THERE ARE NO April Fools this month, as the country readies itself for another round of a gastronomic fiesta. Get ready for a delightful gastronomic road trip as Flavors of the Philippines showcases the best regional delights and specialties of the country. through various events like cook-offs, food bazaars, market tours and agri-fairs.
Flavors of the Philippines, the month-long and nationwide gastronomic food event, officially started with the Gigantes Paella, where about 50 chefs, culinary students and staff from the Philippine Young Chefs Club (PYCC), cooked together to create a giant paella, at the Greenbelt 3 Mall in Makati last 11 March.
Leave it to chefs to know what’s really good and delicious. When it comes to Filipinos’ beloved halo-halo, Chefs Sandy Daza, Boy Logro and Rosebud Benitez can agree on one thing: they love Mang Inasal Pinoy Halo-Halo. The three celebrated chefs had the special opportunity to taste the popular and well-loved Mang Inasal Pinoy Halo-Halo… Continue reading Mang Inasal halo halo: its experts approved!
Pasko sa Intramuros is the month-long Christmas celebration organized by the Department of Tourism, the Tourism Promotions Board and the Intramuros Administration. Started on December 6, the event will host various special events for people of all ages like musical gigs and festivals, fireworks displays, and prizes. Pasko sa Intramuros is a bazaar which will… Continue reading Goodies and great finds at Pasko sa Intramuros
There’s such thing as “forever.” Fans of Jollibee’s burger steak are definitely in for a surprise as the Philippines’ number one fast-food brandrecently announced the latest innovation to their well-loved classic: the Sweet-Spicy BBQ Burger Steak. The new burger steak variant is also loveteam JaDine’s newest favorite.
It’s undeniable: we are food-loving nation, and we take our dining experiences to a whole new level. But living in one of the 7,100 emerald isles, it can sometimes get confusing as food names vary from one local culture to another. To make things even more confusing, add the three hundred thirty three years of… Continue reading What’s in a name?
Beloved cosmopolitan Japanese restaurant John & Yoko shakes up the scene with bright new interiors and a revamped menu, truly making things “bold and exciting” for the Makati dining crowd. The update comes after 8 years in Greenbelt 5, in which time John & Yoko gained a steady following for its upscale urban cuisine, taking… Continue reading John & Yoko makes it bold and exciting
Joining the revolutionary trend towards chef-driven restaurants in the metro, French-American bistro ROUX is a welcome addition to the dining options at Greenbelt 3, showcasing Chef Joseph Margate’s signature French-American dishes. A seasoned chef who has worked in renowned restaurants such as Eleven Madison Park (New York), Jardiniere under Chef Traci Desjardins (San Francisco), Lark… Continue reading Roux joins Chef-driven restaurant movement
Soccsksargen tourism pushes food tours in the region story by Angelo Garcia Mindanao, known as the Food Basket of the Philippines, is a major source of fresh produce and livestock of the country. Because of its fertile ground and location, it’s the perfect place to grow some of the most in-demand food items in the… Continue reading Destination: Food
ZAMBOANGA CITY is a haven for seafood lovers like me; there’s no other place in the country that can boast a variety of seafood dishes – fresh, colorful, so aplenty – as much as Zambo City, and believe me, the seafood is glorious! I went to Zamboanga to participate in the Savores! Festival of… Continue reading Zamboanga Bonanza