TASTING ROOM: A U.S. Thanksgiving Dinner in Manila! (A Photo Essay)

Related post: 10 Most Awesome New (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2015!  Glad to be back in Manila just in time to celebrate Thanksgiving with the U.S. Embassy team at Tasting Room, with wine pairing from Happy Living Wines. After a hectic APEC week with President Obama in attendance, we are thankful that everything went smoothly with … Continue reading TASTING ROOM: A U.S. Thanksgiving Dinner in Manila! (A Photo Essay)

MADRID FUSION 2016: Showdown of the World’s No. 1 Chefs in Manila! @MadridFusionMNL

This is awesome!  The World's No.1 Chefs are coming to Manila for Madrid Fusion! This feels like the World's 50 Best Awards happening in Manila 🙂 Here's the confirmed line-up so far for Madrid Fusion Manila on April 7-9, 2016 at the SMX Convention Center. Manila is going crazy about the 2016 Chef line-up: – Joan … Continue reading MADRID FUSION 2016: Showdown of the World’s No. 1 Chefs in Manila! @MadridFusionMNL

Sodi World Series in SE Asia: More Than Just a Race to Paris! @CityKartRacing

The Sodi World Series, held every June in France, is a tournament that celebrates the love for karting among drivers of all levels and nationalities. However, drivers must locally compete in a series of qualifying rounds in preparation for the big event. Read on to learn about Team OAP’s experience at City Kart Racing’s local … Continue reading Sodi World Series in SE Asia: More Than Just a Race to Paris! @CityKartRacing

CASA ITALIA | Ep. 1: Concept Behind an Authentically Italian Cafe in Manila! (Video)

Here’s our first look before famous Gelato house from Singapore officially opens its door in manila. How to Build a Resto: Casa Italia (Episode #1): https://youtu.be/P8cd7fu2e_A CHEF DONATO F&B Director, Casa Italia Hello, I’m Donato. I’m from Rome, Italy, and I’m a chef from Casa Italia. I’m the chef that prepare all the bread, pizza, … Continue reading CASA ITALIA | Ep. 1: Concept Behind an Authentically Italian Cafe in Manila! (Video)

MILKBOX’s Wonuts, Cwazy Shakes, & Waffle Sundae! (A Review)

MILKBOX is a specialty coffee and dessert place by Nowie and Odette Potenciano of Mochiko fame. They offer innovative desserts like Waffle Sundae, Wonuts (a cross between Waffle x Donuts), and Cwazy Shakes. They are the first shop in Alabang to provide specialty coffee by Yardstick. Here are some tips to enjoy your Milkbox experience on your … Continue reading MILKBOX’s Wonuts, Cwazy Shakes, & Waffle Sundae! (A Review)

ADAAM and YVES: Scandinavian-inspired All Day Breakfast Organic Bistro (A Review)

Adaäm & Yves Organic Bistro is a Scandinavian-inspired bistro concept with an organic all-day-breakfast food menu, by Sean Go and Leslie Tan of Davao. You can call it a millennial place that serves clean food, with an inspiring artistic industrial ambiance, and hip music. The name is Scandinavian for “Adam & Eve”. We celebrated Joshua’s 8th Birthday here with the family. Here’s our … Continue reading ADAAM and YVES: Scandinavian-inspired All Day Breakfast Organic Bistro (A Review)

Top 8 Things you can do with Family and Friends During APEC Week

APEC Week got you and your family down? Or perhaps you and your barkada ran out of things to do? Don’t fret! Our Awesome Planet gives you a quick list of 8 things you can do with family and friends to cure your APEC Week Blues.

Project Wheelchair: 12-Course Lechon Degustation Charity Dinner @PepitasKitchen

By Abigail Javellana https://youtu.be/5ylgav5lclk Pepita’s Kitchen Project Wheelchair Fund-Raising is a 12-course Lechon Degustation with each course presented by the best chefs and pastry bakers in Manila. Their passion project started with Dedet and her two daughters, Lileya and Liyora, raising funds to donate wheelchairs as a legacy to their sister Lauren. With a humble … Continue reading Project Wheelchair: 12-Course Lechon Degustation Charity Dinner @PepitasKitchen

God is waiting for us at the Kerygma Conference…

I attended the very first Kerygma Conference in 2007 when I was at a crossroad in my career. I was praying to God to find my passion and purpose in life. I was torn between continuing a career with a company that I love in P&G Philippines or to pursue my blog Our Awesome Planet … Continue reading God is waiting for us at the Kerygma Conference…

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Good Coffee by Gennaro Pelliccia @CostaCoffeePh

https://youtu.be/nYoKCK79xbk Gennarro Pelliccia, an Italian Mechanical Engineer turned Master of Coffee, is not just your ordinary coffee connoisseur. He is the man whose tongue has been insured for a whopping £10,000,000! His long history with London’s favorite coffee shop, Costa Coffee, brings him all over the world to taste-test and ensure that each batch of … Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of a Good Coffee by Gennaro Pelliccia @CostaCoffeePh