FOOD TRENDS

Following The Cookie Trend: Find Your Favorite Kind Of Cookie!

So many to choose from!
How much of a cookie lover are you? Do you enjoy a cookie or two? Do you wolf down a freshly baked tray of cookies in minutes? Do you open a package of cookies secretly so you don’t have to share? Are ...

12 Food Trends That Will Be Everywhere in 2019

It's all about health and sustainability this year.
It's safe to say that keto, poke bowls, rolled ice cream, and Filipino cuisine took over 2018. Though we're just a few days into the new year, we can't help but wonder which food trends might be up next. Thankfully, a bunch ...

Pinterest Predicts These Food Trends For 2019!

Cheers to a new year and a healthier lifestyle!
Great news for health buffs and people looking to have healthier food choices, Pinterest just released a list of food trends that could dominate the food and restaurant scene this 2019. From mushrooms, oat milk, oxtail, to Pegan (vegan and paleo) diets–these ...

Dream Cakes, Mango Float, and More: All The Food Trends in 2018

Have you tried everything on the list?
A lot has changed in the food and restaurant industry since 2017, when soft-serve ice cream, fluffy doughnuts, and food parks dominated the local food scene. This year, we can't deny that the food trends that flooded our social media feeds have ...

These Food Trends Can Help You Make Money This 2018

See which food trends can help you with your own food business.
Thinking of finally becoming your own boss? Experts say that with the right know-how, 2018 could be a great year for business. With the rise of co-working spaces and the increase in roads and infrastructure, start-ups can easily flourish, if they’re fast ...

Soft-Serve Ice Cream, Fluffy Doughnuts, and More: These Are the Food Trends You Went Crazy for in 2017

Try it for the ‘gram!
 Metro Manila's food and restaurant scene has been exciting for the past few years. Every year, new trends pop up (many of them stay, too) and bring new and exciting flavors to satiate our appetite for delicious food. The biggest food trends in 2017? We ...

Netflix and Cook: These Shows Taught Us Some Serious Cooking Lessons!

You can pick up a few valuable cooking lessons from your next Netflix binge.
Ah, Netflix—the sometimes black-hole-of-anti-productivity, yet other times, a life-lesson-generator. Whichever it is to you, we’re here for one thing: cooking shows and the valuable lessons we pick up from them. We rounded up our top picks for you to check out on ...

Jell-O, Knox, or Ferna: Which Box Makes the Best Gelatin?

We munched on jiggly rounds of gelatin for this month’s Taste Test!
Gelatin is, without a doubt, a classic sweet treat that takes everyone straight back to their best childhood memories, ala-Anton Ego. Remember those tall, jiggly rounds of cathedral windows your lola used to make? Or the long hours you had to wait ...

Have Crispy Pata Cravings After Watching the Max's Restaurant Ad? Try This Recipe!

Make it at home!
Last night, Max’s Restaurant released a new digital ad to promote their new dishes: a Crispy Pata Rice Bowl and a Kare-Kare Rice Bowl. If you haven’t seen the bizarre but strangely entertaining video yet, here it is:Craving for hefty rice bowls, too? ...

Restaurants Still Love the Salted Egg Trend

There are new salted egg dishes on the block!
It’s been many months since the salted egg craze took over Manila—we spotted it everywhere, from bags of potato chips, to desserts in upscale restaurants, to our favorite fast food go-tos. While it is very possible that the trend is here to ...

Restaurants Still Love the Salted Egg Trend

There are new salted egg dishes on the block!
It’s been many months since the salted egg craze took over Manila—we spotted it everywhere, from bags of potato chips, to desserts in upscale restaurants, to our favorite fast food go-tos. While it is very possible that the trend is here to ...

KFC's Salted Egg Yolk Fried Chicken is Here!

It’s spicy, savory, and buttery!
KFC has a knack for riding on food trends and coming up with fun, seasonal menu items (sisig rice bowls, anyone?). Last March, KFC ran a pilot test-run on salted egg fried chicken for a few days which we, unfortunately, couldn’t get ...

Singapore's Popular Salted Egg Potato Chips Are Coming to Manila!

Here’s where to get an exclusive first taste of these chips.
When it comes to salted egg potato chips, Singapore definitely holds the gold standard—that’s where this whole crazy trend started!Luckily for everyone in Manila, one of Singapore’s most popular salted egg potato chip brands will very soon be available for weekend binge-eating!The ...

These Bottles of Cold Brew Coffee Will Power You Through Long Days

Nothing jumpstarts a day better than great coffee.
When instant coffee just won’t do, go for a caffeine fix that will satisfy. Originally used as a vital base in some of the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s handcrafted beverages, Cold Brew coffee is now individually bottled fresh in small batches ...

These Cooking Pans Will Let You Know When It's Ready For Cooking

It has a heat indicator which turns bright red when it’s ready!
Ever fried or sautéed something and the pan wasn’t hot enough? These new pans will take the guesswork out of cooking: Tefal recently launched its newest Titanium Cookware range, all with a redesigned heat indicator on the pan which turns a solid red when ...

This Ice Cream Needs to Be on Your Summer Bucket List

You need to try these Pinoy ice cream flavors before summer ends!
You’ve never seen ice cream like this before: coconut caramel, champoy, and nipa pandan-flavored ice cream? Welcome to Purple Yam’s coffee-and-ice-cream kiosk at Estancia Mall, Pasig City!This kiosk is run by Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan—two Filipinos who have been in New ...

Which Peanut Butter is the Best? We Tried Lily's, Skippy, and More

Did someone say peanut butter?
There’s nothing quite like it—thick, spreadable, flawlessly smooth peanut butter being spread over warm toast. Any fellow peanut butter lover out there would understand that it is really one of life’s most simple pleasures. But let’s cut to the chase—of all the precious ...

You Will Be Obsessed with These Sisig-Stuffed Rice Balls

Eating The Broken Oven’s sisig kaninballs is a euphoric experience.
We love a good twist on a classic Filipino dish, especially when the result is mouth-wateringly wonderful and 100% satisfying. Meet our newest favorite food obsession: Sisig Kaninballs from The Broken Oven.The dish consists of saucy sisig that sits inside a ball ...

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with These Mexican Eats

Here's where to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Manila!
It's not just a regular Friday today: it's Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate the weekend at these Mexican joints in Manila. Before you get started on the tequila shots and margaritas, you need to fill up on all your Mexican food favorites.There are plenty ...

Crazy for Matcha? Here's How to Use It at Home

Matcha powder isn’t just packed with good-for-you antioxidants. It’s delicious, too.
Matcha powder deserves a spot in your pantry—we’re sure of it. Its subtle, earthy taste is easy to love and its nutritional benefits are pretty impressive: vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants—lots of them! Need to shop for matcha powder? Here’s where to buy ...
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