Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Sights and Flavors at the New Marriott Grand Ballroom

Refreshing new flavors and an impressive space await visitors to Marriott Manila. A massive four-storey structure housing the country's largest hotel grand ballroom is all set to make Marriott Manila the premier meeting destination in the Philippines...


Marriott Manila opens its massive new Marriott Grand Ballroom, with over ten thousand square meters of function space and three new dining outlets, adding yet another milestone to the ongoing projects at the growing resort property.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Deconstructing Filipino Flavors with Junior Master Chef Louise Mabulo

The classic and familiar reinvented with a refreshing new twist, as seen through the eyes and palate of a young up and coming chef...


Junior Master Chef and Breville Philippines Brand Ambassador, Louise Mabulo, shared her own unique and inventive spin on classic Filipino dishes in a private dinner at A_Space Manila Kitchen, presenting iconic Filipino dishes in a whole new way.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Salo sa Taal: The Liquid Chef at Villa Tortuga

Authentic Filipino flavors at an ancestral home, paired with Filipino-themed cocktails to complete the experience. And you're in for a wild ride back in time care of Liquid Chef Kalel Demetrio...


Master mixologist and Liquid Chef Kalel Demtetrio showcased his own line of signature handcrafted cocktails to pair with Chef Yana Gilbuena's special Filipino-inspired menu for Salo sa Taal at Villa Tortuga (more on that special lunch here at http://dude4food.blogspot.com/2015/06/salo-sa-taal.html). The uniquely Filipino cocktails added that perfect final touch to a memorable dining experience at Villa Tortuga.

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Salo sa Taal: A Taste of the Past with Chef Yana Gilbuena

Just how do you celebrate the birthday weekend of a national hero? Drive up to the historic heritage town of Taal, immerse yourself in history in an elegantly restored ancestral hone, and savor an authentic, austere, yet elegant lunch prepared by Chef Yana Gilbuena, recreating the flavors of the Filipino revolutionary movement.  And on one memorable weekend, we did exactly that... 


There's no better way to celebrate Dr. Jose Rizal's birthday than a visit to the historic heritage town of Taal for an authentic feast of Filipino flavors by Chef Yana Gilbuena at an ancestral home. Part of Chef Yana Gilbuena's Salo Series, Salo sa Taal recreates the flavors of the revolution for a unique dining experience. And it all began at Villa Tortuga...

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Diageo Reserve World Class 2015: Eight Cocktails. Four Bars. Four Bartenders...One Epic Bar Tour

Maynila Sour, Rested 87, Night Duty Magtataho, and After Ten...just some of the inventive cocktails created by Manila's finest mixologists. And in one epic bar tour, I get a chance to enjoy these creative cocktails and meet the innovative bartenders behind these concoctions.    


Diageo recently hosted a bar tour showcasing four of Manila's finest bartenders in their establishments, each one to represent the country in the Diageo Reserve World Class 2015 Southeast Asian Finals in Thailand.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

A True Taste of Australia at Pie Face

The Guardian, the legendary British newspaper, once described Australian minced pies as a true "taste of Australia." The flaky and buttery pastry, premium lean meat simmered and slow-cooked for hours in a thick and flavorful gravy, combine for that distinct, comforting and rustic flavor capturing the very essence of good ol' Oz.


Pie Face recently opened its very first store in the Philippines offering its signature line of Australian-style savory minced pies and desserts, plus award-winning coffee to complete a new and authentic dining experience in the metro. Now you can enjoy a hearty taste of Australia...

Thursday, June 18, 2015

A Winning Pair of Filipino Flavors by Chef Sau del Rosario at Solaire Resort and Casino's Fresh Restaurant

The roll of the dice, or the draw of a card, nothing quite matches the thrill and excitement in the game of chance. But there's one sure bet you can always count on, and you can find it right here at Solaire Resort and Casino...


Solaire Resort and Casino's Fresh Restaurant presents its Filipino Food Festival with Guest Chef Sau del Rosario in a month-long feast of traditional local and regional flavors with a modern spin. With guest chef Sau del Rosario on deck at Solaire Resort and Casino's Fresh Restaurant, you've got a winning pair...

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Pumped Up Kicks from Ippudo's New Ramen Sidekicks

A comforting bowl of good and authentic ramen is often a meal in itself. But there are times when you want contrasting favors and textures to complete your ramen. Now, you can pump-up your ramen by pairing it with some flavorful sides for an all-new ramen dining experience.


Meet Ippudo's new Ramen Sidekicks, hearty and flavorful side dishes to enhance your ramen dining experience...

