RICHMONDE ILOILO: Luxurious Ilonggo Hospitality at the Best Hotel in Iloilo?! @richmonde.rhi

Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is a 149-room, 4-star hotel, at Iloilo Business Park that highlights exclusivity and privacy for its guests. Its location makes it the perfect jump-off point for all your Iloilo activities. Ortiz Wharf, the port of entry for Guimaras is just 20 minutes away, while Jaro Cathedral is just five minutes away. Here … Continue reading RICHMONDE ILOILO: Luxurious Ilonggo Hospitality at the Best Hotel in Iloilo?! @richmonde.rhi

ILOILO HERITAGE: Must Visit Churches and Heritage Houses in Iloilo!

When one hears the name Iloilo, it’s usually food that comes to mind–La Paz Batchoy, Pansit Molo, and Butterscotch. Secondary to that is the annual Dinagyang Festival. But there’s more to Iloilo than just its food and festivities. Iloilo is a province that’s rich in culture and history, and its centuries-old churches and heritage houses … Continue reading ILOILO HERITAGE: Must Visit Churches and Heritage Houses in Iloilo!

NHÀ EM: Vietnamese Soul Food Cuisine @SMAuraPremier

Nhà Em, which means “My Home”, is a Vietnamese restaurant serving home-inspired Vietnamese cuisine in a mall-based environment. The flagship store opened in the beautiful 5/f Sky Park of SM Aura. It’s a good place to enjoy a hot bowl of pho during the rainy days, or if you simply want to eat not-your-usual Vietnamese … Continue reading NHÀ EM: Vietnamese Soul Food Cuisine @SMAuraPremier

FLAME: Chef David Pardo de Ayala’s Seasoned to Perfection Charity Dinner! @DiscoveryPrimea

4/10/2019: FLAME Restaurant: The Best of Modern Asian Dining Chef David Pardo de Ayala, current GM of Discovery Primea, belongs to the generation of chefs that trail blazed fine quality cuisine outside the hotels and paved the way for the restaurant boom in Manila. He came out of chef retirement to go back to the kitchen and … Continue reading FLAME: Chef David Pardo de Ayala’s Seasoned to Perfection Charity Dinner! @DiscoveryPrimea

BISTRO MANUEL by Chef Ariel & Mia Manuel: Lolo Dad’s for the Millennial Generation!

BISTRO MANUEL is a fine-casual dining bistro serving fine contemporary cuisine by Chef Ariel & Mia Manuel in Brgy. Poblacion, Makati!   It serves the Best of Lolo Dad’s with new contemporary dishes for the millennial dining crowd looking for better food choices in Manila. Lolo Dad’s set the trend for fine cuisine in Manila outside the … Continue reading BISTRO MANUEL by Chef Ariel & Mia Manuel: Lolo Dad’s for the Millennial Generation!

Kyoto Gionya Kimono Experience! (Photo Essay)

By Sean

The Kyoto Gionya Kimono Experience is a unique way for tourists to immerse themselves in Japanese culture and traditions that are still practiced to this day. What better way to remember Kyoto than visiting one of many historical sites in a Japanese style Kimono? This unique experience is one of a kind and a must for … Continue reading Kyoto Gionya Kimono Experience! (Photo Essay)

And the Winners of the Ultimate Taste Test Pro Edition 2017 are…

You can now apply for the Ultimate Taste Test Masters Edition to be held on November 15 2018!  We have finally successfully completed the first Pro Edition of the longest running Taste Test Event in the Philippines, now on its 15th cycle in 9 years. I’m so happy that we were able to discover deserving start-up … Continue reading And the Winners of the Ultimate Taste Test Pro Edition 2017 are…

CENTRAL JAPAN: Awesome 5-Day Itinerary to Explore Central Japan! (Day 1-2)

  Central Japan, the old country, has so much more to offer than the famed Shirakawago UNESCO Heritage Site, 400-year-old Matsumoto Castle, and the dazzling Snow Wall of Kurobe Alpine Route. Discover Central Japan as you’ll find beautiful fields of tulips, fun activities like food replica and soba making workshops and trying out fantastic food … Continue reading CENTRAL JAPAN: Awesome 5-Day Itinerary to Explore Central Japan! (Day 1-2)

CENTRAL JAPAN: Nagano’s Matsumoto Castle & Soba Making Workshop! (Day 5)

  Nagano Prefecture besides having the most accessible snow resort in Japan, it is surrounded by sought after attractions like the famed 400-year old Matsumoto Castle, Zenkoji Temple, and the cute wild snow monkeys! Fun Fact: Nagano, known as the prefecture of longevity is blessed with fresh air and clean water from the soaring 3000-meter … Continue reading CENTRAL JAPAN: Nagano’s Matsumoto Castle & Soba Making Workshop! (Day 5)

CENTRAL JAPAN: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route & Toyama Bay Sushi! (Day 3-4)

Day 3 was highlighted by the famed Snow Wall of Kurobe Alpine Route, Daio Wasabi Farm one of the largest wasabi producers in Japan, and the mouthwatering michelin star quality sushi of Toyama Bay. Here’s a photo essay of our Day 3-4 Central Japan experience… Central Japan Blog Series • CENTRAL JAPAN: 5-Day Sample Itinerary! … Continue reading CENTRAL JAPAN: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route & Toyama Bay Sushi! (Day 3-4)