HAKODATE Food Trip: What and Where to Eat?!

Come and discover Hakodate in Hokkaido. Known as the “City of Gourmet Food,” it is overflowing with mouthwatering eats–from freshly caught seafood and excellent sashimi, to Japanese pub fare, shio ramen, and various specialty desserts. Their fatty salmon and tuna, sweet hairy and king crab, and amazing squid sashimi are among what tourists from Japan and overseas always … Continue reading HAKODATE Food Trip: What and Where to Eat?!

LUCKY PIERROT: Hakodate’s No.1 Burger Chain!

Bite into Japan’s best local burger! Food is central to any trip to Hokkaido. Hakodate in Hokkaido may be famed for their fresh seafood and rich salt-ramen, but it’s their unique burger joint serving this juicy and addictive Chinese Chicken Burger that locals and tourists rave about. Lucky Pierrot currently has 17 branches found all over the city. … Continue reading LUCKY PIERROT: Hakodate’s No.1 Burger Chain!

THE TEST KITCHEN By Chef Josh Boutwood! @thebistrogroup (Photo Essay)

THE TEST KITCHEN is a private dining venue that serves as the creative outlet of Chef Josh Boutwood in partnership with The Bistro Group. It‘s where he gets to showcase his fine dining background from top Michelin-starred restaurants through his own personalized menu. It is located at the actual test kitchen of the Bistro Academy, where … Continue reading THE TEST KITCHEN By Chef Josh Boutwood! @thebistrogroup (Photo Essay)

BAR PINTXOS BGC: Is this the Best Pintxos Tapas Bar in Manila? (Review)

Bar Pintxos, Alabang’s Secret Spanish Tapas & Pintxos Bar by Miguel Vecin and Tinchu Gonzalez, is now in BGC–completing the Pintxos Triangle in BGC with Vask and Tomatito Manila. Pintxos are small snack tapas with flavorful meats or seafood on top of bread, and are very popular, especially in the Basque region of Spain. Bar … Continue reading BAR PINTXOS BGC: Is this the Best Pintxos Tapas Bar in Manila? (Review)

210° by Chef William Mahi: More than 180° Turn from Fine to Fun Dining?

210° is a “Fun Dining” French Bistro by Chef William Mahi. The name is taken from the perfect roasting temperature and also symbolizes his more than 180° turnaround from cooking Fine Dining food (in his last stint at Tasting Room, City of Dreams) to his very own Fun Dining concept. We love the place because of … Continue reading 210° by Chef William Mahi: More than 180° Turn from Fine to Fun Dining?

H.I.D Burger: Flame Grilled 100% Chicken

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Healthy And Irresistibly Delicious, H.I.D Burger prides itself on being a healthier fast food restaurant that specializes in 100% Chicken Burgers and fresh ingredients. The love child of Dozz and Shyla Suguitan, H.I.D Burgers opened its first store in Cainta Rizal in 2011.  Dozz and Shyla took their passion for quality food and great burgers and … Continue reading H.I.D Burger: Flame Grilled 100% Chicken

CRYSTAL DRAGON: Chinese New Year Abundant Feast! @CityofDreamsPH

City of Dreams Manila ushers in the Lunar New Year with an abundant feast prepared by Crystal Dragon’s culinary artisan, Chinese Chef Chan Koo Kee. Embark on a gastronomic journey with each chosen dishes signifying good luck, good fortune, and happiness. As the Year of the Rooster unfolds, enjoy their culinary offers from January 16 … Continue reading CRYSTAL DRAGON: Chinese New Year Abundant Feast! @CityofDreamsPH

MANG INASAL: What we think about @IamMangInasal’s Pinoy Halo Halo?

We recently had a taste test session of Mang Inasal Pinoy favorites and its Pinoy Halo–Halo with respected chefs. It’s always fun eating with these funny chefs: Chef Boy Logro, Chef Rosebud Benitez, and Chef Sandy Daza together with Pam Cortez of Pepper.PH. Here’s what we like at Mang Inasal and what we think about … Continue reading MANG INASAL: What we think about @IamMangInasal’s Pinoy Halo Halo?

Baker & Cook and Plank Sourdough Pizza: New World Baking by Dean Brettschneider

“Global Baker” Dean Brettschneider introduces his New World Baking style with a delightful selection of handcrafted artisan breads, pastries, and sourdough pizzas through his two restaurant concepts, Baker & Cook and Plank Sourdough Pizza. New World Baking is the compilation of Dean’s travels and experiences, bringing a little of bit of Germany, Italy, France, America, … Continue reading Baker & Cook and Plank Sourdough Pizza: New World Baking by Dean Brettschneider

D.I.Y. POKE: A Healthy Bowl of Poke to Kickoff 2017! (Review) @MadisonGaleries

D.I.Y. POKE (/poʊˈkeɪ/) is a Hawaiian-inspired Poke place by Mariah Pobre and her Enderun partners. It is located at Madison Galeries, the new boutique mall in Alabang. Poke refers to a raw fish salad or sushi bowl with Asian-inspired sauces. The name is a Hawaiian verb that means “to cut crosswise into pieces”. Every new year starts … Continue reading D.I.Y. POKE: A Healthy Bowl of Poke to Kickoff 2017! (Review) @MadisonGaleries