YOUR LOCAL: Makati’s Secret Hip Neighborhood Bistro @YourLocalPH

As featured in MAKATI: 10 Most Awesome NEW Restaurants in Makati 2014! @MakeItMakati  YOUR LOCAL is a hip neighborhood bistro in Legaspi Village by Chef Denny Antonino and Nicco Santos. They serve their own fun interpretations of Southeast Asian favorites and their own unique take on all-day breakfast. I like the vibe, the well-curated menu, and the secret … Continue reading YOUR LOCAL: Makati’s Secret Hip Neighborhood Bistro @YourLocalPH

C’ ITALIAN DINING Panizzas in Salcedo Village, Makati!

C’ Italian Dining has finally made its way to the heart of Makati. The original store in Angeles City, Pampanga first expanded in Ortigas, and recently opened their Makati branch in Salcedo Village (right across where Salcedo Market is located). Here’s our C’ Italian Dining experience in Makati…

@NBACaféManila: The Best Place to Watch the NBA Playoffs in Manila! @SMAuraPremier

NBA Café is an NBA-themed American sports bar and grill, the first of its kind outside the US. It’s a partnership between the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Haute Couture F&B Concepts that features NBA memorabilia and a community hall where you can watch NBA games together with other NBA fanatics.  Check out NBA Cafe @ SM Aura … Continue reading @NBACaféManila: The Best Place to Watch the NBA Playoffs in Manila! @SMAuraPremier

ONE WAY: Sourdough Pizza & Burger, Coq Au Vin, and Tournedos Rossini @OneWayRestaurant

ONE WAY Bakery and Restaurant specializes in sourdough breads and pizzas and European comfort food. This is a dream-come-true restaurant of Consul Joseph Assad of Lebanon (known online as Surfer Joe) together with his distinguished friends Louie Ysmael, Dave Vaughn, Ralph Joseph, and Fernando Ortigas. We had a meeting with our business partners here, check out what we … Continue reading ONE WAY: Sourdough Pizza & Burger, Coq Au Vin, and Tournedos Rossini @OneWayRestaurant

ROOTS: Mother’s Day at Roots Market Bistro :)

ROOTS Market Bistro is an American and European restaurant that uses the freshest ingredients from the local market. It’s a farm-to-table-inspired concept from Chef Chris Oronce and Bryan Tiu of Wafu fame. We celebrated Mother’s Day with my parents, Rache, and the kids at Roots and here’s our experience…

TOBY’S ESTATE: 3rd Wave Coffee Roaster from Australia to Manila @tobysestateph

TOBY’S ESTATE is a specialty coffee house founded by Toby Smith in Australia in 2011, to “provide an uncompromised coffee experience to the coffee-loving community“. They also serve all-day breakfast and sandwiches in their flagship branch in Salcedo Village, Makati. Check out our Toby’s Estate experience with the boys… TOBY’S ESTATE COFFEE ROASTERV Corporate Center, … Continue reading TOBY’S ESTATE: 3rd Wave Coffee Roaster from Australia to Manila @tobysestateph

DENLIM’S KITCHEN: Hipster-Inspired BYOB Secret Private Dining in Pampanga!

It took me 3 months just to get a reservation at Denlim’s Kitchen. We travelled 3 hours from Manila just to experience the most raved about (but hush-hush) private dining resto in Pampanga.  Was it worth it? Check this out…

MANILA’S BEST JAPANESE RESTAURANTS according to a Japanese Foodie! @Visit_Japan

I asked my long time Japanese foodie friend Atsushi to guest post and write about his favorite Japanese restaurant in Manila. Enjoy this educational post about Japanese food in Manila! (image credit: Sepavo) Being a Japanese living in the Philippines, the most frequently asked question is “Where’s the best Japanese restaurant“. As it sounds like an … Continue reading MANILA’S BEST JAPANESE RESTAURANTS according to a Japanese Foodie! @Visit_Japan

RED ONION CAFE (红葱头 Hong Cong Tou): Taiwanese Beef Noodles, Crispy Dumplings, and Home Cooking @UP_TownCenter

RED ONION CAFE (红葱头 Hong Cong Tou)  is a Taiwanese Restaurant specializing in Taiwanese Beef Noodles (the Ramen of Taiwan), Crispy Dumplings, and Taiwanese comfort food favorites like Lu Rou Rice and dumplings, or chicken with Sichuan Mala Chili Oil.  The name is a tribute to Red Onions or Shallots — the ingredient that gives flavor … Continue reading RED ONION CAFE (红葱头 Hong Cong Tou): Taiwanese Beef Noodles, Crispy Dumplings, and Home Cooking @UP_TownCenter

MAGNUM MANILA: Pop-up Pleasure Store featuring Make My Magnum Bar @Magnum_PH

MAGNUM MANILA is a Pop-up Pleasure Store featuring the Make Your Own Magnum Dessert Bar. It is designed as a pop-up store because the SM Aura Location would only be open for a year. This is also the only Magnum Store that features savory dishes crafted by Chef Him Uy de Baron and signature desserts … Continue reading MAGNUM MANILA: Pop-up Pleasure Store featuring Make My Magnum Bar @Magnum_PH