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Offering sea-and-sky views and an abundance of food and drink, the new restaurant and bar is the best place to unwind.
Despite being lined with shiny new hotels and hostels, San Juan in La Union is also a great destination for day-trippers. Some local tourists opt to ride the midnight bus headed north, spend the whole day riding the waves, getting a tan, ...
 
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Anyone else who’s tried the chain in the U.S. might feel disappointed.
I have the fondest memories of Panda Express. It was introduced to me by an aunt on my first visit to America when I was a clueless pre-teen. After eating so many burgers, fries, pepperoni pizza slices, and tacos, here was an ...
 
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There are so many Chinese restaurants in the Metro. These are the ones you need to sniff out.
Saying there are many Chinese restaurants in the Philippines is quite an understatement. We Filipinos love the cuisine so much that we’ve made room for so many of them on our shores. Manila alone has so many that it can be easy ...
 
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Chef Thitid ‘Ton’ Tassanakajohn offers his hot takes on Thai cuisine to Manila 
It took a discouraging search for authentic Thai cuisine in Manila for Chef Thitid “Ton” Tassanakajohn to decide to put up his own food concept. A fan of Thai street food, the you celebrity chef disclosed that he could not find something ...
 
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Delicious gustation finds in classic Quezon City.
It was only in the '50s when Cubao, Quezon City’s commercial district, gained traction following a string of developments that made it what it is today. Now, it has various claims to fame under its belt, including a widely popular sports and ...
 
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Are you excited?
Do you know that MOS Burger is Japan's second-largest burger joint? MOS stands for "Mountain, Ocean, Sea," and is known for its burgers, more especially it's rice burgers that are made with rice-shaped burger buns. And because Filipinos have the appetite to eat rice for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (sometimes, ...
 
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At George Town Super Steak, you can hang out and relax as you eat great meats 
For one reason or another, many great steakhouses often give off a men’s club vibe: dimly lit with dark wood chairs, plush leather, and velvet accents the color of Bordeaux. They mix an air of luxury with Old World masculinity, like a scene in any ...
 
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We swear on our lives there is an Earl of Sandwich, and he has set up shop in Megamall. 
It really is a great story.As legend would have it, John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, was in the middle of a card game when he was struck by a bad case of the munchies. Not wanting to fold what was ...
 
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Hola Bombon is a cool new Spanish restaurant in Poblacion.
It is easy to overeat at Hola Bombon, the vibrant enclave that recently joined Poblacion's throng of eateries. Servers are constantly roaming the restaurant with trays of pintxos. It has the same effect as conveyor belt sushi, roving churrasco, and dim sum in ...
 
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Romance is a few hours away.
With its reputation for beautiful scenery, cool weather, and an overall relaxing ambiance, Tagaytay has become a quick romantic escape for many a Manileño. While the drive has gotten slower, the winds cooler, and the city closer, bursting the idyllic bubble of ...
 
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Comfort food, made nice.
Loved it or hated it, when Made Nice opened on Esteban Street in 2016, you sat up and paid notice. It was exciting to watch a group of pedigreed, 20-something, New York-trained chefs try to carve their own way.Three years later, the group ...
 
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Restauranteur Dany Himi and sons bring El Gaucho Argentinian Steakhouse to Makati and ushers in the return of the Sexy Night Out. 
It was a bright and sunny weekday lunch at brand-new El Gaucho at Trump Tower, but we can tell the people in charge were struggling. Publicist Sunny Ku had his Wayfarers on and his usual easy smile, but eventually he confesses the ...
 
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Josh Boutwood has returned with his signature restaurant, Test Kitchen.
I’ve always thought that naming his first standalone restaurant "The Test Kitchen" was one of chef Josh Boutwood’s many strokes of entrepreneurial genius. It’s simple, it’s catchy, it speaks of creativity, and it most definitely piques curiosity. But what I find most ...
 
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Chef Chele Gonzalez and his team show that what you see on the plate isn't the end to your meal.
Gallery by Chele operates on a slight tone of irony. It is, perhaps, one of the last bastions of fine-dining in the city yet it will make you want to lick up the plate for every last drop. It seems more polite to ...
 
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Are hotdogs considered sausages? We're not answering that question today.
So remember a few months ago, when we said we couldn’t figure out if hotdogs should be considered sausages? Well, the jury’s still out on that—the Internet is a vast well of information, and it can’t seem to get along on a ...
 
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It'll be hard to top the burgers.
We have to wonder what 8 Cuts was thinking. The popular burger chain has decided to welcome fried chicken into its menu. 8 Cuts has come a long way since its origins as a kitschy modern Pop Tate-type burger joint in 2012 (in hindsight, ...
 
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We double dare you.
As a country with a rich oral tradition, the Philippines is teeming with places enveloped with tales of our manananggal, tikbalang, kapre, and other creatures in local mythology. This time, we bring things closer to home and find out more about the legends that haunt ...
 
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Maximize that costume.
Halloween is upon us once again, which means that it’s time to dress up and pretend to be someone (or something) else. Whether it’s fright night or light-hearted bash, we’ve got you covered on the places to be and parties to check out. Start putting together your ...
 
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Check out these lesser known spots for your dose of delicious Japanese broths.
Now that we’ve identified the essential places for your Japanese ramen fix, it’s high time to zoom in on low-key options across Manila that honor this coveted dish. If there’s anything to note about Esquire’s underrated ramen restaurants, it’s that each one ...
 
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Discovery Primea's new menu is serious fun.
Pizza is often delivery food. It's just one of those things, well-loved because the value of the comfort it offers finds roots in the fact that it comes to you. There is no effort: not in getting it, not in eating it. And that's ...
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