BRASSERIE GIROLLE is a casual French resto by Chef Ian Padilla of La Girolle fame. Finally, a sequel to his popular resto that is known for its tasting menu. It’s a nice place to hang out and have drinks with your friends, or to hold a pleasant business meeting with your partners. We recently visited the … Continue reading BRASSERIE GIROLLE by Chef Ian Padilla @Girolle
Starting at 12mn, URBN BAR gets packed with party people from all over the metro. It’s a popular events place for launching products and holding company events because of its spacious interiors and industrial-looking ambiance. But one of the things I love about URBN is the contemporary comfort food they serve during dinner by Chef … Continue reading URBN BAR & KITCHEN: The Secret Yummy Dinner Food of @URBN_BGC
SABOTEN is the original and largest Tonkatsu chain from Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. It has been serving its famous tonkatsu since 1966 and has branches in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Canada, Thailand, and now in the Philippines. 🙂 The restaurant’s name means “cactus”, inspired by the plant’s vitality and persistence despite harsh conditions. Although … Continue reading SABOTEN Philippines: The Original Tonkatsu Flavor Now in Manila!
MESCLUN BISTRO is the casual version of the MESCLUN Restaurant & Cafe in Linden Suites by Chef Katrina Kuhn-Alcantara, also the creator of Chuck’s Deli, Paulene Chocolats Suisses, and the now-defunct Cuillere French restaurant. Its name is inspired by the mixture of culinary inspirations (not only from French cuisine but also from other European cuisines) … Continue reading MESCLUN BISTRO (formerly Cuillere) by Chef Katrina Kuhn-Alcantara in Serendra
Read first: ARIA Mania in Manila? We love trying out new restaurants, but there are times when we want to revisit places that we’ve been to simply because they’re yummy. One of our favorite Italian places in Boracay and in Manila is Aria because of the delicious pizza, pasta and salad combinations. Recently, they added innovative … Continue reading ARIA CUCINA ITALIANA (Revisited): Our ARIA Favorites and Kids’ Menu @AriaCucina
MAD FOR GARLIC is a Korean restaurant specializing in garlicky Italian cuisine, franchised by the Global Resto group. They say this was the original inspiration of a localized resto concept called Krazy Garlik. For Garlic enthusiasts and Spicy food lovers, this is the place to be — guaranteed to give you a garlicky breath finish. … Continue reading MAD FOR GARLIC Philippines: Italian-Korean Wine Resto (and Garlic Breath) @MadforGarlicPH
Finally, the much-anticipated opening of Gyu-Kaku in Manila has become a reality. Deemed to be the world’s No. 1 Japanese BBQ Yakiniku brand since 1996, Gyu-Kaku’s concept was originally developed by Rex Holdings Japan. Its name means “Horn of the Bull” in Japanese. Although initially met with a negative review when they first opened (see: Chuvaness | Gyu-Kaku … Continue reading GYU-KAKU: World’s No.1 Yakiniku Brand now in Manila 🙂
4/16/2016 Update: VASK GALLERY: 15-Course Alamat Menu (2016) of Asia’s 39th Best Restaurant! A lot of people are excited about the must-eat place of 2013 in Manila — Chef J. Luis Gonzales’ VASK. Chef J. Luis worked for some of the top restaurants in the world — #2 El Celler de Can Roca, #3 Mugaritz, … Continue reading VASK: Traditional Basque Cuisine and Modern Gastronomy @VaskManila
Read First: The Mind Museum at Taguig: A Complete First Timer’s Guide BIORHYTHM: MUSIC AND THE BODY is a traveling exhibit by the Science Gallery of Dublin, Ireland that demonstrates the unique relationship between music and the human body. It uses engaging sonic experiences and artistic expressions that serve as an edutainment for kids and an … Continue reading BIORHYTHM Exhibit @ The Mind Museum: What’s So Cool About it?
Finally, QUIZNOS Sandwiches are now toasting in the Philippines! We really enjoyed their different sandwich combinations. 🙂 It’s great that we have another healthy alternative in the metro. Here’s what to expect when ordering in Quiznos…