Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort is one of Cebu’s high-end resorts situated on the 7-hectare tropical paradise of Mactan Island, Cebu. You’ll get that Filipino lifestyle experience whenever you’re staying at Bluewater’s group of resorts. From indulging in their Pinoy-themed buffets and staying in their modern Filipino rooms, down to the warmest greetings from their fully employed … Continue reading BLUEWATER MARIBAGO: Authentic Cebuano Staycation Experience! (Photo Essay)
Circa 1900 is a casual dining restaurant that focuses on incorporating local technics and ingredients into international cuisine. Circa 1900 offers an eclectic menu with plenty of choices that range from the familiar to the exotic. Cebu City has always drawn skilled chefs to the local culinary scene, many of whom are continually carving out … Continue reading CIRCA 1900: Casa Uno – Cebu’s Romantic Colonial Dining Destination!
The Fruit Garden by Pierre Marmonier is an artisanal jam brand, famed for using natural local and international fruits cooked in traditional French-style recipes. For this festive season, the company produced Christmas-themed jams in a lovely Toile de Jouy packaging, perfect for gift giving. Here’s what’s to expect from the Fruit Garden’s 2016 Festive Collection… … Continue reading THE FRUIT GARDEN 2016: Luxurious Christmas Dreams, Orange Gingerbread Marmalade, and Toile de Jouy Packaging!
Finally, Japan’s popular confectionery Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory is now open in Manila! They are known for their luxurious treats made from the finest ingredients–Hokkaido milk and the world’s best cheeses. Light, crispy, and melt-in-your-mouth, these cookies are sure to get you hooked! In addition to their signature Salt & Camembert, Honey & Gorgonzola, and … Continue reading TOKYO MILK CHEESE FACTORY: Japan’s Popular Milk Cheese Cookies now in Manila!
Once you have the right ingredients, a good recipe, and the proper techniques, you can also make your own paella and sangria at home this Christmas season. Here’s a photo essay of how to make your own perfect Paella and Sangria with Doña Elena…
(As featured in 10 Most Awesome New Homegrown Restaurants That Matter in Manila 2016!) AGOS is a Filipino-Spanish restaurant by Chef Myke Tatung Sarthou inspired by Madrid Fusion and the 250 years of Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade. The name means “flow” or “current” (of water). The restaurant is designed like a cruise ship boat and … Continue reading AGOS by Chef Tatung: Best New Filipino Restaurant in 2016?! @TheMallofAsia
CalaBoo Creamery is a Social Enterprise by GK Enchanted Farm in partnership with the Philippine Carabao Center, who aims to fulfill the Filipino dream of ending poverty for smallholder farmers, by producing proudly Filipino farm fresh milk from grass-fed carabao products that are naturally healthy and yummy! They produce some of the best dairy products … Continue reading CALABOO: Awesome Carabao Milk Butter & Premium Carabao Cheese! @GawadKalingaHQ
CELLAR DOOR by Andrew Chinaplan Jr. and Binggirl Clements is Sagada’s first and only private dining, wine cellar, and craft brewery place. Bing prepares her signature Igorot and Ilonggo Buffet (at least 3 hours prior reservation required) at Agadulay’s Kitchen. They can also serve a French Buffet by Sagada-based French Chef Aklay, but you have to reserve … Continue reading SAGADA CELLAR DOOR: Agadulay’s Kitchen Igorot Dinner and Sagada Craft Beer Experience! (A Review)
Read First: 14th Ultimate Taste Test 2016 Edition @SMAuraPremier Convention Center! (Photo Essay) Here are the Top 12 Food Purveyors who were rated 3.8 and above by food critics during the Ultimate Taste Test 2016. And the winners are…
Sagada’s mysterious Hanging Coffins at Echo Valley attest to the 2,000-year-old Igorot burial traditions that have fascinated the world. Pinewood coffins suspended with primitive wires and ropes along limestone cliffs act as vessels to heaven. The departed assume a fetal position, as it is believed that souls should leave the earth the same way they … Continue reading SAGADA DEATH RITUALS: On Hanging Coffins, Panag-Apoy and Echoes of Old Igorot Traditions