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Mexican Food is All Over Metro Manila: Know the Basics!

Soft tacos, horchata, guacamole, and more!
Everyone goes crazy for Mexican food—and for good reason! It’s the gold standard for layers of flavors with invigorating hits of tangy, spicy, sweet, and smoky. Manila’s booming Mexican food scene proves that this obsession runs deep, with places popping up in ...

These Cute Ceramic Plates Deserve a Spot in Your Kitchen

Make eating more fun!
A home isn’t a home without a kitchen. When it comes to building one, it’s always great to choose pieces that are well-designed, practical, and relevant. Here’s a kitchen find that will quickly make any Filipino kitchen its home: ceramic “bugtong” plates ...

You Have Try This Green Tea-Strawberry Frappe!

Love green tea flavors?
What better way to ring in the weekend than with a refreshing new frappuccino flavor from Starbucks Philippines? Their Green Tea Strawberry Blossom Frappuccino is the newest member of their frappe club: it's a green tea icy beverage with strawberry whipped cream, ...

SHOP WITH YUMMY: Where Can I Buy Chia Seeds?

Know where to shop for this superfood in Manila!
These little guys are impressive: while they look like harmless micro dinosaur eggs (really—look closely!), chia seeds are power-packed with nutrients. According to nutritionist Kris Gunnars, they contain good amounts of fiber, protein, Omega-3s, zinc, potassium, and antioxidants. They are easy to ...

Taste-Travel to Boracay with This Chori Burger Recipe

Here’s an easy chori burger recipe that you can make at home!
Summer isn't complete without a beach trip and beachside eats such as the Boracay-famous chori burger. But did you know that it's easy enough to make at home? Here's a tip: mix your pork with different kinds of seasonings, then add all-time ...

Get to Know British-style Fish and Chips at This New BGC Spot

Did you know that they pair these battered and fried fish with mushy peas?
Fish and chips, the quintessential British meal of beer-battered fish paired with thick, hand-sliced fried potatoes, is easy to put in one’s comfort food list. Crunchy beer batter that gives way to steaming hot flaky fish is a satisfying meal that doesn’t ...

This Halo-Halo Was Made for Leche Flan Lovers

Dig into that thick, luscious layer of leche flan on top!
This is it: the halo-halo we’ve all been waiting for. What better way to spend a hot summer day than with an icy treat filled will all our favorite Pinoy treats?The Early Bird Halo-Halo, made with sweetened coconut shreds, vanilla ice cream, ...

Two Filipino Chefs Make it As Finalists to Global Gourmet Awards

Chefs Gene Gonzalez and Tonyboy Escalante were named finalists for Asian Cuisine Chef of the Year for 2017.
Chef Gene Gonzalez of Café Ysabel and Chef Tonyboy Escalante of Antonio’s made it as finalists in the recently concluded 21st World Gourmet Awards of Excellence. The awards night, held March 28 in Singapore, honored professionals and establishments from the F&B and ...

The Home Baker's Guide to Understanding Sourdough

Here is everything you need to know about this fascinating piece of bread that's appearing in a lot of resto and bakery menus.
“It’s aliiive!” is a phrase that you probably associate with horror movies. But it couldn’t be truer for the Holy Grail of the bread world: sourdough.For the novice home baker, sourdough can be a real cause for shaky knees. It isn’t the ...

Honey-Flavored Drinks Are Now on Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf's Menu

Bold espresso flavors meet sweet honey.
If summer were a drink, it would definitely include sweet, saccharine flavors. This month, coffee, honey, and vanilla flavors all mingle deliciously in Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s new drinks.The Honey Macchiato has honey notes and the boldness of espresso in one ...

Find Takoyaki, Japanese Pancakes + More at Salcedo Market

It's an international buffet.
Whether you'e there to have lunch or do a bit of fresh-produce shopping, weekend markets have become more and more popular over the past years because of its laid-back atmosphere and various food finds.Since 2005, the Salcedo Community Market has been a ...

There is More To Philippine Cuisine Than Just Kinilaw, Adobo, and Sinigang

"Philippine cuisine is very complex," says Chef Tatung Sarthou.
"Philippine cuisine is very complex. It's more than just our kare-kare. It's more than just our kinilaw and sinigang, " says Chef Myke ‘Tatung’ Sarthou. Sarthou—whose culinary creations are showcased at his restaurant, Agos, in SM Mall of Asia—was the lone Filipino ...

Chef Jordy Navarra on His Brand of Filipino Food: "We Should Always Represent the Filipino"

At Madrid Fusion Manila, Toyo Eatery’s young chef talked about loving local as a big part of sustainability.
Chef Jordy Navarra kicked off the last day of Madrid Fusion Manila, April 8, with an almost-full conference hall on a Saturday at 9 a.m. Not a surprising feat for a chef who has made waves with his tasting menu (then at Black ...

You Have Never Seen Filipino Desserts Like These Before

These delicious hybrid Filipino desserts are all part of the Madrid Fusion Manila magic!
There’s really nothing like it—the country’s culinary wunderkinds and industry icons alike, all coming together to present dishes that embrace the best ingredients that our country has to offer. Madrid Fusion Manila always aims to push culinary boundaries, and this year was ...

Meet the Superstars of Madrid Fusion Manila's Regional Lunches

All the local ingredients you’ve never heard about!
The food community, both local and international, gathered to witness the third edition of Madrid Fusion Manila last April 6 to 8 at the SMX Convention Center. With sustainability as the main thrust of the gastronomy expo, superstar chefs­—including the Philippines’ own ...

This Rainbow Crepe Cake is The Perfect Way to Start Your Week

It's filled with delicious, colorful layers!
Rainbow-colored crepe and chocolate fudge layers, white chocolate mousse—we can’t imagine a better way to start the week! Easter may be over but this fun and delectable cake creation is still available this week at Crisp on 28th, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. ...
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