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There are also options for vegetarian passengers.
Traveling is a double-edged sword. You're both excited and stressed, even before you get to the airport. One of the things I've been taught to do is to eat a full meal before I even leave the house because airport food is ...
 
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This is making us crave a cheeseburger real bad.
If you've seen our guide to the best burgers in Manila, it's old news to you that Sweet Ecstasy has the best burger in Metro Manila right now. But, it looks like their tasty reputation is too big for just the Philippines: ...
 
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It's a condition called nutritional optic neuropathy.
Ever have one of those moments when you feel like a slice of pizza (or three) is all you need to get you through the day? Or that feeling of waking up knowing that as a fully grown adult, you can technically ...
 
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So that explains all those sleepless nights!
How many times have you ordered a decaf after dinner, thinking it wouldn't keep you up at night? In case you don't know, decaf is short for decaffeinated, which means caffeine from coffee beans, cocoa, and tea have been removed. According to SELF.com, ...
 
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This plant-based meat is made for Filipinos by Filipinos.
Becoming environmentally conscious has everyone taking little steps to save the Earth, from using metal straws to submitting ecobricks to wearing sustainable style. There's another relatively simpler measure, too: eating smarter.The production of meat is a major driver of global warming. Animal farming, beef in ...
 
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It's that time of the year again.
It’s the Mid-Autumn Festival, which means it’s that time of the year again for mooncakes. It’s when friends and family gather to usher in abundance and prosperity, as well as celebrate closeness and harmonious relationships. Whether you’re looking for mooncakes of different ...
 
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Expect to see these in Japan at the end of September.
Whenever someone goes to Japan for vacation, more often than not, there's always KitKat to take home. These chocolate-coated wafers are are never a bad idea, and the ones from Japan are extra special. They have more variety when it comes to flavors, and ...
 
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Its purpose is part of an old Japanese tradition.
I don't know about you, but whenever I get sushi takeout, I get way too excited. I usually rip the tape that keeps the plastic cover on, scrape off the blob of wasabi off the tray, and pick out the fake plastic ...
 
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It also makes perfect sense to invest in not just a refrigerator, but a food preservation system that will keep food as fresh as possible.
In a kitchen, the refrigerator seems to be the automatic storage space for anything perishable or left over. As much as we think anything in the fridge is “safe,” as long as it is consumed before the expiration date, it’s not the ...
 
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First step? Learn which wines to pair with your menu.
The table is set for six, music wafts from the living room, and bottles of William Hill Napa Valley Chardonnay sink lower into an icy bath. The scene is set—but what to serve?What makes a thoughtful fête, aside from all of the tasteful ...
 
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He's willing to bet $5,000 of his own money.
Funnyman Jo Koy, defender and comedic deprecator of Filipino culture, has made a bold claim: the Filipino lumpia is better than any egg roll in the world. Or, in his words: "Lumpia versus your egg roll. Bring it."Jo Koy opened the challenge ...
 
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Fond of midnight snacks?
Grab has come a long way since its days as a simple taxi-hailing smartphone app. Over the past few years, the company has expanded to cover a handful of other operations, including courier services, hotel bookings, and yes, food delivery.The last one ...
 
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The history of kare-kare has many narratives and we look at three competing claims to its invention.
Kare-kare’s storied history as a Filipino food goes back hundreds of years, with at least three ethnic groups claiming they invented it. A very close inspection of its name led us to some fascinating discoveries: that kare-kare was a Kapampangan term that ...
 
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At Homare, A5 wagyu is regularly flown in fresh from Japan.
Throughout its history, the Philippines has always nurtured a soft spot for Japanese food. Even before the Spaniards colonized these islands, the Japanese have been courting the Filipino palate. In response, Filipinos have embraced and  added their own identity to the East ...
 
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These meaty treats are certified to stuff and satisfy. 
Nothing is possibly meatier and more packed with flavor than a well-made sausage. The cylindrical meat product, which comes in various flavors depending on its provenance and ingredients, is made using animal by-products that would otherwise end up in the bin. Even pork ...
 
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How the now-ubiquitous lump of cheese became the most unoriginal thing on the menu.
The skinny waiter looked at me with contempt. I was sitting alone in an Italian restaurant on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, and my plate was empty: I had just inhaled a glob of dairy fat the size of a softball. ...
 
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These Japanese wagyu steakhouses are cut above the rest.
Now that we’ve identified the best steakhouses in the city, it’s time to zero in on the best places for Japanese wagyu in Manila. Wagyu is a premium cattle breed from Japan. The term translates to “Japanese (wa) cow (gyu),” and has become a fast ...
 
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From thick to thin, New York to Neapolitan, stuffed crust to Hawaiian, the options for the best pizza in Manila are aplenty.
Not all pizza is created equal. Some pies are thin and crisp, some are thick and chewy. Some thrive on simplicity, some come bedecked with every topping possible. Some can bring you to the bustling streets of New York, others can transport ...
 
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Brunch just got better.
Sunday brunch buffets are meant for to be a long leisurely meal, a pause from the busy week, and a chance to enjoy good food. Just when you though Sunday brunch couldn't get better, Marriott Hotel Manila launches Sunday Brunch 2.0. It's ...
 
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Here are the best places in Manila where you should start your day
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and we're often told that we can get away with eating a lot of it. Many, however, are quick to admit to skipping this morning meal for a little more time in bed ...
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