Category Food

Romantic Restaurant in Marikina: Rustic Mornings by Isabelo Review

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For this year’s Valentine’s Day, we decided to pay a visit to one of the most popular romantic restaurants in the metro– Rustic Mornings by Isabelo. We anticipated that people would flock to this renowned ancestral home-turned-breakfast place on the most planned for day of the year, so we went early and arrived at 7:30 AM...

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My New Favorite Treat: Mrs. Fields Brookies

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Who doesn’t love the cookies and sweet treats from Mrs. Fields? Since I found out about the delicious brownies and offerings from Mrs. Fields last year, I make it a point to pass by their stalls or kiosks whenever I can to buy brownies or cookies. It just never fails to turn a bad day around, especially when the chewy cookie chips melt in your mouth– pure heaven.

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So when Mrs. Fields came out with these baked goods just in time for Valentine’s Day, I just couldn’t keep my craving in check...

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6 Romantic Restaurant Destinations in Manila

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It’s the holiday of love once again, and I’m sure by now, almost every couple has already decided on where they want to celebrate Valentine’s Day at. But for those who don’t have any options yet, or haven’t completely made up their minds about their V-day plans, here’s a list of my favorite romantic restaurant destinations in Manila. I’ve been to all of these restaurants in the past, save for one, which I plan to go to tomorrow!

Here are six romantic restaurant spots in Manila, in no particular...

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The World-Famous Soup Dumplings of Din Tai Fung Arrives in Manila

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The opening of Din Tai Fung in Manila was met with anticipation from many foodies who have encountered the brand abroad. As for me, the mention of “Xiao Long Bao”, or soup dumplings, was enough to get me curious. It was a five-time Michelin star-awarded restaurant that promises the highest standards when it comes to food and service. If that’s not enough to tell you what to expect, DTF was also ranked by the New York Times as one of the 10 Best Restaurants in the world...

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Dohtonbori Greenhills: A Surprisingly Filling Okonomiyaki Experience

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The finished product! (or at least half of it.)

Dohtonbori Philippines in Greenhills has been open since November 2015, and despite being the first ones to visit and weather the long queue and the soft opening, I just wasn’t able to bring myself to blog about it so easily! Long story short, I loved the food and the ambience, but I couldn’t bring myself to share it with everyone else just yet because I wanted to keep it to myself for a little while longer...

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Welcome Mornings with a Smile at Buon Giorno! Caffé & Bistro in Tagaytay

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Whether you’re in Tagaytay to enjoy the breathtaking view of the Taal Lake, or scouting for new venues to treat your taste buds to, the newly opened Buon Giorno Caffe and Bistro at Twin Lakes Estates in Tagaytay promises the best of both experiences to its guests. I’ve discovered this new restaurant two months ago, and found that it had all the ingredients to make it a favorite family and barkada destination for all occasion.

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The venue caters provides an enjoyable dining atmosphere for groups ...

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My Favorite Things at Bellysima 2015

My top picks at Bellysima 2015. Craving for some of these? Head on over to Glorietta 5 for your fill of these delectable treats!

The Independence Day weekend saw the launch of Bellysima Food Festival 2015. It was rather unfortunate that we couldn’t be there during the opening weekend wherein many of the emerging foodpreneurs had set up shop and sold their yummy creations...

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[Review] Industriya Marikina Restaurant and Events Place Father’s Day International Buffet

The first thing that always comes to mind with the mention of Marikina is “shoes”. After all, it is not recognized as the Shoe Capital of the Philippines for nothing. Its shoe industry is credited for 70% of the shoes manufactured in the country, making it the biggest manufacturer of shoes in the Philippines. However, we found on one of our afternoon explorations of the calm and quiet streets of Marikina that shoes are not all there is to discover...

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New Food Discoveries to Look Out For at BellySima Food Festival 2015

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Swing by BellySima on June 12 and 13 at the Glorietta 5 Activity Center and liberate your appetite!

Want a healthier and fresher take on your favorite food finds? Then drop by the Glorietta 5 Activity Center this Independence Day weekend and indulge in the new discoveries awaiting you at BellySima Food Festival 2015! BellySima is the brainchild of Mercato Centrale and Our Awesome Planet in their mission to promote local culinary talents in the Philippines...

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Top 5 Burger and Beer Pairings at Forbes Town Center, BGC

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Celebrate your love for huge burgers by pairing them with equally awesome beers! Here are my top burger and beer pairings from the hippest dining places in Forbes Town Center, BGC.

Last May 28, we celebrated International Burger Day in true foodie fashion: by downing one heavyweight burger after another with a cold can of beer. Prior to our little food crawl, we didn’t even know that Forbes Town Center in Bonifacio Global City was home to various restaurants serving the best burgers in town...

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