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The iconic restaurant brand’s makeover brings it closer to the millennial generation
If you are looking to experience that 80’s/90’s nostalgia that was responsible for your college hangovers, you won’t find much of it at the new Hard Rock Café Manila. While the walls are still blanketed with memorabilia from famous people, the new ...
 
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The celebrity chef faced the biggest challenge of his career this year, and lived to tell about it
Guevarra’s is a buffet restaurant in San Juan owned by popular Chef Rolando Laudico that has been around since March 2013. This year, the establishment faced its toughest challenge yet when a customer alleged she and her family were rushed to the ...
 
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Plus: News about their new concept store in BGC.
The new Ramen Nagi noodle shop at One Bonifacio High Street in BGC sports a different look from its other branches in the country—and it's the first of its kind for the worldwide brand. The look is sleek and sophisticated, a far cry from ...
 
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It's time to learn the bar basics.
Unless you're still an undergrad, it's time to move on from ordering rum and Cokes or vodka sodas at the bar. After all, you're a grown-up, and you should be drinking grown-up drinks. Especially if you want that busy bartender to take ...
 
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They're even more intriguing than they sound.
Snack by Yardstick Coffee isn't some newfangled coffee-flavored potato chip or coffee bun. They're Yardstick's newly released Nespresso-compatible coffee capsules designed to tide over a quick coffee craving without the jolt. Think not-so-serious coffee for the coffee connoisseur."We grab a snack to maintain ...
 
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The Malagos Book of Chocolate is much more than a recipe book.
You will probably reach for the Malagos Book of Chocolate for the simple reason that it is a book of chocolate recipes, from the usual desserts to lechon kawali tostada and kare-kare. But more than that, the Malagos Book of Chocolate is a ...
 
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At 78-45-33, it’s all about Hi-Fi sounds, hi-tech audio equipment, and quiet company.
It’s easy to miss this gem of a bar tucked underneath a barbershop along San Agustin Street in Salcedo Village if you don’t look hard enough or miss the row of numbers displayed outside. Named 78-45-33, the bar is the brainchild of certified ...
 
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This is the good news we needed to hear.
Drain the last sad dregs of this morning's hot coffee—or your cold brew, or your decaf iced latte—and go brew yourself another pot. Turns out that coffee is just about the closest thing we've got to a fountain of youth.A new study ...
 
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Ardbeg isn’t for everyone, but the people who like it are absolutely crazy about it.
The remote Scottish isle of Islay is a mecca for whisky connoisseurs who have a particular liking for peaty whiskies. Getting there isn’t easy: after arriving in Scotland, it takes another day to get to Islay (pronounced eye-la) as there are only ...
 
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Glenmorangie Head of Maturing Whisky Stocks Brendan McCarron separates whisky fact from fiction.
Over the past few years, whisky lovers have hotly debated the merits (or demerits) of NAS or No Age Statement whiskies. After all, for a long time a whisky’s age was considered to be indicative of its quality. So not being able ...
 
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This once-in-a-lifetime dining adventure makes a stop at Manila
You may call yourself an adventurous eater, especially if you love trying the latest food fads or traveling to out-of-the-way places to dig into exotic cuisine. But there's a culinary event coming up that is set to bring you to new heights—literally.The ...
 
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Spiral is serving up authentic Korean dishes from an award-winning chef.
Everyone loves Korean food—after all, what’s not to like? It’s refreshing, flavorful, and has includes tons of grilled meat along with piles of fresh greens. And all those healthy complimentary side dishes make you feel like you’re getting more bang for your ...
 
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Well, this is excellent news.
Vodka was made for so much more than mules and martinis. It may surprise you to learn that the spirit was actually invented as a source of medicine and to this day, the colorless, odorless drink has a number of health benefits. ...
 
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From secret locations to golden tickets, snagging a reservation is just the beginning.
To enter Mesa 1, the newest restaurant at the W Hotel in Punta de Mita in Mexico, you walk through a jungle to a bridge submerged in water. When you move to step on it, the bridge rises from the depths, creating ...
 
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Grilled chicken is usually a no.
There's no denying that, at times, fast food can be pretty gross. But some of it is definitely more gross than the norm. And now, thanks to some fast food workers posting on Reddit, the not-so-nice insider secrets have been revealed.We sifted ...
 
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General rule of thumb: if something is green, foaming, fuzzy, or slimy, you probably don't want to eat it.
When you read labels at the grocery store (which you should be doing, FYI), you probably pay close attention to the sell-by date. Basically, the sell-by date lets customers know when the food product is at peak quality and freshness. But eating ...
 
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Steam, fry, and fry again.
Comfort food for many Filipinos have one striking similarity. Melted cheddar cheese, oozing egg yolks, sweet luscious mangoes, buttery grilled corn on the cob, and crispy french fries. They’re all colored a sunny yellow. Even the two fast food giants in the ...
 
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Satisfy your pizza craving with a not-quite Italian food experience at PizzaExpress.
“We chop daily,” says Hakim Haouchine, head of international business development for PizzaExpress, as he gestures toward the back of their open kitchen. He continues by pointing out the cans of specialty Italian tomato sauce on display in the counter and the ‘nduja, a ...
 
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Meet Gerry Chua, manager of Eng Bee Tin, and Jeff Tin, chairman of Polland.
A Chinese New Year celebration wouldn’t be complete without a serving of hopia, a sweet flaky pastry often having flavored fillings. Literally meaning “good pastry” in Chinese, the round snack is said to bring good luck and prosperity for the new lunar ...
 
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You might want to savor that next margarita a little bit longer.
Here's a shot of bad news: The world is facing a global tequila shortage, and we could be feeling the effects very soon. Tequila producers in Jalisco, the heartland of Mexico's signature spirit, are struggling to deal with a lack of blue agave, ...
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