Bench Cafe 2.0: Halo Halo and the Best of Bench Cafe!

Bench Cafe is the “Love Local” Filipino Cafe of the Bench fashion house in partnership with Foodee Global Concepts. It specializes in Bench-to, a Filipino Bento version, and Halo-Halo plus merienda specialties. Their flagship store is in Bonifacio High Street, and they recently opened their version 2.0 in Greenbelt 3. Here is the best of Bench … Continue reading Bench Cafe 2.0: Halo Halo and the Best of Bench Cafe!

GOTO MONSTER: Answer to Your Late Night Goto Cravings!

Your favorite late night Goto joint is now in Malate! Goto Monster, famed for it’s 45-minute Goto Challenge serves a monstrous size goto topped with tapa flakes, tokwa, beef tripe, bagnet, shiitake mushrooms, lumpiang shanghai, toasted garlic, spring onions and salted egg that can feed up to 10 people! Although goto is their go-to dish, … Continue reading GOTO MONSTER: Answer to Your Late Night Goto Cravings!

SUBO BORACAY: Have you tried Reconstructed Filipino Food by Chef Jian Sacdalan?!

SUBO is a Filipino restaurant serving reconstructed Filipino food by Chef-Owner Jian Sacdalan, located along Calle Remedios in Station 3, Boracay. Former chef Sunny de Ocampo may have moved on to other projects, but the Subo concept lives on in the island. The design and interiors are unlike any of the restaurants I’ve seen in … Continue reading SUBO BORACAY: Have you tried Reconstructed Filipino Food by Chef Jian Sacdalan?!

SIGLO MODERN FILIPINO: Traveling The Philippines Through Food with Heirloom Ingredients!

  Siglo Modern Filipino celebrates its first anniversary by continuing to inspire adventurous foodies looking for that authentic Pinoy experience by traveling the Philippines through food. Siglo (which means “century” in Tagalog), brings one hundred years of culture and cooking with Filipino heritage recipes from all over Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Besides supporting local farmers, … Continue reading SIGLO MODERN FILIPINO: Traveling The Philippines Through Food with Heirloom Ingredients!

Cebu Food Trip: Eat Like a Local in Cebu! (2016)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baIkCElJE9A Cebu, the country’s oldest city, has so much more to offer than the famed Sinulog Festival, with century-old churches, long white sandy beaches, world class diving, unspoiled countryside, and a rich culinary history – Cebu City has something for everyone! Food is central to the Cebuano experience! Your trip wouldn’t be complete without tasting the … Continue reading Cebu Food Trip: Eat Like a Local in Cebu! (2016)

MATIAS BBQ: Cebu’s Favorite Barbecue Spot! (Review)

One favorite street food of Pinoys is barbecue–pork or chicken meat or giblets skewered on sticks and cooked over a charcoal grill. For Cebuanos, the go-to place for barbecue is Matias in Mandaue City. Nestled under the shade of sweet star apple trees, this open-air eatery sells very affordable pork barbecue, chicken barbecue, chorizo, pork … Continue reading MATIAS BBQ: Cebu’s Favorite Barbecue Spot! (Review)

RICO’s LECHON: “Da Best Gyud” Most Awesome Lechon in Cebu!

Eating Lechon is central to your Cebu experience! Dubbed as the “Lechon Capital” of the Philippines, Cebu prides itself in having perfected the art of roasting pigs, and in the tastiness and crispiness its lechon is known for. We asked locals where we could find the best lechon and they all pointed us to Rico’s Lechon, pioneer of the famous Spicy Lechon. … Continue reading RICO’s LECHON: “Da Best Gyud” Most Awesome Lechon in Cebu!

ILOILO FOOD: 8 Must Try Local Dishes on Your Next Iloilo Food Trip! (2016)

Discover the City of Love–beyond it’s famed Dinagyang Festival, century-old churches, majestic mansions, and unspoiled countryside–through its exotic delicacies. Iloilo is hometown to the grandmother of Abi of Team Our Awesome Planet. So expect a local’s perspective as her friends and relatives tour her around the town. Here are the top 8 dishes you should try to complete your … Continue reading ILOILO FOOD: 8 Must Try Local Dishes on Your Next Iloilo Food Trip! (2016)

KAINAN SA DALAMPASIGAN: A Must Stop Over Filipino Restaurant in Nasugbu!

KAINAN SA DALAMPASIGAN is a must stop over place when passing by Nasugbu town en route to the beautiful beaches in Nasugbu. I remember blogging about Kainan sa Dalampasigan in 2006 when we were hunting down cool places to eat in Tagaytay and nearby areas.  We revisited the place last weekend with the 4 boys on our … Continue reading KAINAN SA DALAMPASIGAN: A Must Stop Over Filipino Restaurant in Nasugbu!

CUISINIERS Pork Skewers: @Chowzter Asia’s Tastiest Regional Specialty! @MercatoCentrale

Text by Paul Wenceslao Filipinos love their barbecue. Taken as a snack or a main proponent of meals, barbecue is commonly found on the streets, restaurants and the dinner table. Chef Raymund Fabre and entrepreneur Raphy dela Cruz banked on that fact when they decided to open a booth at Mercato: Cuisiniers. They went on to … Continue reading CUISINIERS Pork Skewers: @Chowzter Asia’s Tastiest Regional Specialty! @MercatoCentrale