Best Staycation in Manila (feat. Discovery Primea)

Discovery Primea staycations are finally back after two years! While everyone was going out of town last long weekend, we went for a pleasant drive and staycation in the city (away from the crowd). Our boys loved Discovery Primea because of:✅ the food, especially the pizza, burger and solo paella,✅ the infinity pool with skyline … Continue reading Best Staycation in Manila (feat. Discovery Primea)

10 Best NEW Restaurants in Manila 2022

Here are the Best NEW Restaurants we tried coming out of the pandemic in Manila: 1. DEO GRACIAS 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 … Continue reading 10 Best NEW Restaurants in Manila 2022

MANDUCA: Madrid Taberna in Manila (Review)

Manduca, which is Spanish slang for grub or food, is a Madrileño-style taberna in BGC by two Spanish friends, Chef Amado Garcia Fernandez and Ricardo Lopez. It rose from the ashes of closed restaurants—Ilongo Food Company and Kuppa Roastery in the once vibrant restaurant corner of 31st St. and 4th Ave. We tried it when … Continue reading MANDUCA: Madrid Taberna in Manila (Review)

LE PETIT CHEF in Manila: Is it Worth it?

Le Petit Chef Manila is a 6-course French Dinner visual mapping collaboration between the smallest animated chef in the world and Grand Hyatt Manila’s Executive Chef Mark Hagan and his culinary team. The 6-cm Le Petit Chef theatrically tells the story of how he prepares each dish (mishaps included) with a 3D projected animation on your … Continue reading LE PETIT CHEF in Manila: Is it Worth it?

SHAMBALA SILANG: Hidden Art Garden Paradise!

Shambala is a secret garden place in Silang, Cavite named after a mythical Himalayan Kingdom of tranquility and happiness. Amidst the lush garden is a Living Museum of modern Filipino art, Cordilleran culture and slow-food Filipino cuisine. It is a work in progress and it’s awesome to visit while most people have yet to discover … Continue reading SHAMBALA SILANG: Hidden Art Garden Paradise!

TXOKO ASADOR: Best Lechazo (Roasted Lamb) Experience in Manila!

Txoko (Chock-O) is a modern Spanish restaurant in Manila specializing in Basque and Castilian cooking as inspired by Basque gastronomic societies where members come together to cook and experiment together like a family. It was recognized as Best New Restaurant for 2022 by Tatler Dining Philippines. Here’s what to expect to help you plan your … Continue reading TXOKO ASADOR: Best Lechazo (Roasted Lamb) Experience in Manila!

Sweet Delights: The Best of Valentine Food Gifts in Manila! @UptownBonifacio

📍Ground Floor, Atrium (in front of Pizza Express), Uptown Mall, Uptown Bonifacio Sweet Delights (February 11-15, 2022) is a Valentine Mini-Bazaar collaboration between Uptown Bonifacio Uptown Mall and Our Awesome Planet X Spanky. This is our opening salvo to help the best home-based and new food entrepreneurs in Manila who won in any one of … Continue reading Sweet Delights: The Best of Valentine Food Gifts in Manila! @UptownBonifacio

Valentine’s Day Ideas in Manila (2022 Edition)

Lovers can now finally go out and enjoy Valentine’s Day as Manila is placed under the lower Alert Level 2. Here are unique Valentine ideas to celebrate the day safely in the metro: El Alavanco Manila Bay Cruise This is the best Manila Bay sunset cruise experience we ever had! You can book the sailboat … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Ideas in Manila (2022 Edition)

Pico de Loro: Break-Free Experience!

Pico de Loro is one of the favorite beach escapes during the pandemic. It is also one of two Nasugbu, Batangas properties that has a claim to the “Boracay of Batangas” title with the nearby pristine Santelmo Cove. (The other one is Bamboo Beach in Kawayan Cove.) We first visited Pico last March 2014, and … Continue reading Pico de Loro: Break-Free Experience!

Nagcarlan Forest Resort: Of Fresh Spring Water Pools, Good Food, and Nature Escape!

Nagcarlan Forest Resort is a forest resort with natural spring waters flowing from Mt. Banahaw. You can bathe in the batis (river) itself amidst the wild forest or the four different kinds of pools collecting the cold spring waters. Surprisingly, the food is actually quite good, featuring Nagcarlan specialties, Filipino Food, and some Japanese comfort … Continue reading Nagcarlan Forest Resort: Of Fresh Spring Water Pools, Good Food, and Nature Escape!