Friday, November 27, 2015

Dinner at Tiffany's Degustation at Pepita's Kitchen

She never ceases to amaze, and her latest concept at Pepita's Kitchen takes private dining to a whole new level...

Inspired by the rich culinary diversity of New York, Dedet de la Fuente of Pepita's Kitchen adds her own unique Filipino spin for a holiday feast with Dinner at Tiffany's, featuring the Lechon Diva's new creations.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Kendama and Ramen at Go-En The Japanese Ramen Shoppe

A game to test your hand-eye coordination, and a comforting bowl of ramen as a reward. Good Go-En The Japanese Ramen Shoppe.  

Inspired by the Japanese coin called "goen" which loosely translates to "luck," Go-En The Japanese Ramen Shoppe shares their own brand of positive vibes through the rich flavors of their Japanese dishes, including their signature ramen. And a game called Kendama...

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Winter's Coming: Tenya's New Snow Crab Tendon

The unique seasonal Japanese flavors of winter come to the metro in a refreshing and comforting bowl of authentic tendon... 

Tenya introduces its latest seasonal tendon bowl, the Snow Crab Tendon, now available in all its branches. 

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Fast, Flavorful, and Affordable Meals at Yumchee Fastfood

In the mood for Chinese. And you want it fast. And affordable. Where?

You can find it all here at Yumchee Fastfood, the latest dining concept to open at Bonifacio Stopover...

Monday, November 23, 2015

Say Cheese: Yabu's New Menchi Katsu Burger

Crisp and juicy katsu with cheese. On a bun. It just keeps getting Yabu House of Katsu.

After the successful introduction of Yabu's Katsu Burgers (more on Yabu's Katsu Burger and Ebi Katsu Burger on my previous post here), they're back with another new and exciting variant, the Menchi Katsu Burger. Your favorite katsu, stuffed with cheese, on a bun. Sounds like another winner to me...

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Grace, Elegance & Humanity: The Works of Michael Velasco at Mario's

An evening of art and good Mario's.

Mario's presents the works of Michael Velasco in a special exhibit, "Grace, Elegance & Humanity," from November 10 to December 4, 2015. Have a cocktail, enjoy the art, and have a memorable meal surrounded by Michael Velasco's works for a unique feast for the senses, only at Mario's.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Breakfast at Hotel Rembrandt

Start your day right with one of the best breakfast deals in the metro...

The daily Breakfast Buffet at The Lobby of Hotel Rembrandt includes a mix of classic Filipino and Western cuisine, for only P 525+ per person. Now that's a cool deal...

Friday, November 20, 2015

See What Others Can't See: The New ASUS ZenFone 2 Laser 5.0

Stay connected and see the world in a whole new way...

...with the new ASUS ZenFone 2 Laser 5.0, and see what others can't see.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

New Favorites: Lola Cafe + Bar's New Menu by Chef Jonvic Mangibin

An old favorite gets a fresh and flavorful infusion of creative and new flavors... 

Lola Cafe + Bar introduces new dishes created by noted Chef Jonvic Mangibin, adding to the innovative repertoire of dishes in this Quezon City dining hotspot. And it's great to see something good get even better...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Sweet Success: King Sue Celebrates 85 Years of Tradition and Excellence

It's a story that continues to inspire, tracing its roots from humble beginnings back in the 30s, to being a sought-after staple on every Filipino table. And no holiday feast with family and friends would be complete without King Sue's line of signature products... 

King Sue celebrates 85 years of excellence and tradition with its iconic Chinese Bone-In Ham, Sweet Ham, Pina Ham, Pear-Shaped Ham, Hawaiian Ham, and other products including Chorizo de Bilbao, gourmet sausages, and cold cuts. The bright blue label is a guarantee of superior quality, a promise forged with 85 years of passion and commitment. 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Pure & Fresh: Hacienda Macalauan's Pure & Fresh Cottage Cheese and Ricotta Cheese

Fresh from the farm, to your table. From Hacienda Macalauan... 

Overlooking the scenic Mt. Makiling in Calauan, Laguna, the expansive Hacienda Macalauan farm boasts several hectares of grazing land for the dairy herd, an automated milking parlor, and a micro dairy processing plant. Every product that comes out of the Hacienda Macalauan farm brings with it a guarantee of superior freshness and quality. And this can be experienced with their whole range of dairy products, including Pure & Best Milk, 3Cows Milk, Pure & Premium Creams, Live Yoghurt, Live Greek Yoghurt, and their popular Pure & Fresh Cheeses.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Village Tavern's World of Burgers: Meet The Monte Carlo

Premium Wagyu burgers inspired by the world's classic flavors...and you can find it all here at Village Tavern. 

