Zoom Party Ideas for Adults @gallerybychele (Review)

Our business friend Jomag celebrated a milestone birthday, his 60th, and our mastermind group organized a Gallery by Chele zoom party to honor this occasion. This is the first time I organized a zoom party for adults and here are some tips and learnings for your next virtual celebration… Make sure to have good food … Continue reading Zoom Party Ideas for Adults @gallerybychele (Review)

DOBRO by Marko Batricevic at Bonifacio Gilid (A Review)

DOBRO, which means “good” in Serbian, is the cloud kitchen initiative serving Serbian comfort good in Manila by Marko Batricevic, formerly of Balkan Restaurant fame. This is a pandemic-born business created to address the craving for good grilled Balkan cuisine in Manila during quarantine. Did you know that you can reserve and use their private … Continue reading DOBRO by Marko Batricevic at Bonifacio Gilid (A Review)

Sunlight Eco Tourism Island Resort Palawan (A SETIR Review)

Yugi, our 6-year old syoti, excited knowing that we were going to Palawan, exclaimed, “Yehey, our first trip during Covid!” He would always express his desire to go to a hotel or to a resort because he wanted to play in the swimming pool and the beach if possible. We were also curious about the … Continue reading Sunlight Eco Tourism Island Resort Palawan (A SETIR Review)

SUMMER PALACE: Best Chinese Restaurant in Manila (for your Next Safe Lauriat Celebration with the Family)

Summer Palace at Edsa Shangri-La Manila is one of the best Chinese restaurants in Manila in the post Covid-world where you can have your next lauriat dining celebration safely with the kids and the whole family. We were able to bring the kids because we were on a staycation with the family and passing the … Continue reading SUMMER PALACE: Best Chinese Restaurant in Manila (for your Next Safe Lauriat Celebration with the Family)

Manila Podcast Season 3: 2021 Predictions, Tiktok Resto Controversy, Celebrating Chinese New Year & Valentines Long Weekend

We are back with my co-host Spanky Enriquez talking about life in Manila for our Season 3 Episodes this 2021. Listen to The Manila Podcast in Spotify, Apple Podcast, or Google Podcast where we talk about food, travel and lifestyle stories happening during this Covid-19 Pandemic in Manila. Season 3 Episode 3: Celebrating Chinese New … Continue reading Manila Podcast Season 3: 2021 Predictions, Tiktok Resto Controversy, Celebrating Chinese New Year & Valentines Long Weekend

HEAT: How Covid 19 Changed Buffet Dining Forever (Here’s how to do it safely)

To buffet or not to buffet during the pandemic? There are two protocols for buffet dining in the new normal: first, you still have buffet stations but with one-way socially distant flow of diners; and second, you can order eat-all-you-can from a menu and everything is delivered to your table. If you want to dine … Continue reading HEAT: How Covid 19 Changed Buffet Dining Forever (Here’s how to do it safely)

Las Flores Dining+: Is Intimate Dining the New Normal?

Manila’s favorite Las Flores restaurant brand not only survived but thrived in the pandemic with the flagship BGC Branch, the Podium Mall branch, the new Salcedo branch (the former Rambla) and Las Flores Dining+ (the former Test Kitchen original location). I had an intimate lunch with Rache and friends, and here are some tips… Related … Continue reading Las Flores Dining+: Is Intimate Dining the New Normal?

Staycation in Manila: How to Do it Safely with the family @EdsaShangriLa

Covid-free Staycation is trending in 2021 because of this yearning to travel with the kids, to experience the great outdoors without going on a plane, to take a rejuvenating break from online distance learning and working from home. Here are our awesome tips to go on staycation safely with the family… Edsa Shangri-La, Manila1 Garden … Continue reading Staycation in Manila: How to Do it Safely with the family @EdsaShangriLa

POCO DELI: Surviving the Pandemic

Poco Deli is one of the best neighborhood delis in Manila. Now also in Coron, it continues to survive this pandemic despite a lot of restaurants closing down in Brgy. Kapitolyo, BGC and the Coron neighborhood. Listen to our Awesome! LIVE discussion with Sonny de Leon on their ongoing Covid-19 survival story: 🔴 POCO DELI: Restaurant … Continue reading POCO DELI: Surviving the Pandemic

The Fatted Calf: Best New Restaurant in Silang?! (2021)

The Fatted Calf Farmhouse Kitchen is a farm-to-table destination restaurant by Jayjay and Rhea Sycip featuring locally sourced ingredients and desserts by Flour Pot Manila. Its name is inspired by the feast of the return of the prodigal son in Luke 15:23. This is one of the best new restaurants that opened near the Tagaytay … Continue reading The Fatted Calf: Best New Restaurant in Silang?! (2021)