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)

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)

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?

Sichu Malatang : Finally, a Legit Hot Pot in Manila!

By Sean

Sichu Malatang brings authentic, Sichuan-style street food hotpot to Manila and it’s absolutely worth all the hype!  We loved the authentic flavors and we were surprised to hear that all sauces and soup bases are made in house.  And while I can’t say with certainty that Sichu is the best hotpot in Manila it sure … Continue reading Sichu Malatang : Finally, a Legit Hot Pot in Manila!

Bake Series: Sushi Bake, Nacho Bake, BibimBake…

Dalgona coffee, ube pandesal and now the newest quarantine food trend are these scrumptious and addicting baked dishes! From sushi bakes, nacho bake, bibimbake and even tako(yaki)bake, we’ve tried them all! The deconstructed dishes are unlike how you originally eat your favorite fares! It’s typically cooked in a pan either baked or aburi style, then … Continue reading Bake Series: Sushi Bake, Nacho Bake, BibimBake…

8 Best Ube Desserts in Manila!

We are still not tired with ube! You’ll love these delectable treats that come in beautiful hues of purple. Here’s a list of ube desserts that we tried and worth having delivered…. I N U T A K is back. @homecookingbykristina use fresh coconut cream from their Batangas farm for a satisfying inutak, a Taguig delicacy. … Continue reading 8 Best Ube Desserts in Manila!

PalengkeGo: Online Palengke that Deliver Fresh Fruits and Vegetables!

It’s important to store canned and processed food in case of an emergency during this pandemic. But one important thing you should always keep in mind is having a healthy diet to keep your immune system up to have a better chance in fighting COVID-19 infection. PalengkeGo is a one stop shop that delivers most … Continue reading PalengkeGo: Online Palengke that Deliver Fresh Fruits and Vegetables!

Is it Safe Now to Dine in a Restaurant Under Manila’s GCQ?

After months of quarantine and restaurant deliveries, we were able to eat out finally at Friday’s BGC for our first dine-in experience after the Manila lockdown. We had second thoughts about going out and dining in because we were always wondering: is it finally safe to dine out in Manila’s restaurants after the community quarantine?

Awesome Strawberry Desserts in Manila that Delivers!

Craving for a good strawberry dessert in Manila? We’ve been seeing plenty of this antioxidant packed fruit being made into all kinds of dessert, from ice cream, popsicles,  shortcakes, and doughnuts this quarantine!