Casa Buenas: The Best Filipino Spanish Resto @ResortsWorldManila

Casa Buenas, literally translated as ‘good house’, features the best of Filipino Spanish food with a Bahay na Bato-inspired architecture and a welcoming casual Filipino fine dining service. You’ll love the generous spaces as you enter. It’s intimidating but at the same time inviting—the kind of place you can celebrate your milestones safely with loved … Continue reading Casa Buenas: The Best Filipino Spanish Resto @ResortsWorldManila

Cafe Fleur: Best New Poblacion Restaurant by Chef Sau!

Cafe Fleur is Chef Sau’s tribute to his mom, giving new life to her recipes and childhood stories. Chef Sau is regarded as one of the best chefs in Manila, a promise to his mom fulfilled. We followed his delicious culinary career from Villa Cafe and the original Cafe Fleur in Pampanga (now 25 Seeds), … Continue reading Cafe Fleur: Best New Poblacion Restaurant by Chef Sau!

The Choice Awards 2021 @ The Manila Podcast

THE MNL POD Ep.36: The Choice 2021 🎧 is out! The Manila Podcast Season 4 Yearender Episode features The Choice 2021 of our Favorite Restaurants, Home-Based Food, and People in the Food Industry in Manila! We also discuss the learnings from the Marvin Agustin Cochi Controversy and Ninyo Fusion Issue. Thank you to all the … Continue reading The Choice Awards 2021 @ The Manila Podcast

Typhoon Odette Donation, Relief Efforts via TzuChi, Unicef and Balai Isabel

This Christmas season is sad for the Filipino nation. As we are recovering from the financial impact of the pandemic, our brothers and sisters in Visayas and Mindanao were devastated by Typhoon Odette (International Name: Rai). Typhoon Odette made 9 landfalls in several islands in Visayas and Mindanao from December 17 to 18. Heavily affected … Continue reading Typhoon Odette Donation, Relief Efforts via TzuChi, Unicef and Balai Isabel

El Alavanco Mastermind (A Review)

đź“ŤAnilao, Mabini, Batangas, Philippines đź“Ł Read First: El Rapaz: The Best Yacht Cruise Adventure in Batangas! After our awesome experience with El Rapaz, we decided to go back with our Business Mastermind group to meet face to face after close to 2 years of just meeting online and hold a business retreat/fellowship to face 2022 … Continue reading El Alavanco Mastermind (A Review)

One World Deli: Eating Around the World in One Deli (A Review)

One World Deli is a pandemic-born specialty food market curated by PYC Foods Corporation, featuring a selection of premium ingredients and beverages made by international purveyors and local food artisans. Each product has a delicious story to tell, each originating either from the US, Europe, Australia or the Philippines. How delicious is One World Deli? … Continue reading One World Deli: Eating Around the World in One Deli (A Review)

Deo Gracias: Best Spanish Restaurant in QC

Deo Gracias, which means “Thanks (be) to God,” is the Modern Spanish Restaurant by Chef Heny Sison in collaboration with Spanish Chef Alex Del Hoyo Gomez. It’s probably the best Spanish Restaurant in the Quezon City area that can rival the ones in Makati & BGC. We were intrigued by Deo Gracias ever since they … Continue reading Deo Gracias: Best Spanish Restaurant in QC

Give Awesome Gifts by Gifting Local this Christmas Season!

Do your Christmas Gifts support a local product and local community? In this season of thanksgiving and gift giving, we need to continue to support our local businesses affected by the pandemic. One awesome way to do this is by giving awesome gifts made by our local artisans and Filipino entrepreneurs. Not only do you … Continue reading Give Awesome Gifts by Gifting Local this Christmas Season!

HALIYA: Goddess of Modern Filipino Cuisine

Haliya is City of Dreams Manila’s ode to Modern Filipino Cuisine with Chef de Cuisine Edmundo San Jose at the helm. It is named after the most beautiful goddess of the moonlight in Bicolano Mythology. It’s a Filipino restaurant that we can all be proud of—reimagining our cuisine with subtle innovations, using the freshest mix … Continue reading HALIYA: Goddess of Modern Filipino Cuisine

Girasol Tagaytay Escape

Girasol is one of the latest small hotels in the Tagaytay area that opened right before the lockdown and continues to be resilient in the face of the pandemic. Its name, inspired by the sunflower, is a reminder to always look towards the sun—focus on what’s positive and life-affirming. We recently went to Tagaytay to … Continue reading Girasol Tagaytay Escape