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Beware! There Are Fake McDonald's Online Delivery Websites

Don't order from these fake websites!
McDonald's Philippines has warned its customers about two fake websites posing as McDonald's online food delivery websites. In a Facebook post posted on September 20, Mcdonald's issued a statement and a warning about using the fake websites, also known as phishing websites. The ...

We Talked To Atty. Chel Diokno On Community Pantries, Food Security, And More

"Laws affect everyone. Everyone should have access to understand it."
In first quarter of 2021, community pantries emerged all over the Philippines. Along with the collective empowering actions from the community were issues faced by the organizers of these local donation drives. Human rights advocate and lawyer Attorney Chel Diokno took to Twitter and offered different tips for ...

The Philippines Has The Most Affordable Groceries In Southeast Asia

We have grocery items that aren't as expensive.
The Philippines has the most affordable food and drinks in the Southeast Asia region. According to The Philippine Star news report, the average price of groceries in the Philippines is less than P2,500. This is the finding of a study made by iPrice group, ...

Here's What Hawker Chan Has To Say About Losing Their Michelin Star

They'd been awarded the star yearly since 2016.
News recently broke on September 3 about how Hawker Chan—once home to the "The World's First Hawker Michelin-Starred Meal" and "The Cheapest Michelin-Starred Meal in the World"—lost their Michelin star in the annual guide's 2021 edition. While responses from the food community ...

Will There Be A Price Increase On Noche Buena Products This Year?

The Department of Trade and Industry hopes there won't be any.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) urges manufacturers and retailers to put off any price adjustments of Noche Buena product staples while the pandemic is still ongoing, according to a report on CNN Philippines. The upcoming holiday is the second Christmas in a ...

Filipinos Searched For This Food Item 6 Million Times, According To GrabFood

Yes, SIX MILLION TIMES in 2020 alone!
What are your food habits that changed since the pandemic started a year ago? At some point during this ongoing pandemic, we found comfort and convenience through food delivery service applications like GrabFood.Based on the data provided by Grab, the top three reasons why ...

ICYMI: Jollibee's Chickenjoy Will Soon Be Available In Madrid

They're opening their first branch in Spain!
It's no secret that Jollibee's hell-bent on taking over the world, one new store at a time. In 2020, they announced their plans to open more stores in Europe in the next five years; true enough, they've set up shop everywhere from ...

Awesome Food Moment Marketing Posts During Tokyo Olympics 2020

Which one is your favorite?
Tokyo Olympics 2020 is over and it’s been a great year for the Philippines after bagging four medals: a gold for Hidilyn Cruz (weightlifting), silver for Carlo Paalam (boxing) and Nesthy Petecio (boxing), and bronze for Eumir Marcial (boxing). As soon as these Filipino athletes ...

Farmer Throws Away Potatoes After Failing To Sell Them

The Department of Agriculture-Cordillera investigated the situation.
A farmer from Benguet threw away 1.5 tons of potatoes after not being able to sell them.Chris Polog, the farmer and owner of Polig Farms, took photos of the dumped potatoes and these have been all over social media since it was posted ...

Ministop Just Added More Services For GCash And PayMaya Users

Super convenient!
Since the pandemic started, we have all been pushed to do everything online, especially make payments for different kinds of services. It has now become essential to have our e-wallets loaded since most establishments have gone cashless or prefer cashless transactions already.If you ...

Quezon City to Limit Purchase of Goods During ECQ

To avoid panic buying and hoarding.
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte said Wednesday local authorities would limit the number of essential goods a person can buy during the two-week ECQ to avoid panic buying and hoarding.From Aug. 6-20, Quezon City residents can buy at most five cans of sardines ...

Hosts of Community Pantries Are Not Exempt Or APORs During The August 6-20 ECQ

Make sure you're an APOR before going out for food.
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has requested community pantries to stop its operations during the Enhanced Community Quarantine, which starts on August 6.Community pantries and their hosts are not on the list of authorized people allowed to leave their homes when ...

Sinigang Is Named One Of The "World's Best Vegetable Soups"

Sinigang got 4.8 stars!
Taste Atlas has released a "World Vegetables Soups Ranked" list, which includes the Philippines' Sinigang as one of the best. Taste Atlas' criteria for the "Best" vegetable soups have 4.5 stars and above, the "Great" vegetable soups have 4 stars to 4.4 stars, "OK" ...

PSA: Dine-In Is Prohibited In Metro Manila Again

Take-outs only.
Dine-in services in Metro Manila will be prohibited again, Malacañang said Friday as stricter COVID-19 protocols are set to take effect due to the Delta variant of coronavirus.Both indoor dine-in and al fresco dining will be barred and only take-out and delivery ...

FDA Issues Advisory Against Buying Conching Rosquillos

Curb your egg cookie fix for now!
The Food and Drug Administration or FDA published an advisory on Thursday, July 29, warning the public against buying and eating Conching Rosquillos Egg Cookies. According to FDA Advisory No.2021-1822, the Conching rosquillos egg cookies are not registered with the government agency. A Certificate of Product ...

What You Need To Know About The "Lechon Package" Scandal In Cebu

"Afford ko ang mga party at ito and pinaka-dugyot na party ever," HofileƱa said on video.
A birthday celebration held in Cebu went viral after a food supplier shared a video of her allegedly trespassing into a party of her customer, demanding the due payment of the food ordered.Marjorie Abastas, the food supplier, posted the now-viral video on ...

This YouTuber Loves Filipino Chicken Adobo

He said it's "one of the greatest chicken dishes of all time."
It's normal for Filipinos to love chicken adobo no matter how it was made, but when someone who is not a Pinoy praises the dish, you know it's got to be something special. "This is a very common Filipino food that, in my opinion, is one ...

This "Improved" And "Modernized" Congee Is Getting All Sorts Of Reactions From The Internet

Congee with pineapple or blueberries?
Beakfast Cure, a breakfast brand company based in Oregon, has stirred controversy online as they created an improved version of congee for the Western palate. Asian-Americans are calling the company out for cultural appropriation and whitewashing, and since then, Breakfast Cure has ...

Be Warned: Andok's Is NOT Selling Frozen Litson Baka

This is not an official Andok's product!
Andok's released an official statement after online sellers started offering frozen packs of meat with the label of Andok's Litson Baka on its packaging. On Andok's official Facebook page, they posted a photo of the fake frozen pack of Andok's Litson Baka, saying "Ang ...

FDA Warns Against Buying, Eating Bongbong's Piaya

Are you a fan of Bongbong's piaya?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday warned the public against buying and eating Bongbong's piaya, a Negros Occidental delicacy, as failed to undergo the agency's evaluation process.The agency said that the particular piaya, made with unleavened bread filled with muscovado, ...
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