Here are the 10 Most Awesome New Homegrown Restaurants in Manila, Philippines: #1 HELM Chef Josh Boutwood’s Helm offers one of the best degustation experiences that’s certainly not to be missed in Manila. After the successful opening of Test Kitchen and Savage, Helm’s 10-seater theatre dining experience is his best one yet. It’s like Chef Josh’s culinary … Continue reading BEST RESTAURANTS: 10 Most Awesome New Homegrown Restaurants in Manila! (2019)
Update 12/21/2018: As featured in 10 Best New Restaurants in Manila (2019 Homegrown Edition)! Motto Motto, meaning “more more” in Japanese, is a Japanese comfort food restaurant with an extensive menu to cater to both locals and Japanese ex-pats alike. It’s another winning concept by the Raintree group after Friends & Family to replace the Chelsea … Continue reading Motto Motto: Serendra’s Friendly Neighborhood Japanese Resto
Update 12/21/2018: As featured in 10 Best New Restaurants in Manila (2019 Homegrown Edition)! Friends & Family is a tasty tribute to Filipino comfort food classics that we grew up with and a throwback to our Filipino Eateries by the Raintree group. It’s very Filipino, comforting to our palate with a focus on Filipino BBQ & … Continue reading Friends & Family: Have you Tried the Best Filipino Restaurant of 2018?!
Have you tried Steak the First on your recent trip to Japan? Did you know they recently opened in Manila? Steak the First is a Japanese concept known for featuring good value steak with a casual ambiance. The Manila store is located in the posh Net Park building in BGC. The lines are quite long … Continue reading Steak the First Manila ステーキNo.1: Is It Good? (A Review)
Update 12/21/2018: As featured in 10 Best New Restaurants in Manila (2019 Homegrown Edition)! Cicchetti, which is Italian for “small bites”, is a hidden Italian restaurant in BGC by Chef Alec Santos with the Belle & Dragon group. It’s a quaint escape from the busy restaurant scene in BGC where you can relax with your date … Continue reading CICCHETTI: Hidden Taste of Italian in BGC (A Review)
Hong Kong is a food trip haven and a good venue for hunting down the best spots where locals love to eat. It’s also a place full of tourist traps and expensive hotel breakfasts for travelers who are daunted by the plethora of options and are clueless about where to go. It’s best to go … Continue reading Hong Kong Eats: 24H Food Trip Guide like a Local! (Itinerary)
Update 12/21/18 – Just confirmed that Philippine Swimming Mermaid Academy in Boracay is back! We love the new Boracay! At one time we thought Boracay was hopeless, but, thanks to the government’s will, it was able to remove all the unsustainable activities and fix the sewage treatment plant compliance after the 6-month closure of the … Continue reading The New Boracay—What’s in & What’s out?
From the founders of Inflatable Island in Subic, and the team that brought the iconic “Pink Bali Lounge” and also the same brains behind The Dessert Museum, comes “The Happy Beach,” a boutique resort located in Mactan, Cebu. What can you expect at this Instagrammable paradise? Happy Beach Cebu Maribago, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu Operating Hours: … Continue reading Your Guide to the Happiest Beach in Cebu!
The holidays are here, and it’s that time of the year again when you would always look for the best foodie gifts or the best food to bring to potluck celebrations. We finally had a taste of Christian Mark Jacobs’ Naked Patisserie that specializes on bespoke cakes for celebrity weddings and celebrations and signature luxe gift sets. … Continue reading Naked Foodie: Have Yourself a Merry Naked Christmas!
Hui Lau Shan 許留山 is a household brand name very famous in Hong Kong globally known for their 200+ innovative dessert creations and refreshments using Philippine carabao mangoes. It first started as a traditional herbal tea shop in the early ’60s, selling herbal jelly and a variety of herbal teas, which are believed to provide … Continue reading HUI LAU SHAN: HK’s Favorite Mango Dessert is Opening in Manila!