Village Tavern introduces its World of Burgers, a premium Wagyu burger selection created by Chef Josh Boutwood. Each premium burger is infused with the best of the world's iconic flavors taking your burger dining experience to a whole new Village Tavern.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

The Flavors of Christmas: Cirque du Noel at Discovery Suites Ortigas

Christmas just got an exciting and flavorful new spin...

Discovery Suites Ortigas brings you the magical experience of a circus draped in the festive mood of the holiday season, Cirque du Noel, for a unique Christmas experience. At the lobby, one can take in the yuletide vibe with a variety of gifts and goodies from different booths from November 16, 2015 to January 6, 2016. And you can also indulge in delectable food offerings best shared with family and friends to spread the holiday spirit...

Saturday, November 14, 2015

One Shot: The Singleton Single Malt Scotch Whisky of Glen Ord

The deep amber tones peek through the elegant blue glass shot from the only remaining single malt Scotch whisky distillery on Scotland's legendary Black Isle.

Distilled at the famed Highlands region of Scotland, Diageo brings The Singleton of Glen Ord's legendary flavors to Asia with its exclusive range of 12, 15, and 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whiskies. This calls for a shot. Or two...

Friday, November 13, 2015

Mama Sita's Mga Kuwentong Pagkain and a Creative Encounter with Puerto Princesa Cuisine at Alab

It's been said that food has a direct connection to the history of the place it originates from, evolving and changing in a dynamic and organic manner. Yet it remains a tasty morsel of the past re-imagined and experienced in the present. This link with the past is recreated in a sumptuous dinner celebrating the indigenous and local cuisine of Palawan and Puerto Princesa at Alab...   

Cultural historian Doreen Fernandez believed that "eating goes beyond the act of consumption for the sake of sustenance" and stressed the point that "eating is an action of ingesting culture." The Mama Sita Foundation, in collaboration with ADMU's Department of Sociology and Anthropology and Cultural Heritage Studies Program and Chef Tatung's Alab Restaurant presented "Puerto Princesa's Cuisine: A Creative Encounter" last November 10, 2015, a culinary journey of rich flavors and culture, and an insightful immersion to the unique flavors of Palawan. The unique dinner experience also revealed one of the many strands of our rich culinary heritage, woven in a tapestry of local flavors that truly represent our national identity.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

London-Style: A Matter of Taste at Costa Coffee

For over forty years, and more than three thousand stores later, Costa Coffee's success continues to be driven by its own proprietary and original blend. At Costa Coffee, it is, and will always be, a matter of taste...

The exquisite Mocha Italia, a closely guarded secret originally created by brothers Bruno and Sergio Costa when they started Costa Coffee back in 1971 in the heart of London, is what sets Costa Coffee apart. It's the original blend used in all of Costa Coffee's drinks, the very same blend that helped make Costa Coffee the UK's favorite coffee shop. And it's now here in Manila...

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

New Flavors and New Dishes at Hotel Rembrandt

Experience a variety of new flavors and new dishes, each one created to complete your experience at Hotel Rembrandt...

Located at the heart of Quezon City, Hotel Rembrandt weaves old world luxury with modern amenities in a seamless blend for a memorable experience. And now, new flavors, and new dishes, await your next visit to Hotel Rembrandt.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

When You Like It Hot: Meet Burger King's Angry Whopper

It's a Whopper with some serious attitude. It's the flame-grilled burgers for that true beef taste you love, with a little heat.

Burger King introduces the Angry Whopper, with its savory flame-grilled beef patty topped with juicy tomatoes, fresh lettuce, creamy mayonnaise, ketchup, crunchy pickles, sliced white onions, jalapenos and a special "Angry" sauce on a pillow-soft sesame seed bun.

Celebrate in Style with Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve

The holiday season is just around the corner, and it's the season for the premium Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve...

Celebrate in style with the new gold standard of celebration, the Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve. The iconic brand's new celebration blend is a personal creation of Johnnie Walker Master Blender Jim Beveridge, a luxurious and flavorful blend that can be enjoyed neat or on the rocks, and versatile enough as a mixer for some special holiday cocktails.

Monday, November 9, 2015

New at Ippudo: Beef Ishiyaki Rice and Gyokai Tonkotsu Ramen

The challenge of constantly creating a delightful ramen experience continues at Ippudo... 

Ippudo introduces its newest limited edition ramen, the Gyokai Tonkotsu Ramen along with other innovative dishes. At Ippudo, innovation and creativity is a given constant, engraved at the very core of its culinary mission. And I think they've succeeded once again with a unique ramen dish for a new flavor experience...

