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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, ...

DTI Clarifies Its Suggested Standards On How To Cook Filipino Adobo

The department established a technical committee that will standardize Filipino recipes.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) earlier announced its suggestion to have standardized recipes for some Filipino recipes such as the well-loved adobo. The department said its Bureau of Philippine Standards (BPS) established a technical committee that will standardize Filipino recipes, the first being ...

McDonald's PH Sells Nearly 3.5 Million Pieces Of Nuggets Because Of The BTS Meal

Almost a million BTS Meals were sold since the launch!
It's been a week since the launch of the McDonald's BTS Meal in the Philippines and it has reportedly sold nearly 3.5 million pieces of McNuggets since the launch.In an interview with Margot Torres, the Managing Director of McDonald's Philippines on ANC, she shares, "We sold close ...

The Story Behind The Giant Choc Nut In Netflix's Trese

"Release the Trese bar!"
Are you too wondering where you can get your hands on a giant Choc Nut bar? The Choc Nut bar you see in the Netflix anime Trese is a bribe, a gift, from the show's main character to a sewer-dwelling creature named Nuno, and it's ...

Grab Releases Official Statement About Alleged Homophobic Delivery Partners

Homophobia during Pride month? No, thanks!
Grab Philippines has issued a statement apologizing after social media posts containing homophobic slurs attacking BTS went viral. These homophobic comments, such as "BTS biot," are allegedly posted by Grab's delivery partners online in relation to the launch of the McDonald's BTS meals in the Philippines. A ...

Jollibee Posts A Thank You Video To Fans After Towel Incident

Jollibee loves you, too.
Jollibee thanked its fans in a nostalgia-filled video released on Thursday, days after fans showed their support on social media in the face of allegations it served a deep-fried towel instead of chicken.The Philippines' largest fastfood operator told supporters in the clip that ...

This Local Gin Brand Bagged Awards At Two Prestigious International Competitions

The local distillery won a total of three awards!
Full Circle Craft Distillers, the company behind ARC's handcrafted artisanal spirits, bagged awards at two international spirit competitions: Platinum and Double Gold Medals at the SIP Awards, Platinum and Best in Class honors at the Ascot Awards.ARC Spirits' ARC Botanical Gin won Platinum, the ...

How Does Jollibee Cook Chickenjoy?

The bird's journey from farm to takeout box, explained.
Jollibee said its food preparation was "carefully developed" to deliver "excellent quality products and customer satisfaction" after the star of its menu, Chickenjoy, was thrust in under the social media spotlight.A woman claimed she got a deep-fried towel instead of chicken, prompting ...

A Popular Fried Chicken Shop Shows Support For Jollibee After 'Toweljoy' Scandal

They want to "find the truth behind the current issue," too.
Just in case you missed one of the biggest news this week: a customer ordered fried chicken from Jollibee but received a deep-fried towel instead. The poster has called it "toweljoy" (towel + Chickenjoy). A day after it was posted, Jollibee released a statement ...

You Can Help Our Farmers Through This Weekend Market At SM Aura And The Podium

Buy their fresh fruits and vegetables!
SM Supermalls is bringing back Farmers' Produce, a weekend market where local farmers offer fresh and affordable fruits, vegetables, and different food products. Farmers' Produce, which was launched back in July 2020, is a joint project between SM Supermalls, the Department of Agriculture (DA), ...

Jollibee Has Released An Official Statement About The "Toweljoy" Scandal

A customer was surprised to receive a deep-fried towel instead of Chickenjoy.
On June 1, around midnight, a Jollibee customer named Alique Perez ordered Chickenjoy from the fast food establishment via GrabFood, but was surprised that one of the Chickenjoy that was delivered to her was not made of chicken at all.On her now-viral Facebook post, she ...

Davao Is Officially The 'Chocolate Capital Of The Philippines'

It's official!
Davao City has been declared as the 'Chocolate Capital of the Philippines' and the entire Davao Region (Region 11) as the 'Cacao Capital of the Philippines.' President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act No. 115471, recognizing Davao as the country's biggest producer of ...

Conti's Bakeshop Just Opened Its First-Ever Drive Thru

Here's where you can drive by for some good ol' cake.
Suddenly need a cake for a special occasion? Good news: Conti's Bakeshop and Restaurant has opened its first-ever drive-thru shop in the Philippines.In a Facebook post by Conti's Bakeshop and Restaurant, they opened the first drive-thru store and it's already their 50th branch ...

FYI: There Are Now More Food Options On foodpanda and GrabFood

Have you noticed there are more options, too?
It's such a pain to crave a certain something from food delivery service applications like GrabFood and foodpanda, but as you try to search for it, you realize it's not available for delivery (to where you are, at least). You're not within the ...
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