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Obviously.
February started off big for NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal as he opened his first Los Angeles restaurant simply named Shaquille’s. It stands right next to the Staples Center where The Big Diesel helped deliver three NBA championships, with a Shaq-sized door for the ...
 
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In the flood of restaurants, there are a few that drift apart and worth seeking out.
The food landscape of Manila has reached fever pitch, with seemingly every corner of this huge city filled with places to satiate our hunger.However, in this day and age when landlords are king, it’s not surprising to find restaurants playing like reruns, ...
 
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What are your food memories with these comeback kids?
Many childhood memories are tied to food. It’s nice to reminisce about those favorite hang-outs you had while growing up, and you get to crave for certain food items that are not available anymore. Fortunately, some of those restaurants are returning, owing ...
 
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This pulpo beats others to a pulp.
"Excuse me if I start crying, okay?" says our friend Xavi only half-jokingly as we wait for Savage to bring out the latest from its kitchen. A native of Barcelona, Xavi has only been in the Philippines for a short time and like ...
 
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Glorious lechon—whole roasts, baked pork belly, lechon kawali, and more— clearly, there's never been a better time to eat pork.
Filipinos will never grow tired of lechon. It brings family and friends together during joyous occasions, or a smile on our faces during sad ones. That all-too-familiar crackle from its skin is enough to send pleasurable chills down our spines. Even through ...
 
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Because we all have work the next morning.
What happens before midnight? We can't answer for everyone, but Before Midnight has booze, baos, and beats. Organized by videographer Michael Lorenzana and Kwago, the independent book bar that operates in Warehouse Eight, the event can be described as a monthly clandestine collective ...
 
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Lampara challenges how you see modern Filipino food.
It's a few minutes past 6 p.m. and the restaurant has just opened. The chef and co-owner, an affable millennial named RJ Ramos, is in the middle of explaining their concept to me when the doors open and a woman steps in. RJ ...
 
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It’s a different dining experience with the crustaceans we are familiar with.
The Philippines being an archipelago, the bounties of the sea have always become a staple on Filipino tables, ranging from lutong bahay to the dampa-style eateries, and now the popular boodle fights at family outings. Foreign seafood concepts have also come in, ...
 
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Hype is a great marketing campaign.
Food, like fashion, operate on what's currently hip: sometimes it's a person, sometimes it's a dish, sometimes it's a style. From what we've seen (and ate!), 2018 was a year of experimentation, convenience, comebacks, cakes in a can.Chefs logging in major miles ...
 
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The restaurant introduces a third branch, its second in Makati. Co-owner Bernice Tenchavez shares their simple recipe for success, and it includes staying out of the new booming business district.
It’s a cloudy Saturday, perfect for breakfast in bed, actually. However, the scent of fresh pots of coffee and the smoky essence of bacon permeates the air, a sign that getting up for brunch was a good idea. Refinery is, and has always ...
 
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We’ve got you covered from a breakfast buffet to a bar
No matter how long one has been away from the homeland, Filipinos will always crave for a taste of good old Pinoy cooking, with its simple yet sublime sweet-savory mix of flavors, and the happy memories of enjoying it at the family hapagkainan. ...
 
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The evening an exclusive food club challenged veteran chef Gene Gonzalez to serve Filipino dishes paired with wine.
The dining room of the new Café Ysabel along M. Paterno Street in San Juan was buzzing with activity that Thursday evening, not that the place is ever silent for long. With the café open all day, the bakery selling their popular ...
 
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Motto Motto presents Japan's history with its cuisine.
There was a time when Serendra was the calm oasis in the midst of the Fort’s thriving party atmosphere. With Cupcakes by Sonja and Abé, Serendra was a safe place for titas who liked to linger over long lunches and settle in early for ...
 
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Surf and turf at these adjacent restaurants in Pasig.
After being first introduced to Matthew and Matthew (that’s Matthew John Hornsby-Bates and Matthew Kenneth Chan Lim), they told us the origin of their new concept.“What’s the opposite of fish?” Matthew asks. “Meat.”Cargofish started out as a little container van in Uptown ...
 
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Gaggan Anand, Asia's Best, teams up with Manila's best, Chele Gonzalez
“Fuck this…fuck that.”Gaggan Anand, in the country to collaborate with Philippines’ best, Chele Gonzalez of Gallery by Chele, says “fuck” so much that by the third course, the word has practically lost its meaning. Or maybe gained more. A dinner by him makes ...
 
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The Peak is located at the 60th-62nd floors of the highest structure in the country to date.
The Grand Hyatt Manila recently opened The Peak, and it’s literally at the top of many nightlife experiences in the country. If you are looking to enjoy the luxe life with major Wolf of Wall Street vibes, this is one of the ...
 
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Discovery Primea's Flame was the setting for an inspired eight-course dinner by local chefs Margarita Fores (Grace Park) and Luis Chikiamco (Flame) collaborate with Hong Kong’s Vicky Cheng (Vea) and Singapore’s Woo Wai Long (Restaurant Ibid).
The seats were sold out at the very last minute. Even as the chefs and their respective teams were preparing their mis-en-place at Flame Resturant’s open kitchen, napkins and cutleries are still being set on the bar area to accommodate late bookings. ...
 
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Within the private rooms of these Chinese restaurants, business deals are made over the city's best Cantonese fare.
A popular choice of cuisine for Filipinos, Chinese food is a major factor in the success of many group get-togethers. When dining for business or pleasure, the country's top taipans have put their hard-to-earn trust in the establishments below:Host your next party, ...
 
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In newly opened Essential Goodness, for the Pilgrims, chefs Nicco Santos and Quenee Vilar are set to conquer unfamiliar territory: brunch.
The name of the restaurant sets the tone. In the case of Essential Goodness, for the Pilgrims, that tone is clearly youthful and unorthodox. It’s moniker is derived from history, before Poblacion became known as Makati’s hotbed for suspect nighttime activity, and ...
 
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Four of Asia's top chefs collaborate for a one-of-a-kind dinner that highlights Philippine ingredients.
Four of Asia's top chefs will be sharing a kitchen on November 27, Tuesday, at Flame Restaurant, Discovery Primea. Coming together for the Asian Culinary Exchange 2018 are Vicky Cheng (Michelin-starred VEA in Hong Kong), Woo Wai Leong (MasterChef Asia), 2016 Best Female ...