Sagana Epicerie and Bistro is the latest Farm-to-Family French restaurant concept by Chef Marc Aubry. Located in the same spot as his old bistro, Champetre, Chef Marc still offers French food but now highlights farm-fresh, organic, and locally-sourced ingredients. Make no mistake though, despite its Filipino-sounding name, Sagana is a full-fledged French restaurant. It doesn’t … Continue reading SAGANA Epicerie & Bistro: Sustainable French Food by Chef Marc Aubry in Manila (REVIEW)
Tymad Bistro is our go-to place for authentic French pastries and dishes in Cebu! Owned by a French Chef, Philippe Estienne, who settled in Cebu with his Filipina wife, the bistro is popular for their perfectly buttery, light, and flaky croissants, chocolats, and kouign amann–all baked fresh daily. Tymad means “good house” or “good restaurant” … Continue reading TYMAD BISTRO: Undoubtedly the Best French Breakfast in Cebu!
LA CREPERIE MODERNE is a French-inspired modern cafe in Makati, specializing in crepes and galettes. It’s the sixth La Creperie branch overall but the first to finally open in Makati (the other branches are in the Mandaluyong, Pasig, and Quezon City areas). We had our business meeting here with our Ledesma partners, and here’s our … Continue reading LA CREPERIE MODERNE: Home of Crepes & Galettes in Salcedo, Makati!
BISTRO DU VIN is a French Bistro in the new Edades Rockwell neighborhood and is a joint project of Singapore’s Les Amis group and Manila’s Moment Group. It serves good French food in a simple, friendly way, with a decent selection of drinks. Its name means “French Wine Bistro.” I had a lunch date with … Continue reading BISTRO DU VIN MANILA: Singaporean French Bistro by Les Amis x Moment Group (A Review)
DUCK & BUVETTE (formerly Café Provencal) is a French Bistro & Bakery inspired by French Countryside Cuisine using handpicked ingredients. They specialize in Duck Confit and Buvettes (small plates). It’s a great example of how to reinvent an old restaurant concept to meet foodies’ evolving expectations. Here’s our Duck & Buvette experience with blogger friends Marj Sia and … Continue reading DUCK & BUVETTE: A Café Provencal Reinvention @DuckBuvette @ShangPlaza
ERIC KAYSER is an authentic French Artisan Boulangerie in Manila, which is a licensed partnership between Eric Kayser and his local partners, Jacky Ang, Kelvin Gaisano, and Chris Tiu. Eric Kayser has 96 stores in 17 countries, with the Philippines as the latest expansion. You should notice the difference in the taste and texture of their … Continue reading The ERIC KAYSER Difference! Natural Liquid Leaven, Baked Fresh in Manila by French Chefs 🙂
LEMURIA is a private dining French restaurant conceptualized by Mrs. Marina “Kitt” Schroeder, hidden in Horseshoe Village, Quezon City. It’s name is inspired by the mystery behind the lost continent of Lemuria. The cozy dining area is located on top of the Brumms Quality Wine Cellar, with a curated wine list from Germany, Austria, Romania, and … Continue reading LEMURIA: French Degustation with Wine Pairing of Lemuria’s Bestsellers! @LemuriaGourmet
Maître Fromagier Gérard Poulard In celebration of Bastille Day (French National Day on July 14), Sofitel Philippines is featuring renowned Maître Fromagier Gérard Poulard, together with 100 premium and artisan cheeses (about P1M worth) from different high quality farms flown in from France. We attended the recently held media preview and it was quite interesting … Continue reading @SofitelManila’s J’Adore Le Fromage: What I Learned from Cheese Master Gérard Poulard?
LARTIZAN is the artisanal French Bakery, Restaurant, and Tea Salon of the French Baker founder, Johnlu Koa. It started as a boulangerie in partnership with Mickey’s Delicatessen along Jupiter Street. Now, it has transformed into a French Cafe, with authentic French pastries and baked products, and a European cafe ambiance. I love their signature teas from Mariage … Continue reading LARTIZAN Serendra: Boulangerie Française & Mariage Frères Tea Time!
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