Los Indios Bravos: Boracay’s #1 GastroPub

Los Indios Bravos is the only restobar in Boracay that serves good food and good craft beer on tap. It’s even better than the gastropubs in Manila. With Chef Martin Jickain and Chef Mike Katindig at the helm, they are surviving the pandemic because of their commitment to quality. This is the go to place … Continue reading Los Indios Bravos: Boracay’s #1 GastroPub

10 New Food Delivery Discoveries to Try

Watch our recent Manila Podcast Episode 5 discussion on our top 5 new food delivery discoveries (at 1:16:00 mark) with Spanky Enriquez. This will be a regular segment on The Manila Podcast to promote home-based food entrepreneurs, restaurants and cloud kitchen to continue their food delivery businesses to thrive in a post-pandemic reality. Here’s a … Continue reading 10 New Food Delivery Discoveries to Try

Dos Mestizos Boracay: Still the Best after 25 years

Dos Mestizos, one of the surviving restaurant institutions in Boracay, recently celebrated its 25 years. During the pandemic, they relocated to a more accessible prime spot along the main road in Station 1 behind Seawind Resort. A visit to Boracay is not complete without experiencing tapas and paellas at Dos Mestizos. During our recent visit, … Continue reading Dos Mestizos Boracay: Still the Best after 25 years

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?

10 Best Food Gifts to give this Quarantine Season!

Looking for small gifts and gestures for friends or family members who are having a hard time self-isolating or social distancing? Check out this list of quarantine treats we loved that’ll boost anyone’s day!

10 Best Home-Based Food in Manila (that Are Better than Restaurants)!

Manila’s home-based food scene is getting better and here are the ones better than restaurants: 1. AUNTIE MAY’S Ginataang Kuhol, anyone? Cleaning kuhol (snail) is never an easy task. So when we got reconnected with @auntiemays we immediately ordered her ginataang kuhol! No questions asked! Just buy! ₱390 a tub of 1000ml. Need lots of … Continue reading 10 Best Home-Based Food in Manila (that Are Better than Restaurants)!

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!