Category: Great Eats

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A visit to Pamana Tagaytay at long last

Pamana 1 - A visit to Pamana Tagaytay at long last

Decorated like an old-world manor, entering Pamana Tagaytay feels almost as if you’ve been invited to dine at the ancestral home of a wealthy friend. (Except of course, you’re paying lol.) The walls are decorated with dozens of old photographs, and as you go up the stairs you get a glimpse of the lives of …

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Kitchen 1B in Makati could be your cozy Mother’s Day date place

Kitchen 1B - Kitchen 1B in Makati could be your cozy Mother's Day date place

Kitchen 1B is owned by Chef Marivic Diaz-Lim, the same chef who weaves her magic over at popular Apartment 1B. Kitchen 1B is known as the younger, more wholesome sibling of Apartment 1B; concentrating on using healthier cooking techniques and organically grown ingredients to make their dishes. I’ve never been to Apartment 1B so I …

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A full serving of Singaporean fare at Shiok Shiok QC

Shiok Shiok 1 - A full serving of Singaporean fare at Shiok Shiok QC

Singaporean hawker food has become quite a thing over here lately, and I can only wonder why it took so long. As a fan of Peranakan fare, I’ve always been one of those people wishing there were more of these Singaporean restaurants a little closer to home. Suddenly quite a few of them have popped …

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Over a dozen ways to go Mad For Wagyu at EDSA Shangri-la’s HEAT (2017)

MAD FO WAGYU TITLE - Over a dozen ways to go Mad For Wagyu at EDSA Shangri-la's HEAT (2017)

After a successful run in 2016, EDSA Shangri-la’s HEAT is back at it again with their Mad For Wagyu night this year. This buffet will give you Saturday night fever from 6PM onwards in a whole new way, especially if you’re a great lover of Wagyu beef. You’ll feel feverish just thinking about the selection! I …

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Lime & Basil Thai Restaurant Tagaytay makes case as a go-to Thai place

Lime Basil - Lime & Basil Thai Restaurant Tagaytay makes case as a go-to Thai place

It’s obvious from my title that the tone of this review will be positive. For whatever reason, it’s been so difficult to find a Thai restaurant that has made a lasting impression on me in Metro Manila. I didn’t expect I’d find one hidden away in Tagaytay! In recent years Tagaytay has become quite the …

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Have an affordable home-cooked Pinoy meal at Wooden Spoon

Wooden Spoon COVER - Have an affordable home-cooked Pinoy meal at Wooden Spoon

For the longest time, I’ve been hearing about Wooden Spoon. This restaurant isn’t new. It’s not gimmicky or flashy like the recent additions to the local restaurant scene. So why then does it constantly have a long line of people waiting for a table? When we arrived for dinner at around 7PM, we were already …

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7 Foodie Experiences To Try for Your Sapporo Adventure

Food Experience Cover - 7 Foodie Experiences To Try for Your Sapporo Adventure

Japan is definitely a place that ranks high on every food-lover’s list. The Japanese consider food preparation an art, and you can feel (and taste) this pretty much anywhere you eat– yes, even in the konbini! From using fresh ingredients to ensuring every dish is prepared just right, it’s not at all difficult to appreciate …

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Sampling the famous colourful xiao long bao at Paradise Dynasty S Maison

Paradise Dynasty Cover - Sampling the famous colourful xiao long bao at Paradise Dynasty S Maison

As another restaurant riding on the xiao long bao trend, Paradise Dynasty came into the Philippine food scene carrying with it a lot of hype. When I first visited a half-opened S Maison in the MOA Complex last year, I had passed by Paradise Dynasty’s “coming soon” wall advertising their 8 colourful xiao long bao. …