Maria Maria Restaurant

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I will never forget my recent dinner at Maria Maria. Why? It's because I totally forgot about it. I already had dinner at home when my iPhone reminded me I had to go to Maria Maria. This has been the first time I forgot about a dinner date. Maybe because it's a business dinner with a bunch of ... [Read More]

Danish Bar Philippines at SM North Edsa

Danish Bar Philippines

A lot of restaurants and bakery franchises from Japan have been opening in Manila and there are more to come. One of the latest imports to open is Danish Bar, a specialty bakery,  which opened its first branch in SM North Edsa I first discovered Danish Bar in Harbour City Hong Kong. It ... [Read More]

A Burger and Macarons

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Whenever I go to Quezon City I try to discover places I haven't tried. That day I was hungry for a burger and chose BRGR The Burger Project in Scout Rallos Street.  ... [Read More]

The Breadery

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Do you get those fantasies of getting locked in a store by mistake after it closes? When I was a kid I would imagine getting trapped in a mega toy store. Now if there's one place I don't mind getting locked in it's at The Breadery. You see I can live without rice and but bread in all its forms ... [Read More]

Seryna at Little Tokyo

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Seryna in Little Tokyo in Makati has been nominated as Manila's best Japanese restaurants for many years since they opened in 2006. Visiting their restaurant you will always see a good mix of Japanese nationals, tourists and locals. This was only my second time to eat at Seryna.  ... [Read More]

Madrid Fusion Manila 2015 at SM Supermalls

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Last Friday I attended a media event at Sarsa Mall of Asia for the upcoming Madrid Fusion Manila 2015, an event that will put the Philippines in the international food spotlight. Chefs from around the world will meet up in Manila for a 3 day (April 24-26, 2015) Spanish gastronomy congress. ... [Read More]

La Famiglia Little Italy

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I haven't explored all the new restaurants in Promenade Greenhills' newest wing. I only go there to watch a movie. Last February I went to get a haircut at Piandre and decided to take home food for my late lunch/merienda. I took a chance on La Famiglia Little Italy just because I wanted to try their ... [Read More]

Cafe Pronto at Marco Polo Ortigas

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Each time I go to Marco Polo Hotel in Ortigas I pass by Cafe Pronto at the ground floor and drool over all their pastries and sweets. I finally went there a few months ago to have a light lunch with my dad. ... [Read More]

Mendokoro Ramenba

Mendokoro Ramenba

Ramen Yukoshen has been hailed as the best ramen in Manila by a lot of people and that's quite an achievement considering it's homegrown in a market flooded with Japanese imports. The problem is it's in Alabang that's why I haven't tried it. When I heard they opened a branch in Salcedo Village it ... [Read More]

Paella at ArroZeria

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When you ask mention Spanish food to Filipinos the first dish they will mention is Paella. I think that's the most popular Spanish dish in Manila. So it's smart of the people behind Vask to open a very affordable restaurant that specializes in authentic types of Paella. ... [Read More]