First of two parts I was recently in Makati for a client meeting and part of rhe plan was to meet fellow negrense blogger Annie May for a brief chit chat. We agreed to meet at Makati Conema Square in what is known as the ground zero of authentic Bacolod Inasal cooking!
Festival Mall in Alabang, Muntinlupa City is a destination not only for shopaholics looking for the hottest finds, but also for coffeeholics out to get their caffeine fix amid relaxing conversation with family and friends. Festival Mall announces to the coffeenation in the South the opening of three new branches of favorite coffee houses: Starbucks,… Continue reading Coffee Culture alive and well at Festival Mall Alabang
Nothing spells home like the taste of dishes that just warms the heart—and Mati’s Meat and Bread delivers just that. Situated at Festival Mall’s River Park in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, this restaurant is a casual dining place, without the intimidating intricacies of fine dining to get your hands on a beautiful meal. Stepping inside the… Continue reading Mati’s Meat and Bread: A taste of home at Festival Mall’s River Park
In the wonderful world of food, France rules. Not only is this country home to some of the world’s greatest chefs and restaurants, but also to some of the best ingredients one can find at the épicerie, or that little food shop at the corner. Now, the South can have a little taste of France… Continue reading The little French food shop around the corner
In the wonderful world of food, France rules. Not only is this country home to some of the world’s greatest chefs and restaurants, but also to some of the best ingredients one can find at the épicerie, or that little food shop at the corner. Now, the South can have a little taste of France as… Continue reading A taste of France at River Park
Rich flavors, vibrant colors and presentation as important as the taste — this characterizes Mexican cuisine. More than the usual tacos and nachos, chimichangas, Mexican steaks, taquitos and flautas, Mexican cuisine encompasses the best of Spanish, French, American and native Aztec Indian tribe influences with its unique convergence of history and cultural heritage. Bringing to… Continue reading Eat, Drink and be Merry at B&T Mexican Kitchen’s Cinco de Mayo
I CONSIDER MYSELF a seafood person foremost—I can’t imagine life not waking up to the smell of crispy danggit in the morning, or the reveling delight that is in my mother’s sarchadong dalagang bukid for lunch; and, at night, going to my favorite sashimi joints in Little Tokyo to let the week pass by.
Flavors of the Philippines 2017, the month-long gastronomic celebration of Filipino cuisine mounted by the Department of Tourismand the Tourism Promotions Board, joins in on the fun in the North as it celebrates “Bangus Festival 2017” in Dagupan City. The festival is an annual event hosted by the City of Dagupan, dubbed as the Bangus… Continue reading Dagupan sets grander Bangus Festival 2017
Craving for a taste of your favorite Filipino dishes but you’re stuck in the Metro? Worry not for this April, several hotels and restaurants are giving you the chance to savor the Flavors of the Philippines with special dishes that are available for this month. Flavors of the Philippines 2017 is the third year of… Continue reading 7, 641 islands without leaving the city
Bangus, or milkfish, is the Philippines’ national fish and a quintessential ingredient in Philippine cuisine. Whatever occassion and whatever season, Filipinos can never get enough of bangus—fried, stewed, dried, fermented, roasted, grilled, and many more.