Todd English Food Hall Manila

Todd English Food Hall Manila - Chorizo & Shrimp Flatbread Pizza

About 3 months ago celebrity chef Todd English came to Manila to open the 2nd branch of Todd English Food Hall. The first branch is in The Plaza Hotel in New York City. Imagine the hoopla this caused with Manila's diners who wanted a taste of the TV chef's restaurant. The lines were crazy long ... [Read More]

Wildflour Cafe on Happy Tuesday

Wildflour Cafe + Bakery (Fort Bonifacio)- Complimentray Baguette-001

Most Tuesdays I have lunch with three good friends. It's the day that I put my diet on hold because after lunch we would have dessert and merienda before calling it a day. We usually try new restaurants but this time we revisited an old favorite to try their new dishes.  ... [Read More]

Allium Restaurant by Chef Mark Tan

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I bypassed all my back entries to feature the spectacular meal I had last Monday in a brand new restaurant in Makati called Allium headed by Chef Mark Tan of the former Studio Kitchen in Alabang.  ... [Read More]

Scarsdale Artisinal Delights

Scarsdale Artisinal Delights

I was just in S&R Shaw a few days ago and didn't know that a new carb heaven opened until I saw a picture in Instagram. I immediately went back yesterday to check out the temptations they offered. ... [Read More]

A Couple of Restaurant Revisits and Favorite Food Finds

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I have eaten at several restaurants once. There are only a few places that I've been back twice or more and even lesser restaurants that I want to return again and again. These two restaurants are ones are ones that I don't mind going back over and over again. ... [Read More]

Breakfast at Antonio’s 2013

Breakfast at Antonio's

Happy New Year everyone!! Sorry for the loooong absence but I was on vacation and got sick over the holidays. It wasn't fun staying in bed from December 24-25 but I'm glad that the nasty bug is gone now.  ... [Read More]

Kettle at Shangri-La East Wing

Kettle Restaurant (Shangri-La) - Baked Brie cover

Kettle Restaurant in Shangri-La's East Wing is not strictly an American restaurant but they are famous for iconic American dishes which are done really well. ... [Read More]

Lunch at Apartment 1B Rockwell

Apartment 1b (Rockwell) - baby back ribs P630

Last month I had minor eye surgery at Asian Eye Institute and it involved fasting from food and water for many, many hours. As soon as I left AEI I needed comfort that only food can provide so my mom and I went to Apartment 1B for a quick lunch since I was supposed to be at home for some ... [Read More]

Dinner at BBQ Republic

BBQ Republic- stuffed baby squid P45-stick

For the past couple of months every time I passed by Wilson St. or whenever I go to Animal House I'd see the sign of BBQ Republic. From the logo I surmised it would be one of those chicken / pork barbecue with java rice kind of place. When I went there a week ago for my birthday dinner with my ... [Read More]

Lunch at ‘Cue Modern Barbecue

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When I go to out of the country I insist on only eating that country's cuisine. When we went to Spain all we had was Spanish food. Makes sense right? But in Manila I want to eat different kinds of food and it's a good thing that new restaurants keep opening with new and improved cuisines for ... [Read More]