OSAKA Travel Guide: Lessons from our DIY Family Food & Pokemon Trip in Osaka with #KaraksaHotels

Related Post: KYOTO Travel: Lessons from our DIY Familymoon Trip to Kyoto with #KaraksaHotels I always look forward to traveling with our four boys aged 11, 8, 6, and 2 with no yaya. It was their second time traveling to Japan but the first time traveling to the Kansai regions of Osaka and Kyoto.  We … Continue reading OSAKA Travel Guide: Lessons from our DIY Family Food & Pokemon Trip in Osaka with #KaraksaHotels

KYOTO Travel Guide: Lessons from our DIY Familymoon Trip to Kyoto with #KaraksaHotels

Related Post: OSAKA Travel: Lessons from our DIY Family Food & Pokemon Trip in Osaka with #KaraksaHotels  Went on a honeymoon with my wife to Kyoto in 2004 and after 12 years, we were finally able to go back–for a familymoon this time with all our four boys!  With Karaksa Hotel Kyoto as our home base, … Continue reading KYOTO Travel Guide: Lessons from our DIY Familymoon Trip to Kyoto with #KaraksaHotels

The PIG & PALM: What to Expect in Cebu’s @ThePigandPalm by Chef Jason Atherton?

The Pig & Palm is a Modern Spanish Tapas restaurant in Cebu by renowned British chef, Jason Atherton, and his Cebuana wife, Irha.  Chef Jason earned his first Michelin Star in 2011 and has worked with some of the greats, like Nico Ladenis and Ferran Adria at elBulli, and oversaw the opening of 5 'Maze' Restaurants with … Continue reading The PIG & PALM: What to Expect in Cebu’s @ThePigandPalm by Chef Jason Atherton?

Our Best Mobile Photos of 2016! (as Shot by LG G5 & LG 360)

( Related Blog Post: Mobile Photography 2016: 20 Food & Travel Photos Shot Using LG G5 & LG 360! ) Txuleton (Girona, Spain) The quality of mobile photography is amazing and I can’t travel now without my LG G5. I love the high resolution, the sharpness of the images, the wide angle lens, and the wacky … Continue reading Our Best Mobile Photos of 2016! (as Shot by LG G5 & LG 360)

VEUE CABINS: Weekend Staycation at Secret Bolinao Beach! (Photo Essay)

Veue Cabins is a modern beach cabin concept located in one of the hidden treasures of the north–Patar Beach, Bolinao. The name “Veue” was taken from the old French-Latin word meaning “viewpoint”. We loved their clean and relaxing cabins resembling those modern box houses in Europe, plus we had a great front view of the … Continue reading VEUE CABINS: Weekend Staycation at Secret Bolinao Beach! (Photo Essay)

HEY, HANDSOME! The Best New Homegrown Restaurant of 2016?

(As featured in 10 Most Awesome New Homegrown Restaurants That Matter in Manila 2016!) HEY HANDSOME is a Southeast Asian restaurant collaboration of Chef Nicco Santos of Your Local and Charles Paw of Hole in the Wall. Its name is inspired by how Singaporeans call potential customers to their establishments–“Hey, Handsome”–just like “Hi, Pogi” in local … Continue reading HEY, HANDSOME! The Best New Homegrown Restaurant of 2016?

PABLO CHEESECAKE: Osaka’s Famous Cheese Tart Opens in Manila! @benchtm

The world famous Pablo from Osaka is now officially open in the Philippines! Pablo is well known for their signature freshly-baked cheese tarts–deliciously soft and creamy treats that taste like no other cheese tart you’ve had before. In addition to its classic cheese tart, the popular shop also carries a rich line of pastries, cheese … Continue reading PABLO CHEESECAKE: Osaka’s Famous Cheese Tart Opens in Manila! @benchtm

Foodie Survival Guide to Ultimate Taste Test 2016! @SMAuraPremier

Buy your tickets online via Event Brite http://bit.ly/BuyUTT2016Tix !  Welcome to the 14th Ultimate Taste Test 2016 happening at SMX Convention Center Aura this coming Sept. 17, Saturday 11.00am to 8.00pm! Here are some tips to survive the Ultimate Taste Test:

Chef Josean @NeruaGBilbao X Chef Chele @GalleryVask: Two Old Friends Cooking (A Photo Essay)

Nerua Guggenheim Bilbao was the last restaurant Chef Chele worked for before coming to the Philippines, and he considers Chef Josean Alija as one of his mentors. Naturally, having these two old friends cooking together for the first time here in Manila was bound to result into something really special.  Here’s a photo essay of  the 4 … Continue reading Chef Josean @NeruaGBilbao X Chef Chele @GalleryVask: Two Old Friends Cooking (A Photo Essay)