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!

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)

📍Anilao, Mabini, Batangas, Philippines 📣 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)