Sunday, November 8, 2015

La Catalana: A Catalan Feast at Marco Polo's Cucina

The rich and rustic cuisine of Catalonia are recreated right here at the heart of the bustling Ortigas commercial and business district...

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila's Cucina ends the year with a culinary celebration of authentic Catalonian cuisine, the La Catalana, with a wide range of the famed region's dishes prepared by Catalan native and Executive Chef, Lluis Cantons Pesarrodona.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

A Diversity of Flavors at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila's Cucina

 There's a whole wide world of diverse flavors 24 floors high up above the Ortigas skyline...

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila's elegant Cucina offers a well curated spread of international cuisine prepared from the finest and freshest ingredients, each one prepared by the skilled and talented culinary team headed by Executive Chef Lluis Cantons Pesarrodona. Read on and take a virtual tour of Cucina's global flavors...

Peaches and Mangoes for a Sundae Twist: The New Jollibee Peach Mango Sundae

Peaches and mangoes combine for a double take on a comforting and indulgent new langhap sarap Jollibee experience...

Jollibee's Peach Mango Sundae blends your favorite pie filling with their sundae for a new, exciting and indulgent twist. Sweet, tart, velvety smooth, and creamy, it's a refreshingly cool addition to Jollibee's offerings.

The Hot Light's On at Krispy Kreme

The Hot Light's on, and that could only mean one thing. Make a turn and go grab some freshly prepared Original Glazed Doughnuts at Krispy Kreme...

Grab a couple, make that a half-dozen for good measure, and hurry home. Fast.

Friday, November 6, 2015

A Cloudy Afternoon Made Even Better with Rita's Italian Ice

After days of grey skies, it's good to see the sun again. And it's time for some Rita's Italian Ice...

A Tangerine Gelati and a Blendini with M&Ms and Oreos, a double treat from Rita's Italian Ice that makes any cloudy day, or any day, so much better.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

A Mid-Afternoon Dim Sum Feast at Crystal Jade Shanghai Delight

No matter what time of day, it's always the perfect time for dim sum...

...and if you have that sudden craving for dim sum, just head on down to Crystal Jade Shanghai Delight and indulge in a few bamboo steamers of freshly steamed dumplings.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

An Intimate Thanksgiving Dinner at Damaso Residencia

The traditional flavors of Thanksgiving are elegantly recreated for an intimate private dining Damaso Residencia. 

Drawing inspiration from the rich and classic dishes of the iconic American holiday and the rustic and comforting flavors of the autumn season, Damaso Residencia offers its own take on a hearty Thanksgiving feast set in an elegant private residence.  

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Celebrate Chicago at The Peninsula Manila

It's the home of the Cubs and the Bulls, Al Capone and Prohibition, jazz and the blues, the site of the first ever skyscraper, the deep-dish pizza and iconic hot dogs. The Windy City's rich culinary heritage, history, culture, and innovative spirit come to life as The Peninsula Manila and its sister hotels worldwide present the best of Chicago... 

Celebrate Chicago is a global theme by The Peninsula Hotels showcasing The Windy City's impressive culinary, artistic, architectural, and cultural diversity and richness. Celebrate Chicago is experienced and reflected in exquisitely restyled guestrooms and suites, special menus created by The Peninsula's expert chefs featuring classic Chicagoan dishes and desserts, Prohibition-era cocktails, and a photography exhibit by artist William Furniss featuring Chicago's iconic skyline and architectural landmarks.  

Monday, November 2, 2015

The Glenlivet: A Tasting Flight with the World's Number One Single Malt Whisky

An afternoon with The Glenlivet. And there's just no better way to celebrate its historic milestone as the world's number one single malt Scotch whisky than with a proper tasting flight...

The Glenlivet recently held an exclusive media luncheon at the Hotel Interconental's Bahia Function Room to announce its revered status as the world's number one single malt Scotch whisky, a testament to the iconic brand's increasing consumer appeal, rich heritage, innovative spirit, and exceptional quality since 1824. And this definitely called for a proper toast...

Sunday, November 1, 2015

A Tasty and Flavorful Preview of The Gourmand Market

Fresh, new, and exciting food finds, all in one place. The Gourmand Market promises all these, and more...

The Gourmand Market is a long-running event spearheaded by Trish Panlilio of nawwTy's Kitchen and Dara David-Roa of Collab Contessa Brand Events set for November 13-15, 2015 at Bonifacio High Street, just in time for the holiday season. Here's a sneak preview of what you can expect at The Gourmand Market's latest edition...