The Fatted Calf is the best new chef-driven restaurant in Tagaytay! Slow Food champions Chef Jay Jay and Rhea Sycip have reopened The Fatted Calf in the ancestral lot of Senator Loren Legarda’s family along the Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway (before Breakfast at Antonio’s). It is best known for its 10-hour whole roasted local grass-fed beef shank, … Continue reading The Fatted Calf Reopens in Tagaytay! (First Look)
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Westin Manila Heavenly Staycation (First Look)
Westin Manila is back, finally opened by Robinsons Hotels and Resorts to provide a distinctive 5-star hotel experience for business travelers and the leisure staycation market in the Ortigas area. They are best known for their Heavenly Bed, the second hotel in Asia to deploy the signature Heavenly Bed. The hotel feels like home in … Continue reading Westin Manila Heavenly Staycation (First Look)
What to do in El Nido Town (2023)
El Nido Town is a charming town that transforms into a party place at night where locals and tourists congregate, where every night feels like a weekend because everyone is on vacation. Typically, most tourists wake up late in the morning while some go out on an island hopping tour and get back in town … Continue reading What to do in El Nido Town (2023)
Best of LIME El Nido & Celebrity Chef Series
LIME EL NIDO is one of the hottest hotels to open on El Nido mainland. It is located in Brgy. Corong Corong, about 15-20 minutes away from the airport and Lio Beach. LIME Resorts is named after its owner Emil Po (first name spelled backwards) and inspired by the refreshing flavor and color of lime. … Continue reading Best of LIME El Nido & Celebrity Chef Series
How We Finally Read the Bible! (A Bible Timeline Study Review)
Bible Timeline Study (BTS), hosted by Jeff Cavins and published by Ascension Press, is one of the Best Bible Programs on the planet. It’s a 24-session guided journey of Salvation History through the fourteen (14) narrative books of the Bible, from Genesis to the Acts of the Apostles. We graduated early this year from BTS … Continue reading How We Finally Read the Bible! (A Bible Timeline Study Review)
Ultimate Chili 🌶️ Festival 2023 in Manila! (feat. The Fiery Cup VI Competition Winners)
Chili Fest VII, the much awaited Ultimate Chili Festival in Manila, is finally happening on the weekend of April 22-23 at Whitespace Manila! Chili Heads and Enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the winners for the recently held Fiery Cup VI competition to be crowned during the festival. Congrats to the Philippine Hot Sauce Club for championing … Continue reading Ultimate Chili 🌶️ Festival 2023 in Manila! (feat. The Fiery Cup VI Competition Winners)
VILLA PARMIGIANO: Best Italian Restaurant in Alabang!
Villa Parmigiano, the beloved Italian Restaurant in Molito by Giulius Lapino, re-opened with a vengeance. It is an Italian Villa-inspired standalone restaurant located in Alabang West with Italian Head Chef Mario Angelai to maintain its Italian authenticity. It offers the same Italian quality that Parmigiano was known for, but with new specialty items and spacious tables to … Continue reading VILLA PARMIGIANO: Best Italian Restaurant in Alabang!
NARA THAI : Best Thai Restaurant in Alabang! (A Review)
Nara Thai, one of the Royal Thai Embassy’s Thai SELECT certified restaurants in Manila, finally opens in Molito Mall, Alabang! The only authentic Thai restaurant in the south, the Alabang branch is bigger and has better ambiance compared to their flagship branch in SM Mega Fashion Hall. We have been invited to the opening last … Continue reading NARA THAI : Best Thai Restaurant in Alabang! (A Review)
The Best of Bellevue Alabang! (2023 Staycation)
Bellevue Alabang is the best 5-star hotel in the south, setting the standard in luxurious hotel staycations in the Alabang Area. We celebrated my son Raphael’s birthday with a Bellevue stay, exploring the best dining and family experiences that Bellevue has to offer after the pandemic. Kapampangan Chef Xerxes Narciso, also known as Chef X, … Continue reading The Best of Bellevue Alabang! (2023 Staycation)
AMARE Nuvali: Best Brick-Oven Pizza, Pasta, and Tomahawk Steak!
Amare La Cucina is now open in Nuvali, having transferred from its original Paseo de Sta. Rosa location. It’s fascinating how Amare from Baguio was able to expand to 12 branches rapidly (without franchising) by being an equity partner in all of its branches. It is known for its brick-oven specialties which are not limited … Continue reading AMARE Nuvali: Best Brick-Oven Pizza, Pasta, and Tomahawk Steak!