used to be a … Continue reading LOLITA’S NUT BAR: Chewy Pili and Walnut Goodness #UTT2015Winner

THE HALAL GUYS: New York’s Most Famous Street Cart now in Manila! @HalalGuys

Related post: 10 Most Awesome New (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2015! (Watch the video – Fresh Scoop: @HalalGuys in Manila!) New York’s very own and World Famous The Halal Guys food cart is now in Manila! Founded in 1990 by Muhammad Abouelenein, Ahmed Elsaka, and Abdelbaset Elsayed from Egypt, the trio wanted to bring an authentic Halal street food concept to New York … Continue reading THE HALAL GUYS: New York’s Most Famous Street Cart now in Manila! @HalalGuys

The GAGGAN Experience in Manila! #GagganCrossCultures by @CherylTiu @VaskManila

(Watch the Gaggan Experience in Manila) Gaggan in Manila is a collaboration dinner with Chef Chele Gonzales' Gallery Vask and the second Cross Cultures dinner organized by Cheryl Tiu.  I met Chef Gaggan Anand for the first time in Singapore, when he won the #1 Spot in Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, and a second time in London, when he … Continue reading The GAGGAN Experience in Manila! #GagganCrossCultures by @CherylTiu @VaskManila

CRUPCAKE Craze by Sonja in Manila?! #Crupcakes

CRUPCAKE is a croissant and cupcake hybrid created by Sonja, which looks like a circular croissant with filling–think of it as a crusty cream puff. The crupcake is coated with sugar and resembles a cupcake ensaymada. It's another brilliant innovation by Sonja, now available at the Cupcakes by Sonja flagship store at Serendra.  CUPCAKES BY … Continue reading CRUPCAKE Craze by Sonja in Manila?! #Crupcakes

BAKMI NYONYA: Authentic Indonesian Bakmi Ayam and Sate Babi in Manila! #UTT2015Winner

About UTT 2015: Most Remarkable Ultimate Taste Test Ever @AyalaMalls! (Photo Essay)  Foodies are raving for Bakmi Nyonya's authentic Indonesian flavors. Bakmi Nyonya, founded by Gerswhin and Lucy Garcia, is the overall winner of The Next Big Food Entrepreneur 2014. Their specialty consists of Indonesian Bakmi noodle dishes topped with vegetables, meat, and other savory food … Continue reading BAKMI NYONYA: Authentic Indonesian Bakmi Ayam and Sate Babi in Manila! #UTT2015Winner

THC (Truly Home-made Chips): Best Potato and Camote Chips in Manila! #UTT2015Winner

About UTT 2015: Most Remarkable Ultimate Taste Test Ever @AyalaMalls! (Photo Essay)  THC (Truly Home-made Chips) by Trisha is undoubtedly the best potato and camote chips in Manila made the artisanal way in small batches. The chips are thinly sliced, not too greasy and salty. Using the THC acronym is coincidental and does not refer to its … Continue reading THC (Truly Home-made Chips): Best Potato and Camote Chips in Manila! #UTT2015Winner

Mercato Has Landed with Baconized Celebration! @MercatoCentrale

https://youtu.be/kdjP7fz4qjw On September 25, Midnight Mercato finally relocated to its new home at the corner of 25th Street and 7th Avenue, in front of The Forum, South Global, Bonifacio Global City. Mercato Centrale is the biggest night food market in the Philippines where Manila foodies can enjoy home-based food goodness with the backdrop of the mural … Continue reading Mercato Has Landed with Baconized Celebration! @MercatoCentrale

CHIVY & CO: Sous Vide Hainanese Chicken & Pollo Wrap! #UTT2015Winner

About UTT 2015: Most Remarkable Ultimate Taste Test Ever @AyalaMalls! (Photo Essay) Hainanese Chicken rice is a popular dish in Chinatown Singapore and Tian Tian is the go-to place for the best chicken rice in the city. The popular dish also serves as an inspiration for Chivy & Co to recreate the dish they both loved. … Continue reading CHIVY & CO: Sous Vide Hainanese Chicken & Pollo Wrap! #UTT2015Winner

Beat Breast Cancer with Pink Mushrooms this October! @MinistryShrooms #MushroomsGoPinkPH

https://youtu.be/I2i92dsLMuc For the entire month of October 2015, the Ministry of Mushrooms will be advocating their 3rd “Mushrooms Go Pink PH”, a breast cancer awareness campaign that aims to educate people about the potential health benefits of eating mushrooms! In 2013, Marco Lobregat, founder of Ministry of Mushrooms, collaborated with 50 highly praised restaurants and … Continue reading Beat Breast Cancer with Pink Mushrooms this October! @MinistryShrooms #MushroomsGoPinkPH

KABUTEHAN: Mushroom Goodness from @GawadKalinga! #UTT2015Winner

About UTT 2015: Most Remarkable Ultimate Taste Test Ever @AyalaMalls! (Photo Essay)  Kabutehan, is a play on words. In Filipino, it directly means a place where you grow mushrooms or "kabute". It also closely resembles "kabutihan", which means goodness. The goodness of it all comes from the Gawad Kalinga project that's helping mothers and farmers create … Continue reading KABUTEHAN: Mushroom Goodness from @GawadKalinga! #UTT2015Winner