NANAY CIRILAS’ Kapeng Barako: The Best Local Restaurant in Tagaytay? (A Review)

We are always on the look out for first places to bring our balikbayan friends to eat in Tagaytay. Sometimes, we would search TripAdvisor to cross-check recommendations. We were surprised to find that Nanay Cirilas’ Kapeng Barako is a highly rated private dining, local cuisine restaurant destination. We were skeptical about the reviews but decided … Continue reading NANAY CIRILAS’ Kapeng Barako: The Best Local Restaurant in Tagaytay? (A Review)

ANTIPOLO BEEHOUSE: Private Home Dining at the Burrow with Vitty and Marie!

ANTIPOLO BEEHOUSE is the exciting creative space and residence of Vitty and Marie Gutierrez in Antipolo, Rizal. Its name is an homage to the nesting bees the couple found on the property when they first settled here.  Built and designed by Vitty himself, st’s a popular pre-nuptial venue for those looking for something rustic and … Continue reading ANTIPOLO BEEHOUSE: Private Home Dining at the Burrow with Vitty and Marie!

LANTERNA Boracay: Private Home Dining with the Island’s Best Italian Chef! (REVIEW)

LANTERNA is the bed & breakfast and private restaurant of Italian Chef Luigi and his wife Gladis Barbolla on the island of Boracay. Chef Luigi was actually one of the first Italians to settle in Boracay in the early 80’s and is regarded to this day as one of the island’s best chefs in his … Continue reading LANTERNA Boracay: Private Home Dining with the Island’s Best Italian Chef! (REVIEW)

MAMA’S TABLE: Chef Vicky Tinio Clemente’s Private Dining

(L-R: Rache Diaz, Chef Vicky’s Mother, Chef Vicky’s brother Gaby Tinio, Pat and Marivic Silva) I’ve heard yummy stories about Chef Vicky’s private dining in Baguio from foodies raving about the experience. We met Chef Vicky in Mercato Centrale, with her stall selling her yummy goodies from Baguio, when we first opened in 2010. She offers an 8-course, … Continue reading MAMA’S TABLE: Chef Vicky Tinio Clemente’s Private Dining