Best Steak Delivery in Manila! (for Father’s Day in Quarantine)

Make no miSTEAK, and pre-order your dad’s favorite “handa” on his special day! Here’ a list of Manila’s top steak places… LA CABRERA LA CABRERA is an Argentinian Steakhouse and the Manila branch of Parrilla La Cabrera by Chef de Cuisine Gaston Riveira. Argentinians are best known for their steaks, how they cook it and … Continue reading Best Steak Delivery in Manila! (for Father’s Day in Quarantine)

Manila’s Best Chefs on Reinvention, Pivoting and What’s Next?

As we start the General Community Quarantine in Manila today, let’s listen to Manila’s Best Chefs and their inspiring stories of hope and resilience in the post-Covid World. It’s an intimate conversation on how to reinvent and pivot your restaurant business, taking those that matter most—chefs, employees and customers—into consideration. You get to know the … Continue reading Manila’s Best Chefs on Reinvention, Pivoting and What’s Next?

List of Airlines Resuming Domestic Flights This June!

Set to gradually resume services on June following the Philippine government’s directive of easing community quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila and several parts of the country. Here’s a list of flights resuming services for domestic routes… (Note: Please check your preferred airline for the updates as flights will gradually increase.)  

Wilbern David: How OAP Made Him Fat and How He Transformed?

Transformation Triumph Thursday features the awesome transformation story of Wilbern David. This is a special story of an OAP reader who got very fat because of my restaurant recommendations. I felt a bit guilty and some criticize OAP for promoting being fat even to my family. Featuring transformation stories is one way I can give … Continue reading Wilbern David: How OAP Made Him Fat and How He Transformed?

ALL-DAY BREAKFAST Delivery: Taho, Ube Pandesal, Bacon, Longganisa…

Late risers, rejoice! Feast on your fave breakfast food, any time of the day…well, I mean before the curfew anyways. Here’s a list of restaurants & home-based shops open for delivery & pick-up! FOOD DELIVERY Series: • CHINESE CUISINE: Delivery & Pick-Up • JAPANESE CUISINE: Delivery & Pick-Up • FILIPINO CUISINE: Delivery & Pick-Up • … Continue reading ALL-DAY BREAKFAST Delivery: Taho, Ube Pandesal, Bacon, Longganisa…

The Manila Podcast: Is it worth it to start a podcast?

We just published Episode #8 Season 1 Finale of The Manila Podcast documenting our ECQ diaries with my friend Spanky Enriquez.  The MNL Pod is a hyper-local city podcast about life in Manila which we launched during Manila’s ECQ lockdown. Recently, a friend asked me — Is it worth it to start a podcast? As … Continue reading The Manila Podcast: Is it worth it to start a podcast?

Best Japanese Restaurants in Metro Manila! (Open for Delivery & Pick-up)

Japan trips got cancelled this year? Don’t worry, you can get a taste of Japan right at your own home. These izakayas are still open to keep the sushi rollin’!   FOOD DELIVERY Series: • CHINESE CUISINE: Delivery & Pick-Up • JAPANESE CUISINE: Delivery & Pick-Up • FILIPINO CUISINE: Delivery & Pick-Up • FROZEN MEALS: … Continue reading Best Japanese Restaurants in Metro Manila! (Open for Delivery & Pick-up)

10 Awesome Quarantine Date Night Ideas in Manila! (Restaurants)

With date options being limited because of social distancing, how do you keep the relationship spark going throughout lockdown? One creative idea is having a themed dinner date by ordering a real take-out meal. Support local businesses and recreate your fancy date at the comfort of your home, complete with take-out appetizer, main course, and … Continue reading 10 Awesome Quarantine Date Night Ideas in Manila! (Restaurants)

Freshly Baked Bread: Bakeries in Manila Open for Delivery!

Are you missing a good piece of bread? Here’s a list of bakeries that’ll deliver at your doorstep…   FOOD DELIVERY Series: • CHINESE CUISINE: Delivery & Pick-Up • JAPANESE CUISINE: Delivery & Pick-Up • FILIPINO CUISINE: Delivery & Pick-Up • FROZEN MEALS: Delivery & Pick-Up • PARTY PACKS: Delivery & Pick-Up • BURGERS: Delivery … Continue reading Freshly Baked Bread: Bakeries in Manila Open for Delivery!