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It's an easy-to-love ramen that you can enjoy in any weather.
Menya Kokoro founder Takuma Ishikama is so far removed from the ramen nazis of our not-so-distant past. For one, he can’t seem to stop smiling. But then, the 35-year-old seems to have a lot to smile about these days. When the former ...
 
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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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It's the most important meal of the day.
In a city that’s awake almost 24/7, there is never a shortage of places to have a meal at any given time of the day. There are even more options for busy bodies who like to start the day with a great ...
 
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The award-giving bodies have already labeled this the best beef in Japan.
At 11:30 a.m., there is no one at the little restaurant on 26th Street. The servers are ready to wait on tables and there’s a flurry of activity in the kitchen, but it’s the gloomy final Thursday of the month and Miyazaki ...
 
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Monocle enjoys their prawn scotch egg.
Blackbird, which has been open since 2014, has always been top-of-mind when it comes to Manila's most beautiful restaurants (Fun fact: The Nielsen Tower where the restaurant is located used to be the air control tower of the former Manila International Airport), but it's now ...
 
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Here's where to get the best combination of tortilla, filling, and salsa.
The taco is perhaps Mexico’s greatest gift to the world. Its simplicity has generated a gazillion different takes on the dish, with everyone putting their own signature on it. So what makes a perfect taco? If taco = tortilla + filling + salsa, ...
 
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At Lemuria, expect well-paired food and wine, as well as top-notch service.
In her book, The Secret Doctrine, 17th-century Russian theosophist Helena Blavatsky wrote of the lost continent of Lemuria: "Lemuria, which served as the cradle of the Third Root-Race, not only embraced a vast area in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, but extended ...
 
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The owners actually don't know what exact year the restaurant opened.
Here’s the thing about age—the older you get, the less you remember. If you don’t record your story, chances are you’ll forget many milestones in your life. Such is the case of Toho Antigua, the country’s oldest restaurant, located in Binondo, Manila. Over ...
 
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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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Yes, you can have everything you want.
As one legendary drag queen keeps saying, “There’s always time for a cocktail!” We agree, and must add there’s also always time for coffee. If you think about it, both drinks serve the same purpose: They’re both designed to be consumed slowly, they're ...
 
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The powerful flavors and rich, familiar culture of Spanish cuisine will forever be tied to ours.
Spanish food, a diverse cuisine inspired by its equally diverse heritage, is a Filipino constant. After all, who doesn't love tapas? We’ve seen many restaurants through the years woo the Filipino palate through powerful flavors and a rich, familiar culture that will ...
 
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It's happening next Saturday.
Situated alongside high-rise condominiums and hotels along Manila Bay, the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex is a wonderful break to the monotony of these structures. The design of these architectural gems is courtesy of two National Artists for Architecture: Leandro V. ...
 
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These 24-hour restaurants are here to solve your food problems, day in and day out.
Anybody can attest to the fact Filipinos love to eat, and unfortunately for us, food cravings know no time. It’s probably for these very reasons that 24-hour restaurants exist, especially in the city where the lines between late nights and early mornings ...
 
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The company has big plans for the Philippines.
Manila has become quite the hot spot for new eating places—there's always to try in the local food scene. Lately, we've been seeing a lot of international burger chains—from Shake Shack's very first Manila outpost to In-N-Out's pop-up—and it looks like Japan-based burger chain MOS Burger is coming next!According to ...
 
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Elbert's Pizzeria will not stop until it gets that perfect crust.
The sign is up, but the glass wall enclosing Elbert’s Pizzeria is still covered with Manila paper. This implied exclusivity seems to be enough to inform the public that, while there appears to be some activity inside, the establishment is not accepting walk-ins—not ...
 
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They're all Instagram-worthy!
In recent years, staying in hostels have become a more popular choice among travelers—and it's easy to see why. Don't get us wrong, we love luxurious hotels with breakfast buffets and spa services as much as the next guy looking for a nice weekend getaway. ...
 
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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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Here are the city's most exemplary bars to smoke cigars.
Cigars are deeply rooted in our history as Filipinos. As early as the 17th century, Philippine-made cigars have been celebrated and enjoyed all over the world. In fact, the first and oldest cigar factory in Asia is found in the Philippines. As such, ...
 
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Ahead of the franchise’s much-awaited opening, Michael Concepcion reveals why the brand is poised to be a game-changer.
“What makes Elephant Grounds so great is the sum of its parts, how it all comes together,” says Michael Concepcion, the retailer and restaurateur, who's been on top of the whole process of bringing the café franchise from Hong Kong to Manila’s shores.This, ...
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