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Spinning Comfort Food at Splice

Fresh, vibrant, creative, and fun, with a fusion of bold and distinct flavors transforming familiar comfort food to something new and refreshing...


...and you can find all these at Splice, with its playful reinterpretation of classic comfort food by Chef Ivory Yat.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Discovering Lotlotan at F1 Hotel Manila's Luzviminda 3 Pistang Pinoy Buffet Dinner

You always discover something new, and the third edition of F1 Hotel Manila's Luzviminda 3 Pistang Pinoy buffet is another eye-opener, blending traditional flavors with inventive, modern twists on Filipino cuisine. 


F1 Hotel Manila teams up with some of the country's best chefs for its 3rd Luzviminda Food Festival, dubbed Luzviminda 3 Pistang Pinoy, including Rustique Kitchen's Bruce Lim, Alab Filipino Restaurant's Tatung Sarthou, and Big 8 Corporate Hotel's Sider Tadtad for the two-week celebration of Filipino flavors. My day at F1 Hotel Manila culminates with another epic dinner experience...

Sunday, June 14, 2015

An Epic Celebration of Local Flavors at F1 Hotel Manila's Luzviminda 3 Pistang Pinoy

Third time's always a charm. And it always gets better. Go on a flavorful journey and experience the rich and diverse culinary heritage of the Philippines at F1 Hotel Manila's F All Day Dining Restaurant...


Chefs Bruce Lim, Tatung Sarthou, and Sider Tadtad collaborate for F1 Hotel Manila's 3rd Filipino Food Festival, the Luzviminda 3 Pistang Pinoy at F All Day Dining Restaurant from June 12 to 25, 2015. There's just no better way to celebrate Independence Day like rediscovering local flavors from all over the country. And for two weeks, you can savor and enjoy the very best dishes from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao in an epic buffet spread, only at F1 Hotel Manila.

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Adding a Cool Touch to Modern World Fusion Cuisine at Vyne

Modern and creative, inventive and full of flavor, world fusion cuisine is splashed with just the right touch of cool. And it all works. At Vyne...


From the same group behind Hyve, Vyne takes on modern world fusion cuisine with its signature cool touch. Bold flavors and a stylish execution combine for some of the most elegant dishes this side of the metro.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Black Series by Eri Curry

Eri Curry goes all black. Ready for the all-new Black Series? Classic Japanese dishes, like Gyudon and Katsudon, join Eri Curry's best-selling curry menu offering diners even more options this holiday weekend...


The all new Eri Curry Black Series Menu debuts this Friday, June 12, 2015, just in time for the Independence Day holiday weekend. The new dishes will be offered at a 50% discount on June 12, and a 30% discount on June 13. All new dishes and cool discounts for Independence Day combine for a liberating dining experience at Eri Curry.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

From Page to Plate: Chef Sau del Rosario's 20 Years of Love + Cooking

The celebration of food goes beyond the mere appreciation of the moment's flavors, it's the stories behind each dish, weaving its own colorful thread, that add to a memorable dining experience... 


Chef Sau del Rosario celebrates two flavorful decades of culinary excellence and adventures around the world with the launching of his book, 20 Years of Love + Cooking, last June 8, 2015 at Epicurious Manila. More than just a collection of recipes, with many cherished Capampangan family recipes from Chef Sau del Rosario's mother and mentor, the book chronicles the passion, struggle, and perseverance of Chef Sau's phenomenal rise as one of the country's culinary pillars. It is also a thanksgiving tribute to the people who were an integral part of Chef Sau's culinary journey, stories that add so much flavor to the recipes contained in the book.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Let's Cook Pinoy: Food Magazine's Second Food Tastings at Sarsa

Traditional yet refreshing, fun and creative. Two of the metro's best chefs present their inventive take on Filipino cuisine...


Lifestyle Chef Sharwin Tee and Sarsa's Chef JP Anglo recreate Filipino flavors for the second leg of Food Magazine's "Food Tastings" held last June 6, 2015, at Sarsa. Dubbed "Let's Cook Pinoy," Chefs Sharwin Tee and JP Anglo infuse their very own unique and creative spin on Filipino cuisine.

The Balvenie Single Malt Whisky: Tradition in a Bottle

A rich heritage of tradition and a dedicated commitment to quality differentiates the best from the rest, and The Balvenie, one of Scotland's premium single malt whiskies, is a fine example of the handcrafted spirit. 


