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It's the new takeover trend in food.
There are many places you can go with flour, butter, and eggs. It can take you to cookies, cakes, pancakes, and, in light of more timely treats, the latest food fad to hit the world: soufflé pancakes.Soufflé pancakes are exactly how they sound: a ...
 
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But it is too good not to share.
For burger fans, there's nothing like taking that first big juicy bite of their go-to Sweet Ecstasy burger. Even though you may pretty much have an idea of what you want to order at this burger place, you should know that this ...
 
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The chocolate cake of your childhood.
Of the many variants of cake, the Black Forest is among those that get the least attention. Not a lot of dessert places in Manila offer the famed chocolate-fruit cream cake medley, much to the dismay of ‘90s kids who have come ...
 
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Ovo serves a buffet breakfast and a brunch menu for lunch and dinner and then transforms into an after-hours cocktail bar. 
When chef Mikel Zaguirre (Locavore/Bad Bowl) invites you for a tasting at one of his new concepts, be sure to bring reinforcements. He is not the type to pull back on either flavor or quantity. His style is usually described as indulgent, ...
 
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Head up north for your dose of unique food finds
The Metro Manila bustle has gotten us dreaming of weekend escapes that appeal for the charm they promise: a change in scenery and routine, a relatively peaceful hours’ worth drive, and a culinary experience unlike any other. Sure, there are many getaway ...
 
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It used to be a department store.
Back in the 1800s, the most happening place in the Metro was the 393-meter Calle de Escolta. It was lined with luxury stores, restaurants, and many other stately structures designed in Art Deco style. But many of them have fallen into disrepair, and what's ...
 
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At Attilla, the regular steaks are incredible too.
“I just realized in the mornings, it’s hard to see [our location],” muses MM Vazquez, co-owner of Atilla Meat Bar, as she looks out the window. It’s true. While Atilla has a great corner space in Molito Lifestyle Center in Alabang, it falls victim ...
 
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Seafood and Asian flavors mix so well.
Bun Appetit has come a long way since its beginnings selling Maine-style seafood rolls, garlic noodles, and Mexican corn. Owners Lawrence and Iya Cua used to send out their sandwiches, but now the couple has outlets around the Metro, including posts in Salcedo Saturday ...
 
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Celebrate Single Awareness Day with these hilariously named and absolutely delicious flavors.
Being single on Valentine’s Day isn’t always easy—everything is marketed toward couples, from special dinner menus to restaurants’ window displays. Plus there’s the ungodly traffic to contend with. We could all use a little levity on this sappiest, cheesiest of holidays, and ...
 
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Press rewind and relive delicious memories.
It’s always hard to let go of old-time favorites, especially when they’ve been staple cravings for years and are suddenly taken away. Case in point: The buzz created by the phased-out Jollibee Champ has still got us reeling, unsure of what will ...
 
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Have your fill of the chunkiest siomai and plumpest hakaw.
Do you also find yourself excited when a dim sum cart rolls in and starts showing off baskets filled with freshly steamed bites? Do you drool at the image of an extra chunky siomai, plump hakaw, or glimmering kuchay? Do you make ...
 
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Yes, we heard you. No cream. 
While Filipinos will never give up rice, our love for pasta cannot be denied. Ever since we learned how to substitute fennel-flavored pork sausage with slices of red hotdogs and pessata with ketchup (sounds horrific, but you know you love it), our ...
 
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You want that chicken during your celebration.
The year of the Golden Rat begins on Saturday, January 25.  According to Chinese lore, the Jade Emperor declared he would decide which animals would be zodiac signs based on the finishers of a race. The clever rat was the smallest of ...
 
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This dish is not for the faint-hearted.
It's 2020 and we're still eating ox brain because no documentary will deter us from this amazing delicacy. Ox brain in the Philippines is normally associated with Middle-Eastern restaurants, but it's also used widely in French, Spanish, Mexican, and Italian cuisines. Animal brain can be ...
 
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We give you a taste of what to expect when you take a food trip to these food halls
In the 1980s, everyone hung out in food courts, because that was where you could buy cheap eats that fit your student budget. The Valley Girls were there in 1983. Even Dusty in Stranger Things enjoys cold treats from Scoops Ahoy, courtesy of ...
 
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Where do chefs eat?
Where chefs eat has always been a bit of a mystery. You'd wonder if, by now, they'd be sick of their cooking. You'd think maybe they don't eat at all, after all, they must be full from all the tasting. You have to ...
 
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It'll make the road trip worthwhile.
We’re going to venture a guess: Rizal won’t be top-of-mind when talk of destination restaurants surface in conversations. For those living in the South, there’s the occasional attempt to head up North for a fix of unique food finds, and vice versa. ...
 
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For those who don't want to stay in...
Not in the mood to cook something at home after staying up late for New Year’s Eve? We know the feeling. Luckily, these restaurants will be open on New Year’s Day, so you can just sit back and order away. Start 2020 ...
 
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The people have spoken, and luckily, chef Thirdy Dolatre seems to be a good listener. 
It was in the middle of the afternoon on a weekday, which is always a good time to come to Refinery, that is, if you want some semblance of peace and quiet. Since it opened its first branch at Joya, Rockwell, the ...
 
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Culinary creator and all-around good guy JJ Yulo lists down his favorite meals of 2019.
Here we are on the cusp of another year and I find myself reminiscing some of the best plates I've had in front of me. I fired up my photo diary to help me on this—what I thought were some of my ...
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