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Jollibee's Chickenjoy Supplier Is Looking Into Making Plant-Based Chicken

Plant-based folks, keep your fingers crossed!
If you've resolved to eat less or no meat in the future—whether for ethical, environmental, or health-related reasons (or just because!)—you may have found yourself struggling to stick with your resolution when the hankering for Jollibee's crispy-on-the-outside, juicy-on-the-inside Chickenjoy hits. Hey, you're only human, after all—and the ...

The Most Exciting Food Trends Predicted for 2021, According to Manila's Chefs and Restaurateurs

You'll likely be seeing these concepts more this year.
2020 has come and gone, and with the new year comes another 365 days where you’ll likely find a new set of concepts, ideas, and flavors—some continuing on from the years past, some completely novel—that will be on the rise in the ...

These Pili-Chocolate Bars Are The Candy Bars For Adults

It makes a great gift, too.
Candy bars make the candy-eating experience all the more fun, thanks to how they layer and combine different elements like chocolate, nougat, nuts, and more. If you're anything like us, you likely have lots of good memories of enjoying your favorite candy ...

Oreo Has Made One Crazy Cookie and We're Instant Fans

They're only available in the U.S. for now, though.
They say if it ain't broke, don't fix it—but that hasn't stopped Oreos from coming up with all sorts of wild and wacky flavors. Just some of the notable ones they make or have made available globally are the Candy Corn, Kettle ...

This Milk-Tea Spot in Quezon City Is Pretty in Pink

It's a pink explosion!
Springtime in Japan is practically synonymous with the cherry-blossom season—that is, the time of the year when their many sakura (cherry blossom) trees bloom and unveil their pretty pink petals. While the current pandemic has made traveling abroad an impractical option for ...

These Flight Attendants Started A 'Tapsilog' Business After Losing Their Jobs

These two BFFs teamed up to launch a food business!
As the airline industry has been badly hit by the pandemic, many pilots and cabin crew members have, unfortunately, lost their jobs. Kristine Cañafranca and Christine Erika Nera were just some of the flight attendants who had to rest their wings. To find an alternative source ...

This Minimalist Coffee Shop in Laguna Is Worth the Drive

They serve coffee for as low as P45!
There's something about having a cup of joe from a small, independent coffee shop that you know puts a lot of thought and care into their brews. If you're up for a road trip and are looking to savor good coffee, here's ...

Katsu Curry Chicken Nuggets Are Coming to McDonald's!

Only in the U.K. for now, but let's hope they make it to the Philippines, too!
Almost every culture has its own take on deep-fried, breaded meats. One standout variation, however, is the humble chicken nugget for its satisfying savory flavor. Another popular version is Japan's katsu for its irresistible crunch. Just when you thought they'd stay separate ...

This Homeowner's Minimalist Kitchen Will Inspire You To Declutter

She only has two kitchen appliances on her countertop!
Like many of us this quarantine, homeowner Tin Cura has been spending a lot of time in her kitchen. “My husband and I love to cook and eat,” she tells Real Living. But despite being a busy area, Tin's kitchen looks surprisingly ...

The Best Places to Order Desserts Online

Because desserts make (almost) everything better.
Aside from all the sumptuous dishes prepped—that means it's time to treat yourself to some delicious desserts. After all, there's no better way to cap the holidays off with a combo of Champagne and sweets.With all the many shops on social media, ...

These Are the Highest-Rated Ramen Shops in Tokyo in 2020

For, you know, future reference.
Eating ramen in Japan feels like an otherworldly experience. As does eating sushi. And tempura. But today, we're focusing on ramen because Tabelog, a Japanese restaurant review platform, has just released its annual ranking of the most famous ramen shops in Japan.As ...

This Outdoor Cafe Gives You a Stunning View of the Manila Cathedral

Plus, it's got a romantic, European-style vibe.
Who hasn't dreamed of dining under the stars in the open streets of Italy or France? It's a romantic prospect—one that you might not think is possible in this side of the world. But we recently got wind of a one-of-a-kind spot ...

Coming Soon: Ready-to-Heat Pizzas by Cibo for Your Midnight Cravings

They'll be available at selected supermarkets!
You never know when the pizza craving might strike. It's especially annoying when it hits you at midnight when most restaurants are already closed. You could always make your own, or in this case, heat your own as Cibo will be releasing ...

Cookie-Butter Fans, You Need to Try This Biscoff Cheesecake!

You get Biscoff goodness in every bite!
Biscoff—a.k.a. the brand of the Dutch cookie known as speculoos—is loved for its distinctive and wonderful spiced flavor. We've seen it turned into cookie butter, chewy cookies, and ice cream, but we recently spotted yet another Biscoff dessert that's worth adding to ...

Where to Order Roasts, Lechon, and Other Christmas Food For Your Holiday Table

Christmas food is just a phone call away.
Just because you're home for Christmas doesn't mean you have to slave away in the kitchen. When it comes to Christmas food, Manila's best restaurants and home kitchens have got you covered. Here are some of the favorite stars of our holiday ...

You Deserve This Delish Birthday Ice Cream Cake (Even If It's Not Your Birthday)

Sebastian's also has seasonal ice cream flavors.
There are two kinds of dessert lovers: those that prefer ice cream, and those that prefer cake. The people-pleasing solution? Ice cream cake! This special dessert brings you the best of both worlds with its layers of cake and ice cream, and ...

You Can Shop For Your Baguio Faves at This Metro Manila Mall

You can buy goods from Vizco's, Good Shepherd, and more.
Traveling to Baguio City over Christmas break may be out of the question for most folks this year, but that doesn't mean you can't get your hands on some of their well-known treats! A little gem has popped up at Forum Robinsons ...

This Dessert Is Made Special With Tablea and Belgian Chocolate

For those who like their chocolate on the robust-tasting side!
There's chocolate, and then there's tablea—its more rustic cousin that's loved for its decidedly less-refined, more pure-cacao flavor. Filipinos use it to make tsokolate and champorado, but it's also worth exploring how it can be employed to make desserts. We spotted a treat that does exactly ...

Add to Cart: Starbucks Tumblers Are Finally Available Online

Their online shop has exclusive merch you won't find in stores!
We found out in mid-November that Starbucks would soon make their coveted collections of merchandise available online and we've been waiting in anticipation every day since for the chance to hit "add to cart." Well, better ready your online wallets, because Starbucks is now ...

BLK 513 and Kumori Teamed Up and Launched This Cream Cheese-Filled Buns!

Try something new today!
Ever had melon pan? This Japanese bread gets its name not from its flavor, but from its arguably melon-like appearance from having a thin, cookie-like layer with a grid pattern on the outside. While it's mildly sweet and fairly plain on its ...
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