Each sip of The Balvenie Range of fine single malts brings the true and authentic taste of the Scottish Highlands, experienced in one special and intimate tasting session at The Fairmont.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Afternoon Tapas at Casa Marcos

Any other ordinary afternoon is, well, just an ordinary afternoon. But you can change all that with some tapas and a cold beer. Then the remainder of the day opens up with so many possibilities... 


And you can do just that at the newest branch of Casa Marcos at Il Terrazo. Classic tapas, prepared Casa Marcos style, and an ordinary afternoon just got a whole lot better.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Revisiting the Iconic Three Sisters in Kapitolyo

The fragrant aroma of grilled meat and seafood on hot charcoal fill the air, as long lines start to form at the entrance of an ancestral home along Pasig's emerging culinary hub. It's a scene that's repeated everyday, going as far back as the early seventies. 


For over forty years, Three Sisters has seen it all, with the growth of the now popular Kapitolyo as the metro's culinary hub. And that's because its been there from the very start, in fact, it's one of the first restaurants in Kapitolyo. And as the palate of diners continue to evolve, you can always go back to traditional flavors at Three Sisters.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Ice. Custard. Happiness. At Rita's Italian Ice.

Just how do you beat the heat? No worries. Simply head over to Rita's Italian Ice and discover a variety of cool treats to beat the summer heat...


Rita's Italian Ice offers a range of unique cool treats guaranteed to get you back in the groove, and bring back that smile in your face. Happiness in a cone, a cup, or a glass, you can find it all here at Rita's Italian Ice...

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Celebrate Independence Day with Feasts from the Filipino Kitchen at Corniche

 Pepita's Kitchen and its line of innovative stuffed lechon debuts at Manila Diamond Hotel's Corniche... 


Diamond Hotel celebrates the country's Independence Day with a gastronomic feast showcasing the very best of Filipino cuisine. From June 3-14, 2015, the hotel's signature buffet restaurant, Corniche, presents Feasts from the Filipino Kitchen featuring the iconic Lechon by homegrown culinary personality Dedet dela Fuente Santos of Pepita's Kitchen and Diamond Hotel's Executive Chef Marko Rankel's innovative take of Filipino flavors.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Salo @Ponti: Inasal in a Jar, Batchoy Tsukemen Style, and Ants in a Cocktail

Inasal in a Jar. Batchoy served Tsukemen style. Traditional Ilonggo cuisine gets an exciting new spin in a unique one time only dinner pop-up at Il Ponticello...


Il Ponticello recently hosted a one-night only dinner pop-up, dubbed Migo Miga Ilonggo Moderno by Chef Panky Lopez as part of guest chef Yana Gilbuena's innovative Salo Series.

An All-You-Can-Eat Tasting Session at The Round Table

An all-you-can-eat buffet experience brings a whole new dimension to dining at Kapitolyo...  


The Round Table offers a roster of daily themed menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets for a unique tasting session along the bustling Kapitolyo strip.

Food News: Food Magazine Presents the Second Food Tastings Session at Sarsa

Sarsa's JP Anglo and Lifestyle's Sharwin Tee come together for an afternoon of local flavors for the second leg of Food Magazines's Food Tastings with their own inventive take on classic Filipino cuisine. 


Rediscover traditional Filipino all-time favorites from two of the metro's best creative chefs in another afternoon of fun, savory, and creative flavors.  The second leg in a series of culinary sessions, Food Tastings by Food Magazine offers loyal readers flavorful opportunities to explore other culinary secrets scheduled this year. To join the second edition of Food Tastings by Food Magazine, check out Food Magazine's FB Page here at https://www.facebook.com/foodmag.

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Flavors of Ilocos: Dinakdakan, Dinuguan Rice Rolls, and Crispy Dinuguan at Hotel Luna's Comedor

Simple, rustic dishes with bold and upfront flavors is probably the best way to describe Ilocano cuisine, the distinct regional culinary heritage of the north. And a buffet dinner at Hotel Luna's Comedor showcases the best of the north every evening to complete your Vigan experience. 


Traditional dishes with a contemporary update, and more surprising twists await you at Hotel Luna. Here's a peek at the unique taste of Vigan at Hotel Luna's Comedor...

Monday, June 1, 2015

Flavors of Ilocos: Merienda Buffet at Hotel Luna's Chula Saloon Bar

A cold beer, a comforting cocktail...or some indulgent desserts. At Hotel Luna's Chula Saloon Bar, you can have it all...


Hotel Luna's Chula Saloon Bar offers a daily Merienda Buffet every afternoon, with a variety of sweet and savory treats for that perfect afternoon snack.
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